Themed Sessions RGSIBG Annual Conference 2017 #RGSIBG17

We’re happy to announce we have 8 sessions for this year’s RGSIBG Annual Conference in London, August 29th to September 1st.  For more info on the venue, and how to get there, click here.

Early information about the sessions, including their abstracts, is available below. Please check back in June to see the final programme line up and information about each of the sessions.

Session 1 : Historical Trajectories of Change and Disaster Risk Management in the Coastal Tropics: rgs-2017-call-for-presenters_drm-sids Please contact Dr Carole White for more information on this session.

Session 2: Geographies of global (sea)food markets: influences of consumer behaviour on sustainability and justice in the Global South: geographies-of-seafood-call-for-papers

Session 3: Engaging Stakeholders in Decision-Making. This session is being chaired by Dr Emma McKinley – please contact her for more information on the session. Session 3

Session 4: Coastal Resilience across boundaries and disciplines:  coastal-resilience-call-for-papers  This session is being chaired by Emma McKinley , and will include a discussion session at the end of the second session.

Session 5 and 6: Place and Identity: Challenging narratives on the Sea and Blue Growth: cmrg-rgs-ibg-call-for-papers-place-and-identity-challenging-narratives-on-the-sea-and-blue-growth  Please contact Dr Celine Germond-Duret  for more information on these sessions.

Session 7: Coastal Resilience across boundaries and disciplines:  coastal-resilience-call-for-papers  This session is being chaired by Emma McKinley , and will include a discussion session at the end of the second session.

Session 8: Marine Social Sciences: New Solutions to old Challenges?   This session will be an interactive session, aimed at discussing the challenges and opportunities associated with marine social sciences, with particular emphasis on how the Coastal and Marine Research Group can support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with our Conference Co-ordinator Carole White on Carole.White@uea.ac.uk.