These topics are meant as a guide to participants. There remains some element of flexibility due to the exploratory nature of this meeting.

  1. Development challenges that could use input from the sciences
  2. Evaluation of the impact of science on development
  3. Resources that could be shared across disciplines e.g. cloud computing, large research infrastructure
  4. Policy considerations for interdisciplinary development-related research
  5. Best practice/examples of successful interdisciplinary collaborations
  6. Bridging gaps between academia and government regarding development goals
  7. The role of industry in science-for-development
  8. The role of communities in science-for-development interventions
  9. Science-for-development projects “on the ground”