Technological Innovations for Discovering Solutions to the World’s Greatest Current Challenges
6-8 June 2023
The AGM will be held in connection with an International Conference of Young Scientists. In interactive panels, the Conference will address new technology and innovation to tackle grand challenges, along with the role of early- to mid-career scientists and scholars in contributing to global, national and regional solutions.
Programme - International Conference
Day 1, 6 June 2023 – Opening and Public day – Conference & AGM
Plenary Panel I – Vaccine production in low- and middle-income countries
Plenary Panel II – Technological innovations for solving global challenges: The Role of Young Academies
Day 2, 7 June 2023 – Public day – Conference & AGM
Plenary Panel III – A global perspective towards technological innovations: Think globally but tackle local challenges?
Plenary Panel IV – A global perspective towards technological innovations: Engaging youth for addressing challenges of humanity
Day 3, 8 June 2023 – Public day – Conference & AGM
Plenary Panel V – Scientific Publishing: A global perspective from early-career researchers on open access dissemination of scientific discovery & data sharing
More to follow in early 2023.
The GYA AGM and Conference is supported locally by the Rwanda Young Academy of Sciences, the Rwanda Academy of Sciences, the East Africa Institute for Fundamental Research, the Rwandan Association of Women in Science and Engineering, The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative, the Rwanda Convention Bureau, and other local and regional science organisations.
Programme Organising Committee (POC)
Eva Ujeneva (Co-Chair, Rwanda Academy of Young Scientists)
Liaison w/ EC & Office
Prosper Ngabonziza (EC Liaison)
Alma Hernández Mondragón (EC Liaison)
Jennifer Plaul (Project Management Office)
Kirsten Geithner (Technical Coordinator Office)