FAQ

Why should I attend the Virtual Island Summit?

The summit is the first of its kind, and totally free! You can learn from world-leading experts from diverse backgrounds about the latest projects being deployed in island communities, with applications far beyond. Each session will be interactive with opportunities to ask questions and make connections. This year we are expanding to have even more features!

What's new in 2020?

This year we have an expanded program to includes Hubs and Ambassadors. This allows our global virtual concept to also be more impactful and connect with local communities.

How much does the Summit cost? Do I need anything to participate?

The summit is totally free!! You can sign up here and all you need to take part is and an interet connection and the Zoom webinar software (see instructions here).

How do I participate?

All are welcome to participate in the summit – feel free to invite friends and colleagues. Participants can take part in every session, or simply chose the sessions most relevant to them and are all encouraged to join the social media conversation.

Will the Summit be recorded?

The summit will be broadcast LIVE, taking place over multiple days in various timezones. Ideally, we want guests to join live as there will be opportunities to ask questions and interact with fellow attendees. However, all sessions will be recorded and made available online a few weeks after the summit.

What is Island Innovation?

Island Innovation is a consultancy and advisory firm offering specialized services across various economic sectors. We bring together the private sector, government, NGOs and academia to advance innovation for sustainability in island communities worldwide. The organization works with diverse rural and island communities around the world to develop solutions for sustainable development. Island Innovation uses its global network to find innovative solutions through modern technology and sharing good practices.

Can I speak or recommend a speaker or topic?

We are continually adding more speakers and sessions! If you would like to nominate a speaker click here.

Can I sponsor the Summit?

We have limited opportunities for sponsors of specific sessions or the event as a whole. If you are interested in sponsoring the event click here and we will be in touch.

Can we organize a local screening of the summit?

We are exploring opportunities to screen parts of the summits on islands around the world to ensure local communities can take part. If you would like to organize a screening on your island please check out the Hubs page.

How can I get involved with Island Innovation

Thanks for your support! You can explore the Hubs and Ambassadors programs for opportunities to be involved.

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