Annual International Conference 2018: Final call for proposals

19th Jan 2018

Annual International Conference: Final call for sessions, papers and posters

The Annual International Conference is taking place on 28th to 31st August 2018, at Cardiff University.
We are delighted to see so many calls for papers circulating for the annual conference, particularly those engaging directly with the conference theme (see the list here). We welcome submissions to these, other sessions, or to our call for individual papers. The deadline for submissions is Friday 16 February 2018 – we look forward to receiving yours.  

•    You can submit abstracts for individual papers or posters to our open call for papers. For more information see our guidance on how to propose a paper or poster.
•    You can also submit abstracts to specific sessions. A list of calls for papers is available here – check back regularly for updates. 
•    If you are planning a session, please see the advice on how to organise a session at the conference and our guidance on possible session formats. A list of the calls for session sponsorship by our Research Groups is available here.

To learn more about the history of the conference, the role of the Chair of Conference, and how the programme is developed, please see here. Nominations for the Chair of Conference for 2019 close at the end of March.  


To find out more about Cardiff and the venue, please see here.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the organisers at [email protected]

Follow the conversation on Twitter #RGSIBG18  


Key dates 
•    Friday 16 February 2018: Deadline for submitting sessions (with paper and author information, including abstracts), and paper or poster proposals for open sessions. 
•    End of March 2018: Confirmation of acceptance of sessions for the conference programme.   
•    March 2018: Registration opens.
•    Early May 2018: Provisional programme published. The programme will be finalised in early July 2017.
•    Friday 8 June 2018: Early-bird registration deadline, by this date all those listed on the conference programme and attending (e.g. convenors, chairs, presenting authors) should be registered. 


More information available at the Royal Geographical Society website.

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