ICC Birmingham, UK, 03 - 05 May, 2022

Call for Contributions

Our call for contributions is now open

Catalysing solutions for climate change and inequality

The Forum for Global Challenges is an international biennial conference seeking to catalyse solutions for the most pressing challenges of our time. 

Held between 3-5 May, 2022, at the ICC in Birmingham, UK, Forum 2022 will focus on solutions for climate change and inequality.  Join us to : 

  • Showcase your policy, societal and technical solutions, and widen their reach and impact. 
  • Discover successful practical solutions and new approaches to these pressing challenges.
  • Interact with global thought-leaders, visionaries and pioneers.
  • Make new connections and build partnerships, in and beyond your sector or discipline.

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The Forum for Global Challenges will find, share and promote technological, policy, societal and behavioural solutions to climate change and inequalities. The Forum will focus on the key topics of the green economy, restoring nature, the future of cities, mobility, the future of education and employment, health and wellbeing, food security and access to the digital world. These will be examined through the lenses of post-COVID recovery, strategies for transformation, ethical and effective leadership and interconnectedness.

The Online Community

Through our online community, we will build truly global and inclusive participation in the Forum for Global Challenges. Open to all, the community will provide a hub for co-creation and collaboration, connecting experts and thought leaders to policy makers and the public. Join the community to make your own contributions to tackling the global challenges, to share your own successes and challenges, and to grow your networks.

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Why attend the Forum?

Make a Positive Impact

Showcase your policy, societal and technical solutions, and widen their reach and impact.

Interact with global thought-leaders and pioneers

Discover successful practical solutions and novel approaches.

Build New Partnerships

Make new connections and build partnerships, beyond your sector. 

"Researchers can provide evidence, but dialogue and collaboration between people from all walks of life and from every part of the world is essential. We need to listen, learn and act. Now."

- Fiona Nunan, Professor of Environment and Development,

University of Birmingham Forum for Global Challenges Academic Lead

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Institute for Global Innovation, University of Birmingham, 54 Pritchatts Rd, Birmingham B15 2SA