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33rd Annual Applied Geography Conference October 20-23, 2010

Call for Papers

The Board of Directors of the Applied Geography Conferences is now accepting papers and abstracts for presentation at the 33rd Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, Texas.

Paper sessions and panel discussions at the Conference are organized thematically, last for 90 minutes, and usually include four or five presentations. The conference welcomes individual paper submissions but participants are also encouraged to organize full sessions around the following themes:

Impact Assessment and Environmental Analysis GIS and Remote Sensing
Water Resources and Environmental Policy Applied Climatology
Retail and Business Geography Census Geography
Geographic Education Medical Geography
Natural Hazards Race and Ethnicity

The Applied Geography Conferences also publishes a number of papers in the Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences and a copy is given to all conference participants. Additional copies are available at $30.00 per copy, for individuals and libraries. These papers are chosen through a review/referee process.

Please adhere to the following deadlines and submission requirements (including the AV request form).

Students are encouraged to enter either the paper or poster competition, sponsored by ESRI. Details can be found on the Student Competition page of this website.

May 16, 2010 Paper titles, 150 word abstracts, session titles in digital form to Jay Lee. For style guidelines go here. Conference registration fees ($125/ $60 students) and the AV request form must be submitted along with the abstract. Expression of intent to submit a written paper must be made at this time, on the AV request form. No late submissions will be accepted. Checks should be payable to the Applied Geography Conferences, Inc., or registration can be done online using PayPal (registration link).
June 1, 2010 Submission of manuscripts in digital format (Microsoft Word or rtf) to Jay Lee (jlee@kent.edu) for review. Papers must be in the correct format as described in the style guide here. After referees' reviews, acceptable papers will be returned to authors for revisions.
July 31, 2010 Accepted papers (in digital format) with completed revisions should be e-mailed to Jay Lee (jlee@kent.edu). Paper copies may be needed to verify quality of figures. No changes will be made after this time (see web page for details).
Sept. 18, 2010 Abstracts for Student Posters. Follow style guidelines for paper abstracts, shown at the end of paper guidelines.

 

Conference Hotel


Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel, 1701 Commerce Street, Forth Worth, TX 76102. Phone: (817) 335-7000. http://www.sheratonfortworth.com. Special room rates are available to conference attendees (by mentioning Applied Geography Conference when calling for reservation): $139 (single/double). Please note that there are only a limited number of rooms set aside for us with this discounted rate.

Reservation deadline: Sept. 14, 2010

 

Contact:

Dr. Jay Lee
Executive Director
Department of Geography
413 McGilvrey Hall
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242
(330) 672-3222

jlee@kent.edu

 

 
 
 
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