IGU Kyoto Regional Conference 2013: Call for abstracts
- IGU Kyoto Regional Conference 2013: Call for abstracts
On behalf of the geographic community in Japan, it is our great pleasure to
invite you to participate in the IGU (International Geographical Union)
Kyoto Regional Conference, which will be held from August 4-9, 2013. The
main theme of the conference is "Traditional Wisdom and Modern Knowledge for
the Earth's Future."
The ancient capital of Japan, Kyoto is globally recognized in association
with the Kyoto Protocol, which was concluded in December 1997 at the Kyoto
International Conference Center, where the Conference is scheduled to be
held. We hope the Conference adds a new page in the history of this
memorable venue and succeeds in enhancing global understanding, especially
in the light of the global environmental challenges the world now faces.
The Organizing Committee of the conference has already started to receive
various applications, including abstract submissions, registrations, and
reservations for exhibition booths, field trips, accommodations and social
Authors will be requested to submit their abstracts (max: 250 words)
electronically through the conference website before January 15, 2013.
Before submitting abstracts, you need to register and get ID (your email
address) and password without paying your registration fee.
Plenary Sessions: 9 keynote lectures
Commission Sessions (Oral): 135 proposed themes by 40 IGU Commissions
General Sessions (Oral or Poster): 79 geographical topics
Joint Sessions (Oral): 11 sessions by Japanese geographical associations and
Deadline for abstract submission: January 15, 2013
Notification of abstract reviewing results: March 31, 2013
Registration deadline for inclusion of papers/posters in the program: April
Kyoto Regional Conference: August 4-9, 2013
The venue for the Kyoto Regional Conference is the Kyoto International
Conference Center (ICC Kyoto), located in Japan’s most popular ancient
For more detailed information, please visit the conference's official
We are looking forward to seeing you in Kyoto next summer.
Yoshitaka Ishikawa (Chair, Organizing Committee of Kyoto Regional
Keiji Yano (Secretary General, Organizing Committee of Kyoto Regional
Shigeko Haruyama (Chair, National Committee of Japan for IGU)
Organizing Committee, Kyoto Regional Conference