GCEG 2018, Cologne – Newsletter February 2018

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to our latest newsletter to keep you up to date on the 5th GCEG 2018 to be held in Cologne from July 24 to July 28, 2018.

1. Submit your abstract by March 15

The call for abstracts is open until March 15, 2018. Please use the online system at our website. You do not have to register for the conference before your abstract has been accepted. We will try to accept abstracts quickly and as soon as possible after submission.

2. Early-bird registration

Please bear in mind that early-bird registration will close on March 15, 2018. After that date, we will charge a late registration fee. This link provides you with more information on the registration process.

3. Icebreaker Party

On July 25, 2018, the second day of the GCEG, the Organizing Committee invites you to join the GCEG Icebreaker Party. You can either book tickets (8.00 €) during the registration process or later via booking additional packages. Please find more information about the party here.

4. Third Workshop of the Young Economic Geographers Network (YEGN)

Under the topic “Unequal Contours of Development in the Global South”, the 3rd Workshop of the Young Economic Geographers Network (YEGN) will take place from July 20 to July 22 in Lindlar (near Cologne). The YEGN workshop was initiated by PhD students from the University of Bern and Umeå. YEGN creates a space for young scholars in economic geography and closely related disciplines to present and discuss their work and ideas with peers. The organizers especially aim to bring together PhD students in different phases of their dissertation and from various national backgrounds to inspire a fruitful exchange of ideas. Please find more information on the website: https://yegn.wordpress.com/yegn-workshop-2018/.

We look forward to welcoming you in Cologne in July!

Yours sincerely,

Boris Braun, Peter Dannenberg, Martina Fuchs and Javier Revilla Diez
Local Organizing Committee

Global Conference on Economic Geography 2018

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