Theme: Science, Technology, and Innovation for Inclusive Development
Science, technology, and innovation, in creative collaboration, can become the key driver of economic productivity and intellectual advancement in various countries, just as cutting edge ideas, artistic productions, and technologies can produce transformative changes and meaningful applications in the people’s lives.
This conference looks forward to the interactions among scientists, artists, intellectuals, academicians, scholars, and researchers sharing and discussing various facets of their studies towards the enrichment of life in the region. Encouraged are multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary topics that promote dialogues among stakeholders, participation among policy and management sectors, as well as their special consideration of the marginalized and oppressed, and of gender and equity issues.
Participants are welcome to submit 200-250 word abstracts of original unpublished papers focused on specific topics under any of the six thematic strands. The submitted abstracts will be reviewed by a panel of evaluators, and the authors of accepted papers will be notified not later than 15 March 2017. Presenting author must be officially registered not later than 15 April 2017. Non-registration of presenting author, would mean noninclusion of the paper in the Programme and Book of Abstracts.