V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Irkutsk Branch of the Russian Geographical Society
Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations
Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Matrosov Institute for system Dynamics and Control Theory SB RAS
Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Researches Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institute of Geography and Geoecology Mongolian Academy of Sciences

FIRST INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL CONFERENCE OF NORTH ASIAN COUNTRIES
«CHINA‒MONGOLIA‒RUSSIA ECONOMIC CORRIDOR:
GEOGRAPHICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES»


International Geographic Conference
August 20-26, 2018
Irkutsk

Русский English

About

International Geographic Conference «Economic Corridor «CHINA-MONGOLIA-RUSSIA»: Geographical and Environmental Concerns and Spatial Development Perspectives» will be organized by the v. B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS in Irkutsk, August 20 - 26, 2018. The conference is a platform to collaborate to devise solutions of fundamental scientific issues in the field of optimal environmental resourcing for life and living standards, development of modern urban and cultural landscapes and preservation of natural environment of transboundary and remote areas. Plenary and breakout sessions will cover geoecological and socioeconomic problems of cross-border regions, issues of component and integral assessment of natural resources and anthropogenic impact on the environment of transboundary territories, and peculiarities of interregional impact of geographic, socioeconomic and environmental factors. Particular attention will be given to spatiotemporal models of distribution and use of natural resources and to comprehensive geographic analysis of the settlement system within the transport-economic corridor «China-Mongolia-Russia», including its influence on the development potential of neighboring regions.

Creating new linkages and strengthening existing cooperation in spatial development, environmental protection and ecology with the aim of finding common ground and proposing constructive ideas for modernizing the economy of regions, transport and social infrastructure, and improving the systems of resettlement of remote territories belong to the aims of this meeting. Invited lecturers and experts are expected to attend the Conference.

The Scientific Committe


Chairman

Igor N. Vladimirov, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Director of the V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk.

Co-chairman

Viktor M. Plyusnin, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Professor, Scientific Director of the V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk

Deputy Chairman

Leonid M. Korytnyi, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Professor, Chief Researcher, V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk

Deputy Chairman

Andrei A. Sorokovoi, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Deputy Director of the V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk

Members of the scientific committee:

DONG Suocheng, Professor, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research Chinese Academy of Sciences
BATTOGTOKH Dorjgotov, Director, Institute of Geography and Geoecology Academy of Sciences of Mongolia
Heinrich Schmauder, expert, Germany
Adrian Hoppenstedt, professor, Germany
Christine Furst, Professor, Institute for Geosciences and Geography, President of IALE, Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg
Wilhelm Windhorst, Professor, Kiel University, Institute for Natural Resource Conservation
Petr Ya. Baklanov, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Academician of RAS, Pacific Geographical Institute FEB RAS, Vladivostok
Igor V. Bychkov, Academician of RAS, Director, Matrosov Institute for System Dynamics and Control Theory SB RAS, Irkutsk Scientific Center SB RAS, Irkutsk
Arnold K. Tulokhonov, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Academician of RAS, Scientific Director of the Baikal Institute of Nature Management SB RAS, Ulan-Ude
Endon Zh. Garmaev, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Director of the Baikal Institute of Nature Management SB RAS, Ulan-Ude
Vladimir N. Streletskii, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Institute of Geography RAS, Moscow

Conference Orgaizing Committe


Chairman

Igor N. Vladimirov, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Director of the V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk.

Deputy Chairman

Andrei A. Sorokovoi, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Deputy Director of the V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk

Executive Secretary

Anastasia V. Myadzelets, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk.

Assistant Secretary

Oksana V. Vasilenko, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk.

Members of the organizing committee:

Inna N. Zlydneva, Chief Specialist, International Department, V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk.
Alexey I. Shekhovtsov, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Laboratory of Physical Geography and Biogeography V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk.
Natalia V. Emelyanova, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Scientific Secretary, V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography Siberian SB RAS, Irkutsk.
Egor N. Ivanov, Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), Laboratory of Geomorphology, V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk.

Topics Addressed:


1. Natural-resource potential, effective nature management and «green» economy.
2. Modern natural landscapes and their components: transboundary anthropogenic impact and assessment of natural and disturbed geosystems.
3. Problems of spatial planning and regional development.
4. Sociodemographic and cultural-geographical aspects of regional development.
5. Information technologies in geography: advanced models of analysis of spatial-temporal features of territorial development.

Round table discussions:


1. International integration in the interaction between nature and society: view of scientists on the solution of eco-economic problems.
2. Globalization of anthropogenic impact: environmental and socio-economic problems.

Conference schedule:


08/20/2018 Arrival
08/21/2018 Opening of the Conference
08/22-23/2018 Sessions, round tables.
08/24-25/2018 Baikal school-seminar for young scientists. Offsite session (Listvyanka settlement). Excursions.
08/26/2018 Departure

Venue:


Irkutsk, V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS;
Listvyanka, Baikal Museum ISC SB RAS.

Conference language:


Russian, English

Forms of participation:


— Full-time participation (oral presentation or poster presentation and publication);
— Correspondence participation (only publication).

The proceedings will be published in hard copy to the beginning of the Conference and indexed by the RSCI, selected reports will be published in the journal «Geography and Natural Resources».

Important dates:


20.03.2018 — deadline for submission of registration form and abstracts
31.07.2018 — deadline for registration fee payment, hotel booking
Documents for issuing visas can be provided at the request of participants after registration and registration fee payment.

Information letter 1 eng

Registration Conference


1. Fill in the registration form at Site of the Institute or send to e-mail igsbras.conf@gmail.com until 03/20/2018.
2. Submit abstracts up to 1 page in English at Site of the Institute or send to e-mail igsbras.conf@gmail.com until 03/20/2018.

Registration

Registration fee


Foreign participants - $ 80

Contacts:

Organizing Committee:
Ulan-Batorskaya str. 1, Russia, 664033, Irkutsk,
V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS
e-mail: igsbras.conf@gmail.com

Executive Secretary
Dr. Sc. (Geogr.), senior research officer
Anastasia V. Myadzelets, e-mail: igsbras.conf@gmail.com, anastasia@irigs.irk.ru
Chief Specialist, International Department
Inna Zlydneva, e-mail: zlydneva@irigs.irk.ru