South African Cultural Observatory National Conference

Carmen Poole

Carmen Poole holds a MComm degree in Tourism Management, and has been an employee of Unisa, Africa’s leading open distance learning institution since 2012, and a lecturer since 2014. As a developing researcher, she has published, as a co-author, three articles in accredited journals and one chapter in a textbook. Currently, Ms Poole is registered at Unisa for a doctoral degree in logistics and supply chain, and completed an extra qualification in logistics and transport management in 2014. Ms Poole was the chair of the School of Economic Sciences’ (SES) Research Ethics Review Committee (from January 2014 until February 2016), is currently the chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship, Supply Chain, Transport, Tourism and Logistics Management (DESTTL) Research Ethics Review Committee (from March 2016) and serves as a member on the College of Economic and Management Sciences’ (CEMS) Research Ethics Review Committee (from January 2014). Her fields of interest include destination marketing, the cultural and creative industries, transport, logistics and ethics.

Carmen Poole

Carmen Poole

Cultural Observatory issues call for National Conference papers

January 31, 2017: THE SOUTH African Cultural Observatory (SACO) today announced the theme for its national conference of the arts, heritage and culture sectors.

2016 National Conference Highlights

Watch the SACO 'National Conference 2016 - Counting Culture' highlights video featuring interviews with some of the speakers and participants; and conference insights and lessons.

About the South African Cultural Observatory

Led by the Department of Arts and Culture, and hosted by NMMU, the SACO is a statistical research institute which charts the impact of the cultural and creative industries in South Africa.

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