MOPAN 2012 Call for Papers

Published on
October 17, 2011

The MOPAN conference series focusses on partnerships, alliances and networks between any combination of business actors, civil society actors and governmental actors.

The Call for Papers for the MOPAN 2012 Conference at Wageningen is now available at

The 2012 Conference Theme is "Multi-actor collaboration in an uncertain and ambiguous world".

We invite papers and other contributions (symposia, workshops, games, videos, …) related to the conference theme or one of the thematic tracks:

Track 1. Dealing with frame diversity in collaborative water governance
Track 2. Towards Version 2.0 of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives: Rethinking business-NGO- government relationships in governing sustainable production of global commodities
Track 3. Power in multi-stakeholder processes for development
Track 4. Facilitating resilience in multi-actor collaboration
Track 5. Innovation networks: self-organization and adaptive management
Track 6. Stakeholder involvement in the United Nations
Track 7. Network Dynamics
Track 8. Complexity leadership and sustainable development
Track 9. Multi-actor pilot projects and policy experiments

Track 10. Global Action Networks

Please outline your contribution in an abstract of maximum 500 words and send it to, indicating whether you submit it to the general conference or to one of the thematic tracks.

Important dates

Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 15, 2012

Notification of acceptance: March 15

Registration open: March 15

Early registration deadline: May 1st

Deadline Full papers: May 15

Final registration deadline: June 15