Programme and Registration

GYA International Conference of Young Scientists "Trust in Science"

Wednesday, 02 June 2021


10:00 - 11:30 UTC - Transforming Food Systems: Public Trust and Engagement to Reach the UN SDGs

How can we increase public trust, understanding and engagement in a common effort to shift towards sustainable food production and consumption?


12:00 - 13:30 UTC -Science Policy Advice – Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

How do we maintain a trusted scientist-to-public relationship for advising on public policy?


14:00 - 15:30 UTC - Improving Trust in Science through Communication

What is trustworthy, and how does trust depend on communication?


16:00 - 17:30 UTC - Building Trust with Open Science

What requirements does building trust place on the pursuit of science?

GYA Working Groups present


Throughout the GYA's Annual General Meeting from 1 - 4 June, many GYA working groups will present on their ongoing projects in online sessions open to the public. Registration for the International Conference will also enable access to the following sessions:

Tuesday, 01 June 2021


07:00 - 07:45 UTC - Science diplomacy for trust building

Science Diplomacy in SE Asia Working Group


09:00 - 09:45 UTC - Survey of different meanings of experiments accross the GYA

Critical Experiments Incubator


09:45 - 10:30 UTC - Virtual Missions under YSAP: A New Normal

Young Scientists Ambassador Programme (YSAP) Working Group

GYA Working Groups Present

Thursday, 03 June 2021


15:00 - 15:45 UTC - The COVID-19 Pandemic and Art

2020/21 Interdisciplinary Grant Project Group


15:45 - 16:30 UTC - Science and Arts: Dialogues between languages of the mind

Science + Art = Peace + Justice Working Group


16:30 - 17:15 UTC - Positive aspects of the pandemic: seeing the glass as half full

Women in Science Working Group

GYA Working Groups Present

Friday, 04 June 2021


09:00 - 10:30 UTC - How might we scientists harmonise reason with sensibility?

Harmonising Reason with Sensibility Focus Group


12:00 - 12:45 UTC - Climate change, human trafficking, migration and food security

Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group


12:45 - 13:30 UTC - Learning science by doing

Bio2Bio & Do-It-Yourself Biology Working Groups


13:45 - 14:30 UTC - Global perspectives on anti-discrimination in science

Anti-Discrimination Focus Group

Trust in Climate Science - Satellite Panel on 22 March 2021

How can insights from different areas of scientific research encourage a better public understanding of climate change and its implications for human development?

If you missed this panel, you can read about it and watch recordings here.