2nd CESD Sustainable Infrastructure Delivery Colloquium


Center for Ethics and Sustainable Development

2nd CESD’s Colloquium

The Center for Ethics and Sustainable Development (CESD) believes that infrastructure policy, planning and practice geared towards building resilience to climate related hazards and reducing environmental impact is essential for sustainable infrastructure delivery. To this end, CESD presents her 2nd sustainable infrastructure delivery colloquium themed “Sustainable Infrastructure Delivery: Innovation, Policy, Economic Incentives and Practice towards Environmental Sensibility” scheduled to take place as follows:

                             Date: 27th – 29th March, 2018

                             Time: 8.30am Daily

Venue: Academy Inn, Agidingbi Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria


The Objective is to build capacity in the areas of adaptive and strengthened resilience to climate related hazards; charting pathway for economic incentives; and integrating initiatives and measures into policy and practice for sustainable infrastructure delivery in Nigeria and South Sahara Africa.

Issues to be discussed include –

  • Green and Smart Urban Planning
  • Green Investment and Financing
  • Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation Strategy
  • Green IT and Cloud Infrastructure
  • Transportation ecosystem-ICT- Energy-Investment Nexus
  • Water-Energy-Environment Nexus
  • Rainwater Harvesting and Water Sustainability: From Wastages to Wealth
  • Green Infrastructure planning and delivery- The PPP option
  • Framework for Gender and Social Inclusion towards inclusive sustainable development
  • Framework for Public Governance and Delivery of Green Infrastructure

Expected Outcomes

  • Charting a Roadmap and Action Plan for Sustainable Green and Smart Infrastructure delivery in Nigeria
  • To co-create framework for efficient resources management – production and consumption- that will birth equitable and income-accelerating growth paths.
  • To leverage on the environmental, economic and social development linkages for Water Sustainability – from Wastages to Wealth.
  • Contextualizing climate change resiliency and adaptation strategic plan for Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Contextualizing the principles of Green urban infrastructure management that are fundamental for building prosperous cities that are sustainable, resilient and efficient

Why attend?

  • 350+ peers and colleagues within your field and network to discuss and share ideas with the best minds in green and smart infrastructure development and finance/investment business
  • Novel research paper presentations that will be peer-reviewed published in high-end international scholarly journals
  • Opportunity for Start-up pitching and Venture networking
  • Get insight on key global best practices in Public-Private Infrastructure Partnership (PPIP) from our expert speakers’ line-up.
  • Hours of dedicated networking and learning to establish new partnerships and future collaboration with leading green and smart infrastructure development and financing practitioners, academia, CBOs and NGOs.
  • Issue-based Roundtables and Working groups around key resilient and adaptive strategies, green and  smart infrastructure development and financing to encourage in-depth discussions that will lead to effective climate action; and to chart a roadmap for sustainable infrastructure development in Nigeria
  • Launch of Nigerian Women in Infrastructure 

Participation details

Participation Fee-    N 25, 000/$100

Students –                   N 10, 000 

Important Deadlines 

Registration closes-                    28th February, 2018

Abstract submission closes-     1st March, 2018

Paper Submission-                     21st March, 2018

Abstract/paper submission  note the information below. For further  inquiries send email to sidcolloquium@cesdresearch.org


Fonts: Times New Roman Font Size Text Align
Abstract and Keywords 10 Bold Justify
Acknowledgement 9 Normal Justify
Author Affiliation 10 Normal Centre
Author’s Name 14 Normal Centre
Body Text, Equations 10 Normal Justify
Headings 11 Bold Centre
References 9 Normal Justify
Sub Headings 10 Bold  or/and Italic Left/Centre
Title of Paper 24 Bold Centre
Header 1.2 cm
Footer 1.2 cm
Line Spacing for Body Text Single
Top Margins of Paper 2 cm
Bottom Margins of Paper 1.6 cm
Left Margins of Paper 2.1 cm
Right Margins of Paper 1.6 cm
Abstract maximum size 250 words
Paper maximum size 4000 words

For exhibition and sponsorship details call Yemi or Abiola – 08090851226, 08090850952, info@cesdresearch.org;  sidcolloquium@cesdresearch.org

Note –Airport pick-up and discounted accommodation are available.

Bank Details

First Bank Nigeria

Account Name- Center for Ethics and Sustainable Development

Account number- 2031455657

Note: in place of remark, kindly write SID 2018