Welcome to the Science Summit at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77)

Please Register by clicking HERE

Registration is free of charge. You can register yourself and also other colleagues (up to 10 people).

After you have registered, you will receive two emails: one from Eventbrite with your ticket, and 15 min later, one from SCHED inviting you to create your username and password (these will be your  SCHED login details to access the conference each time).

Once you have your SCHED login details, you can select the session(s) you would like to attend and be able to see the ZOOM link to join your selected sessions.

All times in the AGENDA are New York Local (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)). To view times in another time zone, please use the "Timezone" box located below on the right.

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Boubakar Barry

Boubakar Barry holds Master's degree in Nuclear Physics and PhD in Nuclear Electronics, all obtained at the Technical University of Dresden in Germany. After his studies, Boubakar joined Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD) in 1989 as a lecturer and researcher, where he taught Physics, Electronics and Computer Networks. He was the Director of the Computer Center of UCAD for eight years. During this period, he set up the first Cisco Regional Academy in Francophone Africa, to train specialists in network technologies. In 2006, he joined the Association of African Universities (AAU) based in Accra as Coordinator of the Research and Education Networking Unit (RENU). During his seven years at AAU, Boubakar facilitated the creation of national research and education networks in Africa, particularly in West and Central Africa. Dr Barry is currently the Director General of WACREN, the West and Central African Research and Education Network.