Thursday, September 20, 2007
The call to submit abstracts for the IHDP Open Meeting 2008 - the 7th International Science Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change - is open. The conference will be held in Delhi, India from 16 to 19 October, 2008. They are accepting abstract submissions for sessions, oral presentations, and posters until November 30, 2007 on the new Open Meeting website: http://www.openmeeting2008.org.
IHDP OM'08 is themed 'Social Challenges of Global Change'. The planning committee agreed on four core questions, which should cover the widespread aspects of the theme:
- How do we deal with demographic challenges?
- How do we deal with limitations of resources and ecosystem services?
- How do we maintain social cohesion while increasing (global) equity?
- How do we adapt institutions to address global change?