Past Speaking Engagements
Graci, S. (2009). Examining the Potential for Aboriginal Ecotourism in Ontario. The Travel and Tourism Research Association. Guelph, Ontario. October 22-25, 2009.
Graci, S. (2009). Examining the Potential for Aboriginal Ecotourism in Ontario. The American Association of Geographers Annual Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. March 22-27, 2009.
Graci, S. (2008). Can Small Be Green? The Greening of B and Bs in Ontario. The International Ecotourism Society Eco and Sustainable Tourism Conference. Vancouver, Canada. October 27-28, 2008
Graci, S. and Theisen, N. (2008). Aboriginal Ecotourism in Ontario. The International Ecotourism Society Eco and Sustainable Tourism Conference. Vancouver, Canada. October 27-28, 2008
Dodds, R & Graci, S. (2008) Tourist Attitudes Towards Sustainability: Does the Tourist Care? A Comparative Case Study Analysis of Kho Phi Phi, Thailand and Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. Biennial Tourism in Asia. Angers, France. July 2-4, 2008
Graci, S & Dodds, R. (2008) Why Go Green? The Business Case for Sustainability the Canadian Hotel Industry. ASAC conference. Halifax, May 25-28, 2008
Graci, S. & Dodds, R. (2008) Innovations and Barriers to Achieving Sustainable Tourism in Island Destinations. Refereed Conference Proceedings. The Greening of Industry Conference. Leeuwarden, The Netherlands June 26-28, 2008
Graci, Sonya (2007) Accommodating Green? Examining the Factors that Impede Sustainability in China’s Tourism Industry. Refereed Conference Proceedings. Fourth China Tourism Research Forum. Kunming, China. December 14-16, 2007.
Graci, Sonya and M. Pompetzki (2007). Higher Education and Sustainability: The Promise of University, Community and Curriculum. Refereed Conference Proceedings. Second International Conference of the UNESCO Chair: World in Transition – Sustainability Perspectives for Higher Education. San Luis Potosi, Mexico. July 5-7, 2005.
Graci S. (2007) From Attitude to Action: Barriers to Achieving Sustainability in the Asian Tourism Industry. Refereed Conference Proceedings. The Greening of Industry Network 15th Annual Conference. Waterloo, Ontario. June 15-17, 2007.
Graci, S. (2006). Accommodating Green: Examining Barriers to Sustainable Tourism Development. Refereed Conference Proceedings. TTRA Canada. Montebello, Quebec, October 15-17, 2006.
Graci, S. (2004). "Accommodating Green: Examining the Implementation of Environmental Management Initiatives in the Tourist Accommodation Industry" The Greening of Industry Network 12th Annual Conference. Hong Kong: Greening of Industry Network. November 7-10, 2004.
Conferences and workshop presentations
Graci, Sonya (2008). How to Green Meetings and Events. CTHRC Annual Meeting. November 20, 2008. Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Graci, Sonya (2008). Green Events and Meetings. Moving From Attitude to Action. Responsible Travel and Tourism Forum. October 15, 2008. Toronto, Ontario.
Graci, Sonya. (2008) Bringing Sustainability into the Classroom. Tourism Educators Conference, Whistler, BC. May 9-10, 2008
Graci, S. (2007). “How to plan and execute “green” meetings for your business and your client.” Responsible Travel and Tourism Forum. November 22, 2007. Toronto, Ontario.
Graci, S (2007). “Moving Forward: A Forum on Greening the Meetings Industry” Keynote Speaker at the Green Meetings International Conference. February 19-21, 2007. Portland, Oregon.
Graci, S. (2004). The Greening of Accommodation: Waste Management in the Toronto Accommodation Industry Presented at The American Association of Geographers Annual Conference. March 18-24, 2004. Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Graci, S. (2002). The Greening of Accommodation. Using Partnerships to Increase the Adoption of Environmental Management in the Hotel Industry Presented at The Pacific Economic Council Ecotourism Conference. November 22-26 2002. Quito, Ecuador.
Graci, S. (2002). “The Greening of Accommodation: Examining the Use of Voluntary Environmental Initiatives in Toronto's Accommodation Industry.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers. October 25, 2002. London, Canada.