Proposal Submission

 
All papers presentations, workshops and panels will be conducted in Bangkok between 10-13 March 2020.


Major themes of interest

We are inviting paper presentations and discussion panels from geography education researchers and practitioners on the following:
  1. 1. Sustainable Development and Southeast Asia
    2. Cities and sustainable development
    3. Economic growth, competitiveness and sustainable development
    4. SE Asia and Environmental Management
    5. Changing Population, carrying capacities and ecological footprints
    6. Politics, policies and sustainability
    7. Health and development issues
    8. Changing Agriculture in SE Asia
    9. Geographies of rural transition
    10. New regionalisms in Southeast Asia
    11. Sustainability and Education
    12. Changing Physical Landscapes in Southeast Asia
    13. Living with Global Environmental Change
    14. Geography Education
    15. Field-based teaching in Southeast Asian geography
    16. Remote sensing and GIS
    17. Sustainable urban solutions
 
 

Format of proposals

  1. Paper presentation (20 minutes)
  2. Panel Discussions (90-minute session comprising at least 3 papers)
  3. Workshops (90-minute workshop)

 

Submission Process

The proposals will be in the form of an abstract. Please use the EASYCHAIR system to upload your abstracts. Please DO NOT send them via email. All submission will have to use the template here.
 


Paper Presentations

The paper presentation proposals should describe the aims, methodology, findings, theoretical and educational significance of the research and references.

As a start, we have proposed three descriptions of the scope and nature of paper types below for your consideration in your abstracts. These should only be use as guidelines in preparing your papers, and should your work require an organisational format that differs from this, please do not feel limited by this.

 

Empirical paper
  • Articulation of relevance to the conference theme/sub-themes
  • Significance for theory, policy and practice
  • Theoretical framework, conceptual rationale or pragmatic grounding
  • Research method and design (research questions, context, participants, data sources, sampling, procedure, ethical issues)
  • Clarity of results or preliminary results and conclusions
  • References
  • Overall quality and scientific originality
Theoretical paper
  • Articulation of relevance to the conference theme/sub-themes
  • Significance for theoretical debate
  • Theoretical framework, conceptual rationale or pragmatic grounding
  • Embeddedness in relevant literature
  • Clarity and robustness of theoretical argument
  • Overall quality and scientific originality
Best-practice paper
  • Articulation of relevance to the conference theme/sub-themes
  • Significance for theory, policy and practice
  • Theoretical framework, conceptual rationale or pragmatic grounding
  • Validation in domain of application (as research method, data collecting, research procedure, etc.)
  • Overall quality & scientific originality
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All abstracts should be about 500 words.

 


Panel Discussions


Do note that for panel discussions, there must be at least 3 paper presentations in each 90 minute session and a discussant must be identified to critique and lead a discussion of the papers after all papers have been presented.

 

For panel discussions, we will need the following:
  1. The theme and an abstract for the discussion session.
  2. At least 3 (but not more than 4) extended abstracts of papers to be discussed. 
  3. A named discussant (other than the chairperson)
  4. A named chairperson of the discussion session.
 


Workshops


For workshop proposal, we will need the following:

  1. Title of workshop
  2. Named facilitator/leader
  3. Intended outcome and scope of workshop
  4. Brief description of activities
  5. Resources or IT support required
 

Proposals of paper/panel/workshop are to be submitted to the conference programme committee, using the online submission tool at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=seaga2020 

 

The submission deadline is  30 November 2019. The organising committee will send out acceptance letters after 1 Jan 2020.  All submissions will be peer reviewed.

 

Important dates

Proposals of paper/panel/workshop deadline 30 November 2019
Letter of acceptance to be sent after 1 January 2020