Ambassador Toshiya Hoshino, Deputy Permanent Representative, (Japan)'s greeting for the STI Conference

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Ambassador Valentine Rugwabiza (Rwanda)'s 

greetings for the STI Conference

Ambassador Burhan Gafoor (Singapore)'s

greetings for the STI Conference

 Ambassador Juan Ramón de la Fuente (Mexico)

 
02:00 PM

Opening Remarks: STI Implications of COVID-19

Opening remarks and greetings from Ambassadors of co-sponsoring missions.

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Chair 

Dr. Vaughan Turekian - Executive Director Policy and Global Affairs U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

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Speakers

Ambassadors to the United Nations

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02:40 PM
The Science of COVID-19

This panel will discuss the current scientific understanding of COVID-19 as well as other related issues.

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Chair

Dr. Anne-Christine Ritschkoff - Senior Advisor VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.

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Speakers 

Dr. Victor J. Dzau - President, U.S National Academy of Medicine
Prof. Ada Yonath - Director and Nobel Laureate, the Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Structure and Assembly of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Dr. Paulo Ernani Gadelha Vieira - Senior Researcher, former President of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) and Coordinator of Fiocruz Strategy for Agenda 2030

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03:30 PM
Technology, Innovation, and COVID-19 Response

This panel will examine the potential of diverse technologies used for social distancing, therapeutics, and vaccines. It will also discuss innovative solutions and adaptive methods.

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Chair

Dr. José Ramón López-Portillo Romano - Chairman of Q Element Ltd.

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Speakers

Dr. Kira Radinsky - Chairperson and CTO of Diagnostic Robotics
Dr. Genya Dana - Head of Precision Medicine for the World Economic Forum (WEF); 
Mr. David Antwi Ofori - Head of Operations, Accra Digital Centre; Executive Director, Ghana Oracle Digital Enterprise Program (GODEP)
Mr. Daniel Burka - Director of Product and Design, Resolve to Save Lives

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04:45 PM
Conclusion of the Day

 

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Chair

Dr. E. William Colglazier - Senior Scholar and Editor-in-Chief, Science & Diplomacy

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Speakers

Dr. Spela Stres - Director of Innovation and Technology, Transfer Center for Jozef Stefan Institute
Prof. Romain Murenzi - Executive Director of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

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02:00 PM

How can STI contribute to SDGs after COVID-19?

The current pandemic represents a major disruption in the achievement of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This panel will explore the challenges and opportunities offered by Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Chair

Dr. Michiharu Nakamura -Senior Advisor (Former President), Japan Science and Technology Agency

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Speakers

Ms. Amanda Glassman - Executive Vice President and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development (CGD), CEO of CGD Europe
Ms. Amelia Martin - Representative, U.N Major Group for Children and Youth
Ms. Nanjira Sambuli - Researcher, Policy and Advocacy Specialist
Mr. Robert Opp - Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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03:00 PM

Rethinking Global STI Cooperation post-COVID-19, What are the next steps?

This panel will pose pathways for the restructuring of global STI cooperation post-COVID-19 and examine the challenges and opportunities for increasing global research cooperation as the world readjusts to a post-COVID-19 system.

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Chair

Dr. Heide Hackmann - Chief Executive Director, International Science Council (ISC)

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Speakers

Dr. Marcia McNutt - President, U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Sir Peter David Gluckman - President-Elect, International Science Council (ISC); Chair, International Network of Government Science Advise (INGSA)
Dr. Marian Asantewah Nkansah - Senior lecturer, Department of Chemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST); Member at Global Young Academy
USG Fabrizio Hochschild - Special Adviser to the Secretary-General

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04:00 PM
Concluding remarks
Summarize the main debates, findings, and discussions of the conference that provided an analysis in the present and future role of Science, Technology, and Innovation in the COVID-19 Era.

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Chair

Dr. Franklin Carrero-Martinez - Senior Director, Global Policy and Development at the U.S National Academy of Science

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Speakers

Dr. Shantanu Mukherjee - Chief, Integrated Policy Analysis Branch, Division for Sustainable Development Goals, DESA

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Ms. Amelia Martin
Representative, United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth
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Mr. David Antwi Ofori
Head of Operations, Accra Digital Centre; Executive Director, Ghana Oracle Digital Enterprise Program (GODEP)
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Dr. Genya Dana
Head of Precision Medicine for the World Economic Forum (WEF)
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USG Fabrizio Hochschild

Special Adviser to the Secretary-General

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Dr. Marcia McNutt
President, U.S. National Academy of Sciences
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Mr. Robert Opp
Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
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Dr. Victor J. Dzau
President, U.S National Academy of Medicine
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Prof. Romain Murenzi
Executive Director of The World Academy of Sciences TWAS
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Prof. Ada Yonath
Director and Nobel Laureate, the Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for
Biomolecular Structure and Assembly of the Weizmann Institute of Science  
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Ms. Amanda Glassman
Executive Vice President and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
(CGD), CEO of CGD Europe
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Mr. Daniel Burka 
Director of Product and Design, Resolve to Save Lives
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Dr. Marian Asantewah Nkansah
Senior lecturer, Department of Chemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST); Member at Global Young Academy
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Ms.Nanjira Sambuli
Researcher, Policy and Advocacy Specialist
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Dr. Paulo Ernani Gadelha Vieira 
Senior Researcher, former President of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) and Coordinator of Fiocruz Strategy for Agenda 2030s
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Sir Peter David Gluckman
President-Elect, International Science Council (ISC); Chair, International
Network of Government Science Advise (INGSA).
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Dr. Spela Stres
Director of Innovation and Technology Transfer Center, Jožef Stefan Institute
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Dr. Shantanu Mukherjee
Chief, Integrated Policy Analysis Branch, Division for Sustainable Development Goals, DESA
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Dr. Vaughan Turekian 
Executive Director Policy and Global Affairs U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
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Dr. José Ramón López Portillo Romano
Chairman of Q Element Ltd.
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Dr. Heide Hackmann
Chief Executive Director, International Science Council (ISC)
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Dr. E. William Colglazier
Senior Scholar and Editor-in-Chief, Science & Diplomacy
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Dr. Anne-Christine Ritschkoff 
Senior Advisor VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.
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Dr. Michiharu Nakamura 
Counselor to the President of Japan, Science and Technology Agency
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Dr. Franklin Carrero-Martinez 
Senior Director, Global Policy and Development at the U.S National Academy of Science
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Gladys Bendahan

Advisor of the Ambassador and Mission Coordinator

Permanent Mission of Israel to the UN

+1 212 499 5593

UNcoordinator@newyork.mfa.gov.il
 

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Anat Fisher Tsin

Counselor for economic and social affairs

Permanent Mission of Israel to the UN

+1 212 499 5584

UNDevelopment@newyork.mfa.gov.il 

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Dor Malul

Spokesperson

Permanent Mission of Israel to the UN

+1 212 499 5524

UNMedia@newyork.mfa.gov.il 

Sustainable Development Goals in the Era of COVID-19

 

The Role of Science Technology and Innovation

MAY 14 - 15  / 2020

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