Events

Past Event

International Conference on Sustainable Development

September 18, 2017 - September 19, 2017
Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Our theme for this year is The World in 2050: Looking Ahead for Sustainable Development. Moderated by journalist Femi Oke, confirmed speakers include: - H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana - H.E. Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia - Chandrika Bahadur, President, SDSN Association - Kathy Calvin, President & CEO, United Nations Foundation - Fiona Dawson, Global President, Mars Food, Drinks, & Multisales - Herve Duteil, Regional Coordinator for Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Finance, BNP Paribas North America - Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers - Thomas Gloria, Director, Sustainability Program, Continuing Education, Harvard University - Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President & CEO, Women's World Banking - Dr. Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director and CEO, LADOL - Gail Klintworth, Director, Business Transformation, Business & Sustainable Development Commission; Partner, SYSTEMIQ - Stefano Manservisi, Director-General, European Commission, International Cooperation & Development (DEVCO) - Dr. Alaa Murabit, UN Sustainable Development Goal Global Advocate - Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Sustainable Development Solutions Network - Eric Solheim, Executive Director, UN Environment Programme - Larry Swatuck, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo - John Thwaites, Chair, ClimateWorks Australia; Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute - Patrick Paul Walsh, Professor of International Development Studies, University College Dublin