This section is currently focused on the Ecocity World Summit. BCIT is the academic lead for this international sustainability conference and therefore we strongly encourage BCIT faculty, students and staff to submit presentation or poster ideas for the conference.
Tips on how to write an abstract:
The goal of writing a successful abstract is to be concise and stay within the word limit (for EcoCity the maximum is 400 words) while simultaneously convincing the review committee that you have an exciting and relevant topic. Here are some tips for how to keep on task (written by one of the conference organizers):
Your goal is to demonstrate why your proposal is a great example of a conference theme in action. Try to include wording about how your topic relates to one or more themes as listed below.
Overall conference theme: Socially Just and Ecologically Sustainable Cities. Within this there are 18 sub-theme categories grouped under the following headings (visit https://ecocitystandards.org/for a complete list).
Have questions? Please contact:
Alison Griffin (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sarah Campbell (Sarah_Campbell@bcit.ca)