Event Name

Light Sources and Crystallographic Sciences for Sustainable Development

Start Date 10th Nov 2017
End Date 10th Nov 2017
Description A thematic session entitled "Light Sources and Crystallographic Sciences for Sustainable Development", co-organized by UNESCO, IUPAP and IUCr and sponsored by LAAMP has been approved to be part of the programme of the next World Science Forum.

The World Science Forum 2017 will be held at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre, Dead Sea (Jordan) on 7-11 November under the theme of "Science for Peace" and the high patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; János Áder, President of Hungary; Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO.

Programme 

Venue: King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre, Wadi Rum 1&2 - Ground Floor
Date: Friday, 10 November 2017
Chairs: Michele Zema, Juste Jean-Paul Ngome Abiaga, Sekazi Mtingwa

11:30-11:45 Maciej Nalecz (Polish Academy of Sciences), Creation of SESAME as seen from UNESCO's perspective, an example of science for peace in action
11:45-12:00 Giorgio Paolucci (SESAME), SESAME: an opportunity for science and growth in the Middle East
12:00-12:10 Michele Zema (IUCr), Light sources and crystallography in emerging nations: projects for a sustainable development of education and research infrastructure
12:10-12:20 Juste Jean-Paul Ngome Abiaga (UNESCO-IBSP), Light Sources: opportunities for scientific leapfrog and sustainable development
12:20-12:30 Sekazi Mtingwa (TriSEED; IUPAP), International scientific collaborations for the socio-economic development of Africa
12:30-12:40 Simon Connell (University of Johannesburg, South Africa), The African Light Source (AfLS): Planning for a brighter future
12:40-13:00 ROUNDTABLE “Light Sources and Crystallographic Sciences for Sustainable Development” (Moderator: Sekazi Mtingwa)

Read more about this event on: Crystallites blog | LAAMP news

Location Dead Sea
Jordan
Contact Michele Zema
mz@iucr.org
URL http://worldscienceforum.org/programme/2017-11-10-v-b-light-sources-and-crystallographic-sciences-for-sustainable-development-32
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Category Symposia
Topics General | Synchrotron radiation