7 days from the CILAC Forum: more than 150 prominent panelists meet at the largest meeting of scientific knowledge in the region

By 20/04/2021 News

From April 26 to 28, the third edition of the CILAC Forum will be held with more than 150 speakers, including presidents, ministers, businessmen, rectors and other high authorities will be part of this virtual edition

Considered as the regional hub of science, technology and innovation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda, CILAC 2021 will take place virtually, on a platform where you can access more than 100 activities carried out throughout the week, which will include high-level conferences, thematic sessions, parallel events, workshops, exhibitions, and more.

This new edition of the Forum has as its themes the ethics of artificial intelligence, open science and the challenges and opportunities of the digital economy and the growing risks of climate change, contextualized to the pandemic generated by COVID-19 and how the role of Science, technology and innovation took center stage in this context.

Its launch on April 26 will be attended by Alberto Fernandez, President of the Argentine Republic, as well as Audrey Azoulay, Director General of UNESCO, who will begin this unique regional meeting of its kind. Throughout its three days, different authorities from the region and the world will address the themes of the Forum and exchange about the new role of science in the current context.

You can sign up at forumcilac.org/cilac2021 for free and know the official program and its speakers here.

For questions about the organization of the CILAC Forum or other comments, contact forumcilac@unesco.org

CILAC is an initiative created and led by UNESCO Montevideo, with the IDB, SEGIB, OEI, RICYT, AUGM and CUIB as regional partners. For its third edition, it has the support of the government of the Argentine Republic as organizer and host, through its Ministry of Education, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, and the government of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. The event is sponsored by the University of Buenos Aires, the National Interuniversity Council of Argentina, the Council of Rectors of Private Universities and CONICET Argentina.