Ontario International Development Agency
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 International Conference on Sustainable Development 2018 Oxford, U.K. Conference Location Memorial Hall   University of Oxford, Queen’s College, Oxford U.K. August 14 - 15, 2018   International Conference on Sustainable Development 2018 is jointly presented by International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL), Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy (CRSJP) at Laurentian University and Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA) in Canada. and   Institute for Sustainability  Newcastle University Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5TQ, United Kingdom Official Invitation, Cancellation and Refund
 Important Dates  Last Day to submit Abstract / Paper / Presentation - July 14, 2018 Last date to Issue Notification of acceptance - July 19, 2018 Last date to submit final paper and authors' registration - July 25, 2018   Conference dates: August 14 - August 15, 2018   Note:  Abstracts/Papers, acceptances issued on a rolling basis until July 10, 2018. Please submit your Abstract/Paper early as possible Major Themes The International Conference on Sustainable Development 2018 UK consists of following themes. 1. Development, 2. Economics, 3. Environment and Natural Resources, 4. Food and Agriculture, 5. Governance, 6. Health, 7. Information and communication, 8. Science and technology, 9. Social policy. 10. Gender equality Official Invitation - Authors  You will receive the admission decision or paper/abstract acceptance within 5 days (in most cases), after your  application or abstract/paper has been received. The official invitation (for visa purposes) will be sent to you the next  business day upon receiving a  full registration fee or sponsorship letter from your institute/organization along with full paper.   Official Invitation Listeners/Observers  If you will participate as a Listener/Observer you may need to pay the full registration fee or be required to submit a   sponsorship letter from your institute to receive an official invitation  (for visa purposes). Please submit  Official Invitation Request Form in order to facilitate your request.   Cancellation Policy    Where the registrant is unable to attend, and is not in a position to transfer his/her place to another person or to  another event, then the following refund arrangements apply: Registrations cancelled more than 60 days before the event will be refunded 50% of the registration fees. Registrations cancelled less than 60 but more than 30 days before the event will be refunded 25% of the  registration fees. Registrations cancelled less than 30 days before the event will not be eligible for a refund.   Failed visa applicant from Academic Institutions  If you are unable to secure a visa, you may be required to submit the original copy of the visa officer’s decision by  mail. OIDA will not accept faxed or scanned copies. However, notification must be received by us in writing (email or  fax) within 72 hours of the commencement of the program for refunds to be eligible. You will be   eligible for 90%   of  the registration fee and 10% will be retained to cover the cost of an administration fee. Cancellations received after  this cut-off time will not be eligible for refund.   Important note for failed visa applications  Special Note: Clarification  This policy applies to applicants who sponsored by the academic institutions only. All other applicants will follow  general cancellation procedure.   All requests need to be submitted to the conference secretariat e-mail: oida@ontariointernational.org and will be  considered and processed once the conference is concluded. All refunds will be wire transferred into beneficiary bank account and subjected to administration fees and bank charges. Please fill out  Refund Request Form   and submit to conference secretariat. If you required more information, please contact our office.   Conference Secretariat Ontario International Development Agency 364 Moffatt Pond Court Ottawa, Ontario, K2J 0C7 Canada. Tel: + 1 613 612 7615 e-mail: oida@ontariointernational.org website: www.ontariointernational.org