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Economic Geography Research Group

Economic Geography Research Group - Friday 9 February

The Economic Geography Research Group (EGRG) of the Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) invites expressions of interest and proposals for sponsored sessions for the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2024.

The Chair of the 2024 conference is Professor Stephen Legg (University of Nottingham, UK). The conference theme is Mapping. See here for guidance on organising sessions.

The EGRG can sponsor some sessions in the conference schedule that will be guaranteed non-concurrent. Please consider the EGRG sessions for any topic that includes consideration of economic questions (broadly defined). We intend to sponsor diverse sessions based on innovative theoretical and methodological perspectives.

Sessions will be limited to two timeslots in the programme. A timeslot is 1 hour 40 minutes. In addition to paper-based sessions, we also encourage innovative formats. However, please note that the conference only has a limited capacity for hybrid sessions, which will be allocated on a competitive basis.

The deadline for session proposal submissions to the EGRG is 9 February 2024. Final session proposals, including registered participants, are due to the RGS-IBG by 1 March 2024.

Please email submissions to Carlo Inverardi-Ferri ( and Kean Fan Lim (, including session title and abstract (max 400 words), name(s) and affiliation(s) of the session convenor(s), and the anticipated format of the session. Please also indicate if you are applying or intend to apply for sponsorship with any other research group.