In the meeting of scientific and executive committee, the deadline for abstract submission extended to 9 June 2016.
The meeting of policy making council took place with the participation of Dr. Seyed Yahya Safavi president of the Institute for Islamic World Futures Studies (IIWFS) and secretary of the ICGCIW, Dr. Mohammad Reza Hafeznia scientific secretary of ICGCIW, Dr. Seyed Hamzeh Safavi executive secretary of ICGCIW, Dr. Jamile Tavakoli Nia dean of Faculty of Earth Sciences of Shahid Beheshti University, Dr. Elahe Kolaee the head of Regional Studies department in the University of Tehran and professors of geographic sciences, political sciences and international relations at the IIWFS.
In the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Seyed Hamzeh Safavi director of the IIWFS and executive secretary of the conference stated a report of the actions taken:
Launching the conference website in Farsi, English and Arabic, doing executive coordinates, coordination with the Ministry of Science and Ministry of Foreign Affairs to invite Islamic world scholars and international experts, holding coordination meetings with academic centers are among the executive committee activities.
Also the scientific secretary of the conference, Dr. Hafez Nia presented a report of scientific committee activities.
Members of scientific and executive committee discussed the topics of the conference, promoting scientific level of papers by inviting experts in this field, having a basic look at the conference subjects, recognizing the new capacities in the Islamic world and attracting national and international contributions in holding the conference.
Due to the high volume of abstracts which have been submitted to the secretariat also the demands by researchers and professors of geographic sciences, political sciences and international relations, it was decided to extend the deadline for abstract submission in this meeting.
The conference will be held on 15-16 November 2016 with the aim of understanding and determining the crises of Islamic world, studying the solutions to remove these threats by using the Islamic world capacities and recognizing the scientific-practical strategies to achieve unity and convergence through the Islamic scholars’ viewpoints in Shahid Beheshti University.