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The Second Meeting of the ASIAHORCs (ASIAHORCs 2008)

 

Theme of 2nd ASIAHORCs

Create a shared vision for advancing science and technology within Asia and establish a support framework for nurturing and sustaining collaboration among the member countries.

The Date and the Venue

November 26 (Wed) to 29 (Sat), 2008
Grand Pacific Le Daiba (Tokyo)

Participants

Country Institution Participant & Title
China National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Prof. Wenqing Shen
Vice President
India Department of Science and Technology (DST) Dr. T. P. Singh
Vice President of Indian National Science Academy (INSA)
*In place of Dr. T. Ramasami, Secretary of DST
Indonesia Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) Prof. Dr. Lukman Hakim
Vice Chairman
Japan Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Prof. Motoyuki Ono
President
Korea Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (KOSEF) Mr. Hyung-Chul Moon
Acting Chairman
Malaysia Vice-Chancellors' Council of National Universities in Malaysia (VCC) Prof. Dato' Dr. Mohd. Jamil Maah
Vice-Chancellor
Philippines Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Eng. Ma. Lourdes P. Orijola
Assistant Secretary
Singapore Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Dr. Raj Thampuran
Director, Planning and International Relations
Thailand* National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) Prof. Dr. Ahnond Bunyaratvej
Secretary-General
Vietnam** Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) Prof. Dr. Chau Van Minh
President

*Thailand was unable to attend the meeting due to an airport closedown caused by a political demonstration.
**Vietnam was unable to attend due to pressing official duties in Vietnam.

As observers, representatives from following institutions will also participate in the ASIAHORCs 2008***

·Ministry of Research, Science and Technology(MoRST), New Zealand

*** National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), which is an observer institution, was unable to attend the meeting due to an airport closedown caused by a political demonstration.

Agenda and Report

Please also refer the file for the latest agenda (PDF: 43KB)

Please refer the file for the report and photos (PDF: 444KB)

Contact

Office of the Strategic Program,
Asian Program Division,
International Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
8 Ichibancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8472 JAPAN
TEL: +81-(0)3-3263-2414, FAX: +81-(0)3-3263-3700
Email asiahorcs@jsps.go.jp