Careers intelligence: rethinking conferences in the climate change era

  • Robert MacIntosh (Recipient)

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Academic year 2019-20 is in full swing. As winter unfolds, deadlines begin to emerge for conferences that will take place in spring and summer of 2020.

In my own field, management and organisation studies, conferences can consist of gatherings that range from a few hundred to many thousands of researchers.

As the challenge of getting to net zero carbon emissions surfaces in many walks of life, it is striking that the basic premise of the academic conference has remained largely unchanged. Why?
Period11 Dec 2019
Held atTimes Higher Education, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Carbon footprint
  • HIgher Education