December 15, 2023
Europe/Zurich timezone
There is a live webcast for this event.

Scientific Program

[Photo album]

8:30 – Welcoming of participants

9:00 – Introduction

9:05 - A call for action from young academies

  • Hiba Baroud, Global Young Academy & Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA: Reaffirming the Role of Fundamental Sciences in Achieving Sustainable Development through Enhanced and Equitable Support of Fundamental Research and Early- to Mid-Career Researchers [Recording] [Slides]

9:10 – Keynote talks

  • Carthage Smith, OECD, Paris - Science for global needs and the future research workforce [Recording] [Slides]

  • Heidi Prozesky, Stellenbosch University, South Africa - Supporting the next generation of scientists in Africa: Key findings from a multi-country study [Recording] [Slides]
  • Discussion

10:10 - Coffee Break

10:40 – Panel discussion: What can be done so that science is better taken into account in policy making? [Recording]

  • Moderator: Cyrus Walther, International Association of Physics Students and CODATA

11:40 – Panel discussion: What should be done so that research practices and science are better aligned with the SDGs? [Recording]

  • Zhang Wei, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Carlo d'Ippoliti, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
  • Devina Lobine, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mauritius
  • Franco Cabrerizo, CONICET-UNSAM, TWAS-Young Affiliates Network

12:45 – Lunch

14:00 – Welcome addresses

14:30 – Why was this International Year important in different parts of the world? [Recording]

15:20 – A call for action from early career scientists

15:30 – From the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development to the International Decade of Sciences for Sustainable Development [Recording]

16:00 – Closing talk

16:30 – Cocktail with music, Sunday Jazz Group, Meyrin/GE — visit of CERN — visit of the Science Gateway