Full Conference Programme Released

The Conference Team of the 2019 Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance are proud to present the full conference programme.

The 2019 Mexico Conference is the eleventh event in the global series of Earth System Governance conferences that started in 2007 and the first to be hosted in Latin America – by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

The Mexico Conference also demarcates the first year which the 2018-2028 Science and Implementation Plan is used to organize the thematic direction of the conference.

In its entirety, the Conference programme encompasses 2 Plenary Sessions, 6 Semi-Plenary sessions, 60 parallel panel sessions with 240 papers due for presentation, 11 innovative sessions and the Taskforce & Meeting day.

The programme is available online on our website, or can be downloaded via this link.

If you wish to contact the Conference team, please email:
 ipo@earthsystemgovernance.org.

Conference Programme Overview

The organizers of the 2019 Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance are proud to present an overview of the Conference programme, which is available here. The programme overview includes all the scheduled parallel panel sessions for presenting authors and innovative sessions across the three Conference days.

In its entirety, the Conference programme encompasses 2 Plenary Sessions, 6 Semi-Plenary sessions, 62 parallel panel sessions with 240 papers due for presentation, as well as 9 innovative sessions. 

The parallel panel sessions have been sorted according to the six streams of the Conference: the five analytical lenses structuring the new earth system governance research agenda and the sixth stream focusing on specific issues and challenges relevant to the Latin American region.

The full Conference Programme will follow shortly. If you have any feedback on the current parallel panel schedule or wish to contact the Conference team, please email ipo@earthsystemgovernance.org.

Conference Schedule

The 2019 Mexico Conference will be organized around the five analytical lenses structuring the new earth system governance research agenda, as captured in the 2018 Science and Implementation Plan; and a sixth stream focusing on specific issues and challenges relevant to the Latin American region.

This conference schedule is structured along the six thematic streams of the conference.

Please note that the version is preliminary, time-slots for presentation are still being assigned to specific panels, and that not yet all presenters have registered for the conference. Updated versions of this conference schedule will be made available on the conference website frequently.

More info here

Call for Nominations: Oran R. Young Prize

The Earth System Governance Project is calling for nominations for the Oran R. Young Prize.

The Oran R. Young Prize will be awarded for the seventh time at the 2019 Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance. The Prize awarded by the Earth System Governance Project seeks to reward and encourage cutting-edge research on earth system governance by early-career scholars who could become the next generation of leading scholars in the field of environmental governance research – a field shaped and significantly influenced by the pioneering work of Prof. Oran R. Young.

The Oran R. Young Prize will be awarded for the best paper presented at the annual Earth System Governance Open Science Conference, authored by early-career scholars. The Prize Committee is chaired by Rakhyun E. Kim (Utrecht University). The committee will select the winning paper based on academic quality and novelty as well as relevance to the Earth System Governance Research Framework.

The eligibility criteria for papers to be nominated for the Prize are as follows:

  • The paper must be accepted for presentation at the Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance;
  • Papers already published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal will not be eligible for the Oran R. Young Prize. Manuscripts published as working papers or similar informal format will remain eligible;
  • The paper must be authored by one or more early-career researchers, whereby early-career is defined as Master student, PhD-student or researcher who has received their PhD within 5 years prior to the deadline. Please note that all authors of the paper must fall into the category of early-career researcher;
  • Papers (co-)authored by members of the Oran R. Young Prize Committee, and by staff of the International Project Office are not eligible;
  • The paper must be submitted in its final or review-ready version by 4October 2019 toipo@earthsystemgovernance.org. Only papers sent to this address will be considered. If you have received your PhD degree, please mention Year/Month.

More information is available here.

For questions about the Prize please contact ipo@earthsystemgovernance.org.

For information about the Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance, please go to the conference website.

Book of Abstracts

The 2019 Mexico Conference will be organized around the five analytical lenses structuring the new earth system governance research agenda, as captured in the 2018 Science and Implementation Plan; and a sixth stream focusing on specific issues and challenges relevant to the Latin American region.

This book of abstracts lists all accepted abstracts for the conference, structured along the six thematic streams of the conference and grouped in panels.

Please note that the grouping in panels is tentative, that no time-slots for presentation have been assigned to panels, and that not yet all presenters have registered for the conference, and that recent changes to or withdrawals of abstracts might not yet be reflected in this version of the book of abstracts. Updated versions of this book of abstracts will be made available on the conference website frequently.

Download the book of abstracts here

2019 Winter School Deadline Extended

New Registration Deadline: 30 June 2019.

The Earth System Governance Winter School in 2019 will be hosted in the Zapotec indigenous community of Capulalpam, two hours’ drive from Oaxaca City, in the spectacular natural forests of the Sierra de Juárez in Oaxaca, one of the regions of highest biological diversity in Mexico and in the world.

The 2019 Oaxaca Winter School on Earth System Governance is designed to function as an incubator for early career researchers working on earth system governance.

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