Like clockwork, the YSN-ASM Colloquium is here again. This annual programme is organised by the Young Scientists Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia. This year, the Colloquium was held virtually from 4 to 5 December 2020 in view of the current pandemic situation, keeping everyone safe and sound in the comfort of their homes or office.
Boasting the highest attendance to date, the 2020 YSN-ASM Colloquium continues its role as an avenue for the YSN-ASM members and affiliates to gather, get acquainted, build network, and formulate programmes to advance the nation’s science, technology, and innovation.
On the first day of the Colloquium, Following a welcoming speech by Dr Chai Lay Ching, Chairperson of YSN-ASM, the chair/co-chair of each Working Group introduced newcomers to what the Working Groups is all about. Once everyone has been acquainted with the Working Groups and each other, an election for the 2020/2021 Exco members commenced.
The second day started off with the announcement of the 2020/2021 YSN-ASM Exco members, witnessed by the ASM President YBhg Professor Datuk Dr Asma Ismail FASc. This was followed by Datuk Asma’s sharing session with the YSN-ASM members and affiliates.