Call for Abstract Submission for Posters/Smart Papers
PAKISTAN’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: THE WAY FORWARD
July 20, 2022, between 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Pakistan faces enormous socio-economic challenges for which contemporary perspective and outlook are required. PIDE aims to build on this outlook by bringing in young scholars and what they can offer by holding a one-day conference on ‘Pakistan’s Socio-economic Outlook: The Way Forward” on July 20, 2022. at PIDE, QAU Campus, Islamabad from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM. The conference will be an excellent opportunity for the brightest students from universities across Pakistan – the policymakers of the future- to present their research on challenges currently being confronted by the Pakistan economy. The conference will also showcase to a broader audience the solutions needed for sustainable development through well-researched posters and smart papers.
Pakistan faces many challenges – a failing economy, an education system that requires a revamp, a burgeoning population, a lack of female empowerment, gender inequality, and dwindling natural resources.
The conference themes are to probe for solutions to the socio-economics challenges Pakistan economy is confronting right now. The themes are as follows:
i. Sustainable Economic Growth
ii. Education, Human Capital and Opportunities for Youth – Preparing the Leaders of the Future
iii. Female Empowerment/Gender Equality
iv. Towards Cleaner Energy
v. Climate Change–How Pakistan Can Prepare
vi. Regulatory Frameworks
vii. Real Estate Economics
viii. Judicial Reform
ix. Urban Management
x. Social Capital
xi. Political Institutions and Governance
Graduate students studying in institutes of Higher Education in Pakistan or abroad
PIDE will host the conference on its premises. The communication will be in English.
Mode of Conference
Poster presentations and smart papers will be presented in the conference.
Abstract submitted for smart paper and poster presentations must include following components:
– What the existing body of literature has to say on your topic.
– How is your research different from existing literature?
– What is the gap that your research has identified?
– How is your research policy-relevant?
– Clearly outlined methodology (data, methods and analysis).
– Key findings.
– Policy implications/recommendations
– 3-5 keywords
Submitted abstracts must not exceed 500 words.
Please write your name and university’s name in the poster and smart paper abstracts.
Deadline to Submit Abstract: June 22, 2022
Detailed Guidelines will be issued after the approval of Abstract
- Presenter: 2,000/- PKR. (from those students whose poster/paper is accepted)
- Participants: 1,000/- PKR.
Please Note: PIDE will not be responsible for student/participant travel, accommodation, boarding, etc. The respective universities will be responsible for these costs.
Certificates will be given to the presenters and participants.
Details of the bank account where registration fees can be deposited will be provided later.
Experts from PIDE will select three prize-winning presentations at the conference. The cash awards are as follows:
|Description||Poster Presentation||Smart Paper|
|First prize||40,000/- PKR and Shield||60,000/- PKR and Shield|
|Second prize||20,000/- PKR and Shield||30,000/- PKR and Shield|
|Third prize||10,000/- PKR and Shield||20,000/- PKR and Shield|
|Submission of abstract Smart Papers/Posters presentation||June 22, 2022|
|Notification of acceptance||June 25, 2022|
|Submission of posters/smart paper||July 10, 2022|
|Submission of presentation for paper||July 13, 2022|
|Conference dates||July 20, 2022|