Proceedings From ICSD 2015

These proceedings include the unedited papers from the 2015 International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD), held September 23th and 24th at Columbia University, New York, USA. ICSD is a conference that brings together students, scholars, and practitioners to evaluate sustainable development best practices and solutions in creating a society that can meet the needs of […]

Host an Affiliated SDSN Event!

Join the online, global ICSD community by hosting an affiliated event! Host a Stand-Alone Event: Organize a lecture, panel discussion, book signing, film screening, concert, service project, or other event to raise awareness about the SDGs in your community. The possi-bilities are endless, and you will not be constrained by time zone issues! Affiliated events will […]

2016 Presentation Guidelines

(Scroll down for poster guidelines) For Oral Presentations Authors making oral presentations must submit a full paper to the ICSD organizers by August 15, 2016, or risk losing their presentation slot. We will begin accepting full papers on July 15, 2016 via this website. Full papers must meet the following guidelines: Papers should not exceed […]

2016 Conference Call for Abstracts

*Please note this post has been updated. The abstract length has been reduced and we have added a 5th topic, “indigenous innovation.” If you already submitted a longer abstract, have no fear, we will review all of it.* We are thrilled to announce the 2016 call for abstracts! We hope you will join us as […]

Congratulations to all our award winners!

ICSD is thrilled to announce the winners of the Best Paper Award for 2015: Susan Appe and Laura M. Milanes-Reyes for Raising consciousness: The intersection between cultural NGOs and sustainable development in the Andean region Rao R. Bhavani, Christopher Coley, Vidya Nair, Srividya Sheshadri for Training India’s first female toilet builders: An argument for improving sanitation through women empowerment and […]

Video: Kapuscinski Development Lecture Series

On September 23, 2015, the ICSD’s Kapuscinski Development Lecture Series included several keynote addresses, a presentation of the Sustainable Development Goals, and a panel discussion on “How We Get Started.”