2013 Kyoto Regional Conference
The Kyoto Regional Conference will be held from August 4-9, 2013. The main theme of the conference is ”Traditional Wisdom and Knowledge for the Earth’s Future”. The Organizing Committee invites all interested participants to submit abstracts for the oral and paper presentation. The deadline for abstract submission is January 15, 2013. The early registration fee from October 1, 2012 – April 10, 2013 is 49.000 Yen (which is at this moment approximately € 500 and $ 625). For more information see http://www.igu-kyoto2013.org/.
Announcement April 30 2013
The major international pre-congress meeting of the Commission on Geographical Education (IGU – CGE) in Freiburg, Germany (August 22-25, 2012) and the Main Congress of the International Geographical Union (IGU-IGC) in Cologne, Germany (August 26-30, 2012) are now just one year away.
We encourage you to participate in both meetings. Each offers focused geographical education sessions, compelling keynote presentations, and opportunities to interact with colleagues from around the world.
To facilitate participation in both the Commission on Geographical Education (CGE) and the IGU meetings, there is a field experience planned from Freiburg to Cologne (including a boat trip on the Rhine) which is included in the pre-congress fee. The plan is to attend the pre-congress meeting in Freiburg, August 22-25, then travel with the Commission to Cologne to attend the main congress, August 26-30.
For detailed information, please visit the conference websites:
1. The Pre-Congress in Freiburg:
The call for papers for the IGU-CGE symposium in Freiburg/Germany (August 22nd-25th, 2012) is now open. See: home.ph-freiburg.de/geo/igu/Papers.html. The organizing committee has prepared a great program that includes exciting social events and field trips. We are looking forward to welcoming many of you.
2. 32nd Internatiola Congress of the IGU in Cologne:
The call has beenn made for papers for the 32nd International Congress of the IGU in Cologne (August 26-30, 2012). See:
The sessions that concern geographical education are listed under C08.11 Geographical Education.
The Deadlines are:
The next International Geography Olympiad is to be in Cologne in Germany. The 2012 Olympiad will start at August 21st and end on August 26th. The local organisers can host 30 teams. Alongside the written test, a multimedia test and a one full day fieldwork excursion are part of the programme. Invitations for the 2012 Olympiad are being sent to participants of earlier Olympiads and to IGU contacts. Applications should be sent to the Secretariat by January 1th, 2012. The local organising committee in Germany is already preparing the accommodation and the programme. More information can be found on the Olympiad website at www.geoolympiad.org.
IGU CGE Symposium, London, United Kingdom, 2011
The British Committee of the IGU CGE are organising a Commission on Geographical Education Symposium in the heart of London, UK.
It follows the Geographical Association’s Annual Conference (April 15th-16th, 2011 at the University of Surrey).
IGU CGE London Symposium date: April 18th-20th, 2011.
Venue: Institute Of Education, University of London, London, United Kingdom.
Theme: ‘Curriculum Making in Geography’.
IGU-CGE Symposium in Turkey, July 8th-10th, 2010
The IGU Commission on Geographical Education is announcing a symposium (CGE Symposium-2010) to be held on July 8-10, 2010 at Fatih University in Istanbul, Turkey. The symposium will bring together experts from around the world to present the latest research results and developments in geographical education.
Ali Demirci, Ph.D.
The Regional Conference title is: Bridging Diversity in a Globalizing World.? The deadline for the submission of Conference abstracts is 1 February 2010, and details are posted on the Conference website at: www.igu2010.com.The Commission programme will be organised through our assigned host Professor Arnon Medzini. His contact details are Dean of Social Sciences, Oranim College, Kiryat Tivon, Israel.? His email address is:firstname.lastname@example.org
29-31 July, 2007
15 -18 August, 2007
International Forum on Regional Centers of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development
The United Nations University (UNU) has implemented the programme on education for sustainable development (EfSD programme) through its Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) since 2003 to promote the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). UNU proposed to develop regional centres of expertise on education for sustainable development (RCEs) as one of the major thrusts of its EfSD programme, and has been promoting establishment of RCEs around the world. Ten RCEs around the world have been acknowledged.
12-15 August, 2008
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