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