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The 2022 International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (FBAS 2022) will be held on September 6-8, 2022 both onsite and online with the main venue in Beijing, China. The Forum is sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and hosted by the International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals and the Aerospace Information Research Institute, CAS.

FBAS 2022 builds on the success of FBAS 2021 - the first FBAS forum was held in Beijing, China in September 2021 with nearly 1,000 participants from 61 countries and regions globally. Being a high-level international academic conference in the field of sustainable development and big data, FBAS 2022 aims to strengthen international exchange and cooperation, towards innovative uses of big data to support sustainable development.

FBAS 2022, with the theme “Digital Technology Empowers Global Sustainable Development” will feature a wide range of academic discussions on topics such as zero hunger, clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, sustainable cities and communities, climate action, life below water, life on land, digital technology, and youth innovation. The Forum will attract experts and scholars from all around the world to participate, communicate and discuss how to use digital technology to achieve the sustainable development goals.

FBAS targets to promote the sharing of big data methods, technologies, and knowledge for sustainable development, build a global academic exchange platform for the UN Technology Facilitation Mechanism to support sustainable development goals, and serve relevant UN agencies and member states to implement the 2030 Agenda.