Session 3: Science, Technology and Innovation for education and decent work for the future (SDG 4 and SDG 8)
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Conference Room 4, UNHQ

Official meeting

The session will discuss ways in which science, technology, and innovation can better support SDG 4 (quality education) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth). The session will also look at how to re-shape education to prepare for a rapidly changing future of work. It will identify challenges and needs, good practices and policy recommendations.

Chair: H.E. Ms. Marie Chatardová

Innovators’ presentations:
• We Love Reading, (Rana Dajani) - Jordan
• Can't Wait to Learn, (Kate Radford) - Netherlands

Moderator: Ms. Anne-Christine Ritschkoff, 10-Member Advisory Group; and Senior Advisor VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd., Finland

Panelists • Mr. Stefan Schnorr, Directorate-General, Digital and Innovation Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany
• Ms. Myung Ja Kim, President of the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies, Republic of Korea
• Mr. Antonin Fejfar, President of the Council for Science, Czech Republic Academy of Science
• Mr. Chaesub Lee, Director, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, ITU

Interactive discussion
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