Practice Live with ICSD’s Conference Software!

All ICSD practice sessions have been completed. To help you transition to a virtual conference format, we are hosting four live practice sessions in August for our participants to join! We will walk you through the layout of the event, demonstrate some of its features, and answer your questions. Please click below to register for […]

2020 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 1, 2020, or risk losing their presentation slot. We will begin accepting full papers on June 1, 2020 via this website. Full papers must meet the following guidelines: Papers should not exceed […]

Update on the Eco Ambassadors Program

On March 15th, 2020, the Eco Ambassadors Program hosted an event with Sahana Ghosh, a science journalist with Mongabay India. Ghosh shared her experience and work biodiversity, climate change, health, and gender, and offered insights and tips for Eco Ambassadors from New York, New Jersey, Rwanda, and India. Renowned journalist Andrew Revkin also presented, sharing […]

ICSD Partners with Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development

      Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development is an online, open-access, solutions-oriented platform based at Columbia University dedicated to advancing dialogue on sustainable development. Its global scope allows us to provide an interdisciplinary space to identify and develop innovative solutions to the quandaries facing us today and those that will emerge in the […]

2020 Conference Call for Abstracts!

The Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), will hold the Eighth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on 21-22 September, 2020 virtually. If you would like to present at the conference, you must submit an abstract as directed below. The conference is also open to observers […]

2020 Scientific Committee Announced!

The ICSD Organizing Committee is grateful to the following researchers and global leaders who make up the Scientific Committee for ICSD 2020! Karen Brown, Director, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change Co-chair, Master of Development Practice (MDP) Program University of Minnesota Pádraig Carmody, Professor, Trinity College Dublin Jun Castro, Professor, School of Urban […]

Sustainable Celebrations: Our Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

By Aalok Bhatt, Millburn High School, New Jersey, USA My name is Aalok Bhatt and I am an Eco Ambassador for the Environment in Action program in Millburn, NJ. As part of my duty to spread eco awareness in my community, this year,  I hosted an eco-friendly Thanksgiving feast at my place.   We decided to […]

Proceedings From ICSD 2019

These proceedings include the papers from the 2019 International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD), held September 24th-25th 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 the present generations […]

Call for Papers / Appel à Contributions

Call for Papers: Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries: Towards LDC-V The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are low-income countries that face severe structural impediments to sustainable development. These countries are highly vulnerable to economic and environmental shocks and have low levels of human assets. To help the LDCs address these specific challenges, the United […]

Videos from ICSD 2019!

  Welcome Remarks | Patrick Paul Walsh & Henriette Geiger  Keynote | Her Majesty the Queen of the Belgians Text of the Speech Culture, Cities, & Communities Panel | Radhika Iyengar, Andreas A. Hutahaean & Aromar Revi Leaving No One Behind – SDG Advocates in Conversation | Edward Ndopu, Jeffrey Sachs & Patrick Paul […]