Aotearoa Community Development Association – Community Development Conference 2017
February 15-17 2017
Unitec Institute of Technology
139 Carrington Rd,
CALL FOR PAPERS
Sustainably yours: Community Development and a sustainable just future.
In 2015 member states of the UN adopted Agenda 2030 including the 17 Goals for Sustainable Development bringing together goals for social environmental and economic aspiration within a sustainability model. Delivery is to be effected by collaborations between state, private sector and civil society. Unlike the former Millennium Development Goals, the Sustainable Development Goals apply to both the developing and more developed world recognising that the opportunities to improve social, economic and environmental wellbeing are present in all societies.
Standard Price – $455
Member of a Charity or NGO – $380
Student – $190
Prices include GST
The conference will address the challenge of Agenda 2030 to Community Development practitioners, agencies and academics. The Sustainable Development Goals apply to both the developing and more developed world recognising that the opportunities to improve social, economic and environmental wellbeing are present in all societies.
Contributions will be assessed against the following criteria:
Alignment with the conference theme and subthemes.
Addressing at least one of the goals of Agenda 2030.
Contribution to the field of knowledge
Rigor and robust analysis
The subthemes for the conference are:
Responding to conflict and forced migration
“Gimmee Shelter” ; the housing crisis
Community Led Economic Development (CLED)
Indigenous knowledge and practice
Disaster preparedness and community response
WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE
ACDA and IACD are pleased to announce a range of ways for you to contribute to and participate in the Sustainably Yours Conference.
The Conference Proceedings Editorial Committee will consider full papers for a peer reviewed edition of conference proceedings. The proceedings will be published in 2017. Completed papers for review must be with the CPEC 10 November 2016. They will then be assessed, peer reviewed and considered for publication. Authors will be advised of the outcome by 10 December 2016, and will be invited to present an oral version of their paper at the conference.