Mon, 18 Sept|
Location is TBD
Science Summit at United Nations General Assembly
Time & Location
18-Sept-2023, 8:00 am – 19-Sept-2023, 11:00 pm
Location is TBD
About the Event
ISC and its partners will organize the 9th edition of the Science Summit around the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78) on 12-29 September 2023.
The role and contribution of science to attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be the central theme of the Summit. The objective is to develop and launch science collaborations to demonstrate global science mechanisms and activities to support the attainment of the UN SDGs, Agenda 2030, and Local2030. The meeting will also prepare input for the United Nations Summit of the Future, which will take place during UNGA79 beginning on 12 September 2024.
The Summit will examine what enabling policy, regulatory and financial environments are needed to implement and sustain the science mechanisms required to support genuinely global scientific collaborations across continents, nations, and themes. Scientific discovery through the analysis of massive data sets is at hand. This data-enabled approach to science, research, and development will be necessary if the SDGs are to be achieved.
The Science Summit will begin with a Digital Science Plenary on 12-13 September 2023.
SSUNGA78 builds on the successful Science Summit at UNGA77, which brought together over 1600 speakers from all continents in more than 400 sessions.
SSUNGA78 will bring together thought leaders, scientists, technologists, innovators, policymakers, decision-makers, regulators, financiers, philanthropists, journalists and editors, and community leaders to increase health science and citizen collaborations across a broad spectrum of themes ICT, nutrition, agriculture, and the environment.