Izidora Marković Vukadin, PhD was a keynote speaker at the International conference SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF MOUNTAIN AREAS - Experiences, challenges and perspectives - dedicated to utilization and valorization of natural and cultural haritage of rural settlements.. The conference was held from 14th to 16th of September, 2016 in Žabljak (NP Durmitor), Montenegro. Dr. Markovic Vukadin presentation was focused on issues of visitor management strategies in protected areas, trough balancing integration of tourism and protection. Other keynote speakers at this interdisciplinary conference were professors Giovanni Giuseppe Vendramin, jelena Erdeljan, Luka Juvančič, Benoit Esmanne, Stefano Grego, Milan Marković and Ivan Laković. This conference was organized by University of Montenegro and supported by international partners:Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana; Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Institute of Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage and University of Basilicata, Italy and by the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts.