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Call for Papers extended | 3rd Annual Conference on Regional Science (ACRS3), 21-23 October 2021 (online)

3rd Annual Conference on Regional Science (ACRS 3) 2021


Regional Development at the Time of Uncertainty

Conference Theme

Any development decision needs to consider uncertainty of future events which may impact implementation of development plans. With globalization, nations are interconnected now. Problems in one region has its domino effect on other regions. The ongoing pandemic makes it amply clear. The development planners are confronted with an uphill task of choosing a path to development because of increasing uncertainty in future due to unprecedented and unanticipated problems with different magnitudes. Covid-19 or extreme events induced by climate change are examples. Researchers need to devise ways and means to address such problems in a systematic and realistic manner. Against this backdrop, Bangladesh Regional Science Association (BRSA) and the Canter for Regional Development Studies (CRDS), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) are organizing the 3rd Annual Conference on Regional Science (ACRS 3) and inviting paper for presentation at the virtual conference.

Young researchers (below 30 years of age) are especially encouraged to submit papers for a special session for young researchers.

The focus of the conference is regional development in the time of uncertainty. To address this multi-faceted theme of the conference, papers are expected in the following areas:

Sub-Themes of the Conference

  • Regional Development and Public Health
  • Climate Change, Disaster Management and Regional Development
  • Regional Transportation
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Urban and Regional Economy
  • Migration, Rural – Urban Linkage
  • Impact of Mega-Infrastructure in Regional Development
  • Agriculture and Rural Economics
  • Innovation and Impact of Information Technology
  • Politics and Governance in Regional Development
  • Gender and Social Issues in Regional Development
  • Cities in uncertain time

In addition, there would be three workshops addressing the need of young researcher and two keynote speech on burning issues on Regional Development at home and abroad.

Workshops for Young Researchers

  • Tools and Methods for Regional Scientists
  • Publishing in Regional Science Journals
  • Regional Science in Development Planning

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Abstract – 22nd August 2021

Announcement of Acceptance of Abstract – 30th August 2021

Last Date of Full Paper Submission – 30th September 2021

Date of Conference -- 21-23rd October 2021

Submission Portal: www.brsabd.org

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