The Call is now open for Confernece Contributions (including papers and posters) for next year’s International Conference on Biodynamic Research. The call is open until 28th February 2021.
Themed Growing beyond Resilience this 2nd International Conference on Biodynamic Research will take place at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester (United Kingdom), 30th August to 2nd September 2021.
Academic and farmer-practitioner research into biodynamic and organic agriculture and food systems offers new ways to understand how we can create a transformative culture that works to address pressing challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, soil infertility and human ill-health.
Taking an inter- and trans-disciplinary approach, this Conference aims to bring together academic, participatory and practitioner’s research to explore and discuss resilience in biodynamic food and farming systems and how we can grow beyond this concept.
We invite contributions on the following topics:
Three main formats will be accepted for the call: oral presentations, poster presentations and workshop contributions.
Scientific contributions should follow common rules for the description of survey methods and data assessment, structure in terms of the background, aims and objectives, description of methods, analysis, discussion and conclusions. Contributions may also be observation papers (e.g. farmer/growers observations without statistical data evaluation) or review papers.
Please send us your abstract (max 2500 characters) using this application form by the deadline of 28th February 2021. All abstracts must be in the English language. If you are selected and want to present in a language other than English, a translator may be possible.
Abstracts will be subject to a review process. Personal and Institutional details of the applicants will be anonymised before the review process. Based on reviewers’ comments, the Programme Committee will make the final decision about the acceptance or rejection of proposals by the end of May 2021. The final decision on the presentation form will also be taken by the reviewers and the Programme Committee.
After the review process, full papers may be submitted.
We encourage contributions from international researchers, students, farmers, processors and others engaged in food systems’ research. Support for travel and accommodation costs for participants from a lower-income country can be granted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further information. More information at: www.sektion-landwirtschaft.org