The three-day RGS-IBG Annual International Conference attracts over 1,800 geographers from around the world.
End of March 2018
Conference organisers will formally confirm acceptance of papers for the conference. Delegates may request letters of acceptance to make funding applications. Conference organisers will begin timetabling the programme.
Session organisers should convey planning information to participants in their sessions, for example length of time they can speak for, and any special arrangements. Session organisers should also supply any special requirements to conference organisers.
Conference organisers will separately confirm acceptance of papers for 'open' sessions and organise papers into themed sessions within the conference programme.
Online registration opens. Deadline for reduced rate ('early-bird') registrations is Friday 8 June 2018, by which date all those listed on the conference programme and attending the conference in person (session organisers, chairs, presenting authors and discussants) must be registered.
Provisional conference programme shared. Session organisers and presenting authors are invited to make corrections and request final changes to titles and abstracts - requests should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 22 June 2018.
Friday 8 June 2018
All those listed on the conference programme and attending in person (for example; chairs, panellists, discussants, presenting authors and so on) must be registered by this date.
Monday 2 July 2018
Final conference programme published on conference website. Session organisers, authors and presenters may make later changes to the online programme and app, but not in the programme book. Room allocations are made and announced in late July 2018.
Changes may be made to the online programme and app at any time up to and during the conference.
The conference will take place from Wednesday 29 to Friday 31 August 2018, with workshops and an opening event and drinks reception on Tuesday 28 August 2018.
To outsiders, Sri Lanka's civil war (1983-2009) remains perplexing. Award-winning author John describes a journey that begins with Tooting's 8,000 refugees, and ends on the battlefields of Mullaitivu. There's horror here, beauty and hope.
20 March 2017
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