Session 1: Emerging technology clusters and the impact of rapid technological change on the SDGs
This session will discuss the implications of rapid technological change on the SDGs, in particular, the social, economic and environmental impacts of new and emerging technologies, such as AI, biotechnology, nanotechnology. It will conclude with policy recommendations.

Chair: H.E. Ms. Marie Chatardová

Moderator: Ms. Ada Yonath, 10-Member Advisory Group; Nobel Laureate and Director, the Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Structure and Assembly of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

  Presentation of TFM findings, as per General Assembly resolution 73/17
• Mr. Alex Trepelkov, Officer-in-Charge, Division for Sustainable Development Goals, DESA

Panelists • Ms. Abby Shapiro, Vice President, US Council for International Business, (USCIB)
• Ms. Isabel Guerrero Pulgar, Member of Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation. Director, IMAGO Global Grassroots and Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School, Chile
• Mr. Amir Dossal, President, Global Partnerships Forum

Interactive discussion
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Mr. Alex Trepelkov, Officer-in-Charge, Division for Sustainable Development Goals, DESA
Ms. Abby Shapiro, Vice President, US Council for International Business, (USCIB)
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