Virtual | November 7 - 8, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST
S4YE Innovation Exchange and Partner Summit 2023 was a two-day virtual event that gathered policymakers, senior tech leaders, World Bank staff, AI artists, experts, innovators, and youth leaders who are working to create more and better jobs for young people.
The Summit focused on three objectives:
Discuss what recent developments in Gen AI mean for youth employment.
Spotlight a few innovative solutions to youth employment being led by S4YE partners
Celebrate youth as solution-creators on development challenges.
The summit featured a keynote session on Gen AI and its impact on jobs, a plenary session with tech leaders, a venture funder and policymakers, a series of lighting Spark Sessions on emerging innovations in youth employment and a pecha kucha session with youth leaders. We also featured a deep dive on the creative sector and talked to young musicians, filmmakers and artists who are using emerging Gen AI tools to grow their art businesses.
The summit showcased 14 sessions over 2 days and 56 speakers and over 1000 attendees from 124 countries. The summit brought together a very interesting set of speakers who shed light on topics like the promise of online gig work, designing social protection for informal workers, digital jobs for rural youth & refugees, new solutions in the field of agriculture & health sector jobs, increase access for women in unconventional jobs, the role of artificial creativity and more.
Scroll down to a view the final agenda and the summit presentations.