Pacific Update 2017

Pacific Update 2017


2017 Pacific Update Conference

   June 20-21 in Suva, Fiji


Call for Papers


Sessions of the two day Conference will be oriented around three main themes of pressing importance to countries in the Pacific region:

  • Enhancing connectivity (e.g. regional cooperation, trade, infrastructure, and ICT)
  • Blue-Green economy (including but not limited to climate change and disaster resilience)
  • Labour mobility, job creation, and labour market development

High quality papers on other key issues may also be considered for inclusion in the conference. Perspectives from multiple disciplines are encouraged.

Abstracts should conform to the abstract submission form attached below (no longer than 300 words, include a list of author(s) and their affiliation(s), and should indicate the corresponding author). The deadline for the submission of abstracts is April 15, 2017. Decision on accepted papers will be announced on May 1, 2017. funding for travel and accommodation is available for a limited number of participants based outside of Suva, Fiji.

The conference is open to the public with pre-registration. To submit your abstracts, or for more information, please e-mail Prince Christian Cruz at pacificupdate(at)


Abstract submissions for the conference have now closed.

Click here to download the abstract submission form

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