CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO HOST
The “SoPlace Summit” (both SoPlace5.0 and SoPlace6.0) likely to take place over a week period, with one or two days of satellite sessions before and/or after the official programme. Both SoPlace5.0 and SoPlace6.0 are expected to bring together over 6,000 SoPlace Delegates (SoPlace.Convergence, SoPlace.Confluence, SoPlace.Congregation, and SoPlace.Collective) and over 50,000 Day Delegates from around the world. The “SoPlace Summit” will be held at a dedicated land area between 15 acres to 20 acres, known as the “SoPlace Precinct” with strict observation of ecological footprint. Each edition of “SoPlace Summit” to be held in different continents around the world. These editions constitute an essential part of SoPlace’s global consensus-building and outreach efforts. SoPlace Secretariat sets the continents in which it will hold its meetings. Proposals are then solicited from organisations interested in hosting the next edition of “SoPlace Summit”. Venue Selection Panel then evaluates the proposals and selects the host for each edition. Local support for a particular proposal is an important consideration. The SoPlace Secretariat is seeking proposals from host countries/provinces/cities wishing to host the next summit for Sense-of-Place “SoPlace Summit”. The SoPlace Secretariat has identified the preferred location for SoPlace3.0@Yogyakarta of Indonesia and SoPlace4.0@Shaanxi of China respectively. Prospective Summit/Venue Host(s) should include an endorsement signed by the organisation(s)’s Executive Head and/or high-level government officials with budget authority, indicating the organisation(s)’s financial support.