Welcome to the Mega Events 2020 Conference Dashboard

The AsTRES Association, a network of universities and higher education and research institutions specializing in research and training on the theme of tourism and the Observatory of Research on Mega-Events (ORME) from Gustave Eiffel University join their forces to organize the conference “City, events, mega-events, and tourism”.

During 21 sessions, researchers from different disciplinary will exchange on different issues such as the Olympic Games and tourism, Festivals and heritage, Risk and security issues during mega-events, or the interactions between image and territorial marketing around mega-events.

It hosts also two high-profile plenary speakers, Maria Gravari-Barbas, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and Larry Dwyer, University of Technology, Sydney

A roundtable with researchers and experts is organized to discuss the latest research and analysis on the current issue “the Events, Mega-events facing pandemics”.

Start networking before the conference!

In order to ease the communication and networking with the other attendees, you will have access to an online chat platform. This chat will be divided into several channels with different topics and will keep the discussion history. Just click on the button below to access the chat, no installation is needed but you will have to ask for permission to join before.


How does it work?

This dashboard has been built with the target of duplicating the same environment as an in-person conference, you will find below the usual conference areas: welcome desk & conference rooms.
Each participant will be able to join the area she/he is interested in by simply clicking on the corresponding button.

It is very important to keep a maximum of human interactions, that is why a welcome desk room where you can talk with a staff member is available to help you.
If you encounter any technical issue to connect to the welcome desk room then use the chat room, it should appear on the bottom right corner of this page during the conference days.

The conference will start on May 25th at 2 PM (CEST)








Everything You Need In One Place

You will find below some useful documents related to the program and the participation process
Online conference program

Conference program

Consult the program and identify the different sessions.

Online conference code of conduct

Code of conduct

Please be respectful with other participants and the confidentiality of your colleague’s work.

Online conference advices and best practice

Process of participation

Find here instructions and best practices to prepare your conference.