Subject: Call for Session
Proposals – GBSN Beyond 2021: Virtual Conference Reimagined
Connect with a
vibrant hub of exchange, learning, collaboration and discussion by preparing a
proposal for GBSN Beyond 2021. Beyond will be hosted November 8-10, 2021 with 3
parallel track experiences leading up to the conference in October. Our
innovative approach to what a virtual conference can be hopes to create an
engaging community that will collectively explore multi-sector collaboration in
development. We invite you to join the conversation by submitting a session
Topic – Business schools are ideally
placed to be the nexus between government, business and civil society in
shaping a collective response t our most critical challenges. At GBSN
Beyond, we hope to
collectively explore multi-sector
collaboration in developing talent needed for society.
Themes/Prompts - GBSN
seeks a diversity of perspectives for sessions across 4 overarching themes –
Humanitarian Logistics, Climate Change, Healthcare and Human Rights. Prompts
for the sub-themes of cross-disciplinary collaboration, sustainable and ethical
leadership, technology and big data and the tools of innovation and
entrepreneurship are available to help guide session proposals.
Session Formats – GBSN
hopes to provide a variety of live and on-demand content during the conference.
Plenary session formats available include keynote addresses, stakeholder
dialogues, and firestarters. On-demand session formats include bite-sized
innovations, skill-up, and Pechkucha/Ignite.
Key Dates – The
Call for Session Proposals is now open until July 16, 2021. Selected speakers
will be notified by August 2, 2021, and are require to confirm their session by
August 13, 2021. The conference will be held November 8-10, 2021.
Details - Descriptions
of the session formats, submission details, general information, and the
submission link are available on the GBSN website at https://gbsn.org/conference/beyond2021/call4session-proposals/.
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