Call for Papers – IRSA 2015

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Call for Papers
Tourism and Sustainable Development

The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) in collaboration with Udayana University invites scholars, practitioners and graduate students to submit papers to be presented in the 5th IRSA International Institute. The theme of the conference is Tourism And Sustainable Development, and it will be held in Denpasar, Bali, on 3-4 August 2015.

 Potential topics to be discussed in this conference include, but are not limited to:
  • Green Tourism and Environmental Issue
  • Destination Management and Marketing
  • Community-Based Tourism
  • Consumer Behavioral in Tourism
  • Business Strategy in Tourism Development
  • Corporate Social Responsibility in Development
  • Role of Accounting in Global Economy
  • Political economy and governance of regional development
  • Public policy, regional and urban planning and regional development
  • Urban, agriculture and rural development
  • Poverty, inequality and inter-regional disparities
  • Housing, transportation and other regional infrastructures issues
  • Regional/international trade, finance and inflation
  • Spatial modelling and simulation
  • Health, education and human capital

Extended paper abstract of about 250-500 words should be submitted online via Abstract should consist of background, data and methodology, potential contribution to knowledge, and keywords. Abstract should be in English, as also the full paper.
Paper sessions are seminar-style with a discussant for each paper and ample time for discussion and for participants to provide constructive feedback to authors. Paper presentations will be in English.

Important dates for conference:
□ Abstract submission open
□ Abstract submission due
□ Early bird registration open
□ Abstract acceptance notification:
□ Early bird registration due
□ Full Paper submission due
□ Paper presenter registration due
□ Non presenter registration due
□ Conference date
: Dec. 31, 2014
: April 15, 2015
: May 2, 2015
: May 20, 2015
: June 1, 2015
: July 1, 2015
: July 20, 2015
: July 20, 2015
: August 3-4, 2015

The conference will be attended by prominent scholars and experienced practitioners. Our Minister of Tourism, DR. Ir. Arief Yahya M.Sc, will give the opening speech.

Conference Secretariat:
Faculty of Economics and Business, Udayana University
Jalan P.B. Sudirman, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 80232.
Phone : +62-361-224133  Fax : +62-361-241929
Contact Person:
Agoes Ganesha Rahyuda; E-mail:
Luh Gede Meydianawathi; E-mail:

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