START DATE12/06/2020 - 10:30
END DATE12/06/2020 - 11:45
ORGANISERCultural Office of the Embassy of Spain
Join a webinar featuring diplomats and scientists discussing the importance of the union between science and diplomacy after the COVID-19 pandemic, presented by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, DC, on Friday, June 12th, 2020 at 10:30 AM EDT.
The crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to unite science and diplomacy to achieve a joint response to threats that know no borders.
In the post COVID-19 world, will science take center stage in world diplomacy? What strategies, structures and mechanisms to facilitate science diplomacy exist in Spain and in the United States? How to nurture new generations of leaders who will build bridges between science and diplomacy to address global challenges?
The following panelists will discuss the importance of the union between science and diplomacy after the pandemic.
- Marga Gual Soler (Adviser in R&D&I policies for the @europeancommission and Young Global Leader of the @worldeconomicforum)
- Cristina Fraile Jiménez de Muñana (Deputy Chief of Mission of @spainintheusa)
- Alicia Pérez Porro (President of the Association of Spanish Scientists in the USA (@comunidadecusa))
- Franklin A. Carrero-Martínez (Senior Director at @thenasem)