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, Urbanization, 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
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

Tuesday

October 17, 2017

8:30 AM

Breakfast and Registration

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Opening the Summit

Welcome

Speaker

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

Keynote Address

Speaker

Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General
United Nations (TBC)
9:15 AM

Methods: Systems Thinking in the SDG Context

10:00 AM - 11:00 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 – Urbanization

Session E – Food Security and Nutrition

11:00 AM

AM Coffee Break

11:30 AM

Critical Issues: Data, Identity and Privacy

12:30 PM

Plenary Lunch and Keynote

1:30 PM

Methods: Science-Based Targets

2:30 PM

Critical Issues: Linking Research to Impact

3:30 PM

PM Coffee Break

4:00 PM

Outcomes: Partnerships and Proofs of Concept

4:30 PM

Next Steps

5:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Speaker

Lise Kingo, Executive Director
UN Global Compact (TBC)
7:00 PM

Public Event: Going for the Goals