13th European IFSA Symposium
Farming systems facing uncertainties and enhancing opportunities
01 - 05 July, 2018 | Chania, Crete, Greece | Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (CIHEAM - MAICh)
The 13th European Farming Systems Symposium (IFSA – European Group) will be held in the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, and hosted by the Lab. of Agricultural Extension, Rural Systems & Rural Sociology, Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Rural Development, Agricultural University of Athens.
For this Symposium, we welcome a diversity of perspectives on farming systems and different narratives of pathways. We would particularly like to attract researchers and practitioners from both natural and social science backgrounds who are new to systems thinking and who may be able to contribute constructively to lively debates on how we can design and deliver more sustainable farming and livelihood systems for the future.
We would like to invite you to submit an abstract for one of the Themes at the symposium. Your abstract will be subject to peer review and on acceptance, you will be asked to submit a full paper. The submission deadline for abstracts is 30 September 2017.
Proposal submission open: June 15, 2017
Deadline of proposal submissions: September 30, 2017
Decision of acceptation/rejection: 31 October, 2017
Deadline of full paper submissions: January 15, 2018
Decision of paper review: 31 March 2018
Deadline of revised paper submission: 15 May, 2018
Early bird registration closes: April 15, 2018
Registration closes: June 1, 2018