Call for Participation: Training course on Foresight for Innov Policy at COMSTECH, Islamabad
COMSTECH Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy Research and Training regularly organizes training courses to build capability in the area of Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy and research in OIC member states. A training course on “Foresight for Innovation Policy” has been scheduled from August 26 to 30, 2013 at COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad.
The course will be mainly delivered by Dr. Sohail Inayatullah, Professor in Graduate Institute of Future Studies at Tamkang, University, Taiwan and laurel award winner for all-time best futurists (along with three other international experts) voted by the Shaping Tomorrow Foresight Network and Dr. Jose Maria Ramos, Senior Consulting Editor of Future Studies Journal.
I request you to kindly nominate suitable candidates for the training course. These may include science and technology managers, policy planners, policy researchers, entrepreneurs and foresight practitioners. An early response regarding nomination of participants will be greatly appreciated.
Registration fee for foreign participants is USD 60 and for local participants is Pak Rupees 5,000. Full time students can avail 50% discount. COMSTECH will provide local hospitality (board and lodging) and travel grants to a limited number of participants from OIC member states. Pick and drop service from the airport is also provided on arrival and departure of the participants.
Application deadline for foreign participants is July 12, 2013 and for local participants July 22, 2013. For application form and further details please check out News & Events on our website, www.comstech.org.
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