Mahathir Science Award (MSA) Lecture Series is an on-going effort by the Mahathir Science Award Foundation (MSAF) and serves as an effective platform to raise awareness on issues in the tropics, specifically in the areas of research and sciences.
As part of the MSA Lecture Series, MSAF, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) are co – organising a discussion on the strategic investment in science and technology needed to realise the recent Paris Agreement. Supported by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI) and other collaborative partners.
- Date: 8th March 2016 (Tuesday)
- Time: 3.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.
- Venue : Dewan Perdana, Level 10, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) Sentral
- Speaker: Emeritus Professor Lord Julian Hunt
- Topic: “POST COP 21 – Translating the Paris Agreement through Strategic Investment in Science and Technology”
By increasing awareness of the relevancy of the Paris Agreement, this event aims to increase and encourage discussion and dialogue amongst decision makers, industry leaders and thought leaders on the needed strategic investment in science and technology.
Confirmed Speaker as follows:
Emeritus Professor Lord Julian Hunt
Emeritus Professor of Climate Modelling, Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, and Honorary Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
CO – ORGANISED BY: Mahathir Science Award Foundation, National University of Malaysia (UKM), Academy of Sciences Malaysia
SUPPORTED BY: Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI)
COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS: AmBank Group, British High Commission Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Albukhary Foundation
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