Date and time
Special Session submission deadline: 6th December 2021
Abstract submission deadline: 17th January 2022
What is the Regions in Recovery Second Edition 2022?
After the success of our Global E-Festival Regions in Recovery in 2021, we are again working with partners to bring you this event. We will provide you with a research-led celebration of regions and how these can be re-imagined in times of challenge including Covid-19, climate change and geo-political turmoil. We will bring together researchers and communities from across the world enabling you to network and share your research in regional studies and science.
The festival takes a broad sweep across the fields of regional studies and science. If your work could be published in related journals then you can present it at this gathering. For further guidance please email firstname.lastname@example.org or reach out to the relevant partner.
The RSA is an inclusive community and we will shortly be announcing our 2022 partners. We hope to build on the range of expertise that was displayed in 2021. Partners will advertise and curate their own sessions in form of special session tracks within the event. Partners will also have access to related papers submitted under the general call.
In additional to offering its own programme of sessions the RSA will power the event through administrative and technical support to all partners. See our event platform “RSA Hub”, where all our virtual events are hosted. Download for free from Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
Information for presenting participants
The general call for papers issued by the RSA is already available on this website. You will soon be able to view all special sessions, including those of partners. The deadline for abstract submissions is 17th January 2022. This closing date allows time for the multi-partner organisers to coordinate and programme papers, agree session slots and manage the technical rehearsals. We also welcome proposals for special sessions until 6th December 2021. Please submit your special session proposal by email to Katharina Bürger, email@example.com
The event’s primary aim is to bring together researchers and policy makers from around the globe and so the price for attendance has been kept deliberately low. It will again be subsidised from the reserves of the Regional Studies Association as a gesture of post-pandemic good will to the community.
- Speakers: £55
This includes those speaking in parallel, discuss and debate, workshop and other forms of event sessions
- Speaker Concessions: £30
Concessions include students, early career researchers, residents in country territorial bands C and D, and emeritus/retired. Click here to check your country’s band.
- Attendees: £0 /Free
Attendees are not speakers, chairs, rapporteurs or discussants but you may be active in the event through asking questions in sessions and joining in debates
You do not have to be a member of any of the partner organisations to attend the event in any capacity. All are welcome and you are encouraged to attend as many sessions as you can during the two-week event. Attendees may attend any sessions in any strand run by any partner. Paper presentation certificates will be provided by the RSA Team on request.
The event presents a mix of plenary, workshop and discussion sessions alongside an optional well-being programme. Further details and additional costs of the well-being programme being confirmed. Speakers paying the full or concessionary fee will receive an exclusive discount code for one year of membership with the RSA.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
We will operate flexible length working days to maximise ease of attendance globally. We will also offer asynchronous delivery of sessions so that sessions will be available to view after the session takes place.
RSA Hub App, our dedicated event platform, will be used to host the event. You may download the app for free from Apple App Store and Google Play Store. You can also access the event on the desktop version of the app. Sessions will be hosted on Zoom.
While unexpected technical problems may arise across countries we will do our best to be prepared for the most common technical pitfalls of large events. We experienced minimal issues in 2021.
All speakers are encouraged to send the event organisers a copy of their PowerPoint (if using slides) so that this can be screenshared for you if technical problems arise. In addition, if you anticipate bandwidth problems, you are encouraged to send in a recording of your presentation which will be played to attendees. You may still be present to take questions and comments live. Neither your ppt file nor your recording will be shared for any other purpose than the above.
Yes – subject to technical constraints and permission from the speakers, the event sessions will be recorded and posted to YouTube. Note that due to capacity this make take a few days but the organisers will do it as quickly as possible. As a presenter, you need to opt-in to being recorded.
- You can present your research to gain comment and feedback
- You can learn from others and ask questions and debate
- You can submit a session bringing together colleagues to address a shared theme
- You can join the optional social and well-being programme
- You can boost your networks in the medium and long-term via the RSA Hub app
No, it’s not too late. For partnership and sponsorship queries contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer an attractively priced sponsorship package.
Donations will also be used in furtherance of the aims of the RSA including the provision of research grants and travel bursaries for those with funding difficulties at future face-to-face events.