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ISC and its partners organised the 9th edition of the Science Summit around the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78) on 12-29 September 2023.
The role and contribution of science to attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be the central theme of the Summit. The objective is to develop and launch science collaborations to demonstrate global science mechanisms and activities to support the attainment of the UN SDGs, Agenda 2030 and Local2030. The meeting will also prepare input for the United Nations Summit of the Future, which will take place during UNGA79 beginning on 12 September 2024.

Featured Speakers

avatar for Christian Happi

Christian Happi

African Center of Excellence for Genomics of infectious Diseases (ACEGID)
avatar for Magdalena Skipper

Magdalena Skipper

Editor-in-Chief, Nature
avatar for Harold Varmus

Harold Varmus

Weill Cornell Medicine
Professor of Medicine
avatar for Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf

Co-Founder, People Centered Internet and Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google
avatar for Nicola Mulder

Nicola Mulder

University of Cape Town, H3ABioNet
Professor, Head of Computational Biology
avatar for Francis Collins

Francis Collins

White House
Science Advisor
avatar for Ruxandra Draghia-Akli

Ruxandra Draghia-Akli

J&J Global Public Health R&D
Global Head
avatar for Carlos A. Nobre

Carlos A. Nobre

Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Sao Paulo / Co-Chair Science Panel for the Amazon
Senior Researcher
avatar for Prof Dr. Damalie Nakanjako

Prof Dr. Damalie Nakanjako

Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Principal of the College of Health Sciences – Director of the...
avatar for Victor Dzau

Victor Dzau

United States National Academy of Medicine
avatar for Sandrine Dixson-Declève

Sandrine Dixson-Declève

The Club of Rome
avatar for Dr. Mary Mwanyika Sando

Dr. Mary Mwanyika Sando

African Academy for Public Health
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Rosanne Rotondo

Rosanne Rotondo

Head Global Health Access at Novartis Global Health
avatar for Anna Stewart-Ibarra

Anna Stewart-Ibarra

Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)
Executive Director
avatar for Scott Cunningham

Scott Cunningham

Co-Founder, CEO
avatar for H.E. Dr. Mohamed Ebrahim Al-Aseeri

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Ebrahim Al-Aseeri

National Space Science Agency-Kingdom of Bahrain
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Kasper Nørgaard

Kasper Nørgaard

Novo Nordisk Foundation
Scientific Director
avatar for Sara Sabry

Sara Sabry

First African, Egyptian, and Arab Astronaut


avatar for Chuluun, Togtokh

Chuluun, Togtokh

Sustainable Development Institute, National University of Mongolia
avatar for Gomboluudev, Purevjav

Gomboluudev, Purevjav

Information and Research Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Environment
avatar for Nderu, Michelle

Nderu, Michelle

Project Officer
avatar for Otgontsetseg, Luvsandash

Otgontsetseg, Luvsandash

Climate change research and cooperation centre
JCM secretary
avatar for Oyunbayar, Gombojav

Oyunbayar, Gombojav

Ondo LLC, Mongolia
avatar for Pilar


ISC Intelligence, Co-Chair Science Summit
avatar for Tuya, Sanjaa

Tuya, Sanjaa

School of Applied Science, Mongolian University of Science and Technology
avatar for Undarmaa, Jamsran

Undarmaa, Jamsran

Center for Ecosystem Studies, Mongolia University of Life Sciences
Professor, Head
avatar for Kamila Camilo #A

Kamila Camilo #A

Activist and Social Entrepreneur
avatar for Alice Forrest #B

Alice Forrest #B

Marine biologist and wildlife guide
avatar for Tai-Heng Cheng #C

Tai-Heng Cheng #C

Lawyer, advisor to governments, founder Cheng Harrell Institute for Global Affairs
avatar for Eric Montgomery #E

Eric Montgomery #E

Anthropologist, Activist
avatar for Stephen D. Albright (he/him)

Stephen D. Albright (he/him)

New York Academy of Sciences
Associate Director, Awards
avatar for Klaus Schuch (Moderator)

Klaus Schuch (Moderator)

Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI)
Scientific Director
avatar for Kelvin Kong (virtual)

Kelvin Kong (virtual)

Indigenous Health Advocate
avatar for Safae Aazou

Safae Aazou

University of Mohammed V in Rabat, Faculty of Sciences
Professor/Project Leader
avatar for Matias F. Campos Abad

Matias F. Campos Abad

Astralintu Space Technologies
CEO and Founder

Jafri Malin Bin Abdullah

Chairman of The Brain Behaviour Cluster and Professor in Neurosciences, Department of Neurosciences at the School of Medical Sciences/Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia and official government representative of The Academy of Science, Malaysia
avatar for Mario Abela

Mario Abela

Value Balancing Alliance
Senior Strategic Advisor
avatar for Dr. Adikath Abiola

Dr. Adikath Abiola

Open Science and Climate Risk management scientist, and Research and...
avatar for Nelson Abrantes

Nelson Abrantes

Universidade de Aveiro
avatar for Arsalan Abtahi

Arsalan Abtahi

Founder and Executive Chair
avatar for Dr. Pilar Zamora Acevedo

Dr. Pilar Zamora Acevedo

Columbian Space Agency
Executive Director
avatar for Kelly Achenbach

Kelly Achenbach

Communication Officer dedicated to Citizen Science at Max Weber Foundation in Germany
avatar for Marcel Achkar

Marcel Achkar

Instituto de Ecología y Ciencias Ambientales, Facultad de Ciencias - Universidad de la República -Uruguay
Profesor e Investigador
avatar for Jennifer E Adair

Jennifer E Adair

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Associate Professor
avatar for Prof. Dr. Adamu Addissie

Prof. Dr. Adamu Addissie

School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Associate Professor – Director of the network NORA
avatar for Prof Bamidele Adebisi

Prof Bamidele Adebisi

Manchester Met University
Professor and Director of Smart Infrastructure Research Group
avatar for Femi Adekoya

Femi Adekoya

Integrated Aerial Precision
avatar for Alejandro Adem

Alejandro Adem

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
avatar for Matthew O. ADEPOJU

Matthew O. ADEPOJU

National Space Research and Development Agency, Nigeria
avatar for Olanrewaju Adewole

Olanrewaju Adewole

Point of view consulting
avatar for Grisel Adissi

Grisel Adissi

Ministerio de Salud de la Nación/Universidad Nacional de José Clemente Paz
Referente ministerial de investigación social cualitativa en salud...
avatar for Nahla Afifi

Nahla Afifi

Qatar Biobank, Qatar Foundation
avatar for Ranjana Aggarwal

Ranjana Aggarwal

Director, CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (CSIR-NIScPR)
avatar for MYC Agnew

MYC Agnew

Liquid LYT Productions
avatar for Felicia Nnenna Agubata

Felicia Nnenna Agubata

The Nigerian Society of Engineers
STEM & Dream Gap Advocate|Board of Director Prototype Engineering...
avatar for Sebastián Aguiar

Sebastián Aguiar

Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires
Postdoctoral researcher
avatar for Brittany Aguilar

Brittany Aguilar

Schmidt Futures
Science Associate

Miria Agunyo

Uganda Christian University
avatar for Gurvinder Ahluwalia

Gurvinder Ahluwalia

Blockchain Co-creator
avatar for Arsalan Ahmad

Arsalan Ahmad

Visiting Professor at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, United States

Fahad Ahmad

National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Assistant Professor
avatar for Naveed Ahmad

Naveed Ahmad

Prince Sultan University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Associate Professor
avatar for Shafi Ahmed

Shafi Ahmed

Chief Medical Metaverse Officer
avatar for Sharfuddin Ahmed

Sharfuddin Ahmed

Vice-Chancellor, BSMMU
avatar for Waris Ahmed

Waris Ahmed

Financial Controller, Rolls-Royce, Derby, United Kingdom
avatar for Mme. Fifame Aurace Epiphanie Ahounou

Mme. Fifame Aurace Epiphanie Ahounou

cience equity research assistant
avatar for Dr. William Ailor

Dr. William Ailor

Aerospace Corporation
Retired Fellow/Consultant
avatar for Hossein Akbarialiabad

Hossein Akbarialiabad

St George and Sutherland Clinical School, UNSW Medicine, Sydney, Australia. Nuvance Global Health Academy, Danbury,US
avatar for Darlington Akogo

Darlington Akogo

MinoHealth AI Labs
Founder & CEO
avatar for Aristide Akpa

Aristide Akpa

Research Assistant
avatar for Teki Akuetteh

Teki Akuetteh

Africa Digital Rights Hub LBG
Executive Director

Dima Al-Khatib

Director, UN Office of South South Cooperation
avatar for Wadha Al-Muftah

Wadha Al-Muftah

Qatar Genome Programme
Translational Genomics Manager
avatar for Osamah Al-Sayegh

Osamah Al-Sayegh

Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR).
Research Scientist.
avatar for Dr Uzma Alam

Dr Uzma Alam

Science For Africa Foundation
Lead Science Policy Engagement
avatar for Laura Escalante Albertali

Laura Escalante Albertali

Ministerio de Salud de la Provincia de Buenos Aires
Coordinadora del Área de Prevención y Promoción
avatar for Jeferson Alberton

Jeferson Alberton

Plásticos Bellaforma
Program Manager – Partners: Instituto Venturi
avatar for Alexandre Aleixo

Alexandre Aleixo

Instituto Tecnológico Vale
Principal Investigator of the Environmental Genomics Group
avatar for Dr Ane Alencar

Dr Ane Alencar

Amazon Environmental Research Institute, IPAM and Science Panel for the Amazon
Science Director

Omar Ramsés López Alfano

Chair of SAC IAI, Secretaría Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (SENACYT) de Panamá
avatar for Kata Alfoldi

Kata Alfoldi

science policy officer, global networking task leader
avatar for Cameron Allen

Cameron Allen

Monash University
Research Fellow
avatar for Chris Allen

Chris Allen

UK Sustainability Director
avatar for Faisal AlMarzooqi

Faisal AlMarzooqi

Khalifa University

Virgilio Almeida

Faculty Associate, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
avatar for Valeria Alonso

Valeria Alonso

Instituto Nacional de Epidemiología / Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata
Investigadora / Docente
avatar for Dr. Ghanim Alotaibi

Dr. Ghanim Alotaibi

University of Strathclyde
avatar for Shaikha AlSanad

Shaikha AlSanad

Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
Program Manager / Research Scientist
avatar for Nicole Althaus

Nicole Althaus

ECHAlliance, The Global Connector
US Ambassador
avatar for Cara Altimus

Cara Altimus

Senior Director, Center for Strategic Philanthropy, Milken Institute
avatar for Weber (Neves) Amaral

Weber (Neves) Amaral

Professor at University of Sao Paulo ESALQ, entrepreneur and investor (Brazil)
avatar for Cornel Amariei

Cornel Amariei

avatar for Thomas Ammerl

Thomas Ammerl

Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR)
Head of Environment, Energy & Bioeconomy
avatar for N. Anandavalli

N. Anandavalli

Director, CSIR-SERC
avatar for Vincent Anandraj

Vincent Anandraj

Strategic Engagement Lead
avatar for Zélia Anastácio

Zélia Anastácio

Universidade do Minho
Assistant Professor
avatar for Rico Ancog

Rico Ancog

School of Environmental Science and Management, University of the Philippines Los Baños
Dean and Professor
avatar for Rafael Andery

Rafael Andery

São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
avatar for Ángela Andrade

Ángela Andrade

Chair, IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management
avatar for Nahomy De Andrade

Nahomy De Andrade

IUCN Species Survival Commission
Executive Director
avatar for Baskaran Angathevar

Baskaran Angathevar

University of Malaya
Head, University of Malaya North-South Research Centre (UMNSRC)...
avatar for Angel Angelov, PhD

Angel Angelov, PhD

Consul General of the Republic of Bulgaria in New York
Teaching Faculty, UNITAR Global Diplomacy Fellowship Program
avatar for Michelle Angwenyi

Michelle Angwenyi

ThinkPlace Kenya
Strategic Designer
avatar for Irene Aninye

Irene Aninye

Society for Women's Health Research
Chief Science Officer
avatar for Adeel Anjum

Adeel Anjum

Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
avatar for Ntorina Antoni

Ntorina Antoni

Eindhoven University of Technology
Postdoctoral Researcher
avatar for Nabeel Anwar

Nabeel Anwar

National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
HoD Research, Associate Professor
avatar for Ayumi Moore Aoki

Ayumi Moore Aoki

Women in Tech
avatar for Sabine E. Apitz

Sabine E. Apitz

Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management
Editor in Chief
avatar for Francisco Apurinã

Francisco Apurinã

Postdoc - University of Helsinki
avatar for Sinan Aral

Sinan Aral

Scientist & Social Media Dynamics Researcher, Director MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy co-founded Manifest Capital.
avatar for Scarlett Arana

Scarlett Arana

Co-Founder, BitBasel
avatar for Daniel Aranki, PhD

Daniel Aranki, PhD

UC Berkeley
Assistant Professor of Practice
avatar for Marina Arbetman

Marina Arbetman

Instituto de Investigaciones en Biodiversidad y Medio-Ambiente (Universidad Nacional del Comahue-CONICET)
avatar for Nicole Arbour

Nicole Arbour

Belmont Forum
Executive Director

Nubia Beray Armond

Chief Heat Officer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
avatar for Heather Armstrong

Heather Armstrong

Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)
Head, Chronic Disease and Injury Department
avatar for Kate Armstrong

Kate Armstrong

CLAN (Caring & Living As Neighbours), Sydney, Australia
avatar for Claudia Arndt

Claudia Arndt

ILRI, Kenia
avatar for Tom Arnold

Tom Arnold

Board Member of GFN and Former Irish Special Envoy for Food Systems
avatar for Märt Aro

Märt Aro

avatar for Silvina Arrossi

Silvina Arrossi

Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad (CEDES)
Director and Reseacher
avatar for Four Arrows

Four Arrows

Fielding Graduate University
Visiting Scholar

Juan Arroyo

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
avatar for Paulo Artaxo

Paulo Artaxo

University of São Paulo
avatar for Thanigaivelan Arumugham

Thanigaivelan Arumugham

Khalifa University

Dr. Yewande Ademorin Asekun

general hospital lagos island
avatar for Wakil Asekun

Wakil Asekun

University of Lagos,Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria Nigeria
Senior Lecturer
avatar for Pru Ashby

Pru Ashby

London and Partners
Head of Sustainability
avatar for Sohail Aslam

Sohail Aslam

Payactiv, Inc
Co-Founder & CTO
avatar for Abraham Abebe Assefa

Abraham Abebe Assefa

Assosa University, Ethiopia
Dean of Business and Economics College and Assistant professor of...
avatar for Esther Atosha

Esther Atosha

Chez Youth Peace & Security/RDC
avatar for Kambo Martial Atse

Kambo Martial Atse

African network of Young Researchers
General Coordinator
avatar for Yung Au

Yung Au

University of Oxford
avatar for Johan Aubert

Johan Aubert

Chief Digital Officer, Research & Innovation,
avatar for Noshaba Awais

Noshaba Awais

Director of Research for Innovation Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

Alex Awiti

Senior Agroecology Policy and Advocacy Advisor, CIFOR-ICRAF

Rym Ayadi

President and Founder, Euro-Mediterranean Economists’ Association
President and Founder
avatar for Georgia Ayfantopoulou

Georgia Ayfantopoulou

Research Director at the Hellenic Institute of Transport (ΗΙΤ) of CERTH
avatar for Danielle Azoulay

Danielle Azoulay

Sustainability | ESG | Corporate Responsibility | Circular Economy
avatar for Munkhtsetseg Baasandorj

Munkhtsetseg Baasandorj

GrapeCity Mongolia LLC
avatar for Dominique Babini

Dominique Babini

Latin American Council of Social Sciences
avatar for Sofia Backlund

Sofia Backlund

Svenska Kyrkan / Church of Sweden Property Management
Executive Property Manager

Nitin Badjatia

SVP, CX Solutions, SAP

Mario Baeza

CEO, Tropix Media and President, Baeza Foundation
avatar for Carolina Bagattolli

Carolina Bagattolli

Federal University of Paraná
Professor and Dean
avatar for Osama Baig

Osama Baig

Nuclear For Climate
avatar for Michael Bairu

Michael Bairu

Agricultural Research Council
avatar for Dr.Sabrina Bakeera-Kitaka

Dr.Sabrina Bakeera-Kitaka

Department of Paediatrics,Makerere College of Health Sciences
Senior Lecturer of Paediatrics and Child health
avatar for Ravi Bala

Ravi Bala

Digital Health Assessment Framework
AgeTech Expert; Chair,
avatar for John K. Balbach

John K. Balbach

Advisor to World Leaders and Climate Change Solutions Executive
avatar for Gedeon Baleke

Gedeon Baleke

Founder and Executive Director
avatar for Chinmayi Balusu

Chinmayi Balusu

Simply Neuroscience
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Panos Bamidis

Panos Bamidis

Thessaloniki Action for Health and Well-being Living Lab (ThessAHALL)
avatar for Sajal Krishna Banerjee

Sajal Krishna Banerjee

rofessor at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Amir Banifatemi

Our Future Film Campaign Launch
avatar for Adriana Bankston

Adriana Bankston

Sigma Xi
Senior Fellow, Civic Science & Public Policy & JSPG Leadership

Dr. Abhinav Bansal

Admission Head and Assistant Professor. Raj Kumar Goel, institute of technology, Ghaziabad, India
avatar for Rama Swami Bansal

Rama Swami Bansal

Head of the International S&T Affairs Directorate (ISTAD)
avatar for Laila Anjuman Banu

Laila Anjuman Banu

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Dhaka, Bangladesh
avatar for Carl Baranowski

Carl Baranowski

The University of Texas at Tyler
Vice President & Chief Legal Officer
avatar for Lauro Barata

Lauro Barata

Professor and Researcher - UNICAMP
avatar for Catherine Barber

Catherine Barber

Greater London Authority
Assistant Director, Environment and Energy
avatar for Dr. Domingos Barbosa

Dr. Domingos Barbosa

Instituto de Telecomunicações
Senior Researcher
avatar for Carlos Barboza

Carlos Barboza

Ministerio de Salud Pública de Uruguay, División Salud Ambiental y Ocupacional (DISAO)
Specialist G4
avatar for Borja Barbero Barcenilla

Borja Barbero Barcenilla

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Shippen Lab, Texas A&M University
avatar for Julia Bardmesser

Julia Bardmesser

Data4Real, LLC

Brendan Barnes

Director IP & Data Protection
avatar for Rebecca Barnes

Rebecca Barnes

Belmont Forum
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