The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) invites you to join us in Madison, Wisconsin on September 26 - 28, 2007, for our second conference focused on ecotourism in North America. The three-day conference will bring together hundreds of ecotourism experts, government officials, and travel/hospitality industry practitioners involved in or working towards responsible tourism. Don't miss it! This conference succeeds the Ecotourism in the U.S. Conference held in Bar Harbor <http://www.ecotourism.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/articlefiles/36-bar %20harbor%20declaration.pdf> , Maine in 2005. This past conference united educators, professionals, operators and government officials in the U.S. and produced The Bar Harbor Declaration. This declaration solicited the government to adopt a series of policies in order to become a leader in the promotion of socially and environmentally responsible tourism. The upcoming conference in Madison will build from the discussions of the 2005 conference, tie in examples and lessons from the Canadian ecotourism movement, and provide the opportunity for collaboration among tourism professionals. Conference attendees will gain advanced knowledge, as well as practical tools, resources, and contacts, that they can use to lead their respective industries. The 2007 North American Ecotourism Conference is open to the public. To register online go to www.ecotourismconference.org.