the ICSD Submission Guidelines (522KB PDF)


the ICSD Submission Guidelines (522KB PDF)
International Conference on Sustainable Development
23-24 September 2015
The Global Association of Master's in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with the
Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), will hold the Third Annual International Conference on
Sustainable Development (ICSD) on September 23 & 24, 2015, at Columbia University, New York. Abstract
submission and conference registration will take place on the conference website,
If you would like to present at the conference, you must submit an abstract as directed below. The conference
is also open to observers (i.e. non-presenters). Simply register on the conference website to join us.
The conference theme is Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Getting Started.
The aim of the conference is to bring together persons involved in research, policy, practice, and business
across all sectors including government, academia, the international agencies, NGOs, and grassroots
organizations. Participants will share practical solutions for getting started on achieving the SDGs at local,
national, regional, and global levels. Abstracts should also be relevant to one of the following 12 Thematic
Areas of the conference:
12 Thematic Areas
Accountability and Evaluation
Agriculture, Food Security, and Nutrition
Cities and Human Settlements
Climate Change and Access to Energy
Ending Extreme Poverty
Financing for Development
Governance (including peace building and justice)
Inclusive Economic Growth / The Role of Business
Planetary Boundaries (including biodiversity/ecosystem services)
12. Social Inclusion (including gender & human rights)
Interested presenters should submit a 500-word abstract, in English, on a related solution via the conference
website. Each abstract may only be submitted once and under one theme. Failure to answer questions on the
submission form or the submission of the same abstract under multiple themes could result in the abstract
being declined.
The conference committee will review abstracts and send all decision letters by June 5, 2015. Abstracts can be
accepted as either poster or oral (i.e. PowerPoint) presentations. Presenters invited to give oral presentations
must submit a full paper by August 3, 2015 in order to maintain their position in the program. Presenters
failing to submit full papers will be moved to poster presentations. Presenters who do not register before the
September 1, 2015 deadline may also forfeit their spot in the agenda. Registration will open on the conference
website in early April.
Abstract Timeline
March 16, 2015
May 16, 2015
June 5, 2015
August 3, 2015
September 1, 2015
Call for Abstracts Open
Abstracts & Presenter Information Are Due
Accepted Abstract Notifications Are Emailed
Submission of Full Papers with Accepted Abstracts Are Due
Registration Deadline for Presenters
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