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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR SOCIETY FORUM SRI LANKA 2016

September 7, 2016 - September 10, 2016

STS Forum 2016
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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.

Objectives
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.

Details

Start:
September 7, 2016
End:
September 10, 2016
Website:
http://costi.gov.lk/sts/

Organizer

COSTI
Phone:
+94 11 2869783
Email:
www.costi.gov.lk
Website:
www.costi.gov.lk

Venue

Waters Edge
316, Ethul Kotte Road, Baththaramulla
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Phone:
+94 11 2 863 863
Website:
http://www.watersedge.lk/