- Shobhana Madhavan, University of Westminster, UK.
- Sjors Witjes, Institute for Management Research, Netherlands.
Goals and Objectives of the Track
- To help build the “science of sustainable development”
- To survey and evaluate methodologies for the analysis of sustainable development
- Appraise the challenges and potential contribution of transdisciplinary methods for the better understanding of sustainable development
- To identify the process of sustainable development and establish criteria for achieving sustainable development
- To distinguish between the theoretical and pragmatic bases of sustainable development policies at the local and global levels
- To help build analytical tools for analysing the positive and normative aspects of sustainable development
Length and content of the proposed abstract to the track
Each proposed abstract (in connection to an area pointed out above) of between 300 and 500 words (including all aspects),
- shall be best organized (without headlines) along usual structures (e.g. intro/method/findings or results/ discussion/conclusions)
- does not need to, but can include references
- shall provide in a final section
a. to which SDG(s) and SDG-target(s) their proposed abstract especially relate to (e.g. “SDG+Target: 14.1.”).
b. a brief indication how the proposed contribution relates to the topic of the Conference (“ACCELERATING PROGRESS TOWARDS SDG’s IN TIMES OF CRISIS”).
Abstracts which do not outline points 3.a.) AND 3.b.) might not be given special consideration in the selection for potential publications and might be considered less relevant in the Review.
Potential publication channels
With regard to potential publications, depending on the number and quality of contributions, diverse publication opportunities will be envisaged.
Please submit your abstract by visiting the abstract submission system (you will be required to setup an account first) at
Extended deadline for abstracts: 15 February 2021
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