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CGGE Workshops

CGGE workshops are excellent opportunities to learn about the project and how you can use CGGE modules with your students. With additional support from NSF, the AAG has also been able to offer week-long regional workshops designed to produce new case studies and geography educational networks in different world regions, most recently in Chile (2007), Singapore (2010), India (2012), and Japan (2012).


CGGE Bangalore Workshop, March 12-16, 2012

CGGE Bangalore workshop. March 12-16, 2012.


Here are some comments from participants in past workshops:

"A broad but important outcome was simply for me to see how professional geographers work, what they do, discuss, etc. It was consistently a challenge to be coming from a different perspective, but the encouragement and respect for a student viewpoint from the delegates and organizers made this a good experience for me." (US undergraduate student participant)

"International collaboration in practice - the experience itself was very rewarding." (Singapore graduate student participant)

"Meeting and working with my fellow delegates was certainly a wonderful experience. What an incredibly diverse and talented group! I've learned a great deal on how to do international collaborations. This experience has been one of the most useful and satisfactory in my professional career." (US faculty participant)


CGGE Singapore Workshop, March 14-18, 2010

CGGE Singapore workshop. March 14-18, 2010.


Next CGGE Workshop: September 2012 in Tokyo, Japan

Past Workshop Locations:

La Serena, Chile - May 19-20, 2007. GeoAmericas

Boston, MA - April 16, 2008. AAG Annual Meeting

Tunis, Tunisia - August 16, 2008. International Geographical Union (IGU Congress)

Liverpool, U.K. - September 2-3, 2008. Herodot Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada - March 25, 2009. AAG Annual Meeting

Tsukuba, Japan - August 6, 2009. IGU CGE Conference

San Juan, Puerto Rico - September 25, 2009. NCGE 94th Annual Meeting

Washington, DC - April 14-15, 2010. AAG Annual Meeting

Singapore - March 14-18, 2010. Nanyang Technological University

Barcelona, Spain - June 28-30, 2010. ICED Meeting

Instanbul, Turkey - July 8-10, 2010. IGU-Commission on Geographical Education

Tel Aviv, Israel - July 12-16, 2010. IGU Regional Conference

Seattle, WA - April 13, 2011. AAG Annual Meeting

Bangalore, India - March 12-16, 2012.  The Indian Institute for Geographical Studies.