Accelerated decarbonization of academic conferences is necessary and urgent. Despite the window of opportunity that COVID-19 created for rethinking conferences, there is a risk of slipping back into old habits now that restrictions are lifted. This commentary reports on recent experiences with a unique, sustainable approach to academic conferencing involving an international partnership and hub model across three continents. There is a need to continue to experiment with and implement new modes of sustainable academic conferencing.
Raven, R., Hadfield, P., Butler, B., Eagleton, J., Giraud, G., Jacob, M., . . . Tshangela, M. (2023). Transitioning to sustainable academic conferences needs more experimentation and reflection. Global Sustainability, 6, E16. doi:10.1017/sus.2023.15