44th ANZRSAI (Regional Science) Conference at RMIT University

44th ANZRSAI (Regional Science) Conference at RMIT University

The Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International (ANZRSAI) invites you to this 2021 conference, hosted by the European Union Centre for Excellence at RMIT University, Melbourne in a hybrid format: in person and online.

ANZRSAI welcomes proposals from academics, practitioners, policy advisors, and Early Career Researchers (ECRs) for contributed papers, for themed panels, or special sessions, on any topic related to regions or regional science.

 

Conference Theme 

Risk! The Challenge of Managing Risks to Regional Futures

 

Keynote Speakers 

  • Professor Lauren Rickards (RMIT University)
    Director of the Urban Futures ECP and Co-Leader of the Climate Change Transformations Research Program, Professor in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University

  • Professor Robert Hassink (Kiel University)
    Professor of Economic Geography at Kiel University in Germany and Visiting Professor in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University, UK

  • Dr Skye Akbar (University of South Australia)
    Research and Educator in the Business School, University of South Australia

  • Professor Fiona Haslam McKenzie (University of Western Australia)
    Co-Director of the Centre for Regional Development, University of Western Australia

 

Key Dates 2021

6-7 December: Conference

31 October: Final date for early bird registration

31 October: Final date for abstracts / panel submissions / special session proposals

 

Submit Your Abstracts or Proposals for Panels or Special Sessions - Due 31 October

The ANZRSAI Council invites contributions from academics, practitioners, policy advisors, and Early Career Researchers (ECRs) on any aspect of regions or regional science for presentation at the conference. Please submit your abstracts or panel proposals or special session proposals here.

 

More Information

More information about this conference can be found here and in this flyer.

 

Chief Sponsor

The Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research – in the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

 

Organisers

  • Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International (ANZRSAI)
  • Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit (AERU), Lincoln University, New Zealand
  • European Union Centre of Excellence at RMIT University
18 October 2021

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.