Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Conference 2013

Dates

* Sixth Annual Poverty Alleviation  and Social Protection Conference will be held from 9th- 11th March 2013
* Applications and abstract submissions will be accepted starting from July 15th 2012
* Deadline for abstracts submission is February 1st 2013, or as long as space is available, as all submissions are being accepted and reviewed on a rolling admission basis
* Deadline for final papers submission is February 15th 2013

Location

Poverty and Social Protection Conference 2013 will take place in the city of Bangkok, Thailand. All sessions will be held in the “Royal Benja Hotel” conveniently located in one of the best commercial areas in Bangkok and only 20 minutes away from the Bangkok international airport.

Accommodation

We offer accommodation in “Royal Benja Hotel” (http://www.royalbenja.th.com/index.html), which is where the Conference will take place. This is a quality three star hotel located in one of Bangkok’s best commercial areas, with easy access to both downtown and the international airport. All rooms are equipped with private bath, AC, telephone and TV. PSPC 2013 participants are entitled to special discounted rate of 50 Euro per room per night, single or double, with breakfast and tax included. The number of discounted rooms is limited and we strongly recommend early bookings.

Meals

All lunches and coffee breaks during the Conference are included in the Conference fee, as is a networking dinner that will take place on March 10th 2013.

Cost

Registration fee
By October 15th 2012
October 16th 2012-December 31st2012
January 1st 2013- onsite
Presenters 285 EUR 295 EUR 325 EUR
Observers 285 EUR 295 EUR 325 EUR
Students observers* 185 EUR 195 EUR 225 EUR

*a proof of full time student status must be sent to contact@tomorrowpeople.org. We accept either a valid student card or a letter from the university.

A non-refundable 100 Euro is required to secure your spot in the Conference and is due two weeks after you have been officially invited to join the Conference. This amount will be credited toward the Conference fee.

Payment options

Check out here for the payment options available.

Financial Support

Due to our non-profit nature and very limited funds, we are not able to provide financial support that would cover Conference fee, accommodation or travel expenses to any of our participants. However, we encourage participants to search for funding from outside organizations and we can provide a letter of support for them.

Applications

On-line applications will be accepted on a rolling admission basis as long as there is space available. Due to a highly competitive admission process, we encourage all applicants to apply early.

Abstracts/ Papers Submissions

If interested in presenting a paper/ research at the Conference, you can submit your abstract along with the application form by February 1st 2013. Full papers are due February 15th 2013 in electronic version and following format:

  • A4 size paper
  • Single line space, Times New Roman 12 font.
  • Abstract of maximum 200 words on first page (under title)
  • Total paper length to be maximum of 12,000 words (approximately 24 full pages)
  • Short bio-data of writer/s at end of paper.

Acceptance

All submissions (presentation abstracts, outlines, papers, summaries, etc.) will be reviewed and will serve as the basis for acceptance/rejection.

Admission

Approximately 60 participants, including students, scholars, corporate and NGO representatives will be invited to participate in this highly interesting and challenging international event. Successful applicants will be notified within ten days from the day their application has been received.

Agenda Conference Agenda will be available in February 2013, after the list of presentations and accepted papers has been finalized.

Source: http://www.tomorrowpeople.org/poverty-social-protection-conference.html

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