The “Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” (GCSMUS) will organize the “1st International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” (“SMUS Conference”) from 15.03 – 21.03.2021, hosted by the University of Botswana in Gaborone. The Call for Session Organizers is open (Deadline: 31.03.2020).

The seven-days conference aims at promoting a global dialogue on methods and should attract scholars from all over the world and all social and spatial sciences (e.g. architecture, communication studies, educational sciences, geography, historical sciences, humanities, landscape planning, sociology, urban design, urban planning, traffic planning and environmental planning). Additionally, the conference programme will include advanced methodological training courses, Ph.D. workshops and a social programme.

If you are interested in organizing a session, please submit an abstract containing the following information to ( by 31.03.2020:
Session Title, Session Organizers (Name, Email-Address, Institutional Affiliation), Session Abstract (containing a short description of the session and the type of papers you want to be submitted to the session).

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