ERUA’s fourth Annual Summit 2024 stands at the forefront of exploring the significant role of social innovations in the face of global transformation and sustainability crises. This summit represents a distinctive assembly of thought leaders, academics, policymakers, and innovators, all uniting with a shared objective: to thoroughly explore the pressing needs of social innovations in addressing contemporary challenges.

Programme


Themes for Submission 

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to: 

  1. Open Science and Accessibility
  2. Measuring societal impact of research
  3. Nurturing ecosystems for social innovations 
  4. Implications of migration on research sustainability 

We also invite theoretical and empirical contributions on Social Innovations as examplified in the different thematic areas of ERUA (Migration, Exile, and Refugees; Democracy, Human Rights, Inclusion and Gender Equality; Sustainable Environmental Transition; Interculturality and Multilingualism; Arts and Edges, cross-sectoral collaboration and care ethics) 

Submission Guidelines 

  • Abstract:  300 – 1000 words, highlighting the proposal’s connection to the topic of interest 
  • Biography: Include a brief bio of each presenter, focusing on relevant expertise and achievements. 
  • Contact Information: Full contact details for follow-up (Name, Surname, affiliation, email, phone number) 

Submission Guidelines

  • Abstract:  300 – 1000 words, highlighting the proposal’s connection to the topic themes
  • Biography: Include a brief bio of each presenter, focusing on relevant expertise and achievements.
  • Contact Information: Full contact details for follow-up (Name, Surname, affiliation, email, phone number)

Important Dates

  • Proposal Submission Deadline: 5 April
  • Notification of Acceptance: 3 May

Submission Process: all proposal must be made in PDF format and submitted using the Easychair System

Review Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated for their relevance, originality, engagement potential, and particularly their contribution to the field of social innovations.

Recognition

Selected proposals will be featured at the summit, with potential for publication in conference proceedings or special academic journals. 

We eagerly anticipate your innovative proposals to enrich the discussions at the ERUA Fourth Annual Summit 2024.


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