International Symposium on ‘One Green Asia’ of The Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA), The Fourth AASA-FASAS (Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies) Joint International Conference on ‘Science Education in Asia and the Pacific’ and The Ninth General Assembly Meeting of AASA The Fourth Council Meeting of FASAS, Seoul, Korea18 - 22 October, 2010
Professor Dr. M. Shamsher Ali, President and Professor Dr. Naiyyum Choudhury, Secretary of the Academy have been invited to to attend the AASA Board Meeting and 9th General Assembly (GA) and the two international symposia organized to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the AASA, to be held during 18-21 October 2010 in Seoul, Korea. The Meeting will be devoted to various activities of the organization and will review the past activities and plan the future course of action as the member academies share experience. Professor Dr. M. Shamsher Ali is also the Senior Vice President of the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA) and a Member of the international Organizing Committee of the Symposia. The delegates will also attend an International Symposium on “ One Green Asia” organized the by AASA and on “ Science Education in Asia and the Pacific” of the 4th AASA-FASAS, Joint Science Education Conference in conjunction with 9th GA of AASA-FASAS Council Meeting. Professor Ali has been invited to present a paper on Environmental Awareness, Education and Life-long Learning in the General Session I of the Symposium on One Green Asia. 19 October. Professor Shamima K Choudhury, department of Physics, University of Dhaka has been invited to participate in the AASA-FASAS Joint International Conference on Science Education in Asia and the Pacific. She will present a paper on Women in Science in Bangladesh- Status and Future in the General Session II of the Joint AASA-FASAS Conference on Science Education in the Asia and the Pacific, 19 October 2010.Cooperative efforts of science communities are very important in addressing various global issues and enhancing the development of nations involved. In this regard, KAST has promoted international cooperation through various activities. KAST has been operating AASA Secretariat since its inception and will continue to provide strong support to AASA in various ways. KAST had also actively participated in and supported the FASAS activities particularly on the science education.The themes of two international conferences are on global issues of 'Green Technologies', which are very timely and important for the sustainable developments in the Asian countries as well as in every part of the world. These events are believed to provide a great forum for the participating academicians and scientists to exchange ideas, information, and experiences on the important issues and to seek advice on issues pertaining to science and technology developments and their application to socio-economic development and science educations.