Call for Papers: International Conference on Sustainable Development

RHN 121/2019 | Call

Organisers: International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL), Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy (CRSJP) at Laurentian University, Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA) in Canada, and Montclair State University (Department of Earth & Environmental Studies)

10-11 December 2019, Harvard University, Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Deadline for abstract submissions: 10 November 2019


Call for Papers:
International Conference on Sustainable Development

Major Themes
The International Conference on Sustainable Development consists of following themes. 1. Development, 2. Economics, 3. Environment and Natural Resources, 4. Food and Agriculture, 5. Governance, 6. Health, 7. Information and communication, 8. Science and technology, 9. Social policy. 10. Gender equality

Submission Topics
The OIDA International Conference on Sustainable Development will bring together leading researchers and practitioner with interest in sustainable social and human development around the world. A brief guide to submission topics can be found here (pdf).

Submission Procedure
Authors are invited to submit papers with submission form. The abstracts or extended abstract must submit in editable format (.doc and .docx) and should be sent via e-mail to Please download the submission form here.

Paper Acceptance
You will receive the admission decision or paper/abstract acceptance within 5 days (in most cases), after your application or abstract/paper has been received.

The Submission Guidelines (Extended Abstract Writing Guide, Manuscript Format and Style) and a Special Note about Plagiarism can be found at the Conference Website.

Publishing of your work
The authors who submitted papers for the conference do not need to re-submit same for the journal. All conference papers will automatically be considered for publication in the OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development (ISSN 1923-6654 (print), 1023-6662 (online). OIDA IJSD Journal can also be accessed from here. All full paper submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. The full paper submissions will be chosen based on technical merit, interest, applicability, and how well they fit a coherent and balanced technical program. The accepted abstracts of full papers will be published in the refereed conference proceedings. Prospective authors are kindly invited to submit full text papers including results, tables, figures and references. The References should follow APA format. All submitted papers will have opportunities for consideration. The selection will be carried out during the review process as well as at the conference presentation stage if the paper is accepted for the conference proceedings. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision will be made based on peer review reports. Please note, if you do not wish to attend the conference and only seek publication of your work, it is not necessary to submit a paper for the conference. You may directly submit the paper to the Journal. The submission procedure to the journal can be found here.


Important Dates
Last Day to submit abstract / Paper / Presentation: November 10, 2019
Last date to Issue Notification of acceptance: November 20, 2019
Last date to submit the final paper and authors' registration: November 25, 2019

If you require more information, please contact:
Conference Secretariat, Ontario International Development Agency, 2581 River Mist Road Ottawa, Ontario, K2J 6G1 Canada.
Tel: + 1 613 612 7615, e-mail:, website: