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Call for Sessions: New Zealand Geographical Society Conference, 23-25 Nov 2022

The organising committee for the 2022 New Zealand Geographical Society (NZGS) Conference are pleased to announce the dates and some details for the 2022 conference. They are also inviting themed session proposals at this time.

Conference details

23-25 Nov 2022, University of Canterbury, Ilam Campus (hosted by the Canterbury Branch of the NZGS).

Key dates

Call for sessions & proposals for pre-conference events opens 7 March 2022

Call for sessions and pre-conference events closes 26 April 2022

Call for abstracts opens 13 May 2022

Call for abstracts closes 1 July 2022

Registration opens 8 August 2022

Check the conference website for more details about keynote speakers, pre-conference events and field trips as these become available.

Call for sessions

The following themes for the conference have guided our selection of keynote speakers. Themed session proposals and abstracts can address these themes or wider themes in human and physical geography.

  • Resilience in the context of environmental change, governance and/or justice
  • Well-being and health approaches to resilience
  • Recovery and regenerative development: solutions, approaches, methodologies and practices for social and/or ecological restoration
  • Resilience in the context of counter geographies
  • Resilience in the context of place-based, community grassroots geographies

Organised sessions provide the  opportunity to bring together a number of experts to present and discuss their work and perspectives. Sessions may take the form of presentations/papers, panel discussions, workshops or other innovative formats or interventions.

Please submit your session proposal by 26 April 2022 by visiting the NZGS 2022 Conference website or click here. Please include a 150-200 word abstract, up to five keywords and details (names, contacts) of the organisers.

Once accepted, sessions will be advertised on the conference website, allowing delegates to submit papers to specific sessions.

If you have any questions about organising a session, or about the conference in general, please contact the organisers at info@nzgsconference2022.co.nz