World Wide Meeting of Young Academies in Stockholm, Sweden 2015

World Wide Meeting of Young Academies in Stockholm, Sweden 2015 (click to enlarge). Photo: Anna Kjellström/Young Academy of Sweden

World Wide Meeting of Young Academies

2017-07-19

During 19–21 July in Johannesburg, South Africa, young researchers from all over the world will gather for the third World Wide Meeting of Young Academies. The meeting is hosted by the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) and co-organised with the Global Young Academy (GYA). Helena Filipsson and Robert Lagerström will represent the The Young Academy of Sweden.

19 July Pre-meeting: The Annual Young Scientist Conference 2017

Hosted by SAYAS, the Department of Science & Technology (DST), the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and other partners.

In seeking to provide platforms for capacitating young scientists, SAYAS will run the following meetings with like-minded partners:

  • The Department of Science and Technology (DST), the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), the World Academy of Sciences Regional Office of sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA), the Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World – South Africa Chapter (OWSD-SANC), the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the New Zealand High Commission, RSA will be hosting the 2017 Annual Young Scientists Conference whose Theme is: Young Scientists’ Role in Science Advice.
  • Scientific panel sessions on the Theme: One Health – Health in the context of an urbanising planet and implications for science policy, in partnership with The IAP for Health, South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office of sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA), The International Council for Science, Regional Office for Africa (ICSU-ROA), the New Zealand High Commission, RSA and Volkswagen Foundation.
Helena Filipsson och Robert Lagerström Photo: Markus Marcetic/Young Academy of Sweden

Helena Filipsson, Professor in Quaternary geology at Lund University, and Robert Lagerström, Associate Professor in Information systems architecture at KTH Royal Institute of Technology will represent The Young Academy of Sweden. Photo: Markus Marcetic/Young Academy of Sweden

20–21 July The 3rd Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies

Hosted by the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) and co-organised by the Global Young Academy (GYA).

This meeting of National Young Academies of Science (NYAS) offers the unique opportunity to:

  • Exchange ideas and expertise, discuss successful NYAS activities and think about future networking and cooperation both on a global and regional level
  • Build your connections and network with other professionals from around the world
  • Offer opportunities for North-South collaborations in order to make Science responsive to global challenges

The 2015 World Wide Meeting of Young Academies

In November 2015 The Young Academy of Sweden (YAS) together with The Global Young Academy (GYA) and The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) welcomed representatives from Young Academies, initiatives and similar organizations from allover the world to Stockholm, Sweden. 33 countries were represented in the gathering that also held prominent keynotes and a flora of research related activities.

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World Wide Meeting of Young Academies 2015

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c/o Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien
Box 50005
SE 104 05 Stockholm

+ 46 (0)8 673 95 00
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