IPWSD 2014: Program



The Fourth IPWSD is scheduled to be held on April 25th-26th, 2014. The detailed schedule can be found here. We will keep updating the program with any changes.

The structure for the IPWSD 2014 schedule is:

Friday, April 25th:

9:00AM-9:30AM: Registration – Please show up before 9:30 to register at the registration table that will be outside the auditorium at the International Affairs Building (IAB) room number: 417.

9:30AM-10:30AM: Keynote Address by Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs.

10:30AM-11:00AM: Light breakfast and coffee break.

11:00AM-12:30PM: Panel on “Where does research need to progress and develop to in order to answer the open questions from the 5th IPCC report” with panelists: Prof. Scott Barret, Prof. Laurence Tubiana, and Dr. Gavin Schmidt. Moderated by Kyle Meng, PhD.

12:30PM-1:30PM: Lunch.

1:30PM-2:00PM: Group photo in front of Low Library.

2:00PM-3:30PM: Sessions I and II.

3:30PM-4:00PM: Coffee break.

4:00PM-5:30PM: Sessions III and IV.

7:00PM-9:00PM: Speaker’s reception.

Saturday, April 26th

9:00AM-9:30AM: Breakfast.

9:30AM-11:00AM: Sessions V and VI.

11:00AM-11:30AM: Coffee break.

11:30AM-1:00PM: Sessions VII and VIII.

1:00PM-2:30PM: Lunch.

2:30PM-4:00PM: Sessions IX and X.

4:00PM-5:00PM: Sessions XI and XII.

5:00PM-5:30PM: Concluding Remarks.

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

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