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Island Innovation - Virtual Island Summit 2020

Island Innovation - Virtual Island Summit 2020

The Virtual Island Summit is a free and entirely online event designed to connect global islands to share their common experiences through a digital platform. It takes place 7-13 September.

The 2nd Virtual Island Summit, organized by Island Innovation, sponsored by Leclanche, Organizations of East Caribbean States, University of Prince Edward Islands, and others, aims to connect 10,000 stakeholders from islands across the globe to discuss topics including renewables, sustainable development, public services, transport, economy and more.

The Summit will be a free event to attend in order to ensure maximum accessibility to expertise from a variety of fields.

The Summit will imitate a traditional in-person event with opportunities to interact with speakers and other attendees with the goal of creating an online community.

Speakers and attendees come from 100+ island communities including the Arctic, Caribbean, Europe, Indian Ocean, Pacific Islands, South America and beyond.

The Summit will use modern technology to maximize opportunities for participation and minimize harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

The Summit will covers all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in addition to other topics pertinent to island communities.

The Summit will emphasize the need for input and partnerships from across the private, public, academic and NGO sectors.

Registration is available HERE

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