Eleventh International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability

  • 2015 Special Focus: Sustainability Dividens—Developmental Fault Lines
  • 21–23 January 2015
  • Historic City Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark

At a Glance...

3

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

310+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Eleventh International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability.

55

Countries represented.

2015 Special Focus: Sustainability Dividends – Developmental Fault Lines

There is widespread consensus that sustainable development pays dividends for posterity. However, the fault lines in developmental processes call for us to rethink methods and approaches with honesty, transparency, and integrity. Deep research needs to inform the nexus between the four pillars of social, economic, cultural, and environmental sustainability. New models and modalities of participation need to be scoped and developed.

Universities and governments all over the world are moving into the management models for research with a focus on impacts. Our Sustainability knowledge community has a seminal foundation of taking holistic and accountable approaches for research and development since the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002. It is the single largest platform for the discourse of sustainability that is holistic through the four pillar approach.

Plenary Speakers

The Eleventh International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability featured plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Jacob Hartman

Jacob Hartman

Senior Adviser, Sharing Copenhagen, EU Green Capital 2014, Municipality of Copenhagen, Denmark

Olaf Gerlach Hansen

Olaf Gerlach Hansen

Senior Advisor, Danish Cultural Institute

Selina Juul

Selina Juul

Founder, Stop Wasting Food movement, Denmark

Elsebeth Gerner Nielsen

Elsebeth Gerner Nielsen

Rector of the Kolding School of Design, Denmark

Amareswar Galla

Amareswar Galla

Chairperson, The Sustainability Knowledge Community; Editor, The Sustainability Journal Collection

Graduate Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2015 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Daria Akimenko

Daria Akimenko

University of Lapland, Finland

Nir Barak

Nir Barak

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Ryan Elizabeth Bender

Ryan Elizabeth Bender

Portland State University, US

Yanyan Chen

Yanyan Chen

Doshisha University, Japan

Julien Huteau

Julien Huteau

University of Waikato, New Zealand

Savitri Jetoo

Savitri Jetoo

McMaster University, Canada

Jacqueline Kariithi

Jacqueline Kariithi

University of East Anglia, UK

Norma Maccari

Norma Maccari

University Parthenope, Italy

Christopher Olsen

Christopher Olsen

University of Montana, US

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Angsaya Siepong

Angsaya Siepong

Elackiya Sithamparanathan

Elackiya Sithamparanathan

Marin Spetič

Marin Spetič

Jacqueline Todak

Jacqueline Todak

Darrin Wilson

Darrin Wilson

Gloria Vargas

Gloria Vargas

Natalia Martinez Zarate

Natalia Martinez Zarate