How to reconcile the negative effects of “overtourism” by safeguarding the “spirit of place” and the heritage of natural and cultural landscapes, historical cities and monuments? You will be able to find answers to these questions at the international interdisciplinary conference ‘PROCEED WITH CARE’ from 2 May to 5 May 2019 in Šibenik.

About the Proceed with Care conference

The conference will bring together key experts, researchers and theorists, practitioners and students from the field of architecture, urban and spatial planning, the protection of natural and cultural heritage, cultural tourism, heritage interpretation and presentation, museology, sociology, anthropology, cultural theories, communication sciences and economy. The latest research, strategies, examples of good practices and techniques await for you in the form of:

  • 18 presentations by key experts from seven countries
  • 45 reviewed author’s expositions
  • 3 dynamic question and answer panels
  • several guided tours and excursions

The conference will create an international interdisciplinary and intersectoral platform that will open up the possibility of comparing, confronting and revising various research and worldwide practices. In this way it will enable the dissemination and exchange of knowledge and experience as well as the evaluation and implementation of the most successful solutions in order to reduce or avoid the negative impact of “overtourism”.

The language of the conference is English.

You can find out more about the speakers and the programme on the website of the conference:

Conference fee

The conference fee includes:

  • participation in all presentations and panels,
  • conference materials,
  • discounts to selected cultural events,
  • access to online conference archives (videos and photos),
  • participation in special programmes.


01.04.2019 is the deadline for early bird registration, after 01.04.2019 there are regular registrations. You can read more about the applications, benefits and discounts at:

Croatian Commission for UNESCO
Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia
Croatian tourist agency

Lead partner
City of Šibenik

Conference organizer
National Association for Interdisciplinary Action in the Field of Heritage and Tourism

Organizational partners
Juračić and Skorup Architects / Aries d.o.o.,
IMC – Integral Marketing and Communications d.o.o.
Muze d.o.o.