On behalf of the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, we invite you to join the
International Conference “Landscape Dimensions of Sustainable Development:
Science – Planning – Governance”.
The conference will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia on 4-6 October 2017 to commemorate the
70th anniversary of Nikoloz Beruchashvili (1947-2006), internationally-renowned geographer
and cartographer, author of the theory of spatiotemporal analysis and synthesis of
landscapes, founding chair of the International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on
Landscape Analysis, professor at the Tbilisi State University
The conference will aim to consolidate and develop the innovative trends in the theory and
practice of geography that were launched by Professor Beruchashvili and his followers, so as
to enhance their contribution to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The conference is being organized by Tbilisi State University jointly with the Geographical
Society of Georgia and the IGU Commission on Landscape Analysis and Landscape Planning
and in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of
Working languages of the conference are: English, Georgian, and Russian.
Conference materials will be published in the form of Collected Papers.
The purpose of this conference is to share your experiences, knowledge and research results
about all aspects of landscape Ggeography and geoecology, landscape planning, and
management and governance.
Summaries of all papers presented at the ICLDS-2017 will be published in the Conference
Proceedings. Selected papers would be proposed for publication in the form of a special issue
Thank you for joining us to the International Conference
“Landscape Dimensions of Sustainable Development: Science – Planning –