2nd International Conference on African Culture and Development 2009
Call for Papers and Presentations
Call for Papers Date:
The Secretariat for the International Conference on African Culture and Development (ICACD) invites you to submit abstracts / presentation ideas for ICACD 2009 – www.icacdafrica.org .
Academics, artists, cultural and development workers, Government agencies and policy makers and all people committed to working to see Culture included on all development agenda are encouraged to submit their abstracts or ideas.
Presentations at ICACD 2009 can be in a range of forms including lecture, formal paper presentations, workshops, collaborative panels, performances (music, song, theatre, dance, spoken word or film) as well as through visual and audio visual representations and installations.
ICACD 2009 will be held in Accra, Ghana November 15th to 18th 2009.
The theme for ICACD 2009 is Culture and the Millennium Development Goals.
MDG 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
MDG 2: Achieve universal primary education
MDG 3: Promote gender equality and empower women
MDG 4: Reduce child mortality
MDG 5: Improve maternal health
MDG 6: Combat HIV / AIDS, malaria and other diseases
MDG 7: Ensure environmental sustainability
MDG 8: Develop a global partnership for development.
ICACD 2009 will also be hosting focus events on:
• Culture, Governance and Traditional Leadership, and
• Art and Culture as tools for conflict resolution
Please ensure that your abstract or idea aligns with either the Conference theme or focus events.
Please submit your abstract / idea in a word document and include:
1. Your name and address including email and phone contacts and where you are located (city and country)
2. Organizational affiliations
3. A one page introduction and summary of your academic qualifications or professional experiences
4. A 250 word (max.) abstract or description of your idea (include images and audio samples if appropriate)
5. A full list of any technical equipment you will need for your presentation
Do NOT send links to web pages – only complete submissions will be considered.
Please forward your submission to:
Peter Agyekum Berko, Communications and Projects Coordinator, Secretariat for the International Conference on African Culture and Development via firstname.lastname@example.org
Write: ICACD2009 abstract / idea in subject line.
If you had submitted for the proposed June 2009 event and you want your proposal reconsidered in this round you WILL need to contact the Secretariat via: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org - +233 (0) 542 943 833.
Closing dates for submission of abstracts/ideas: Friday August 20th, 2009
Peter Agyekum Berko,
Communications and Projects Coordinator, Secretariat for the International Conference on African Culture and Development Email: email@example.com
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