Uniting higher education, governments, industry and society for a sustainable future
31 OCTOBER – 2 NOVEMBER 2022 GLASGOW, UK
THE’s Global Sustainable Development Congress, hosted in partnership with the University of Glasgow, aims to unite higher education, governments, industry and civil society to ensure a more sustainable future.
This three-day event will deliver an immersive, multi-track agenda tackling the big issues around SDGs, with world leaders and influencers sharing their insights on the challenges faced in converting the goals into action and impact.
In these complex times, rising to the challenges posed by the SDGs requires effective partnerships between all pillars of society. Combining thought-provoking panels with collaborative workshops, this event will deliver bold insights and create powerful new alliances between sectors.
Keynotes and panels Sessions detailing innovations across inequality, health and education, climate change, food security and sustainable economic growth.
Global exhibition An interactive showcase of the latest innovations, tools and practical approaches to meeting the SDGs.
Fringe events A series of unique networking events bringing together key innovators across sectors to discuss and workshop goal solutions.
Having developed the first global ranking of universities’ social and economic impact framed around SDGs, THE has been instrumental in detailing universities’ significant contribution to achieving the goals. Drawing on this unique expertise, this event will position higher education at the centre of collaboration between governments, industry, and civil society.
African Research Universities Alliance
Chief knowledge officer
Pro vice-chancellor of global engagement
The University of Sydney
Founder and executive chairman
Carbon Tracker Initiative
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Chief of research and analysis at the International Institute of Higher Education
Principal and vice-chancellor
University of Glasgow
Bhavani Rao R
Unesco chair in gender equality and women’s empowerment
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Co-founder and director of the Centre for Sustainable Solutions
University of Glasgow
Our high-quality speakers are essential to ensuring our events engage audiences and provide relevant, up-to-date and innovative content for our delegates. To register your interest in speaking at a THE event, please click below to access the speaker application form.
THE’s events offer unrivalled and consistent quality of content, senior-level networking, and a legacy of debates and discussion hosted within the agenda. Strategically engage with your target audience by exposing your brand, industry knowledge and thought leadership to the global higher education community.
Host a fringe event
As a fringe event host, your institution will lead the discourse on your chosen topic and position yourself as a key innovator amongst business, industry, NGOs and government by highlighting your work and best practices. It’s an unrivalled opportunity to increase your brand exposure to influencers and policymakers.
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