IMPACT Resources



This year's conference sparked insightful dialogue and posed intriguing questions. Many of our speakers provided valuable research, videos and information within their presentations, so we've compiled it for our delegates below in order to continue to conversation. If you have information or research to share, please feel free to contact us.


Download the 2019 IMPACT Conference Proceeding Paper

Download Past Conference Proceedings Papers

2019 Conference Proceedings Paper (FR)

2018 Conference Proceedings Paper (English) 

2018 Conference Proceedings Paper (French)


A Carbon Neutral Conference

IMPACT Sustainability Travel & Tourism is proudly a carbon-neutral conference. For the past two years, IMPACT has offset the carbon footprint of the entire event that resulted from delegate travel, accommodation, waste and more. To learn more about how we became fully carbon neutral and how you can offset your business' carbon footprint, see below.


IMPACT in the News



Download the IUCN Tourism and Visitor Management in Protected Areas Paper

The third edition of the official guidelines for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas was released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The guidelines are available for free download in PDF format. The document is all new, was written by 58 authors, and includes case studies and best practices.

Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas (English)

Indigenous Tourism

Active & Accessible Tourism


  • Shift - SHIFT is a half-hour documentary about the indigenous youth from Carcross, Yukon who have spent the past 10 years converting traditional trails around their town in to a world-class mountain biking destination -- and transforming their community and themselves along the way.
  • Great Bear Rainforest - IMAX - In the film Great Bear Rainforest. Hidden from the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is one of the wildest places left on earth. Found on Canada’s remote Pacific coast, it is the last intact temperate rainforest in the world—a place protected by the region’s indigenous people for millennia.