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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.
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Prof Bamidele Adebisi

Manchester Met University
Professor and Director of Smart Infrastructure Research Group
United Kingdom
Bamidele Adebisi  is a Professor in Intelligent Infrastructure Systems, and Director of Smart Infrastructure and Industry Research Group at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is  a Director/ Board Member of the African Hydrogen Partnership Trade Association (AHP), Mauritius, and a member of Senior Leadership Team of Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre. 
He received Master’s degree and Ph.D. in Engineering both from Lancaster University, UK. Before that, he obtained B.Eng. Electrical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
He has published over 220 peer-review papers and given over 50 talks/panel discussions in the research areas of smart energy systems, energy transition strategy,  smart cities/communities, industry 4.0, the internet of things, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and cyber-physical systems.
Bamidele uses his expertise in smart energy systems to develop new solutions that incentivise sustainable energy consumption applying concepts such as ‘peer to peer energy trading’ and  ‘gamification of energy’ and Digital Twinning.  He was a senior partner in the establishment of one of the largest knowledge driven low carbon districts in Europe, incorporating sustainable urban mobility and integrated infrastructures and processes through Triangulum, a €29M EU H2020 funded, award-winning five- year smart cities project. In Triangulum, the University campus was used as a testbed to prove that low-carbon, cost-efficient solutions are possible and could be rolled out in other urban centres across the continent, working with global commercial companies including Siemens and 21 other industrial/ academic  partners.
He has been part of multi-partner, multi-country, mutli-million pounds projects as Investigator funded by the EPSRC, Innovate UK, DFID, BEIS, etc, involving in projects worth >£45M.
He has a strong record of accomplishment of attracting industrial related grants through Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). One of such projects received the UK Best of the best KTP Project of the Year Awards in September 2020.
Bamidele is a Fellow of IET, Senior member of IEEE, a Fellow of Higher Education Academy and a Chartered Engineer