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Jordi Ramot
Jordi Ramot

Founder & CEO of the Wikiloc

A computer engineer by profession, he started his career in 1999 in the field of geographic Information Systems (GIS) in both the public and private sector.

He has taken part as a speaker in different conferences such as Geotourism Congress 2009 in National Geographic (Washington DC), Educational Travel Conference 2010 (Rhode Island) and as a member of the scientific committee of the SIG Free Software Meetings (Girona).

On a business stay in Canada he discovered the outdoor environment of British Columbia and began to develop as a hobby what would later become the Wikiloc platform, a place to share outdoor routes around the world.
Wikiloc is now a community formed by millions of outdoor enthusiasts with more than 4 million routes in 190 countries.

Wikiloc has been awarded by companies of the like of Google, National Geographic and Ashoka Changemakers.

Jordi Ramot is a passionate lover of mountain skiing, mountain bike and trail running, and has won extreme endurance competitions such as the Celestrail 2014 (Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord).

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Session 1

2nd March, 11:45– 13:30h

Sharing the experience - how new technologies make the outdoor world easier accessible - the case of Wikiloc

Wikiloc it's Wikipedia for outdoor trails. Built collaboratively by an international outdoor community sharing our adventures hiking, cycling, skiing and of up to 70 different activities in more than 4 million routes around the world. We'll see an overview of how technology is helping people have a greater experience outside and how destinations can establish authentic connections with this audience of outdoor enthusiasts.

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Sant julià de LòriaGovern d'AndorraUNWTOAndorra Turisme

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Andorra TurismeComú de CanilloComú d'EncampComú d'OrdinoComú d'Andorra la VellaComú de Sant Julià d eLòriaComú d'Escaldes-Engordany

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