East Coast Doctoral Conference

The East Coast Doctoral Conference ("ECDC") is a conference for doctoral students across management and related disciplines. Hosted annually, it is run by students in the Management PhD programs at Columbia University and NYU Stern.

The 2023 East Coast Doctoral Conference will be fully in-person at NYU Stern School of Business!

If you'd like to submit an entry - to give a talk or short presentation, please complete this form with your regards to your project, including a short description or abstract (max: 500 words) and relevant keywords.

Key dates:

  • Call for papers: December 6th, 2022

  • Submission deadline: January 24th, 2023

  • Accepted presenters notified: Mid-February, 2023

  • Conference: April 14th, 2023

2022 ECDC statistics:

  • 75 presenters (split across 34 macro and 41 micro papers)

  • Representing PhD students across 24 different universities

  • Including 23 (31%) presenters from non-US universities

  • And 59 (79%) from schools outside of NYC

Please grab your e-ticket (coming soon!) to keep up to date on the various programs, round table discussions and short-form presentations that come to be and to attend the event. Reach out to us at eastcoastdoctoralconference@gmail.com with any questions, concerns or recommendations and we look forward to seeing you at ECDC 2023.

-The Columbia and NYU organizing team (Angela, Sam, Michael, and Genevieve)

What to expect