Call for Abstracts: "Inclusion X Sustainability" International Conference at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)’s Center for Inclusive Leadership (CIL) will host an international conference at the Osaka Ibaraki Campus of Ritsumeikan University in Osaka, Japan on the weekend of June 1st & 2nd, 2024.

Under the theme of “Inclusion X Sustainability”, this conference aims to foster discussion among experts, academics, practitioners and policy makers from around the world to share their insights, research and experiences related to inclusion and sustainability in modern society.

We are currently seeking proposals for panel discussions or paper presentations in the following fields and disciplines:
1. Business, Management & Economics
2. Environment & Sustainability
3. Society, Community Development & Governance
4. Education & Pedagogy

Discussions and presentations must be in either English or Japanese.
Interested parties should submit their abstract for consideration by March 10, 2024. Selected presenters will be contacted by April 10.
We are also welcoming participation as audience.

For more information on the event, including program updates, visit the CIL Conference website at (English only)

We hope that this conference will be a unique opportunity for participants to learn from each other, exchange ideas and consider practical solutions through dialogue in order to promote inclusion and sustainability in their respective fields.
We look forward to welcoming you to the conference.

CIL appreciates your help with building a network of scholars and practitioners who share the mission of advancing diversity and inclusion. Please feel free to share or forward this message via email or social media.

● Contact
CIL Conference Website:
CIL Secretariat: Ms. Kato, Ms. Makihara, the Research Office, APU
Center for Inclusive Leadership Website:

26 Jan 2024