The MOPAN conference series focusses on partnerships, alliances and networks between any combination of business actors, civil society actors and governmental actors. Together with the organising committee of MOPAN 2012 at Wageningen, I've been very busy trying to get the Call for Papers ready. The call is now is now available at www.mopan2012.wur.nl! Spread the word!
The 2012 Conference Theme is "Multi-actor collaboration in an uncertain and ambiguous world".
We invite papers and other contributions (symposia, workshops, games, videos, …) related to the conference theme or one of the thematic tracks:
Track 1. Dealing with frame diversity in collaborative water governance
Track 2. Towards Version 2.0 of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives: Rethinking business-NGO- government relationships in governing sustainable production of global commodities
Track 3. Power in multi-stakeholder processes for development
Track 4. Facilitating resilience in multi-actor collaboration
Track 5. Innovation networks: self-organization and adaptive management
Track 6. Stakeholder involvement in the United Nations
Track 7. Network Dynamics
Track 8. Complexity leadership and sustainable development
Track 9. Multi-actor pilot projects and policy experiments
Track 10. Global Action Networks
Please outline your contribution in an abstract of maximum 500 words and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating whether you submit it to the general conference or to one of the thematic tracks.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 15
Notification of acceptance: March 15
Registration open: March 15
Early registration deadline: May 1st
Deadline Full papers: May 15
Final registration deadline: June 15