IPWSD: Keynote Speaker


Hosted by: Columbia University’s Sustainable Development Doctoral Society.

Dates/Location: May 6th – 7th, 2011; Columbia University; New York  City.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Deadline for presenters to apply: 31st January, 2011.

VIEW OUR CALL-FOR-PAPERS [in .pdf] & REGISTRATION FORM [in .doc or .pdf].


Professor Jeffrey Sachs

The keynote address for the IPWSD will take place on the first day of the workshop: Friday, May 6th, 2011.

We are pleased to announce that our keynote address will be given by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs.  Prof. Sachs is Director of the Earth Institute, as well as Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University.  He is also Co-Director of the Ph.D. Program in Sustainable Development at Columbia University.

Complete biographical information for Prof. Sachs is available on the Earth Institute’s website, as either a short bio [here] or full bio [here].

The Sustainable Development Doctoral Society is the official organization of the students in the Ph.D. Program in Sustainable Development at Columbia University.

We would like to sincerely thank our sponsors for this event: the Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) at Columbia University; and the Office of the University Chaplain at Columbia University.

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