The International Geographical Union (IGU) 
Thematic Conference on:

Islands in Relations: 
Conflicts, Sustainability, and Peace

April 4-6, 2023
Sugimoto Campus
Osaka Metropolitan University
Osaka, Japan

Call for Sessions

The call for sessions is now open (July 4- August 15). Please look here.


Date, venue, and format

Date: 4-6 April 2023 (subject to change)

Venue: University Media Center (Sugimoto Library), Osaka Metropolitan University,
Osaka, Japan
Format: Hybrid (in-person and virtual) meeting with online broadcasting

Abstract Submission & Registration

The process of abstract submission will start in September 2022.

In person
Faculty/Non-student: USD 150 (early bird 120)
Student: USD 100 (early bird 70)

Organized by

Local Organizing Committee for the IGU Thematic Conference Osaka 2023 (LOC Osaka)
Japan National Committee for the IGU (JNC)
In collaboration with IGU Commissions on:
Geography of Tourism, Leisure, and Global Change (C20.17),
Islands (C20.25),
Latin American and Caribbean Studies (C20.30),
Political Geography (C20.36), and
Toponymy (C20.40)

Also with
Research Institute for Islands and Sustainability (RIIS), University of the Ryukyus, Japan


IGU-TC Osaka Local Organizing Committee
Department of Geography, Osaka Metropolitan University