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16th Conference of Science Council of Asia

The 16th Conference of the Science Council of Asia will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 30 May through 1 June, 2016. The theme of the Conference is “Science for the People: Mobilizing New Technologies for the Sustainable Development in Asia” with a focus on all areas of emerging technologies, success in their use in national development and the challenges faced by developing Asian countries in mobilizing new technologies for sustainable development.

The Conference will include a session entitled “Future Earth: For Sustainable Development in Asia” where global environmental change challenges will be discussed from an Asian perspective. The session is organized by the Future Earth Global Hub in Tokyo, the Regional Center for Future Earth in Asia, and the Regional Advisory Committee for Future Earth Asia. Presentations will be made by

    Fumiko Kasuga:Future Earth Secretariat, Global Hub Director – Tokyo
    Hein Mallee:Future Earth Secretariat, Director, Regional Centre for Future Earth in Asia
    Shih-Chun Candice Lung:Director of International Affairs, Center for Sustainability Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei
    Nordin Hasan:Director, International Council for Science Regional Office for Asia & the Pacific
    Soon-Chang Yoon:Vice President for External Relations, Korean Academy of Science and Technology

You can find more details about the 16th Conference of the Science Council of Asia Conference here.


February 26, 2019


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