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The Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), are thrilled to announce that the Fifth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) will take place on 18 & 19 September, 2017, at Columbia University in New York City.

The call for abstracts was recently posted on the conference website, along with information on the conference’s Scientific Committee, which includes a large number of SDSN affiliates.

The conference theme is The World in 2050: Looking Ahead for Sustainable Development. The aim of the conference is to bring together persons involved in research, policy, practice, and business. Conference topics cover the 17 SDGs and a number of cross-cutting issues.

Interested presenters should submit an abstract of at least 300 words but not exceeding 500 words, in English, via the conference website, by 1 May, 2017. Decision letters will be sent by 30 May 2017. 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 1 August 2017 in order to maintain their position in the program.

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