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Cambridge Global Challenges (CGC) Annual Conference | November 28 2018

Cambridge Global Challenges (CGC) will hold its 2018 Annual Conference on 28th November at the Old Divinity School, St John's CollegeThe conference will bring together the University of Cambridge's global challenges community contributing to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With a particular focus on the poorest half of the world's population, it will highlight ongoing and emerging:
  • research themes across the University 
  • collaboration opportunities with researchers and implementation partners in Official Development Assistance (ODA)- target countries 
  • funding opportunities that support research contributing to the SDGs in developing world context
Registration
 

The registration closes on 18th November 2018. Limited places – please sign up now to secure yours.

Call for Abstracts 
A call for abstracts (max. 350 words) for contributions to the conference is now open; please note that the programme will include presentations, panel discussions, flash talks and posters. Please submit your abstract of research contributing to the SDGs here before 23rd October 2018.

Programme 
Registration will open at 9 am, the programme will start at 9.30 am and it will be followed by a drinks reception at 5 pm.  
  • 09.00 – Registration  
  • 09.30 – Opening remarks  
  • 10.00 – Session 1: Interdisciplinary research for challenges faced by ODA-target countries – Session shared by researchers from Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and from Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) disciplines conducting joint research that contributes to the SDGs in ODA-target countries.  
  • 11.15 – Coffee Break and Poster Session  
  • 11.45 – Session 2: Flash talks  
  • 12.45 – Lunch and Poster Session  
  • 14.00 – Session 3: Methodologies of co-creation for challenges faced by ODA-target countries – Session shared by Cambridge researchers and researchers and implementers in ODA-target conducting joint research that contributes to the SDGs in ODA-target countries.   
  • 15.15 – Coffee Break and Poster Session  
  • 15.45 – Session 4: Implementation of research for the SDGs in ODA-target countries – Session led by research implementers and funders of research that contributes to the SDGs in ODA-target countries.  
  • 16.45 – Closing Speech  
  • 17.00 – Drinks reception    
The programme will be confirmed by early November.  

We look very much forward to your contribution to the conference. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact Sara Serradas Duarte (sbas2@cam.ac.uk; 01223747375) if you have any questions.


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Dr Sara Serradas Duarte
Cambridge Global Challenges (CGC)  Coordinator

University of Cambridge / Centre for Global Equality (CGE)
CGC is a Strategic Research Initiative (SRI) of the University of Cambridge
CGE is a registered Charity (no.1121067) and a Limited Company (no. 6080896)

Posted on 20/09/2018

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