Annual General Meeting and International Conference

Annual General Meeting and International Conference

Annual General Meeting and International Conference

GYA Annual General Meeting

6 - 9 June 2023 in Kigali, Rwanda

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 makes the GYA a unique and constantly developing organisation. This meeting is an opportunity for GYA members, alumni, partners and guests to forge unexpected connections and gain an enriched perspective on the world. The 2023 AGM will be held in Africa for the first time since the GYA’s 2012 AGM in South Africa. 

International Conference of Young Scientists: Technological Innovations for Discovering Solutions to the World’s Greatest Current Challenges

6 - 8 June 2023 in Kigali, Rwanda

The AGM will be held in connection with an International Conference of Young Scientists. This theme of global relevance wil be addressed from interdisciplinary perspectives. 

In interactive panels, the Conference will address new technology and innovation to tackle grand challenges at different scales, along with the role of young scientists and scholars in contributing to global, national and regional solutions.

The Conference will bring together members of the GYA with regional, national and international professionals and stakeholders, to lead evidence-based, interdisciplinary, and intergenerational dialogue.

Registration: Prepare your participation

Participation requires registration for the AGM and conference. Registration for Members and Alumni is open; registration for guests and speakers will open shortly, and stay open until 30 April 2023.

Registration is by invitation only, for (incoming) GYA Members and Alumni, speakers, and invited guests. Choose the respective link below:

Registration for GYA members and alumni has closed.

Essential information for members and alumni of the GYA

Co-Funding for our members is available to some extent. For more information about who is elligible and how to apply for it, please refer to the page containing all the information about it.

Find more information about accomodation in Kigali as well as traveling to Rwanda. You will find details about the hotel, visa, vaccination requirements and more. Keep checking back as we further update.

The AGM Ticker is the GYA’s special format newsletter to inform AGM attendees. It is chalk-full of all the information and details required for a successful participation.

An event like the AGM and conference is a venture of many hands and heads coming together. Meet the group of the AGM and conference organisers here.

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