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The 1st Zhuhai International Forum for Outstanding Young Scholars, Sub-Forum on Geography(First Announcement)

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First Announcement

The 1st Zhuhai International Forum for Outstanding Young Scholars, Sub-Forum on Geography

December 18-20th, 2015   Guangzhou & Zhuhai, China


Sun Yat-sen University was established in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of modern China. A top-tier research university recognized both at home and abroad for its remarkable strengths in a wide range of disciplines, including the humanities, natural sciences as well as engineering and medical sciences, Sun Yat-sen University has fostered an exceptional learning environment and a favorable academic atmosphere.

School of Geography and Planning (SGP) of Sun Yat-sen University was founded in October, 2002. The SGPoriginated from Department of Geography established in 1929 as one of the oldest geography departments in China. The SGP has recently become International School of Geography, as part of a new internationalization initiative of the Ministry of Education and State Foreign Expert Bureau.

Sun Yat-sen University will host the First Zhuhai International Forum for Outstanding Young Scholars in December 18-20th, 2015. The SGP will organize the Sub-Forum on Geography, to explore the academic frontiers and hot topics in geography and related fields, and to promote academic exchange and cooperation.





Morning Dec.18th

Enrollment and Registration

Di Huan Building at Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou

Afternoon Dec.18th

Sub-Forum on Geography



Go to Zhuhai



ZhuHai International Forum for Outstanding Young Scholars


Afternoon Dec.19th

Sub-Forum on Geography



Visiting Zhuhai, Talent Fair




Themesand Forms

Sub-Forum on Geography in Guangzhou:

Themes: Introduction of personal research and advanced theory about Human Geography, Physical Geography, Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System

Forms:  PPT or Poster

Sub-Forum on Geography in Zhuhai:

Themes:  Geography education and scientific research

Forms:   Roundtable discussion


The Sub-Forum on Geography welcomes young scholars from geography, urban and rural planning and other related disciplines. Interested participants are encouraged to fill the application formand send to or The deadline of application is November 10th; Second Announcement will be published before November 15th.

Travel and Accommodation

The organizing committee will provide accommodation and subsidies for the participants.


School of Geography and Planning, Sun Yat-sen University

Contact Person: Siran Wu, You Yan

Tel: 0086-20-84112486, 84112834


Office of Personnel, Sun Yat-sen University

Contact Person: Li Li

Tel: 0086-20-84114884

Fax: 0086-20-84111781


Application Form-ZhuHai International Forum for Outstanding Young Scholars.docx