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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS HAS NOW CLOSED

We will only consider further submissions if for example the subject relates to UNESCO priority areas or under special circumstances.

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PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING GUIDANCE BEFORE COMPLETING THE FORM AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT FOR CONSIDERATION. 

Theme

The overall theme for the conference will be Health and Wellbeing through creative and active engagement however submissions under any of the following themes will be well received. 

 

Potential Themes for Oral and Poster submissions

 

  1. Health and Well being through Creative and Active Engagement
  2. Aspiring Geoparks
  3. Engaging Communities
  4. Education, Interpretation and Communication
  5. Mature Geoparks – sharing success and challenges
  6. Conservation, Science and Research
  7. Geotourism, Cultural Tourism, Sustainable Development and local products
  8. Regional and International UNESCO Global Geopark Collaborations

 

Oral presentation

Each oral presentation will be allocated 15 minutes maximum, including 12 minutes for presentation and 3 minutes for discussion. Oral presentations will be made in a number of break-out rooms where a projector and computer will be provided by the organizers.
 
Contributors whose presentation has been formally accepted by the Scientific Committee will be notified in due course and subsequently will be required to prepare their presentations in MS PowerPoint, and to bring it to the conference venue on a memory stick where it will be uploaded to the appropriate computer.
 
Oral presentation sessions will take place during the afternoon of Tuesday 27 September, all day on Wednesday 28th September and during the morning of Friday 30th September. If your paper is selected for oral presentation please note that your allocated presentation slot could be during any of these sessions across the three days. The conference organisers would therefore be grateful if you could take this into consideration when making your travel arrangements.
 
The detailed Conference programme will be published after the acceptance of abstracts has been finalised. 
 
 
 
 

Poster Presentation

The maximum poster dimensions are (width) 104cm X (height) 130cm

 All posters will be on display within the conference centre. No oral explanations of posters will be scheduled in the conference rooms. Presenters are encouraged to prepare poster copies as hand outs.

Posters will need to be brought to the conference centre on the 26th September to be displayed

 

 

 

KEY DATES

 
 

THE ABSTRACT REVIEW PROCESS IS NOW IN ITS FINAL STAGE AND AUTHORS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED.

Submission

Please note the conference language is English and only papers submitted in English via the form below will enter the review process. The authors are requested to select their preferred theme and method of presentation i.e. Oral or Poster.

In order to complete the submission form you will need to have the following information to hand:

  • Selected Theme
  • List of Authors and their institutional organisation
  • Primary author's email address
  • Name of presenting author
  • Presenting authors organisation
  • Title (no more than 60 characters)
  • Up to 5 Key Words

 

PLEASE NOTE: ABSTRACT COPY IS LIMITED TO 300 WORDS WITH NO ILLUSTRATIONS, CITATIONS OR REFERENCES

ANY SUBMISSION OVER 300 WORDS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY REJECTED

 

Review Process

Following submission, notification of receipt will be sent to the primary author.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the conference Scientific Committee. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to refuse any abstracts deemed unsuitable and to decide the presentation method. Therefore, you may be asked to contribute in poster format by the Science Committee, even if your preference is to make an oral presentation. Notification of the Science Committee decision will be sent to the primary author as soon as possible.

Please note communication during the review process will be restricted to the PRIMARY AUTHOR ONLY.

 

Scientific Review Committee

Click HERE for a full list of Scientific Review Committee membership. 

 

 

Please Note

Only the name of the primary author will be published in the conference programme.

Details of all co-authors will be included in the book of abstracts.

An abstract book with full details will be published digitally via the conference website and and will be downloadable. Only abstracts that have been physically presented at the conference will be published within the abstract book.

It is anticipated that the conference will be well attended and the number of submissions received to be over the number of presentation slots available therefore it will not be possible for all submissions to be accepted.

ABSTRACT COPY IS LIMITED TO 300 WORDS WITH NO ILLUSTRATIONS, CITATIONS OR REFERENCES

ANY SUBMISSION OVER 300 WORDS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY REJECTED

 

 

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW TO SUBMIT YOUR PAPER 

IF YOU NEED HELP WITH YOUR SUBMISSION PLEASE EMAIL abstracts@ggn2016.com 

ONLY ABSTRACT SUBMITTED USING THE ONLINE FORM BELOW CAN BE ACCEPTED. IF FOR ANY REASON YOU CANNOT USE THE ONLINE FORM BELOW YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE MANUAL FORM HERE

 

 

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS HAS NOW CLOSED 

 

Call for papers - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 29 April 2016

Call for papers - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 29 April 2016

The Conference language is English. Abstracts written in English with the format shown below (limited to maximum of 300 words) should be submitted on this form by 15th April 2016. The abstracts will then be reviewed by the Scientific Committee.

WHEN YOU SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL. IF YOU WISH TO SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE ABSTRACT, PLEASE RELOAD THIS WEBPAGE TO MAKE YOUR NEXT SUBMISSION.







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