2010: Aberystwyth

Website: http://www.ies.aber.ac.uk/en/rgsibg-midterm-conference
Date: Friday 5th & Saturday 6th March 2010
Abstract Deadline: 29th January 2010
Hosted by and located at: Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences (IGES)
Conference Theme
This year’s conference theme will be ‘Engaging geographies’, looking at
how the discipline of geography is advancing through current research
being undertaken by postgraduate students. We will be hosting a plenary session (guest speaker TBC) on the evening of the 5th March. Further details will be posted closer to the event, but please try to make your way to Aberystwyth for this session on the evening of the 5th starting at 7:30pm.
Contributions
We welcome papers and posters from students at any stage in their research. The guidelines for submissions are as follows:
Papers
Presentations should be 10 minutes in length, with 5 minutes allocated for
questions afterwards. PowerPoint facilities will be provided. Overhead projectors and facilities for sound can be arranged on request. Abstracts of 200 words can be submitted to:-
Human geography related abstracts: Mrs Coralie Hancock-Barnett:
cah06@aber.ac.uk
Physical geography related abstracts: Miss Julie Durcan: jjd08@aber.ac.uk
Abstract deadline: Friday 29th January 2010
Posters
Posters should be A0, A1 or A2 size. They will be mounted on display boards throughout the day, and presenters will be allocated a 30 minute slot in which to answer questions. Abstracts of 200 words can be submitted to:-
Human geography related abstracts: Mrs Coralie Hancock-Barnett:
cah06@aber.ac.uk
Physical geography related abstracts: Miss Julie Durcan: jjd08@aber.ac.uk
Abstract deadline: Friday 29th January 2010
Conference Fees £20. The booking form is available for download through the conference website (deadline for booking form Friday 29th January 2010).
Conference Dinner
The conference dinner will be held on the evening of the 6th March. The cost of the meal is subsidised and will cost £12. For more details, please go to the conference website.
Further details can be found at the conference website at:
http://www.ies.aber.ac.uk/rgsibg-midterm-conference
Please direct all general conference enquiries to Miss Lucy Jackson Email: lej06@aber.ac.uk, or Tel: (+44) 01970 622653