Themed sessions

Themed session submission is now open for CIG 2020. Please fill in the session proposal form here to submit your proposal.

A full list of proposed sessions, in alphabetical order, is below. The deadline for themed session proposals is 28th February 2020. Please contact the session organisers directly if you would like to submit an abstract to a themed session.

Border Crossings

Patricia Burke Wood, York University; Mary Gilmartin, Maynooth University.

Dialogues on planning policy and practice in a changing Ireland

Carla Maria Kayanan, Liam Heaphy, Karen Keaveney & Niamh Moore-Cherry, University College Dublin.

Environment: change, place, and well-being

Christopher Phillips, Maynooth University. 

From Climate Change Adaptation Planning to Implementation: Addressing the Knowledge Gaps

Barry O'Dwyer & Stephen Flood, MaREI, ERI, University College Cork.

Geographical Society of Ireland Postgraduate & Early Career Network Poster Competition

Geographical Society of Ireland Postgraduate and Early Career Network.

Geographies of Carceral Systems: Ireland in Comparative Perspective

Joseph S. Robinson, Maynooth University; Vukašin Nedeljković, Independent Artist; Sasha Brown, Maynooth University.

Geographies of Forced Migration: Time, Space, and Politics

Malene H. Jacobsen, Maynooth University; Patricia Ehrkamp, University of Kentucky.

Geographies of Recent Elections (2019/2020)

Adrian Kavanagh, Maynooth University.

Geographies of responsibility for just and sustainable food systems

Agnese Cretella, Monika Rut & Jean Williams, Trinity College Dublin.

GIS and Photogrammetry: Application in Geography and Environmental Science

Ankit Verma, Trinity College Dublin & Insight Centre for Data Analytics at Dublin City University; Mary Bourke, Trinity College Dublin.

Harnessing the power of public engagement: tools and strategies for transitioning to community-led management

Emily Rick & Kate Flood, NUI Galway.

Ideas Space

Eoin O'Mahony, University College Dublin.

IGC 2024 - Celebrating a World of Difference

Niamh Moore-Cherry, University College Dublin; Frances Fahy, NUI Galway; Gerald Mills, University College Dublin.

Lightning Talks - Snapshots in geographical research

Geographical Society of Ireland Postgraduate and Early Career Network.

Nature-based solutions: Situating geographical knowledge within a transdisciplinary problem

Marcus Collier, Trinity College Dublin. 

New approaches to addressing the housing crisis: Lessons from Ireland and beyond

Mel Nowicki, Oxford Brookes University; Dáithí Downey & Oona Kenny, Dublin City Council.

Responsible Smart Cities

Federico Cugurullo, Trinity College Dublin; Paolo Cardullo, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya; Rob Kitchin, Maynooth University. 

Rethinking the land-sea boundary: Geographical contributions to living with and understanding coastal risk in the spectrum of research, climate, people and policy

Iris Möller, Trinity College Dublin; Eugene Farrell, NUI Galway; Mary Bourke, Trinity College Dublin. 

Spatial Ireland: Future of Irish Cities

Paul Kilgarriff, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research.

Undoing the entrepreneurial city; rethinking urban space, property, and vacancy

Kathleen Stokes & Cian O'Callaghan, Trinity College Dublin. 

Workshop on Early Career Precariousness in Irish Geography

Geographical Society of Ireland Postgraduate and Early Career Network.