Launch of exhibition for innovative solutions to the SDGs 1, 2, 3, 5, 9 and 14
Monday, 15 May 2017
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Conference Room 4, UNHQ
This session will launch a poster exhibition of innovators from different parts of the world who are contributing towards accelerating progress towards the SDGs. The exhibition will also serve as a networking hub for innovators and other participants. It will serve to showcase innovations that, along with other examples discussed in the sessions, provide practical examples of concrete progress on the ground. A special feature will be a ‘walk-through’ showcase by Microsoft demonstrating multiple technologies.
- Ms. Stephanie Kimber, innovationXchange team, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's, Global Innovation Exchange, Australia.
- Dr. Hayat Sindi, President, Institute for Imagination and Ingenuity, Saudi Arabia
- Ms. Mary Snapp, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Philanthropy, Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs Department, Microsoft corporation, USA
- Two representatives of the innovators:
- “Ingnitia in West Africa”, presented by Ms. Lizzie Merrill
- “WaterQuest Hydroresources Management”, presented by Mr. Akash Bhavar