Bournemouth University

Abstract submission guidelines

Thank you for your interest. Academic researchers and staff working for public agencies who are interested in presenting papers at the conference are welcome to submit their extended abstracts soon/before 30 April 2012. Based on the extended abstracts submitted, participants will be invited to make presentations in break-out sessions on conceptual issues related to climate change, sustainability and tourism; responses and initiatives of regional, national and international agencies; and emerging techniques and research implications. Please follow the guidelines below while submitting your abstracts:

  • Contact details of authors and co-authors (postal address, email, telephone, fax numbers) in a separate first page
  • Presentation title and abstract in the second (& third) page
  • Abstracts should be between 400-500 words (excluding references, which should follow Harvard style)
  • Font size: Arial 11; Line space: 1.5; and Justified
  • Abstracts should be emailed to: (or)
  • Please note all abstracts will be reviewed and authors will be notified of the outcome. Please contact, (Tel: +44-1202-961198) to request a letter of invitation for registration and visa purposes.
  • All accepted abstracts will be included in the conference proceedings book. We are also pleased to announce that some of the leading publishers will be present throughout the duration of the conference to meet with presenters and discuss future publishing opportunities.
  • All break-out paper sessions will be chaired. Presenters will be able to email their PowerPoint presentations in advance, in which case the presentation will already be loaded prior to the conference on the computer in the room in which they are presenting. They may also bring their presentation on a USB stick, in which case they should arrive at their room in advance of their session start time.

Key dates

  • Abstract submission last date: 30 April 2012
  • Early bird registration closes: 30 June 2012
  • Full papers: Friday 17 May 2013

Tourism, Climate Change & Sustainability