The three-day RGS-IBG Annual International Conference attracts over 1,800 geographers from around the world.
The call for sessions, papers and posters for AC2019 closed in February. Please direct any questions to email@example.com.
The provisional programme is now available! Check your session information, view programme highlights, and explore over 350 sessions on a wide range of geographical themes and topics.
Registration is now open for the conference. All those listed on the conference programme and attending in person are required to register and pay the appropriate registration fee.
More information about letters of paper acceptance and/or letters of invitation for visa applications is available in our guide to planning your attendance at the conference.
Conference timeline and key deadlines
Guidance for presenters
Guidance for session organisers
Conference session formats
The chair's theme for the 2019 Annual Conference is Geographies of trouble / geographies of hope. We have been delighted to receive a range of sessions and papers which engage directly with this theme, as well as others focusing on all areas of geography.
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is the learned society and professional body for geography.
Geography, by its very nature, looks outwards and acts inclusively. This is also true of the Society, as an independent, self-financing learned society and professional body. We are absolutely committed to the importance of international collaboration in research, scholarship, teaching and field science and the value of sharing ideas, understanding and perspectives widely.
The annual conference is international in nature and outlook. Each year we welcome hundreds of colleagues from around the world, with a third of attendees coming from outside the UK. We are committed to continuing this open and outward-facing approach, and particularly welcome contributions by international delegates to the conference programme.
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