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.


Due to the lingering effects of COVID, the 2022 East Coast Doctoral Conference will be virtual. Please grab your e-ticket today 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.


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


Key dates:

  • Call for papers: January 10th, 2022

  • Submission deadline: February 1st, 2022

  • Accepted presenters notified: February 22nd, 2022

  • Conference: April 22nd, 2022


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


Reach out to us at eastcoastdoctoralconference@gmail.com with any questions, concerns or recommendations and we look forward to seeing you at ECDC 2022.


-The Columbia and NYU organizing team (Aastha, Brandon, Julia and Lucy)


What to expect