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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR SOCIETY FORUM SRI LANKA 2016
September 7, 2016 - September 10, 2016
Sri Lanka STS Forum is inspired by the annual Japanese STF Forum, the most recent of which the Hon. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka attended.
The main objectives of the Forum will be to:
- Foster Excellence in Science and Technology
- Enable equitable and inclusive development through STI
- Promote high-tech industries
- Integrate Sri Lankan industries into global value chain
The Forum will consist of an inauguration followed by three days of plenary/keynotes and break-out sessions. It is expected to address themes such as the role of Science and Technology in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), Citizen Science, Advance Technology based solutions, Capacity building in Science, Technology and Innovation, Science and Technology funding and the Establishment of a Sri Lankan Innovation Platform.