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Two weeks left to submit  

There are just two weeks left to submit abstracts and workshops fat the early bird rate or the EUROGEO 2016 Conference. This newsletter introduces one our the keynote presentations, accommodation options and some of the planned sessions

To register and submit an abstract or session, visit the Conference Web pages - Register now

The meeting will take place on 29-30 September 2016 in Malaga, Spain with an optional field visit on October 1st. EUROGEO invites abstracts from participants working in all areas of geographical research and development.

Conference Keynote 

Dr. Jacobo García Álvarez, Associate Professor of Human Geography at the Carlos III University of Madrid will give the conference keynote.  

His title is:
"Regions, Nationalities, Nations? A journey through the contemporary geographic images of Spain's regional diversity."

More information

Conference Venue 

The NH Hotel in central Malaga has been selected as the conference venue for 2016, as it offers excellent facilities and is in a very easy-to-reach location for participants. Close to the city centre and 5 minutes walk from the metro station giving rapid, direct access to the airport and railway station.

Special rates for delegates are available until July 29th. More information


EUROGEO 2016 will focus on the transformative nature of geography and geographic information, the ways geographers are thinking spatially about people, environments, and the relationships between them and how they can contribute to the achievement of a better world.

The conference will include paper and poster sessions, round tables and workshops. Registration and submission of abstracts can be done via the Conference Web pages

The theme of the conference is "Geographic Information: for a better world". Geographic Information: for a better world will provide opportunities to demonstrate the dynamic nature of geographical research of changing natural and social settings, studying the world, its landscapes, places, people and their relationships with the environment.

Conference Sessions


This session seeks to examine the state of geography and geographical education. It is interested in the ways innovation and change are taking place in geographical education in different contexts and perspectives. More information - Register now

Urban Futures

As motors of economic growth and massive centres of employment, urban areas are also the frontline in the battle for social cohesion and environmental sustainability. This session solicits contributions that examine this as well as research on urban systems. More information - Register now

Open Source GIS

The session will focus on applied research encouraging papers on transport, policing, education, health, environment and leisure. Presentations may offer comparative policy analysis between domains and locations, and stimulate ideas on the application of geospatial analysis methods. More information - Register now

Global Understanding

This session seeks contributions that examine one or more of the themes of the International Year of Global Understanding and specifically to examine the links between local and global or build upon the latest social research on global understanding issues and examines best practices in the field. More information - Register now


Málaga is one of the more important Spanish tourist destinations, The session will seek to examine the processes and future trends of tourism, with special attention to the new forms of tourism. More information - Register now

Ocean Initiatives

This session seeks contributions that examine links between the Ocean and Human health, including the mobilisation activities embedding Ocean Literacy through strategic initiatives and networks in order to help maximise impact and ensure sustainability More information - Register now

Environment & Health

Environmental changes are frequently triggered by human-environment interactions. These are detrimental not only to the quality of the physical environment but also to society. The Environment and Health session seeks contributions that examine these issues. More information - Register now

Green Infrastructures

Green Infrastructures examines how a green infrastructure concept in both urban and rural areas can bring more integrated, sustainable approach to land use development, improving biodiversity as well as fostering climate change adaptation and a better quality of life. More information - Register now

Publishing Your Research  

EUROGEO's journal, the European Journal of Geography (EJG) will invite conference participants to submit their articles for the conference issue based on the conference theme. 
EJG is an international, peer reviewed open access, free to download publication. The Journal is based on the European Association of Geographers’ goal to make European Geography a worldwide reference and standard. 

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