Held on 15 November 2018, the ASM Fellows’ Lecture was attended by representatives from government agencies, universities and industry. Among notable attendees include ASM Vice President YM Academician Datuk Dr Tengku Mohd Azzman Shariffadeen FASc.
Globalisation has brought about various opportunities and challenges. The emergence of virtual worlds, converging technologies, new economic superpowers and rapid technology diffusion among others are traits of a globalised world.
The stellar performance of Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuching as the first runner-up of the 7th ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey (7th APT JSO) earned them the opportunity to represent Malaysia at the 2nd One Belt One Road Teenager Maker Camp & Teacher Workshop.
The ASEAN Young Scientists Network (ASEAN YSN) was launched on 19 October 2018, as an official platform for young scientists in the ASEAN Region.
The platform was officiated in conjunction with the 75th ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology Meeting in Cebu, the Philippines.
ASM organised a roundtable discussion with Catarina Tully on 6 September 2018 at its MATRADE office on 6 September 2018.
The discussion centres upon on how the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is driving a renaissance in strategic foresight in the development sector and among multilateral organisations.
ASM Fellow Academician Tan Sri Dr Salleh Mohd Nor FASc was invited to deliver a keynote address at the International Conference on Ecology and Biodiversity Across Space and Time (ICEBATS) 2018.
The conference was held at the School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia from 15 to 16 August 2018. Some 60 participants with a number of foreign participants from Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines were present alongside local participants.