Commissions and Study Groups List

National Council for Geographical Education

NCGE1. OPEN SESSION



CAG Study Groups

SG1. Canadian Women and Geography Study Group / Groupe d'étude sur les femmes et la géographie

SG2. Canadian Geomorphology Research Group (CGRG) / Groupe canadien de recherche en géomorphologie (GCRG)

SG3. Diversity, Migration, Ethnicity and Race Study Group / Groupe de recherche sur la diversité, la migration, l'ethnicité et la race

SG4. Economic Geography Study Group / Groupe d'étude sur la géographie économiques

SG5. Environment and Resources Study Group / Groupe d'étude sur l'environnement et les ressources

SG6. Geographic Education Study Group / Groupe d'étude sur l'éducation géographique

SG7. Geographic Information Science Study Group (GIS-SIG) / Groupe d'étude sur la science de l'information géographique (GIS-SIG)

SG8. Geographies of Asia Study Group / Groupe d'étude en géographies de l'Asie

SG9. Health and Health Care Study Group / Groupe spécialisé sur la géographie de la santé et des soins de santé

SG10.  Historical Geography Study Group / Groupe d'étude en géographie historique 


SG11.  Indigenous Peoples Working Group / Groupe de travail sur les peuples autochtones 


SG12.  Marine Studies and Coastal Zone Management Study Group / Groupe d'étude sur la gestion des zones 
maritimes et côtières

SG13. Regroupement des géographes du Québec (Quebec Association of Geographers)

SG14. Rural Geography Study Group / Groupe d'étude sur la géographie rurale


SG15. The Urban Geography Study Group / Groupe d’étude en géographie urbaine

SG16. Tourism and Recreation Study Group / Groupe d'étude en tourisme et loisirs



IGU Commissions & Organized Sessions

C1. Applied Geography


C1-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C2. Biogeography and Biodiversity


C2-SP1. Recent Developments and Expansions in Biogeography

C2-SP2. Conservation of Biodiversity


C2-SP3. Response of Mountain Ecosystems to Climate Change

C2-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C.3 Climatology


C3-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C4. Coastal Systems


C4-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C5. Cold and High Altitude Regions


C5.-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C6. Commission on African Studies

C6-SP1. African borders and borderlands


C6-SP2. Africa and climate change


C6-SP3. Africa and natural resource use/management


C6-SP4. African development challenges and trajectories

C6-SP5. Post development geographies in Africa


C6-SP6. Conflict, war and development


C6-SP7. Environmental issues and challenges in sub-Saharan Africa

C6-SP8. Migration, development and regional integration

C6-SP9. Water resources management and governance

C6-SP10. Geopolitics and the geographies of war and terrorism

C6-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C7. Commission on Agricultural Geography and Land Engineering

C7-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C8. Cultural Approach in Geography

C8-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C9. Dynamics of Economic Spaces


C9-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C10. Environment Evolution


C10-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C11. Gender and Geography


C11-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C12. Geographical Education

C12-SP1. Appreciating the difference in geography curriculum and knowledge

C12-SP2. Appreciating and working with difference: pedagogy in geography education

C12-SP3. Valuing difference: assessment in geography education

C12-SP4. Working with difference: geography teacher education

C12-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C13. Geographical Information Science

C13-SP1. Cities, events and technologies or Cities, images and technologies / Villes, images et technologies

C13-SP2. Knowledge and Technology-Based Geographies or Regional growth and the knowledge economy / Croissance régionale et économie de la connaissance

C13-SP3. Innovation and Technology Policies or Territorial public services in digital times/ Les services publics territoriaux à l’heure du numérique

C13-SP4. Geography of innovation and local heritage / Géographie de l'innovation et patrimoine local

C13-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C14. Geography of Gouvernance

C14-SP1 Local government reforms and governance in recent decades: differentiation and harmonization of institutional models and policies

C14-SP2. Government and citizen interaction: formal and informal modes of citizen participation and community engagement in local government policy

C14-SP3. Spatial justice and the Right to the City: local government policies and governance practices sensitive to social and cultural diversity

C14-SP4. The place-based development policy and the role of local government: difference as an advantage in local development

C14-SP5. Planning and governance cultures at the sub-national level – exploring diverging trajectories within and across countries

C14-SP6. Multi-level and transnational governance on the move: unpacking various approaches of governing territorial challenges

C14-SP7. International cooperation networks of local and regional governments: different conditions and common goals

C14-SP8. Secessionist movements in the context of 21st century politics: a local governance perspective

C14-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE


C15. Geography of Information, Innovation and Technology

C15-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE


C16. Geography of Tourism, Leisure and Global Change

C16-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C17. Geoheritage

C17.SP-100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C18. Geomorphology and Society

C18-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C19. Global Change and Human Mobility

C19-SP1. Population Mobility in a context of Climate Change and its demographic consequences

C19-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C20. Global Understanding

C20-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C21. Hazard and Risk

C21-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C22. Health and Environment

C22-SP1. Urban Health and Well Being: a system approach

C22-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C23. History of Geography

C23-SP1. Culturally or linguistically non-dominant geographies: Obsolescence, fantasy or necessity / Les géographies culturellement ou linguistiquement non dominantes: obsolescence, fantasme ou nécessité?

C23-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C24. Islands


C24-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C25. Karst


C25-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C26. Land Degradation and Desertification

C26-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C27. Land Use and Land Cover Change

C27-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C28. Landscape Analysis and Landscape Planning

C28-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C29. Latin American Studies


C29-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C30. Local and Regional Development

C30-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C31. Marginalization, Globalization, and Regional and Local Responses

C31-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C32. Mediterranean Basin

C32-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C33. Modeling Geographical Systems

C33-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C34. Political Geography

C34-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C35. Population Geography


C35-SP1. Population Mobility in a context of Climate Change and its demographic consequences

C35-SP2. International Students Quo Vadis? Grasping their Mobilities and Trajectories and the Policies that Shape their Paths

C35-SP3. Refugee migration: Policies and practices in multi-scale perspectives

C35-SP4. Understanding processes of population change and migration

C35-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C36. Sustainability of Rural Systems


C36-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C37. Toponymy (Jointly with International Cartographic Association)

C37-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C38. Transport and Geography


C38-SP1. Big Data for Mobilities Studies: Applications and Critical Perspectives

C38-SP2. Relationships between airline networks, distance and technological change

C38-SP3. Effects of transport investment on regeneration and social inclusion

C38-SP4. Impacts of High Speed Rail

C38-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C39. Commission on Urban Geography

C39-SP1. Complex Urban Systems and processes of cities’ transformation

C39-SP2. Technological innovations, creative activities in cities

C39-SP3. Innovative, smart building and transportation in cities

C39-SP4. Polycentrism, small and medium size cities

C39-SP5. Sustainable to resilient cities


C39-SP6. Shrinking and aging Cities


C39-SP7. Urban Governance, planning and participative democracy

C39-SP8. Contested Social Spaces


C39-SP9. Subjective/Objective well-being in cities


C39-SP10. Urban Heritage and Conservation


C39-SP11. New concepts and methods in urban studies


C39-SP12. Urban Health and Well Being: a system approach

C39-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE

C40. Water Sustainability


C40-SP100. OPEN SESSION / SESSION OUVERTE