27 March 2013
IAP in Rio
The IAP Conference on "Grand Challenges and Integrated Innovations: Science for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development" is hosted by the Brazilian Academy of Sciences in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The overarching goals of the Conference are to:
- Highlight the important contributions of science to poverty eradication and sustainable development
- Connect IAP academies and members with Grand Challenge opportunities
- Provide opportunity for IAP academies and members to shape future Grand Challenges
- Showcase innovators, particularly young innovators, tackling these Grand Challenges
The Conference is taking place from 25 to 26 February 2013, and will be followed by the IAP General Assembly on Wednesday, 27 February 2013.
For details, see: http://www.interacademies.net/20024.aspx