The Ninth General Assembly Meeting -Commemorating the tenth Anniversary of AASA
The Tenth Anniversary Ceremony of the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA)2010 AASA International Symposium on ‘One Green Asia’
The Fourth AASA-FASAS (Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies)
Joint International Conference on Science Education in Asia and the Pacific’
The Ninth General Assembly Meeting of AASA
18~22 October 2010
Commemorating AASAs tenth year, Opening Forum, public release of the AASA Sustainable Development in Asia (SDA) reports, was held before the tenth Anniversary Ceremony of the AASA. The member academies gathered to celebrate its tenth year at the Tenth Anniversary Ceremony of the AASA. Two International symposia were followed afterwards, 2010 AASA International Symposium under the theme of ‘One Green Asia’ on October 19, and the Fourth ASA-FASAS Joint International Conference on Science Education in Asia and the Pacific under the theme of ‘Science Education for One Green Asia’ on October 20.The 9th AASA General Assembly and Board Meeting were held on 21 of October 2010. And the big events were co-organized and hosted by the Korean Academy of Science and Technology.
Representatives of 18 member academies participated in the meetings. In addition to representatives of member academies, observers also attended the meetings: Prof. Sergienko Valentin, President of the Far East Branch and Dr. Nelson Moreno Ceballos, President of the Caribbean Scientific Community.
One of the main agenda of AASA GA was the election of Board Members. The list of Board members for the 2010~2012 term is as follows:
*President: Prof. Won-Hoon Park (Korean Academy of Science and Technology)
*Honorary President: Acd. Nikolai Dobretsov (Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences)
*Vice President: Prof. Sevket Ruacan (Turkish Academy of Sciences)
Prof. Nikolay Lyakhov (Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences)
*Secretary General: Prof. M. Qasim Jan (Secretary General, Pakistan Academy of Sciences)
Prof. Hohammad Shahedi (Academy of Sciences of IR Iran)
Prof. Chau Van Minh (Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology)
Prof. Batbold Enkhtuvshin (Mongolian academy of Sciences)
Ir. Dr. Ahmad Zaidee Laidin (Academy of Sciences Malaysia)
Prof. Danny Shechtman (Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities)
*Treasurer: Prof. Soo Woo Nam (KAIST)
Immediate Past President: Prof. Jinghai Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
More information on the meeting will be posted soon.