Submissions will be accepted under the six sub-themes and four presentation/ intervention formats, listed below.
Deadline: Friday, December 14, 2018 Extended to February 8, 2019
Acceptance Criteria: Significance, originality and relevance to the overall theme; Clarity, concision and focus; Capability of the abstract to directly enhance the discourse within one specific sub-theme at either a theoretical or practical level.
Condense your work into a 5-minute pitch to the entire conference audience, followed by 30-minute moderated break-out sessions where you and interested peers can discuss and debate details further. This session allows the most amount of time for presenters to disseminate their work at the conference. Here are resources on how to create a strong 5 min presentation.
To Submit: Prepare a 250-word abstract detailing your pitch and a 100-word summary for the program. Identify the sub-theme(s) your work fits under.
➜Traditional Parallel Presentation
Speak on your expertise for 15 minutes followed by 5 minutes of Q and A on a panel of 4-5 presenters in traditional parallel presentation sessions. Your audience will be limited to those who choose to attend you session in a set of 4-8 parallel sessions. Prepare a 400-word abstract detailing your presentation and a 100-word summary for the program. Identify the sub-theme(s) your work fits under.
Artwork or other creative presentations and interventions related to ecological economics and community-building are welcome. Expressions can be presented in one of the above structures, incorporated into a keynote session or mealtime, or any other novel process. Specify in the proposal how you imagine the intervention being integrated into the conference.
To Submit: Prepare a 400-word abstract detailing your intervention including the kind of space, technology, time, and other logistics you require. Clearly identify the intended goals of the intervention and expected outcomes.
Workshops, master classes, roundtables, symposiums and demonstrations dedicated to specific topics that are fully designed and organized by the submitting participants. Special sessions can run for 60, 90, or 120-minute segments.
To Submit: Prepare a 600-word abstract detailing your session including your preferred time frame, full list of leading participants, and expected outcomes. Identify the sub-theme(s) your work fits under, and provide a 100-word summary for the program.