5 June 2023 - 9 June 2023 All Day
Kigali Marriott, Kigali
GYA Annual General Meeting, 6-9 June 2023 International Conference of Young Scientists, 6-8 June 2023 "Technological Innovations for Discovering Solutions to the World’s Greatest Current Challenges" Annual General Meeting The 2023 GYA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place in Kigali, Rwanda. This will be the first in-person AGM since 2019. Interaction between the GYA’s members from all disciplines and continents is what drives the GYA and makes it a unique and constantly developing organisation. This meeting is an opportunity...
13 June 2022 - 17 June 2022 All Day
The 2022 GYA Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held online from 13-17 June 2022, in connection with the International Conference of Young Scientists on the topic “Harmonizing Reason with Sensibility: Regenerating science for an inclusive and sustainable future”. The International Conference was hosted by the Young Academy of Japan, with support from the Science Council of Japan (SCJ), at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan. Online participation was made possible for GYA members, alumni and partner organisations from around the world....
1 June 2021 - 4 June 2021 All Day
The 2021 GYA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and International Conference of Young Scientists was held online from 1 - 4 June. The public Conference on 2 June 2021 addressed the topic "Trust in Science". Meeting Output and Outcomes Conference Statement: GYA Position Statement "Trust in Science" Full AGM and Conference Report: GYA 2021 AGM and Conference Report available | Global Young Academy Brief web report: GYA 2021 AGM and International Conference “Trust in Science” | Global Young Academy Conference...
8 June 2020 - 12 June 2020 All Day
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the GYA held its first virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2020. The International Conference of Young Scientists, on the topic "Heal the Earth: Sustainable Development Goals in a Changing World" was also held virtually four weeks after the AGM, and addressed ongoing global problems in panels on health, diminishing resources, higher education in times of crisis and science communication and engagement. Meeting Outcomes Conference Statement: GYA Conference Statement 'Heal the Earth'. Conference website...
AGM 2019: International Conference and Anniversary Annual General Meeting of the Global Young Academy
29 April 2019 - 3 May 2019 All Day
Leopoldina, Halle, Germany, Halle
International Conference of Young Scientists & Anniversary Annual General Meeting of the Global Young Academy 29 April – 3 May 2019 | Public days: 1 – 3 May 2019 | Halle (Saale), Germany, at the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina The GYA Anniversary International Conference of Young Scientists and Annual General Meeting celebrates the 10th anniversary of the GYA. Recognizing that the GYA thrives from the activities of its 200 members and builds on the work of its over...
7 May 2018 - 11 May 2018 All Day
Pattaya, Thailand, Pattaya
The 2018 conference, focusing on the theme: 'Forever Young? Sustainable and healthy longevity through science and technology' (click link to be taken to the AGM event site) took place in Pattaya, Thailand from 7 to 11 May 2018. GYA members from over 50 countries, distinguished members of the GYA advisory board, senior scientists, government and NGO actors, and science administrators from around the world attended this meeting to work together on the goals of this global organisation. Pictures from the...
15 May 2017 - 19 May 2017 All Day
Aviemore, Scotland, Scotland
The 2017 GYA Conference took place in Aviemore, Scotland, from 15 to 19 May 2017, and focused on ‘Social Justice in a Rapidly Changing World’. The International Conference of Young Scientists and Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the annual key event of the Global Young Academy. Young researchers from over 40 countries met with local young and senior scientists, government and NGO representatives, as well as science administrators from around the world to work together on the goals of this...
21 May 2016 - 29 May 2016 All Day
Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven
The 2016 conference theme was ‘Bridging Worlds Through Science’. The meeting took place in Eindhoven, The Netherlands from 25 to 29 May 2016, hosted by the TU Eindhoven. 95 GYA members from 33 countries, and distinguished guests representing a range of scientific, diplomatic and policy positions, attended. More information about the conference can be found in the 2016 AGM and Conference Report. Pictures from the event can be viewed on the GYA Flickr site: AGM 2016
21 May 2015 - 29 May 2015 All Day
Chateau Montebello, Quebec, Canada, Quebec
The International Conference of Young Scientists and Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the annual key event of the GYA, and the main meeting in which the members can work together on the goals of this global organization. This years conference theme is ‘Innovation for Sustainable Globalization’ and provides a rallying point for outstanding young scientists from around the world to consider new mechanisms and initiatives to support innovation for sustainable development in an increasingly global world.
21 May 2014 - 29 May 2015 All Day
Santiago de Chile, Santiago
GYA members convene in person once a year at the Annual General Meeting. This year’s Global Young Academy 4th International Conference for Young Scientists and Annual General Meeting (21–25 May 2014) takes place in Santiago, Chile hosted by the University of Chile and Santiago de Chile and Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile. The topic is “Natural Resources in a Finite World”.
15 May 2013 - 18 May 2013 All Day
Leopoldina, Halle, Germany, Halle
The 2013 General Assembly took place from 15-18 May 2013 at the beautiful premises of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in Halle (Saale), Germany. The meeting brings together 78 GYA members from 37 countries, distinguished members of the GYA advisory board, and senior science ambassadors from around the world. The theme of the 2013 meeting is “Demography and Global Research”.
20 May 2012 - 24 May 2012 All Day
Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg
With a program headlined by the South African Minister for Science and Technology, the Editor-in-Chief of Science magazine and other luminaries, the Global Young Academy (GYA) recently completed a very successful General Assembly meeting. The meeting, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, including 80 young scientists from 40 countries, distinguished senior scientists, and science administrators from around the world. With a theme of “Sustainability: Lessons on the road between Rio and Rio+20,” the conference focused on concrete actions young scientists can...
20 March 2011 - 22 March 2011 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
German Institute for Economic Research Berlin (DIW Berlin), Berlin Germany
The GYA General Assembly later called International Conference of Young Scientists and Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the annual key event of the GYA, and the main meeting in which the members can work together on the goals of this global organization.
8 November 2008 - 8 November 2009 8:00 am - 10:00 am
In 2008 and 2009, young scientists who came together at events organised by the InterAcademy Panel for International Issues (IAP) at World Economic Forum (WEF) 'Summer Davos' meetings initiated the idea of a Global Young Academy as a forum to connect and support young, talented scientists from all over the world. On 16 February 2010, 40 young scientists from 28 countries met to officially inaugurate the Global Young Academy in Berlin, Germany. The event was also used to elect the...