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ISC and its partners will organise 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.

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The programme contains around 300 science sessions on how to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. It is advised to filter them by Type, Date, Venue and Virtual/In-Person to help identifying the sessions you want to attend. 

The session capacity is unlimited for Virtual sessions. For In-Person sessions the limit is set up individually in each session. 

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Tuesday, September 26 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
[VIRTUAL] The ECHAlliance Global Health Connector Event - GREEN HEALTH (261601)

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Connecting the Dots for a Sustainable, Healthy & Wellbeing Future: Global Perspective and Practical Solutions


16:05 – 16:20 Introduction to Green Health
Karolina Mackiewicz - Innovation Director at ECHAlliance

16:20 – 16:40 On Stewardship: Sustaining the Earth Sustains Us
David Ewing Duncan - Journalist, Author, Researcher, Curator, and Advisor

16:40 – 17:50 Practical Use Cases from Around the World
Cassandra Thiel - Assistant Professor at NYU Langone Health, Sustainability Consultant
Shane Dunne, Associate Director, Sustainability at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Dr. Toseef Din - CEO at M.P. Shah Hospital, Top 40 under 40 Africa award winner of health and wellness, 2022 (Virtual)
Chethan Sarabu - Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford Medicine, Director of Clinical Informatics at Sharecare
Philip Webb - Chief Executive Officer at Respiratory Innovation Wales
Dr. Prasun Mishra - Founding President of the American Association for Precision Medicine (AAPM), Chairman of WISE Capitals

17:50 – 18:00 Review of Green Health, Recommendations & Actions for the Summit of the Future
Karolina Mackiewicz - Innovation Director at ECHAlliance
David Ewing Duncan - Journalist, Author, Researcher, Curator, and Advisor

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David Ewing Duncan

Journalist, Author, Researcher, Curator, and Advisor
David Ewing Duncan is an award-winning journalist covering life science, technology, AI, politics, and culture in print, television, and radio—and a best-selling author of 12 books published in 21 languages. David writes for Vanity Fair, Scientific American, Atlantic, The New York... Read More →
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Chethan Sarabu

Chethan Sarabu - Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford Medicine, Director of Clinical Informatics at Sharecare
I live at the intersection of medicine, design, and information. The driving force connecting these interests is the pursuit of improving children’s lives. My training in landscape architecture developed a deep set of skills in design and systems thinking. I bring these talents... Read More →
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Cassandra Thiel

Assistance Professor, NYU Langone Health
My research utilizes life cycle assessment and principles of industrial ecology to analyze and improve the environmental performance of medical systems, hospital design, healthcare practice, and medical technologies. My overarching goal is to develop a new field of specialized research... Read More →
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Philip Webb

Chief Executive Officer, Respiratory Innovation Wales
Healthcare professional with experience in both the NHS and Industry. Academic background includes health economics, epidemiology, statistics, performance management and commissioning with a doctorate in molecular biology. Interested in innovation, strategic partnership development... Read More →
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Shane Dunne

Associate Director, Sustainability, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
I’m lucky to be able to combine my passion with my employment. Since 2014, I’ve led Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s (MSK) Sustainability Program, focused on managing the team that directly implements the projects, programs, initiatives, technologies, procedures, and... Read More →
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Karolina Mackiewicz

Innovation Director at ECHAlliance
Karolina Mackiewicz (MA Political Sciences, MA Futures Studies) has over 12 years of professional experience in international projects in the area of health and wellbeing.She worked for the WHO European Healthy Cities network, leading the WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Cities... Read More →
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Dr. Prasun Mishra

Founder at Global Sustainability Impact Fund LLC
Dr. Prasun Mishra is a leading life science, technology, and healthcare thought leader and an Impact Investor. He chairs WISE: World Investors and Entrepreneurs Society, an investment collective with a global footprint. He is also co-leading the effort to form GSIF: Global Sustainability... Read More →
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Dr. Toseef Din

CEO at M.P. Shah Hospital, Top 40 under 40 Africa award winner of health and wellness, 2022
Accomplished management professional with over 20 years experience in finance and healthcare management, well-versed in assessing risk, developing solutions and implementing positive changes to achieve sustainability and growth in challenging market conditions. Adept at building and... Read More →

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Heather Smith

Operations Director, ECHAlliance
Heather manages the day to day operations of European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance). Previously an Office Manager for a multi-national company Heather has over 25 years experience in administration. Based in Belfast Heather is involved on the ground with the Northern Ireland... Read More →

Tuesday September 26, 2023 4:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
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