The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC), Arizona State University and University of Arizona are honored to host and invite you to the 18th global IASC conference in Tempe, Arizona, USA in 2021

Aim & Scope

The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers, practitioners, and policy makers for the purpose of improving governance and management, advancing understanding, and creating sustainable solutions for commons, common-pool resources, or any other form of shared resources. We will especially focus on the increasing diversity of domains where concepts of commons are applied.

Important Dates

March 2020:                         Call for abstracts and sessions available

October 2020:                      Start submission of abstracts

March 1, 2021:                      Deadline abstract and session submissions

April 2021:                             Notification of acceptance/rejection

April 2021:                             Start Early Bird registration

August 2021:                        End of early bird registration & deadline for registration of presenters

October 11-15, 2021:          Conference

March 2020
Call for abstracts and sessions available

October 2020
Start submission of abstracts

March 1, 2021
Deadline abstract and session submiss

April 2021
Notification of acceptance/rejection

April 2021
Start Early Bird registration

August 2021
Early bird deadline, deadline for presenters

October 11-15, 2021

IASC2021 Organizers

The IASC2021 will be organized by Arizona State University and the University of Arizona.

Marco Janssen is the Chair of the conference. Members of the organizing committee include Rimjhim Aggarwal (ASU), Marty Anderies (ASU), Tom Evans (UoA), and Edella Schlager (UoA).

Conference secretariat is led by Caren Burgermeister (ASU & IASC).

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IASC2021 Sponsors