New course director for ECM Summer School: Pier Paolo Mariotti An ECM member in 2009, Pier Paolo Mariotti hosted the 23rd Summer School in the Eurac convention center in the city of Bolzano, Italy. He joined the Summer School’s faculty, helping to shape up course content and becoming one of its speakers, emphasising the importance of the green agenda and the necessity for green events and their pivotal significance for the future development of the tourism and meetings industry. This year he takes over the course leadership of ECM Summer School, bringing to this job his trademark energy, ideas and convictions.