Sun.-Mon.-Tues., May 8-9-10, 2011 Columbia University, New York City
"Moving Toward a Sustainable Future: Opportunities and Challenges" is the theme of this three-day annual gathering of the International Sustainable Development Research Society, bringing together experts in agriculture, urban development, climate, business, education, architecture, public health and other fields. The fundamental question: how can global society's aspiration for continued economic growth be harmonized with the limits imposed by earth's resources? Speakers include Nina Federoff, Lester Brown, Sanjeev Chadha, Christiana Figueres, Achim Steiner and Jeffrey D. Sachs. Hosted by Columbia University's Earth Institute, in partnership with the United Nations Division of Sustainable Development and the Asian Development Bank Institute.
WHAT: 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference
WHEN: Sun., Mon. and Tues., May 8-10, 2011 <
WHERE: Alfred J. Lerner Hall (115 St./Broadway), Columbia University, New York City CONFERENCE WEBSITE, WITH AGENDA: http://isdrc17.ei.columbia.edu/
|Contact: Kevin Krajick |
The Earth Institute at Columbia University