To Thursday 15 June 2017 - 05:00pm
Call for Paper
International Conference on Development, Environment and Society 2017 (ICDES17)
“Towards an Inclusive and Sustainable Future”
16 & 17 August 2016
Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak
ICDES a joint effort between the Departments of Development Studies and Anthropology at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak focuses on the exploration and assessment of the relationships between development, society and environment. ICDES aims to promote collaboration of cross-disciplinary research by providing an excellent opportunity to disseminate, share and discuss ideas towards an inclusive and sustainable development. ICDES also offer workshops, designed and led by expertise on Geographical Information System (GIS), Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Community Engagement.
The objectives of the conference are:
- To provide a forum for people from diverse backgrounds and professions,
- To share and exchange latest development and issues
- To help establish partnership and collaboration in developing research and policy
- To identify new research initiatives and establish alliances across disciplines nationally and internationally
- Development theories, models and critiques
- Culturally-centered development, heritage and conservation
- Technology and social transformation
- Agency, marginality and precariousness
- Anthropology and development
- Community/Indigenous livelihood strategies
- Health, well-being and development
- Roles of international norms, institutions and SDGs
- Environment and biodiversity
- Work, employment and labor relations
|FEES||Early-bird registration||Normal registration|
|Local Participants||RM 600||RM 650|
|International Participants||USD 220||USD 240|
|Local Students||RM 250||RM 300|
|International Students||USD 150||USD170|
CALL FOR PAPERS
We invited presenters to submit an abstract based on the following specifications:
- The abstract should not be more than 250 words
- Use Times New Roman, 12pt and 1.5 spacing
- Provide title and keywords of your abstract
- Indicate the presenter’s affiliation and country
- Abstract should be written in English
Who should participate in the conference?
- Postgraduates students
- Policy makers and Development Planner
- Government agencies and Non-Governmental Agencies
- Civil Societies and Human Rights Advocates
- Deadline for Abstract Submission: May 31, 2017
- Notification of Abstract Acceptance: June 7, 2017
- Deadline for Full Paper Submission: June 30, 2017
- Early-bird Registration Deadline: June 15, 2017
- Normal Registration: June 16-30, 2017
- Conference Date: August 16-17, 2017
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WORKSHOP WE OFFER
Date: 17th August 2017
Time: 2.30-4.30 pm
ENVIROMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (ESIA)
Venue: Sarawak Chamber 2, Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching
Fee: RM 100
The workshop is design to provide an introduction to Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and its applications. The session starts by introducing the key principle of ESIA follows by the key processes and methodology in implementing ESIA.
This course will appeal to government officers from different agencies, state and local authorities, town planners and anyone who are involved in project assessment and project development.
Venue: Sarawak Chamber 1, Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching
Fee: RM 80
The workshop offers the foundation for community engagement that addresses the many complexities involved between rural community and its partners. It provides participants with theoretical base and practical guide for engaging community needs, to mobilize community participation and to manage organizational support.
Government officers, researchers, academicians, agency workers, NGOs or anyone whose work requires interaction with people in Malaysian rural setting.
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM
Venue: Lady Suite, Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching
Fee: RM 100
This workshop will introduce Geographical Information System (GIS) as a tool in policy making and development planning process. GIS is a discipline and technology which involves the acquisition, analysis and presentation of spatial data of the world. It provides the ability to analyze spatial and non- spatial information, especially for mapping, planning and monitoring development. Participants will learn how to use GIS in development planning and other related field of expertise.
Government officers, researchers, town planners, NGO and anyone who involved in project development.