2015 Moscow

International Geographic Union (IGU)

Regional Conference in Moscow, 17-22 August 2015

http://igu2015.ru/

 

Sessions of the IGU Urban commission :
 

The IGU Urban Commission will propose two special Topic sessions on :

-               - post socialist cities

-               - Eastern/Western cities

The IGU Urban Commission will propose also its 8 general topics :

1- Complex Urban Systems

2- Technological innovations and creative activities in cities

3- Contested Social Spaces

4- Creating Sustainability

5- Dilemmas of Aging Cities

6- Increasing Insecurity

7- Urban Heritage and Conservation

8- Urban Governance

 

Call for Session Proposals :

Sessions can take the following forms: 1) plenary sessions, 2) commission and task force sessions, 3) thematic sessions. When submitting a session proposal, please include the session type, name of the proposed chairperson, and a brief paragraph to outline the topic.

Please submit the sessions you would like to be labeled by IGU Urban commission before sending the form to the Moscow organizers to:

- Céline Rozenblat

- Daniel Donoghue

 

The submission in the IGU general congress is no later than 30 November 2014 for thematic sessions. Please find below the submission form to propose a session for the IGU Regional Conference in Moscow, Russia, 17-27 August 2015:

Deadline for proposed papers :

Participants in the oral and poster presentations during the commission sessions, general sessions and joint sessions must complete their registration and payment by :

31 January 2015

 

Plenary sessions
Plenary sessions provide a forum for interdisciplinary dialog on problems linked to the conference theme: Geography, Culture and Society for Our Future Earth. Invited speakers will give presentations followed by discussion.

Commission and task force sessions
The IGU commissions and task forces listed on the IGU-Moscow 2015 website will organize conference sessions. Interested participants should indicate the relevant commission or task force when submitting abstracts.

 

Registration

Conference registration begins on 1 November 2014. To register it is necessary to create a personal account in the online registration system.
Please check the table below for the fees and deadlines associated with different registration options:

 

  EARLY* STANDARD** ON SITE*** ONE DAY
Participant $399 $450 $500 $150
Student $199 $230 $250 $75
Accompanying persons $150 $180 $210  
Optionnal Gala dinner $80      

 

*     Early Registration: 1 November 2014 to 10 April 2015

**   Standard Registration: 11 April 2015 to 10 June 2015

*** On site Registration: After 10 June 2015

Participants in the oral and poster presentations during the commission sessions, general sessions and joint sessions must complete their registration and payment by 31 January 2015.

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