26 August 2014
Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a political and economic organization of countries in Southeast Asia. The ASEAN Science and Technology Week (ASTW), which takes place from 18-27 August, 2014, showcases science and technology achievements in ASEAN member countries, relevant to the needs of the public and private sectors in the region.
The provision of adequate energy is a precondition for socioeconomic development and human well being, both in developing and developed countries. However, at the same time, the impacts of energy production, processing and end use, also contribute to atmospheric pollutants and greenhouse gases, damage, health, environment and raise the risks of irreversible climate change.
Fundamental transformational changes are required in energy systems, and these need to be integrated with global holistic strategies and policies in developing sustainable world. These efforts need strong both public and private support, and will require new governance models oriented toward clean delivery of energy services. More information>>
Target participants are ASEAN academician, researchers, central and regional government agencies, S&T leaders, decision makers, industry representatives, and media practitioners, as well as representatives from IIASA's National Member Organizations in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam.
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Speakers will include:
IIASA’s Tropical Futures Initiative represents a novel approach to tackling tropical deforestation through policy assessment and capacity building. More
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INFO SHEET ON IIASA ACTIVITIES WITH THE ASEAN REGION
Ninth ASEAN Science and Technology Week, August 18-27
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Phone: (+43 2236) 807 0 Fax:(+43 2236) 71 313