International Geographic Union (IGU)
Regional Conference in Moscow, 17-22 August 2015
Sessions of the IGU Urban commission :
The IGU Urban Commission will propose two special Topic sessions on :
– Post socialist cities
– Eastern/Western cities
The IGU Urban Commission will propose also its 8 general topics :
1- Complex Urban Systems
2- Technological innovations and creative activities in cities
3- Contested Social Spaces
4- Creating Sustainability
5- Dilemmas of Aging Cities
6- Increasing Insecurity
7- Urban Heritage and Conservation
8- Urban Governance
Call for Session Proposals :
Sessions can take the following forms: 1) plenary sessions, 2) commission and task force sessions, 3) thematic sessions. When submitting a session proposal, please include the session type, name of the proposed chairperson, and a brief paragraph to outline the topic.
Please submit the sessions you would like to be labeled by IGU Urban commission before sending the form to the Moscow organizers to:
The submission in the IGU general congress is no later than 30 November 2014 for thematic sessions. Please find below the submission form to propose a session for the IGU Regional Conference in Moscow, Russia, 17-27 August 2015:
Deadline for proposed papers :
Participants in the oral and poster presentations during the commission sessions, general sessions and joint sessions must complete their registration and payment by : 31 January 2015
Plenary sessions provide a forum for interdisciplinary dialog on problems linked to the conference theme: Geography, Culture and Society for Our Future Earth. Invited speakers will give presentations followed by discussion.
Commission and task force sessions
The IGU commissions and task forces listed on the IGU-Moscow 2015 website will organize conference sessions. Interested participants should indicate the relevant commission or task force when submitting abstracts.
Conference registration begins on 1 November 2014. To register it is necessary to create a personal account in the online registration system.
Please check the table below for the fees and deadlines associated with different registration options:
EARLY*STANDARD**ON SITE***ONE DAYParticipantStudentAccompanying personsOptionnal Gala dinner
* Early Registration: 1 November 2014 to 10 April 2015
** Standard Registration: 11 April 2015 to 10 June 2015
*** On site Registration: After 10 June 2015
Participants in the oral and poster presentations during the commission sessions, general sessions and joint sessions must complete their registration and payment by 31 January 2015.