Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium

Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 9:00 AM - 5:00 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.

The Summit provides an opportunity to showcase the work of the Academy's partners along their SDG journey and get perspectives from the UN and civil society on the progress of science, technology, and innovation in achieving the SDGs.  Sessions will cover key emerging topics such as:

  • Systems thinking in the SDG context
  • Critical issues in data, identity, and privacy
  • Science-based targets for the SDGs
  • Linking research to impact   

Also included are updates on the cross-cutting themes of the Summit including People in Crisis, Early Childhood Development, Sustainable Consumption and Production, and Food Security and Nutrition. 

Registration

Member
$60
Additional Options +
Oct 17, 2017
$60
Nonmember Academia, Faculty, etc.
$105
Additional Options +
Oct 17, 2017
$105
Nonmember Corporate, Other
$160
Additional Options +
Oct 17, 2017
$160
Nonmember Not for Profit
$105
Additional Options +
Oct 17, 2017
$105
Nonmember Student, Undergrad, Grad, Fellow
$70
Additional Options +
Oct 17, 2017
$70
Member Student, Post-Doc, Fellow
$25
Additional Options +
Oct 17, 2017
$25

Speakers

Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General, The United Nations
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary General, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Aisha Yousafzai, Harvard University
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Joanna Rubinstein, President & CEO, World Childhood Foundation USA
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Romain Rutten, Vice President, Disease Management Programs, Janssen Global Public Health
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Chris Dickey, Clinical Associate Professor, NYU College of Public Health
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Stephanie Draper, Chief Change Officer, Forum for the Future
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Robert Kirkpatrick, Director, UN Global Pulse
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Heidi Huusko, Senior Manager, Governmental Affairs/Environment and Climate, UN Global Compact
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Cynthia Cummis, Director, Private Sector Climate Mitigation, World Resources Institute
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Martin Fleming, Chief Analytics Officer & Chief Economist, IBM
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Dakota Gruener, Executive Director, ID 2020
Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the SDGs: The Symposium
Laurie Manderino, Associate Director, Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Tuesday

October 17, 2017

8:30 AM

Breakfast and Registration

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Opening the Summit

Welcome

Speaker

Ellis Rubinstein, President and CEO
The New York Academy of Sciences

Opening Remarks

Speaker

Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General
United Nations

Keynote Address

Speaker

Zia Khan, Vice President, Initiatives and Strategy
The Rockefeller Foundation
9:40 AM

Methods: Systems Thinking in the SDG Context

Speakers

Laurie Manderino, Associate Director and Head of New York Office (Moderator)
Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Stephanie Draper
Forum for the Future
Jimena Leiva Roesch
International Peace Institute
Chris Dickey
NYU College of Public Health
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM

Outcomes: Stream Progress Reports

Session A – People in Crisis

Session B – Early Childhood Development (ECD)

Session C – Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP)

Session D – Food Security

11:10 AM

AM Coffee Break

11:40 AM

Critical Issues: Data, Identity and Privacy

Speakers

Jennifer Costley, Director (Moderator)
The New York Academy of Sciences
Robert Kirkpatrick, Director
UN Global Pulse
Martin Fleming, Chief Analytics Officer & Chief Economist
IBM
Romain Rutten, Vice President, Disease Management Programs
Janssen Global Public Health
Dakota Gruener, Executive Director
ID 2020
12:30 PM

Lunch and Networking

1:30 PM

Methods: Science-Based Targets

Speakers

Heidi Huusko, Senior Manager, Government Affairs/Environment & Climate
UN Global Compact
Cynthia Cummis, Director, Private Sector Climate Mitigation
World Resources Institute
2:30 PM

Critical Issues: Linking Research to Impact

Speakers

Joanna Rubinstein, President & CEO (Moderator)
World Childhood Foundation USA
Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs
UN DESA
Aisha Yousafzai, Associate Professor of Global Health
Harvard School of Public Health
Lisa Weiss, Senior Director, Clinical Epidemiology
Pfizer
3:30 PM

PM Coffee Break

4:00 PM

Outcomes: Partnerships and Proofs of Concept

Speakers

SDG Masters of Public Health - Chris Dickey
NYU College of Public Health
2030Vision - Dominic Vergine
Arm
Global Business Summit on Early Childhood - Sara Watson
ReadyNation
Leveraging SDG11
Smart Cities NY
Solving the World’s Most Pressing Challenges through Open Innovation and Partnership - Dawda Jobarteh
SOLVE
Japan’s Practices for Implementation of the SDGs
Japan Science and Technology Agency
4:45 PM

Next Steps

Speakers

Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs
UN DESA
Lise Kingo, Executive Director
UN Global Compact
5:30 PM

Close of Summit

7:00 PM

Public Event: Going for the Goals

Speakers

Neil Blumenthal, Co-founder and Co-CEO
Warby Parker
Jimmy Chen, Founder and CEO
Propel
Seokheun “Sean” Choi, Director of the Bioelectronics and Microsystems Lab
Binghamton University, Biobatteries
Michael Heimbinder, Founder
AirCasting