IGU International Workshop on Geography and Sustainability 2021

The IGU International Workshop on Geography and Sustainability 2021 would be held online via Zoom from November 23 to 24, 2021. The workshop is hosted by International Geographical Union in collaboration with IGU Commissions (IGU Commission on Agricultural Geography and Land Engineering (IGU-AGLE); IGU Commission on Geography for Future Earth: Coupled Human Earth Systems for Sustainability (IGU-GFE); IGU Commission on Geoheritage (IGU-CoG); IGU Commission on Hazard and Risk (IGU-Hazard); IGU Commission on Land Degradation and Desertification (IGU-COMLAND); IGU Commission on Land Use and Land Cover Change (IGU-LULC); IGU Commission on Water Sustainability (IGU-Water); IGU Modeling Geographical Systems Commission(IGU-MGSC); IGU Young & Early Career Geographers Taskforce (IGU-YECG); IGU Young and Early Career Geographers Working Group on Geography and Sustainability(IGU YECG-GeoSus)). 

About the Online Workshop

Theme: Geography of the Anthropocene: Transforming our world for sustainable development

This workshop brings together researchers around the world to identify common challenges and discuss solutions to promote sustainable development through an integrated geographic perspective. It will present the latest research progress on geography and sustainability and is expected to provide a valuable contribution to transforming our world for sustainable development.

  • 23-24 November, 2021   
  • ZOOM
  • Working Language: English
  • Registration Link: (free of charge) http://geosus2021.scievent.com/

Registration for participating the workshop will be closed on 15 November 2021. Abstracts submission has been closed.

Keynote Speech Session

(In alphabetical order)

Brief Introduction of Keynote Speakers

Panel Sessions

1. Land degradation and sustainable development
Chair:Matija Zorn(Chair of IGU Commission on Land Degradation and Desertification; Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia)

2. Disaster risk reduction for sustainable development
Chair:Takashi Oguchi(Chair of IGU Commission on Hazard and Risk; The University of Tokyo, Japan)

3. Scientific session on geography and sustainability for young andearly-career researchers
Chairs:Gabriela Morosanu(Chair of IGU Young and Early Career Geographers Working Group on Geography and Sustainability; Institute of Geography, Romanian Academy, Romania)

Xutong Wu(Co-Chair of IGU Young and Early Career Geographers Working Group on Geography and Sustainability; Faculty of Geographical Science, Beijing Normal University, China)

4. Water resources for sustainable development
Chair:Frank Winde(Chair of IGU Commission on Water Sustainability; North-West University, South Africa)

5. Agricultural geography and sustainable development
Chair:Yuheng Li (Secretary General of IGU Commission on Agricultural Geography and Land Engineering; Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Science, China)

6. Geographic modeling and bigdata for Sustainable development
Chair:Min Chen (Chair of IGU Modeling Geographical Systems Commission; Nanjing Normal University, China)

7. Land use change and sustainable development / Urban and sustainable development 
Chair:Monica Dumitraşcu (Chair of IGU Commission on Land Use and Land Cover Change; Institute of Geography, Romanian Academy, Romania)

8. Heritage park and sustainable development
Chair:Dongying Wei(Chair of IGU Commission on Geoheritage; Faculty of Geographical Science, Beijing Normal University, China)

Contact Us

Website for registration: http://geosus2021.scievent.com/

Conference e-mail: geosus2021@outlook.com

Wenwu Zhao: geosus@bnu.edu.cn

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