The conference is an opportunity to explore past trends in development, evaluate current best practices, and discuss the future of development after the conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals in 2015. This year’s theme emphasizes the role of human dignity in development and how it may influence theory and practice in the future.
We are happy to announce our keynote speaker for this year, Jeffrey Sachs, director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute and senior UN advisor.
We invite undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines to apply to share their research experiences from a broad spectrum of topics, including:
For those interested in presenting a paper, please submit your abstract no later than Friday, November 14, 2014.
For abstract submission please click here.
Invitations for participation will be extended by early December. Students who accept invitations to present at the conference will be responsible for securing funding for travel and other related expenses.
We hope you will join us!