The Sharing Knowledge Foundation is holding its annual conference on the theme of "Science for Impact" at CERN on 7 and 8 June 2019.
Scientists, innovators, business leaders and policy makers from Europe, the Middle East and Africa will explore how science can be a vehicle for social and sustainable change. Issues that will be discussed include the European refugee crisis and the role of science and innovation for reconstruction and integration, gender equality in STEM, the importance of open access for scientific innovation and CERN’s position as a innovation hub.
Technology and lab-to-market innovations will be at the forefront with presentations and pitching sessions involving startups.
The conference will allow participants to meet some of today’s and tomorrow’s most prominent science and tech leaders, discover future applications of cutting-edge scientific research and reflect on the role of science for a social and sustainable impact.
Information and registration: https://indico.cern.ch/event/775100/