IEEE at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)+20 Forum High-Level Event 2024

27-31 May 2024 | Geneva, Switzerland

The UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)+20 Forum High-Level Event 2024 will take place from 27-31 May 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland in parallel with the AI Global Summit, with options for remote participation.

During the open event, a series of workshops [“Partner Insights”], High-Level Policy Sessions [“Leaders TalkX”] and special tracks will be held on various thematic areas addressing issues that are important in helping to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

At the WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event 2024, IEEE will make High-Level Policy Statements, hold a workshop on “AI for Energy Innovation and Sustainability” and host a Knowledge Cafe around “Knowledge Sharing for Sustainable Development”.

See below to learn more about how IEEE will contribute to building a standards-based, sustainable, and equitable world during the WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event 2024.


If you are interested in attending the WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event 2024 and seeing IEEE in action, register for the below sessions:

Session 1

Monday, 27 May 2024 | 09:00-09:30 (UTC+02:00)

The WSIS Moon Shot: Celebrating 20 Years and Crystal-Balling the Next 20!

Session 2

Monday, 27 May 2024 | 14:33–15:00 (UTC+02:00)

Leaders TalkX: Forging Partnerships: Shaping the “Digital for Development” Landscape

Session 3

Tuesday, 28 May 2024 | 11:00–11:45 (UTC+02:00)

IEEE Thematic Workshop/Partner Insights: AI for Energy Innovation and Sustainability

Session 4

Wednesday, 29 May 2024 | 12:00–13:30 (UTC+02:00)

IEEE Knowledge Cafe: Knowledge Sharing for Sustainable Development

Session 5

Wednesday, 29 May 2024 | 14:00–14:45 (UTC+02:00)

Enabling Responsible Development, Deployment and Use of AI and Digital Ecosystems

Session 6

Thursday, 30 May 2024 | 16:00–16:45 (UTC+02:00)

AR, VR and the Metaverse: An Opportunity for Enhancing eHealth Technologies
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