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Modern Astronomy: Science and Technology Transfer within the SE Asian Region

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Created on Thursday, 24 July 2014 Published Date Written by Super User

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In acknowledgement of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) goal of regional economic integration by 2015, the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) is offering a 3-day pre-vocational education seminar for about 30 senior high-school students.

Applications are open to boys and girls throughout the ASEAN group of nations who are currently enrolled and attending senior secondary school (aged about 17 and 18). Students will be grouped such that they will be supervised and travel to Chiang Mai with a teacher from a school within the region and country of origin.

The seminar will be staged at the Doi Inthanon National Park where NARIT owns and operates a modern, world-class optical observatory supporting public and tertiary education together with high-profile international scientific collaboration.

By demonstrating how astronomy and its supporting engineering technologies can be used to enhance the socio-economic development within the region, this seminar is intended to broaden students’ vocational horizons and to motivate them to consider their own future participation and roles in the region’s development.

The 1st COSPAR Symposium

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Created on Friday, 30 November 2012 Published Date Written by Super User

The 1st COSPAR Symposium which will be held in Bangkok on 11-15 November 2013. We are proud to host the first event of this new series initiated by COSPAR which is entitled “Planetary Systems of our Sun and other Stars, and the Future of Space Astronomy.”

The 1st COSPAR Symposium
    Secretariat office:
        Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization)
        120 The Government Complex Commemorating His Majesty The King's 80th Birthday Anniversary,
        5th December, B.E.2550(2007) Ratthaprasasanabhakti Building 6th and 7th Floor,
        Chaeng Wattana Road, Lak Si, Bangkok 10210, THAILAND
        Tel. Tel. +662 143 0556, +662 141 4500, +662 141 4501, +662 141 4502, +662 141 4509
        Fax: +662 143 9603
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