CONTEMPORARY ISSUES SUMMIT AT HARVARD-15-16 MARCH 2017

FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS - 17 FEBRUARY 2017 DEADLINE

SUMMIT DESCRIPTION
CIS@HARVARD provides a unique opportunity to bring together stakeholders from academia, government, international agencies, NGOs, non-profits, and social entrepreneurs to explore and share practical, evidence-based solutions to some of the world's most pressing contemporary challenges. The theme driving the 2017 summit is Innovation, Inspiration, and Hope in a VUCA World.

The summit program is comprised of keynote speeches, interactive workshops, panel discussions, oral and poster presentations, and opportunities for networking with a diverse group of global professionals who care deeply about the world's most pressing challenges. Join fellow problem solvers at Harvard in engaging discussions on how to foster innovation, inspiration, and hope in this so-called VUCA world!

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES SUMMIT @ HARVARD (CIS@HARVARD)
15-16 MARCH 2017, Martin Conference Center at Harvard University
http://www.cis-harvard.org/
SUMMIT THEME: Innovation, Inspiration, and Hope in a VUCA World

WAYS OF PARTICIPATING

ORAL PRESENTER: 25 minutes (20 minute presentation, 5 minute Q & A).

POSTER PRESENTER: 3 hours (held on 15 March from a.m. coffee break through lunch).

ABSENTEE PRESENTER: For those unable to join us in person at Harvard, we offer the opportunity to participate as an Absentee Presenter. Absentee Presenters can: (1) upload a narrated presentation to our website and social media sites; (2) publish his/her abstract in the Conference Program Book; and (3) publish his/her paper in the Conference Proceedings.

NON-PRESENTER (LISTENER): Participate in the various presentation sessions.

PRESENTATION TOPIC AREAS

* Education & Workforce Development
* Information Technology
* Innovation & Entrepreneurship
* International Development
* Energy & Environment
* Public Health

PRESENTATION SUBMISSIONS

Submission of your abstract proposal (maximum of 3 submissions) should be made in English through our Online Submission System until the final deadline of February 17, 2017.

PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES

All papers that meet the Conference Proceedings guidelines will be published in our online Conference Proceedings (ISSN: 2330-1236). The editors of our peer-reviewed Journal of 21st Century Education (ISSN: 2330-1244) select the best papers from the Conference Proceedings to appear in thematic issues of the journal.

SEE YOU IN MARCH AT HARVARD?!

Come join us at Harvard in March 2017 for an important discussion of issues challenging people and the planet in the 21st century. Our team is always happy to answer your questions.

Enquiries: conferences@21caf.org
Web address: http://www.cis-harvard.org/

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