The Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies 2022 was for the first time ever organised in collaboration with the InterAcademy Partnership, to strengthen connections and collaborations between the young and the established science academies the world over.
The meeting was hosted by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and co-organized by IAP, the Global Young Academy (GYA), NAS, RSC, the RSC College, and the NAS New Voices Program. It was a hybrid meeting, with some in-person participation.
The meeting had three parts:
- Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies business session (by invitation only)
- IAP General Assembly (by invitation only)
- Joint Conference on ‘Inclusive Excellence: Harnessing knowledge for sustainable societies’
These joint meetings took place online and at Biosphere 2, Arizona, USA.
Further information available on the IAP website here.
Contact: For any queries regarding the 2022 Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies and connected events, please contact Anna-Maria Gramatté at the GYA Office.
Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies business session (in-person, and online; by invitation only)
The 2022 WWMYA session brought together (in-person, and online) representatives from existing and from newly-establishing young academies from all over the globe (see here for a current list of young academies). It offered a great opportunity for young academy representatives to exchange experiences, discuss successful young academy activities and develop common positions and best practices for cooperation both on a global and on regional levels. In doing so, the meeting carried forward the outcomes from the previous WWMYAs in the Netherlands (2012), Sweden (2015), South Africa (2017), and Vietnam (2019).
See here for the 2022 Booklet on “The World’s Young Academies”, to learn more about what Young Academies do and how they operate.
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