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The call for proposals is now closed. Poster proposals are open until Friday 26 February 2021 at 4pm (UK time).

Thank you to all those who submitted a proposal for Going Global 2021. We review all submissions to ensure that we maintain the highest quality and include a broad range of research, practice and policy which will be of interest to our conference audience. Each proposal will be reviewed by tertiary education experts prior to being presented to the Going Global Steering Committee who will decide on the content going forward into the virtual conference programme.

You can still refer to our proposal guidelines for reference purposes.

Proposals for individual speakers, full sessions and workshops are now closed.  However you can still submit a poster proposal by Friday 26 February. Please apply via the online submission form available in the table below. Sample versions of the application forms are available in the Downloads section below. Please note these are for reference only.

If you have any questions regarding your proposal please contact the Going Global team.

Type of proposal Description Deadline
Individual contributor Propose a response to the Going Global 2021 themes in order to be placed in one of the sessions as a presenter, panellist, table host, or chair. Proposals can be a maximum of 4,000 characters long. CLOSED
Full session Propose an innovative and interactive online and digital session with a diverse range of speakers from around the world. You will be asked to outline your proposal in line with the conference themes (4,000 characters max.) as well as the format of the session and activities which you would run (4,000 characters max.) CLOSED
Workshop Delivered entirely online, propose an innovative and interactive workshop session with relevant and applicable outputs for practical use. You will be asked to give an overview of the topic which will be covered in the workshop (4,000 characters max.), the expertise of facilitators in this subject area and in leading workshops (4,000 characters max.), and finally the suggested activities and format which you would use (4,000 characters max.) CLOSED
Poster The content of each poster should relate to the conference themes. Propose a poster to be displayed online at the conference to discuss with delegates. Application for poster proposals opens on the 15 January 2021.

Friday 26 February 2021

Terms and conditions

The following terms and conditions have been developed to ensure that the Going Global programme remains of the highest quality and that applicants fully understand the conference development process.

Contributors including individual contributors, workshop facilitators, those participating as part of a session proposal and poster presenters:

  1. are required to purchase a conference pass at the contributor rate by 31 March 2021;
  2. give permission for their profile information to be published online; for photography, filming and webcasting to take place at the conference, and for this footage to be published by the British Council;
  3. must be available for all the conference days (15, 16 and 17 June 2021);
  4. are expected to cover the costs associated with developing their proposals, including any time spent on developing ideas; the British Council is unable to cover funding for any speakers, facilitators or poster presenters, so we ask that contributors only submit a proposal for those who have the necessary funding to attend the conference online;
  5. must review our terms and conditions of sale; by clicking “I agree to the terms and conditions of sale” before placing an order, you are confirming that you agree to be bound by these Terms.
  6. Please be aware that there is no cancellation period for tickets bought from the British Council for conferences and events, and we reserve the right to charge the entire ticket cost once an order is placed.