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The 1st International Conference on Geography and Development (INCOGaD 2018)

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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

INCOGaD 2018 is a three-day conference centred on Geography and Development with the theme: Climate Change and Sustainable Development. The conference will be hosted by the Department of Geography and Rural Development (DGRD) of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), the Department of Geography and Geology of the Sam Houston State University, Texas, USA and the University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani, Ghana.

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2018 International conference on Geography and Development is a leading forum for the presentation of scholarly and practical research out put in the field of Geography and Development. INCOGAD 2018 is soliciting for original papers relating to the themes (but not limited to) below.

CLIMATE CHANGE & DEVELOPMENT

  • Livelihood sustainability strategies
  • Climate change and adaptation strategies
  • Food security and social protection
  • Climate change, urban and rural livelihoods
  • Climate change, finance and insurance
  • Climate change and poverty


CLIMATE CHANGE & TOURISM

  • Climate change and tourism management
  • Hospitability
  • Event management
  • Greening hotels
  • Ecotourism
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Transportation and tour operations


CLIMATE CHANGE & HEALTH

  • Environmental sanitation and health
  • Health and gender
  • Alternative/Herbal medicine

NATURAL RESOURCE GOVERNANCE

  • Forest resource management and forest science
  • Water resources
  • Environmental management
  • Genetically modified foods
  • Disaster management
  • Mining, society and environment
  • Energy systems dynamics


PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, GIS & REMOTE SENSING

  • Earth system hazards and disasters
  • GIS and Remote sensing for sustainable development
  • Geospatial technology and development
  • Geospatial technology for natural resources and environment
  • Climatology and climate modelling (weather and climate)

CONFERENCE THEMES

SCHEDULE

REGISTRATION DATES

  • Early Bird Registration: 22nd March 2018
  • Last Day of Registration: 30th June 2018
  • Ext. Last Day of Registration: 14th July 2018

SUBMISSION DATES

  • Submission of Abstracts: November 1st to April 30th 2018
  • Notice of Acceptance: May 10th 2018
  • Submission of full-length paper: June 30th  2018.

CONFERENCE DATE

25TH – 27TH JULY 2018.

Prof. Paul Noble Buatsi

Omega Strategic Resources

Consult, Accra.

Prof. Dr. Dr. Daniel Bour

Department of Geography

and Rural Development, KNUST.

Prof. Alex Boakye Asiedu

Department of Geography and Resource Development

University of Ghana - Legon, Accra.

Prof. Samuel Nii Odai

Director, WASCAL, GRP

Climate Change and Land Use Department of Civil Engineering, KNUST.

Prof. Momodou Sallah

De Monfort University, UK.

LEAD SPEAKER

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Aboagye Menye Science Complex

Science Auditorium - KNUST,

Kumasi, Ghana.

Venue:

Address:

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science

Kumasi - Accra Road, Ghana.

SAM HUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, USA

UNIVERSITY OF ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, SUNYANI, GHANA

DE MONTFORT

UNIVERSITY

LEICESTER