June 19th - ConnectAID is organizing the first World Summit of Social Media Influencers for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
ConnectAID is organizing the first World Summit of Social Media Influencers for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Saturday 19 June
Europe/CET: 2pm - London/GST: 1pm
New York/EST: 8am - New Delhi: 7:30pm
Join the world’s top social media influencers at the forefront of harnessing online networks to build forward better, to support humanitarian aid & to promote action in the achievement of the 17 SDGs.
Closer to the date, we will send you the Hopin link to the online conference. Suggested donation of $17 to honor the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
World Summit Agenda
2:00pm CET/ 8:00am EST
Welcome to the Summit - Official Launch of «Taking Action Online for the environment, social justice and sustainable development»
This dynamic new book maps out how influencers can use online networks to inform, inspire, and engage with others, to create a much better global community of action.
ConnectAID’s Board Member, Author on environmental sustainability, 25 years as Communication / Senior Policy Advisor & Global Coordinator at the United Nations.
Former Prime Minister of New Zealand (1999–2008), former UNDP Administrator, Patron of The Helen Clark Foundation. Writer of the Foreward of Adam Roger’s book, Taking Action Online.
2:30pm CET/ 8:30am EST
Communicating, post Covid-19
Covid 19 is not just a health crisis, it is also a communication crisis and an opportunity to build forward better.
Learn from SDG leaders how we can counter misinformation and influence others as an international collective leaving no one behind.
Felix Dodds, Author & SDG Advocate,
Candidate for Executive Director of UNEP
Melissa Sassi, Head of IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator, Founder of MentorNations
Richard Munang, Author, Africa Regional Climate Change Coordinator UNEP
Daniel Naujoks, Director at Columbia University
Helene Li, Co Founder GoImpact
3:45pm CET/ 9:45am EST
Partnership for Goals How the online collective can incubate change
Find out from academics, corporations, and NGO coalitions about the power of incubating partnerships for global goals.
Gaëlle Mogli, Founder of ConnectAID
Thomas Gloria, Director of the Sustainability Programme at Harvard University
Patrick Paul Walsh, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Development Studies at University College Dublin; Senior Adviser - UN SDSN.
with Senior Representatives from the private sector.
5pm CET/ 11am EST
Social Media Secrets
How to maximize your social power for common good
Anyone can become an advocate for Sustainable Development Goals. Learn social media tips from SDG champions to increase your audience and bring sustainable development at the forefront of world conversations.
6:30 pm CET/ 12:30 pm EST
END: 7:30 pm CET/ 1:30 am EST
Additional SDG Influencers participating in the event:
- Dr. Kash Sirinanda, Founder Elite Futurists
- Ananya Kamboj, Young Ambassador at the Football for Friendship. Founder at Sports to Lead.
- Kent Page, Senior Advisor, Strategic Communications at UNICEF HQ