The GFCC is pleased to announce that registration for the Global Innovation Summit 2020 is now open. This year’s event Crossing the chasm: Health, Innovation and the Future Economy explores the impacts of COVID-19 from a health, social and economic perspective and the role of innovation as the common thread linking the current landscape to the future. For the first time, the event happens entirely online on Nov 17 and 18 at 4 pm EST (November 18 and 19, 8 am AEDT). Attendance is free and open to the public.
Co-hosted by the Australian Government, the summit brings together leaders in business, academia, government, and innovation agencies from Japan, Malaysia, Portugal, Brazil, Greece, Qatar, Australia, and the US. GFCC President Deborah Wince-Smith, GFCC Chairman Charles Holliday Jr., Greg Hunt, Australian Minister for Health, Karen Andrews, Australian Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, are among the honorable speakers confirmed.
On the first day, discussions will address health technology opportunities, needs, and priorities driven from the COVID-19 and frameworks to accelerate innovation in the health sector. On the second day, panels examine priority areas and industries for the future economy, models to accelerate innovation, and financial proposals allowing better access to capital. Closing the summit, global leaders share their insights on pathways to build resilient, competitive, and prosperous economies.
Check the Global Innovation Summit website to have more information on sessions and speakers.