Engineering in an unpredictable world: 16-18 September 2019
The Global Grand Challenges Summit 2019 launched the second series of summits jointly hosted by the UK, US and Chinese academies of engineering, inspired by the 14 Grand Challenges for Engineering.
The event convened inspirational world leaders with the next generation of engineers and changemakers to build creative collaborations and solve the grand challenges facing our future world of 10 billion people.
The Summit took place on 16-18 September 2019 in London, at the Southbank Centre’s wonderful Queen Elizabeth Hall, with over 700 of the next generation’s engineers, researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and policymakers in attendance.
The Summit was broadcast worldwide via livestream, with satellite events on every continent, creating a truly global effort in addressing these Global Grand Challenges.
The Global Grand Challenges student Collaboration Lab event took place in the days preceding the Summit, at South Bank’s County Hall. Chief Technical & Cofounder of Codelabs, a premier ICT company in Juba South Sudan Mading Roben was the first South Sudanese representative at the submit