Call for papers: Sustainable Earth 2017 – 29 and 30 June 2017 – Rolle Marquee, Plymouth University

You are invited to participate in Sustainable Earth 2017 – a global forum for connecting research with action, taking place on 29 and 30 June 2017 at Plymouth University. 

We are inviting papers from the academic community on sustainability research and also organisations interested in highlighting their sustainability related activity and where Universities can help in the future.

If you are interested in profiling your sustainability research or initiative and connecting with like-minded people then this forum is for you!

Confirmed key note speakers

Keep checking the website for more updates – our full programme will be announced mid April.

Submission deadline: 5 March 2017

Sustainable Earth 2016 highlights video

2016 Highlights Video
To get a feel for the 2017 event, you can watch the highlights video from Sustainable Earth 2016 on our YouTube page. Watch the video

Paper themes
We are looking for papers on research or initiatives that fit within the following themes, however we also welcome innovative sustainability research and initiatives from outside of these areas.

  • Health and Hazards
  • Energy and Climate
  • Education and Communication
  • Water and Life
  • Cities and Communities
  • Planetary Change and Resources
  • Other

Please note that these presentations will take place during marketplace sessions. More information on these sessions can be found here.

Image from Sustainable Earth 2016

January 2017: open call for submission of abstracts
5 March 2017: close of call for abstracts
Mid April: notification of acceptance and announcement of full programme
29 and 30 June 2017: dates of the event

Sustainable Earth 2016
Sustainable Earth 2016 took place on 23 and 24 June 2016, and bought together researchers, businesses, community groups and individuals for two days of inspirational speakers, networking opportunities and creative workshops designed to spark and encourage collaborations for a sustainable Earth.

Our keynote speakers included Sir Mark Walport (UK Government Chief Scientist), Wendy Darke (former BBC Natural History Unit), Craig Bennett (CEO, Friends of the Earth), and Anthony Hobley (CEO, Carbon Tracker). Visiting organisations that also spoke at the event included the Salvation Army, Plymouth Energy Community, Westcountry Rivers Trust, Langage Farm and University of Iceland.

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