Park-Tourism-Wildlife relations in sub-Saharan Africa: Historical development and outlook from a social-ecological systems perspective. Presentation at the AKTF annual meeting 2021, Berlin, 28.-29.10.2021 (with H. Job, N. Botha, F. Kimario)
Media representation of nature, mass ecotourism, and the visitor experience. Presentation at the 10th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas, Lillehammer, Norway (virtual conference), 16.-19.08.2021. (with M. Herz, M. Campbell)
Protected area labels as brands in tourism: insights from Germany. Presentation at the 10th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas, Lillehammer, Norway (virtual conference), 16.-19.08.2021. (with B. Eisenstein, H. Job, M. Woltering)
Destination image, reputation and tourism competitiveness - the case of Azerbaijan. Presentation at the DGT annual meeting in Heide/Sankt Peter-Ording (Germany) 08-11 November 2018 (with Prof. Dr. Marius Mayer & Dr. Marc Herz)
Economic impacts of tourism in Georgian protected areas. Presentation at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection, Tbilisi (Georgia) 30 October 2017.
Economic impacts and image effects of the Eurovision Song Contest. Presentation at the Conference on the impact of the European Song Contest (ESC) on the development of tourism. Kyiv City State Administration, Department of Economics and Investment. Kiev, 27 April 2017
Natural resources management and international development cooperation. Guest lecture at the seminar "Development Cooperation Practice", Christian-Albrecht University Kiel (Germany), 17 June 2016
Supporting Georgia’s Protected Areas: Linking Conservation and Local Development. Poster presentation at the MMV 8 conference (Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas), Novi Sad (Serbia), 26-30 September 2016 (with Constanze Schaaff & Ramaz Gokhelashvili)
Azerbaijan's destination competitiveness. Presentation at workshop with government officials and representatives of the private sector. Baku, 12 December 2014 (with Prof. Dr. Marius Mayer)
Economic impacts of national parks: Experiences from Germany. Presentation at the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Science. Irkutsk, Russia. 22 September 2014.
Local awareness, acceptance and tourism development: challenges and opportunities for protected area management in post-Soviet countries – the Samur-Yalama National Park, Azerbaijan. Presentation at the 7th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas (MMV).Tallinn, Estonia. 20-24 August 2014 (with Til Dieterich and Victoria Rodina).
Academic writing and publishing and research project management. Presentations at the DAAD Research in Germany conference 2014. Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. Baku, Azerbaijan. 18-20 June 2014.
Ecotourism - Opportunities for economically underdeveloped regions. Presentation for the DAAD lecture series, Azerbaijani University of Languages. Baku, Azerbaijan. 4 April 2014.
Country Image Effects of Mega-events in Emerging Tourist Destinations – The 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku. Presentation at the 42nd EMAC Annual Conference. Istanbul, Turkey. 05 June 2013.
Research project management and Research and PhD in Germany. Presentations at the DAAD conference Research in Germany. Qafqaz University. Baku, Azerbaijan. 11 May 2013.
How to make Euphoria. Economic Impacts and Image Effects of Mega-events in young Tourist Destinations: The 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Azerbaijan. Presentation at the Workshop Mega-events in Eastern Europe. Lviv, Ukraine. 30 Oct. 2012.
Protected Areas, the Tourist Bubble and Regional Economic Development. Presentation at the 6th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas. Stockholm, Sweden. 22 Aug. 2012.
Ecotourism: Global Trends and Challenges. Presentation at the UNDP Tourism Development Program workshop for Tourism Information Center staff. Lahic, Azerbaijan. 4-5 July 2012.
Creativity and Sustainable Tourism Development. Presentation at the UNDP Tourism Development Program workshop for Tourism Information Center staff. Zaqatala, Azerbaijan. 20-21 Apr. 2012.
Economic Impacts of National Parks – Experiences from Germany. Presentation at the Europarc Atlantic Isles seminar Protect and Prosper: Optimising the Economic Benefits of Designated Landscapes. Oxford, UK. 10 Feb. 2011.
Environmental Governance and Nature-based Tourism in Biosphere Reserves in Mexico. Presentation at the 2nd Würzburg-Mexico Workshop: Human Impact on Climate and Landscape in Mexico. Würzburg, Germany. 14 Oct. 2010.
Economic Effects of Tourism in the Souss-Massa National Park, Morocco. Presentation at the 5th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas (MMV). Wageningen, The Netherlands. 31 May 2010.
Efectos Económicos del Turismo en Áreas Naturales Protegidas. Presentation at the National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO). Mexico City. 25 Sep. 2009.
Preliminary results: “Ex-ante Evaluation of the Regional Economic Impacts of a Potential National Park in the Region of Lieberose”. Presentation at a workshop with local stakeholders. Neu Zauche, Germany. 8 Jul. 2009.
Regional Economic Impacts of Tourism in the Souss-Massa National Park. Presentation at the “Forum Tourism and Development” of the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Leisure and Travel Fair “f.re.e”. Munich, Germany. 28 Feb. 2009.
Le Parc National Souss-Massa. Facteur Économique Regional. Presentations at the High Commission for Water, Forests and Desertification Control. Agadir and Rabat, Morocco. 14 Oct. 2008 and 15 Jan. 2009.
Segmentos de Mercado del Turismo en la Reserva de la Biósfera Sian Ka’an. Presentation and discussion at a workshop with local stakeholders. Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, Mexico. 28 Nov. 2008.