GLP Asia Conference 2018: Transitioning to Sustainable Development of Land Systems through Teleconnections and Telecouplings
Send in session proposals by 7 February 2018 for this international conference in Kyoto, focusing on transition to sustainable development of land systems.
Global Land Project (GLP) is a global research project of Future Earth. It is an interdisciplinary community of science and practice fostering the study of land systems and the co-design of solutions for global sustainability. The GLP 2018 Asia Conference will discuss the theme of Transitioning to Sustainable Development of Land Systems through Teleconnections and Telecouplings.
Adapted from the event website:
The teleconnections and telecouplings offer conceptual frameworks to evaluate socio-economic and environmental interactions over distances. In order to transition to environmental sustainability, the frameworks are helpful to measure drivers and impacts of the interactions, and to model the interactions from global to local scales. The goal of this conference is to provide, from global to local, interdisciplinary sustainability solutions, which can be covered by the themes:
- Urban rural teleconnections
- Integrated regional models
- Modelling land system change
- Land use drivers and impacts
- Telecouplings of Land use systems
- Trade-offs for land use and conflict
- Land-ocean-atmosphere processes
- Land change and ecosystem services/biodiversity
- Land management systems
- Other relevant topics
GLP Taipei Nodal Office together with GLP Japan Nodal Office are calling for session proposals for the GLP 2018 Asia Conference to be held in Taipei on 03-05 September 2018. Sessions could be organized by commissions or group of scholars on relevant interdisciplinary themes. The deadline for submitting your session proposals is 7 February 2018.
The List of Accepted Sessions will be fully announced on 12 February 2018.
Further details of the conference and the submission procedures are available on the conference website.