Due 19 August 2011. Due 16 September 2011. Abstract submission is now open for Planet Under Pressure 2012: New Knowledge Towards Solutions. This major international science conference focusing on solutions to the global sustainability challenge. This is an open call for participants and for abstracts for presentations and posters to be submitted against a variety of session topics.
Each day will include relevant aspects of the conference themes:
The closing date for abstract submission is 19 August 2011 16 September 2011.
Please note, additional sessions will be advertised over the next few weeks.
Developing World Involvement
A mentoring scheme is available for those who would like guidance in preparing abstracts and developing presentations for the conference. The conference organisers are also aiming to offer financial assistance to participants from the developing world.
Why you should attend
The conference will provide a comprehensive update of the pressure planet Earth is now under. The conference will discuss solutions at all scales to move societies on to a sustainable pathway and will provide scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio+20.
The programme is designed to attract senior policymakers, industry leaders, NGOs, young scientists, the media, health specialists, and academics from many disciplines.
Find out who you will meet and what you will gain from this event...
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