The DevNet2020 organising committee has been impressed by the abstracts and sessions submitted by researchers, practitioners, policy-makers for this year’s conference. We are currently receiving presentation slides and scheduling IT testing with virtual speakers. Confirmed Speakers may download the DevNet2020 Speaker Guide here:
- All submissions have been considered and successful speakers notified.
- Speakers are being scheduled into the conference programme.
- The provisional conference schedule can be viewed here.
- Speakers will receive an email with their final session allocation and the Speaker Guidelines for setting up their session.
- Upload your Presentation Slides here: https://devnet.org.nz/abstract-templates-and-submission-links/
Abstracts were submitted to the following sessions:
- General sessions: abstracts for research or applied presentations on any topic related to the conference theme and questions. Abstracts submitted to these sessions will be grouped with other similar abstracts.
- Named sessions: abstracts for research or applied presentations corresponding to specific named conference sessions (download detailed description of these sessions here.
- Student session: Postgraduate students are encouraged to submit abstracts of their research proposals or preliminary results in this session. Speakers will be limited to 5 minutes and presentations will be eligible for a prize. Alternatively, you may opt to submit an abstract to a general or named session for a longer presentation time slot (e.g. for those with well-developed results).
Named conference sessions open for submission of abstracts
Please note that you can also submit to a General (unnamed as yet) session as long as your presentation aligns with the conference’s overarching themes.
|Achieving Social Justice and Human Rights through Tourism- Fact, Fluid or Fiction?||Labour mobility in lockdown|
|Addressing the inequality in the academic knowledge production between the researchers in the Global North and in the South Pacific||Localisation of development|
|Beyond business as usual: Recasting ‘development’ for regenerative economies?||Measuring progress against the SDGs across the Asia-Pacific Region|
|Climate Mobilities, Mobility Justice and Planned Relocation in the Asia-Pacific||Our voices matter: Bringing an Indigenous perspective to the Sport-for-Development (SFD) Field|
|Confessions of a Development Practitioner||Resource extraction and land grabbing in the Pacific|
|Decoloniality in Development Studies in Aotearoa: engaging race, gender, sexuality, indigeneity||Responding to COVID-19 in the Pacific: Challenges and opportunities for doing development differently|
|FinTech’s Development Futures||SDGs: Just another set of goals?|
|Geopolitics and international development cooperation in a time of coronavirus||Talking aid: communicating for a better world|
|Health security||The heart of Indigenous tourism|
|Interrogating Partnership in the Changing Governance of Development between the Global North and South||Tourism sector resilience and realities in times of crisis|
Key dates and deadlines
- Early-bird Registration opened – 1 July 2020
- Call for Abstracts closed – 14 September
- Early-bird Registration closed – 27 September 2020
- Registration closes – 15 November 2020
We look forward to seeing you at #DevNet2020!