International Conference on Sustainable Development 2019 Boston, USA. December 10-11, 2019 Conference Location Harvard University Joseph B. Martin Conference Center Harvard Medical School 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115, USA International Conference on Sustainable Development 2019 is jointly presented by International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL), Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy (CRSJP) at Laurentian University and Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA) in Canada. and Montclair State University Department of Earth & Environmental Studies 1 Normal Avenue Montclair, NJ 07043 USA Official Invitation 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 final paper and authors' registration - November 25, 2019 Conference dates December 10 - December 11, 2019 Note: Abstracts/Papers, acceptances issued on a rolling basis until November 20, 2019. Please submit your Abstract/Paper as early as possible 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
Official Invitation - Authors 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 official invitation (for visa purposes) will be sent to you the next business day upon receiving a full registration fee or sponsorship letter from your institute/organization along with full paper. Official Invitation Listeners/Observers If you will participate as a Listener/Observer you may need to pay the full registration fee or be required to submit a sponsorship letter from your institute to receive an official invitation (for visa purposes). Please submit Official Invitation Request Form in order to facilitate your request. Cancellation Policy Where the registrant is unable to attend, and is not in a position to transfer his/her place to another person or to another event, then the following refund arrangements apply: Registrations cancelled more than 60 days before the event will be refunded 50% of the registration fees. Registrations cancelled less than 60 but more than 30 days before the event will be refunded 25% of the registration fees. Registrations cancelled less than 30 days before the event will not be eligible for a refund. Failed visa applicant from Academic Institutions If you are unable to secure a visa, you may be required to submit the original copy of the visa officer’s decision by mail. OIDA will not accept faxed or scanned copies. However, notification must be received by us in writing (email or fax) within 72 hours of the commencement of the program for refunds to be eligible. You will be eligible for 90% of the registration fee and 10% will be retained to cover the cost of an administration fee. Cancellations received after this cut-off time will not be eligible for refund. Important note for failed visa applications Special Note: Clarification This policy applies to applicants who sponsored by the academic institutions only. All other applicants will follow general cancellation procedure. All requests need to be submitted to the conference secretariat e-mail: oida@ontariointernational.org and will be considered and processed once the conference is concluded. All refunds will be wire transferred into beneficiary bank account and subjected to administration fees and bank charges. Please fill out Refund Request Form and submit to conference secretariat. If you require more information, please contact our office. Conference Secretariat Ontario International Development Agency 2581 River Mist Road Ottawa, Ontario, K2J 6G1 Canada. Tel: + 1 613 612 7615 e-mail: oida@ontariointernational.org website: www.ontariointernational.org