He has been a principal investigator for several research programs including CHW research in Ghana, a Tele-Dentistry research program with Boston University, the Duke Global Health Institute, and a North Carolina – MP research program. He has degrees in Law (Honours) and Science from Monash University. The Hub will develop a network of practitioners, investors, policy makers and small enterprises focused on building a new Green Economy in the Amazon region and will link with 7 other GEC Hubs around the world. She became the University of Auckland’s first female Vice-Chancellor in March 2020, after serving as the University of Western Australia’s Vice-Chancellor and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (2014-2020). Adrian Monjeau holds a Ph.D. in Natural Sciences and served as a post-doc in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Minnesota, USA. The Conference theme is: "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education". Conference Objective and Philosophical Framework. Dr. Goldberg is internationally renowned for his research, writings, clinical work, and teaching in the area of clinical neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience. Her team is also working on a pilot project for a floating wind farm in the Mediterranean. Her activities focused on developing onshore wind farm and biomass projects, as well as offshore wind farm projects in France, Belgium and the United Kingdom. The 9th ICSD 2021 is inspired from the critical challenge of human, environmental, and economic sustainability concerning the present and future generations in a global-scale context. Before his 13 years as a global investment banker, he served in several senior leadership roles in the Government of South Africa. He holds a BA Honours and Masters degree in English from the University of Zimbabwe, and a DPhil in Media Studies from University of Oslo, Norway. Robert Pollin is Distinguished University Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. After showing some successful results in business, Suharso became a professional politician in 2004. Health & Human Services. Béatrice Buffon began her career as Finance Manager at COGETHERM, an EDF subsidiary specialized in the development of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) projects. Kit Poon is a Professor at the School of Public Policy and Management and a Key Researcher at the Institute for the Sustainable Development Goals at Tsinghua University in China. He has also directed projects on employment creation and poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa for the United Nations Development Program. She is a lecturer in Geopolitics & Globalization, Global Challenges and Value Creation. Prior to joining Ten Strands, she was President and CEO of Key Curriculum Press, an innovative and award-winning K-12 STEM publisher. If no one could do, then I should do.”. Upon his return to Belgium, he joined the Cabinet of the Belgian Minister for Foreign Trade, Annemie Neyts, and subsequently the Cabinet of the Belgian Vice-Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Louis Michel. His other areas of expertise include memory disorders, attention deficit disorder, dementia, traumatic brain injury, and others. The session will showcase innovative approaches that universities in the Asia/Pacific region are implementing to increase their societal value and impact on the SDGs, as well as the challenges and opportunities to accelerate these actions and make them part of a new “business-as-usual” for universities. Suharso Monoarfa, nicknamed Sumo by his closest friends, had a career as a businessman for 20 years. Neha Mukhi is a Senior Specialist – Energy and Climate Change at the World Bank based in Washington, DC. Sustainable Development is an organizing principle for human life on a finite planet. The 6th IEEE Conference on Sustainable Utilization and Development in Engineering and Technology (2019 IEEE CSUDET) will be held in Penang, Malaysia from 7 November 2019 and is now accepting papers for submission. 420 likes. She began her professional career with the National Institute of Aerospace Technology in Madrid as a Technology Transfer Officer. More specifically, the panel will investigate how do children learn about the environment? Professor Dr. Phoebe Koundouri holds a PhD and MPhil in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Cambridge (UK). This panel will reflect on the treatment of Climate Change Education in the U.S. Education system. She also manages the Blended Finance Facility of the IDA Private Sector Window, created in 2017 to support private sector development, growth, and job creation in some of the world’s least developed countries. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenburg, Austria. Not sure where to start? After several years working in the field of corporate communication, Maria decided to switch her career to the field of education due to her passion for learning and working with young future professionals. During this period he held various Ministerial portfolios including Health, Planning, Environment, Water and was Victoria’s first Minister for Climate Change. Aligning finance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The Private Finance for Sustainable Development (PF4SD) Conference is an annual OECD event that brings together relevant stakeholders from the public and private sector of developed and developing countries alike to discuss new approaches in financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. She acts as an advisor to the European Commission, World Bank, EIB, EBRD, OECD, UN, NATO, WHO, numerous national and international foundations and organizations, as well as national governments in all five continents. Professor Koundouri and her large interdisciplinary team have produced research and policy results that have contributed to accelerating the research commercialization for the sustainability transition in Europe, as well as shaping European policies. Neha has an M.S. By introducing educational resources and their many uses by stakeholders such as SDG Academy faculty, alumni, and members of the Community of Practice, the SDG Academy hopes to inspire an audience of educators and learners to think creatively about how they can adopt more interdisciplinary approaches to their own teaching and learning activities. Mr. Woods holds a Master's degree in Public Administration (Development) from Carleton University in Canada. of Food and Resource Economics, Korea University, Dec. 2008 ~ Jan. 2020 | Advisory Committee Member, Ministry of Environment, Korea. Nsarko has over 17 years of practical field experience as a community health and development communication expert, having held various managerial positions at the national, regional, district, and community levels in Ghana. Dr. Radhika Iyengar is Director of Education and Research Scholar at the Center for Sustainable Development of Columbia University’s Earth Institute. Public Management. 2019 ~ Present | Member, Energy Committee under the Ministry of Trade, Industry Her research focuses on globalization and post-socialist education transformations, including intersections between post-colonialism and post-socialism after the Cold War. She is currently Chair of the Partnership Board of the World University Network (WUN), sits on the Asia Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), and is a member of the Executive Committee for U21. She led the World Bank initiative on the World Bank Outlook 2050 Strategic Direction Note: Supporting Countries to Meet Long-Term Goals of Decarbonization, a multisectoral effort that identifies key economy-wide actions to achieve decarbonization and development goals. She leads the SDSN efforts to build a global network of universities, research centers and civil society organizations to support the sustainable development goals. Finance. At MSDI, Tahl also contributes to the Institute’s extensive SDG-related activities, including Transforming Australia: SDG Progress Report. She has proven experience in developing educational concepts which integrates uncertainty and complexity, addressing the SDG agenda. As an academic, Professor Freshwater has contributed to almost 200 publications, including peer-reviewed papers, research reports, books, editorials and media contributions, and she continues to supervise PhD students. He has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in the origination and management of small and large-scale infrastructure and sustainable development projects around the world. She is also member of the Curriculum Committee. Maria’s expertise and research focus lies in the field of Education for Sustainability, transdisciplinary collaboration and emergent learning through character qualities. 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