March 2013: Update - The online Agenda now contains links to the presentations
The IAP Conference on "Grand Challenges and Integrated Innovations: Science for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development" will be hosted by the Brazilian Academy of Sciences in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The Conference will take place on 25 - 26 February 2013. The Opening Ceremony will take place on the evening of Sunday 24 February 2013.
The Conference will be followed by the IAP General Assembly on Wednesday 27 February 2013.
The overarching goals of the Conference are to:
1. Highlight the important contributions of science to poverty eradication and sustainable development
2. Connect IAP academies and members with Grand Challenge opportunities
3. Provide opportunity for IAP academies and members to shape future Grand Challenges
4. Showcase innovators, particularly young innovators, tackling these Grand Challenges