[Iag-list] Cultural Geography Study Group sessions- NZGS / IAG Conference July 11-14 2018

Michele Lobo michele.lobo at deakin.edu.au
Wed Dec 20 13:55:12 AEDT 2017


Dear Friends

a)The call for session as the NZGS/IAG conference has opened. As Cultural Study Group Convenors, we are very happy to support session proposals. Please send session abstracts of 150-200 words by 20 January, 2018 to Michele Lobo Michele.Lobo at deakin.edu.au<mailto:Michele.Lobo at deakin.edu.au> and Michelle Duffy  Michelle.Duffy at newcastle.edu.au<mailto:Michelle.Duffy at newcastle.edu.au>

Session abstracts must be accompanied by (i) a session title (max 15 words), (ii) the name(s) of session convenors; (iii) a maximum of 5 keywords (iv) an initial estimate of the number of contributors, and (v) the desired format for the session.

b)We also welcome ideas as well as postgrad/ECR organisers  for a postgrad event a day prior to the conference

Kind Regards

Michele Lobo, Michelle Duffy and Danielle Drozdzewski
(Cultural Geog Study Group Convenors)


From: iag-list-bounces at flinders.edu.au [mailto:iag-list-bounces at flinders.edu.au] On Behalf Of Karen Fisher
Sent: Wednesday, 20 December 2017 1:36 PM
To: iag-list at flinders.edu.au
Subject: [Iag-list] Call for sessions - NZGS / IAG Conference July 11-14 2018: 'Creative conversations, constructive connections'

Call for sessions - NZGS / IAG Conference July 11-14 2018: 'Creative conversations, constructive connections', University of Auckland, New Zealand

The conference organisers are pleased to announce confirmation of the dates for the 2018 joint conference of the New Zealand Geographical Society and the Institute of Australian Geographers.

Initial key dates:
Call for sessions opens December 20, 2017
Call for sessions closes February 8, 2018
Sessions listed and call for papers open February 15 - March 31, 2018

Call for sessions:
We invite potential session organisers to propose sessions that address the key themes of the conference or the concerns of the research and study groups of the IAG or NZGS. Sessions may take the form of presented papers, panels, practitioner forums, workshops, or other innovative interventions. Formats will need to be negotiated with conference organisers once sessions are accepted.
We call for session abstracts of 150-200 words. These must be accompanied by (i) a session title (max 15 words), (ii) the name(s) of session convenors; (iii) a maximum of 5 keywords, (iv) (if applicable) the name of the Study Group sponsoring the session, (v) an initial estimate of the number of contributors, and (vi) the desired format for the session.

Organisers may choose to liaise with study groups to secure their sponsorship prior to submitting session abstract, but may also submit session proposals to the conference organisers independently.

Once received and accepted in principle, session abstracts will be advertised on the conference website, allowing for delegates to submit papers to specific sessions.

Please send calls for sessions to conference at nzgs.co.nz<mailto:conference at nzgs.co.nz>

If you have any questions about organising a session for the conference, please contact the organisers at conference at nzgs.co.nz<mailto:conference at nzgs.co.nz>


Karen Fisher and Nick Lewis
Co-Chairs, NZGS/IAG 2018 Conference Organising Committee
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142
New Zealand
conference at nzgs.co.nz<mailto:conference at nzgs.co.nz>



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