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Ninth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) 2021 Conference Call for Abstracts!

Apr 27 2021

The Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), will hold the Ninth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on 20-21 September, 2021 virtually. 

If you would like to present at the conference, you must submit an abstract as directed below. 

The conference theme is Research for Impact: An Inclusive and Sustainable Planet. The aim of the conference is to bring together persons involved in research, policy, practice, and business. Participants will share practical solutions for achieving the SDGs at local and national levels. Abstracts should be directly relevant to one of the following topics:

Achieving Gender Equality across all 17 SDGs by Closing Gender Gaps in Knowledge and Standards

Advanced Transportation and Communication Technologies for Achieving the SDGs

Approaches to Transform Universities into Active Agents for an Inclusive and Sustainable Planet

Developing the Clean Energy Transition: Innovation, Case-Studies, and Applications Towards an Inclusive and Sustainable Planet

Entrepreneurship Models to Advance Sustainable Solutions

Green Deal Approaches and the Transformation of External Relations

How Digital Innovation Leads to Inclusivity and Sustainable Development Resilience

Indigenous Approaches to Sustainable Development Research

Interdisciplinary Research for Sustainable Blue Growth

Language of Sustainable Development: Making Sense of the 2030 Agenda Within and Across Contexts

Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in Land Use and Development Planning

Partnerships and the Sustainable Development Goals

SDG Learnings from COVID-19 for Science-Informed Decision-Making

SDG6 Implementation in LMICs and how National Water Policies can Accelerate Progress

Sustainable Finance for the Implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement

Water-Energy-Food Nexus Research Impact and Stakeholder Engagement

A more detailed description of each theme can be found here. Interested presenters should submit an abstract of at least 300 words but not exceeding 500 words, in English* by 1 May, 2021, via the conference website.

Abstract Timeline • 1 March 2021 – Call for Abstracts Open 1 May 2021 – Deadline for Submission of Abstracts 1 June 2021 – Abstract Decision Letters Emailed 1 August 2021 – Full Papers Due (For Abstracts Accepted for Oral Presentations Only) 1 September 2021 – Registration Deadline for Presenters

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