2017 International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management
August 22-24, 2017, Barcelona, Spain
Prof. Mladen Milicevic
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA
Malden Milicevic received a B.A.
(1982) and an M.A. (1986) in music composition and
multimedia arts studying with Josip Magdic at The Music
Academy of Sarajevo, in his native Bosnia-Herzegovina.
In 1986 Mr. Milicevic came to the United States to study
with Alvin Lucier at Wesleyan University in Connecticut,
from which he received his masters in experimental music
composition (1988). From the University of Miami in
Florida, Mr. Milicevic received his doctorate in
computer music composition in 1991, studying with Dennis
Kam. For several summers he studied with Michael
Czajkowski at the Aspen Music School. He was awarded
several music prizes for his compositions in the former
Yugoslavia as well as in Europe. Working in Yugoslavia
as a freelance composer for ten years, he composed for
theater, films, radio and television, also receiving
several prizes for this body of work. Since he moved to
the United States in 1986, Mr. Milicevic has performed
live electronic music, composed for modern dances, made
several experimental animated films and videos, set up
installations and video sculptures, had exhibitions of
his paintings, and scored for films. His interests are
interdisciplinary and he has made numerous presentations
at various international conferences on a wide range of
topics such as music, film, aesthetics, semiology,
neuroscience, sociology, education, artificial
intelligence, religion, and cultural studies.
In his academic carrier Mladen Milicevic has served on numerous committees such as Rank and Tenure, Core Curriculum, Academic Technology, University Website, Mission and Identity, Faculty Senate with many sub-committees, various faculty and administrative search committees, etc. Mr. Milicevic is Professor and Chair of Recording Arts Department at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.
Prof. Atour Taghipour
University of Le Havre in France, France
Atour Taghipour is a professor and the head of an international management master program at the University of Le Havre in France. He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic School of Montreal in Canada. He received two masters’ degrees, one in Management, Logistics & Strategy and other in Industrial Engineering. He has more than ten years of experiences as a manager in automobile industries. He has published two books and many research papers in international journals. His areas of research are supply chain and operations management.