On Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, 2022, the 3rd international scientific and professional conference for the development of rural tourism - RRT 2022 was held in Čakovec and Sveti Martin na Mura.
The best ones were presented and awarded at the conference student papers from the previously held field lesson in which he 60 students from 8 higher education institutions from Croatia and Slovenia toured 4 tourist destinations in Međimurje (Sveti Juraj na Breg, Wine Camp Hažić, Terme Sveti Martin and Čakovec).
An "Open Day" was also held in the hall of the Metal core, where representatives of employers in tourism and higher education institutions of the conference partners presented their employment opportunities and education programs to high school students from the immediate area.
As part of the Student RRT Conference, a round table was organized under the name: Development of new and innovative STEM teaching models as a factor in the sustainable development of rural areas.
The main program of the RRT 2022 conference was organized on Friday, November 25.11.2022, XNUMX. in the Terme Sveti Martin in the form of panel discussions and expert presentations by tourism workers and direct holders of development activities in rural areas from several countries, as well as the presentation of scientific and professional works.
The conference was opened by Matija Posavec - Prefect of Međimurje County, and the guests were greeted by Rudi Grula - Director of TZ Međimurje County, Slavko Štefičar - Director of the Directorate for Sustainable Development and Competitiveness of Tourist Destinations - Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Assoc. Ph.D. Irena Petrušić - dean of the Faculty of Management Herceg Novi, assistant. Ph.D. Dejan Kojić - vice-rector of the University of PIM Banja Luka and assistant professor Ph.D. Marko Jurakić - Vimal Academy, Moslavina Slatina. The conference was very successfully moderated by assistant professor through three panel discussions and one paper presentation session. Ph.D. Petra Barišić, and the remaining sessions were led by Ph.D. Marina Barkiđija Sotošek, Ph.D. Maša Trinajstić and Assoc. Ph.D. Marina Perišić Sold (online session).