14th IASC Global Conference Management

John Powell and Chris Short recently attended the 14th Global Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons in Japan. We actually hosted the 12th conference back in 2009, which was both challenging, but also a great honour. In this Blog post, John reflects on the organisation at the 2013 conference… Organising and running a major international conference is a huge task.  It is even harder when there are multiple organisers divided by language and culture and living on different continents, and made even more difficult when the conference is to be delivered in a rural area