Quito, May 8, 2017
Challenge 2030: Tomorrow's Innovators Meet Today's Big Challenges
With an extraordinary event, which will bring together the most brilliant people from around the world, the New York Academy of Sciences will celebrate 200 years of institutional life. The former Ecuadorian president and president of the FIDAL Foundation Advisory Council, Rosalía Arteaga Serrano, will be part of the group of world leaders summoned to observe development projects.
For two days, several generations of innovators from around the world will come together to collaborate in the development of scientific and technological solutions for the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To prepare for this challenge, 50 multinational teams, made up of high school students, worked online under the guidance of leading experts to develop practical and real solutions to meet the extraordinary challenge of the SDGs: By 2030.
On May 8 and 9, teams and their mentors will meet in person for the first time to present their proposals to some of the world's most brilliant problem solvers, including the Nobel Laureates, awarded the Blavatnik Prizes for Young Scientists. , entrepreneurs, world leaders and non-governmental organizations.