The three-day RGS-IBG Annual International Conference attracts over 1,800 geographers from around the world.
A provisional programme for the confernece will be published in mid-May 2018.
The Annual International Conference 2018 will start at 18.00 on Tuesday 28 August 2018 and will end at 18.30 on Friday 31 August 2018. Sessions and papers may be scheduled in any of the timeslots between 9.00 on Wednesday 29 August and 18.30 on Friday 31 August 2018.
A conference opening plenary event and drinks reception will be held on the evening of Tuesday 28 August 2018 - all are welcome.
Our mobile conference app for iOS, Android and web will be launched in summer 2018.
With the app you can:
Browse and search the programme
Create your own agenda and take notes
Find out more about the conference
Receive alerts about programme changes and other notifications
View a list of exhibitors
Follow venue maps and directions to buildings
Network and chat with other delegates
B Monday 24 September 2.30pm - 4.00pm Be Inspired afternoon talk
Alastair Macdonald talks about his time with the Directorate of Overseas Surveys when during the 1950s and 60s many Commonwealth countries were mapped at 1:50000. He describes some of the techniques and experiences involved in the pre-GPS age.
10 September 2018
Jenny discovered the remarkable illustrated journals of Thomas Machell in the British Library. She will interweave their adventures as she seeks this forgotten explorer in India's Raj, the South China Sea, Polynesia and Arabia.
27 March 2017
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