The annual Research4Life General Partners’ Meeting will take place on July 18, hosted by the National Academies of Science in Washington D.C. You’re welcome to attend any part of the program, either morning or afternoon: find the full agenda here, and RSVP at this link. Join us to learn more about the partnership, discover our work and get involved!
In the morning, you will hear form Research4Life committees involved in a variety of activities vital for the development of the partnership – including technology, marketing, training, and more. The teams will also discuss actions and next steps to actualize Research4Life’s strategy to 2030.
- Date: 18 July
- Time: 08:00–12:30 ET
- Venue: Online on Zoom, or in-person at the National Academy of Sciences
During lunch, a roundtable discussion will provide insights from the Research4Life Technology, Marketing, Capacity Development and Content teams on what it will take to bring the 2030 goals into reality.
In the afternoon, we will host a special event, “Action for Equity: a Research4Life Dialogue”. The event will convene speakers from government, industry and academia working to cultivate an inclusive and equitable scholarly environment. A special session will focus on learnings from the Research4Life Country Connectors, a network of user ambassadors who work to raise awareness, strengthen information use and management capacity, and build local communities in across low- and middle-income countries. It will be followed by a networking reception.
- Date: 18 July
12:45 – Live lunch: Supporting the 2030 plan, What will it take?
14:00–17:00 Action for Equity event
17:00 Networking reception
- Venue: In-person only, at the National Academy of Sciences
By joining the General Partners Meeting, you will have the opportunity to engage through panel sessions and discussion, fostering connections and generating new ideas about how Research4Life can deliver critical research communication skills training, access to content, and community engagement.
Your insights, experiences and collaborations are crucial to advancing equitable scholarly communications and the UN SDGs. Please RSVP at this link by June 20 to secure your place. Should you have any questions or require further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Sarah Phibbs at [email protected].