Frontier Tech for Accelerating SDGs @UNHQ

Tuesday, 05 March 2019 - 9:30am to 5:30pm
Frontier Technologies for Accelerating Sustainable Development
Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain: Opportunity or Barrier to Development?
Tuesday 5 March, 9AM, ECOSOC Chamber - UN Headquarters, NYC
Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT),
UNICEF Office of Innovation, and
the Permanent Mission of Finland to the UN
This conference will bring together Member States, UN managers, and global leaders from the public and private sectors to examine the roles of artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). 
Speakers will include a cross section of government and UN leaders, academic researchers, private sector innovators. The event is an unprecedented opportunity for varied stakeholders to exchange best practices, to expand networks for collaboration and innovation, and to generate policy recommendations.
This is the inaugural event for an annual series of conferences about harnessing the power of new and frontier technologies for achieving the SDGs. 
Please use the link below to register. This event is not open to the general public. All personnel from the United Nations Agencies Funds and Programmes are invited.