lighting, Diplomacy

How countries interact with global innovation hubs: A look at Boston

27 June 2019 -

Washington DC, USA

Event description

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and DiploFoundation will hold a discussion on science diplomacy in practice in the United States on 27 June, at the AAAS Headquarters in Washington DC.

The event aims to discuss a recent joint study and report on how diplomatic outposts can utilise science and technology representatives to conduct activities in Washington DC and in global innovation hubs, with a particular focus on the Boston ecosystem. It will feature a discussion on how countries have activated and elevated their presence in Boston’s unique ecosystem to harness the benefits of this cradle of research and innovation and its bustling startup scene as well as outline models for countries looking to develop their science and technology diplomacy efforts.

For more information and to register, visit the event page.