BCIT and Ecocity Builders invites abstract submissions for Academic oral paper presentations, poster or Practitioner Proposals at Ecocity World Summit 2019. Practitioner Proposals comprise of either 1) an oral presentation, or 2) a workshop or field trip or training session.
The overarching conference theme is “Socially Just and Ecologically Sustainable Cities” with three sub-themes addressing:
1. Climate Action
2. Circular Economy
3. Informal Solutions for Sustainable Development
The conference structure is based on the International Ecocity Standards There are 18 standards grouped into four categories that will comprise the four concurrent tracks for the conference as follows:
For further information, please contact EWS2019-speakers at icsevents.com
Thank you for your interest in submitting an abstract for Ecocity World Summit 2019. The deadline for all submissions is April 1, 2019. The Program Committee will review abstracts on a rolling basis with notifications on acceptance and rejection in the program from April 1 onwards. In all cases, the decision of the Program Committee will be final.
All accepted submission will be assigned to the appropriate session for an oral/ poster presentation, workshop/ field trip. Full details of session days, times and status of abstract (oral vs poster) will be issued on June 3, 2019.
Abstract Submission is now open!
Once you submit your abstract you should receive a confirmation email within 24 hours, if you do not please contact us at EWS2019-speakers at icsevents.com.
A paper presentation refers to a developed theoretical topic, policy area, an ongoing project or program evaluation suitable for publication in an academic journal. Presenters from any organizational setting are welcome to present an academic paper. Paper presentations will have the following characteristics:
Limited spots are available at the conference for workshops or field trips. These sessions provide an opportunity for a group of interested delegates to be engaged in intensive discussion and activity on a particular topic. They can feature educational material with a focus on emerging trends, promising practices, applied research and replicable programs. In addition to building new knowledge, workshops and field trips can educate delegates on particular skills that can be used in a practical setting such as participatory research methods, community engagement strategies, use of social media, mobile applications, building local ecocity food systems, ecocity finance and ecocity design.
These sessions may be structured in a form of a crafted panel, a dialogue or debate, case studies and interactive activities.
They have the following characteristics:
Workshop and Field Trip Abstract Submission
Please ensure the following rules are met when submitting an abstract:
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