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Going for the Goals: New York Tech Innovates for Sustainability

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Going for the Goals: New York Tech Innovates for Sustainability

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St Fl 40, New York

Presented By

The New York Academy of Sciences


The New York Academy of Sciences, with encouragement from the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the support of the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, presents the Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the Sustainable Development Goals to explore how science and technology can help strategically advance the delivery of the 2030 Agenda.

A key part of the Summit, Going for the Goals is designed to provide an opportunity to engage with leading innovators from the New York-area tech community who are creating breakthrough solutions for the most challenging SDG targets. Going for the Goals will feature 4-5 change leaders and innovators, including the including the winners of the SAP Next-Gen UN Global Goals Design Thinking Challenge, followed by interactive audience Q&A. The evening will conclude with a networking reception that will enable the audience to mingle with the speakers for informal discussions and conversations.

* Reception to follow


The lecture will be available via Livestream. For full details, and to view the Livestream, use the link below:


Nonmember Student, Undergrad, Grad, Fellow
Member Student, Post-Doc, Fellow


Curator/Moderator: Neil Blumenthal (Warby Parker)
Curator/Moderator: Neil Blumenthal (Warby Parker)
Jimmy Chen, Propel
Jimmy Chen, Propel
 Seokheun “Sean” Choi, Binghamton University
Seokheun “Sean” Choi, Binghamton University
Michael Heimbinder, AirCasting
Michael Heimbinder, AirCasting
To view full attendee list, you must first register for the event, then log in to the Academy website. This list is provided for the personal, noncommercial and informational use only of event attendees, in a manner that is consistent with the New York Academy of Sciences’ mission, goals and activities.

  • Anime Abyss

  • Asia Alpha

  • AWSF Capital Group

  • Bard College

  • CBS

  • Center for Corporate Venturing

  • Clarity

  • Columbia University

  • Costanoa Ventures

  • D21

  • Delaware State University

  • Design Thinking Coach


  • Freelance

  • GalaxyAI

  • General Assembly

  • Hofstra University

  • Independent

  • Integrative Health & Counseling

  • Intersection

  • LaGuardia High School

  • Lippe Taylor

  • Manhattan IT

  • MF architecture & design strategy

  • New York University

  • Newgen

  • NYC Department of Education

  • NYC Economic Development Corporation

  • NYU Stern

  • Parsons School of Design

  • Project


  • Queen of Raw

  • Royelles Inc

  • Shakti Impact Advisors

  • Simply

  • Smartstr, Inc.

  • sparks and honey

  • Suffolk County Community College

  • The City College of New York, CUNY*

  • The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • The Posh Net

  • The Rockefeller University

  • Thomson Reuters

  • Tufts University

  • UN

  • United Nations Development Programme

  • Unreasonable Group

  • Virginia State Universtiy

  • Weill Cornell Medicine

  • Wiley Publishing Inc.

  • Womensphere

  • Womensphere Foundation | Innovation Lab | Incubator Network

  • Young Boss Media