Virtual Island Summit: Sharing Knowledge For Resilient, Sustainable And Prosperous Islands Worldwide

Join islanders from around the world to share ideas, good practices and solutions.

From the 25 September 2023 to the 29 September 2023

What is the Virtual Island Summit?

  • Free access to world-class experts: the Summit will be a free event to attend in order to ensure maximum accessibility to expertise from a variety of fields.
  • A zero carbon conference: the Summit will use modern technology to maximize opportunities for participation and minimize harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Interactive sessions in various formats: the Summit will imitate a traditional in-person event with opportunities to interact with speakers and other attendees with the goal of creating an online community.
  • The SDGs and beyond: the Summit will covers all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in addition to other topics pertinent to island communities.
  • A diverse range of viewpoints: Speakers and attendees from 100+ island communities including the Arctic, Caribbean, Europe, Indian Ocean, Pacific Islands, South America and beyond…
  • Cross-sector collaboration: the Summit will emphasize the need for input and partnerships from across the private, public, academic and NGO sectors.

Content Tracks

The Virtual Island Summit 2023 will host eight Content Tracks. Each Track is a learning path with sessions that will help you develop more in-depth knowledge about a specific topic and industry. By following specific Tracks you can join conversations and connect with the stakeholders that interest you most.

  • Climate Action & Adaptation
  • Renewable Energy & Clean Energy Transition
  • Blue Economy, Conservation & the Ocean
  • Agriculture, Trade & Food Security
  • Health, Education, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Circular Economy
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • FinTech and Climate Innovation