Monday, 7 December 2009

Call for Papers: Royal Geographical Society

Location: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Imperial College, London

First Call for Papers

Members of the geographical and related communities are invited to propose sessions or submit papers to open sessions for the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2010. This three day event attracts more than 1200 participants from around the world presenting research papers spanning the breadth of the discipline. This year's conference theme is Confronting the Challenges of the Post-Crisis Global Economy and Environment; Chair of conference Professor Neil Wrigley, University of Southampton
You are invited to propose sessions with papers, or individual papers for open sessions. Sessions will be advertised on the Conference website.
Sessions will be 1 hour 40 minutes in length but the format is flexible; contributed papers, poster sessions, panel discussions, practitioner forums, or other innovative sessions or formats are encouraged. Most sessions will contain five x 20 minute papers (with time included in each for questions) or four x 20 minute papers with discussion / questions at the end. All sessions will be reviewed and approved by the Conference Planning Committee after 22 February.

Key dates:

· 1 December - Call for papers website to go live: Advertise a call for papers:
· 22 February - deadline for complete session and abstract submissions by Research Group / Independent session organisers to the Society
· 29 March - deadline for submission of abstracts to open sessions (to the RGS-IBG)

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