Flyer - ICLS - Responsible Science

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Dec 12, 2012 (4 years and 7 months ago)

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Background


Technological innovations have provided the
society exceptional benefits but these also carry
potential harms and risks. International Council
for the Life Sciences, Pakistan Chapter and
KIBGE have joined hands to help ensure global
public heal
th, safety and security by
conserving

the opportunities offered by advancements in the
science and technology. The proposed meeting
on
October

18
,
2012,
focused on the engineering
community will provide an international forum to

Aims




To conceptu
alize the responsible conduct
in
science
, technology & engineering.



To idealize the
engineering
to be harmless to
humanity



To optimize the contribution of
engineers

to
the wider interest of society



To improvise the safe, secure and ethical
conduct of science

and technology

Conference Theme




Philosophy of Engineering



Engineering for a
Safer
and More Secure
World



Technology at the Speed of Light



Intellectual
Property Rights in Engineering



Commercialization of Engineering

About ICLS


The International Council for the Life Sciences
(ICLS) is a non
-
profit, non
-
partisan organization
,

dedicated to enhancing global biological security
and safety and reducing the risks of the misuse of
the life sciences. Founded in December 2005, the
membership
-
based ICLS provides a forum for the
sustained engagement of the life sciences
community and go
vernments on a global basis.
The ICLS operates internationally and works
cooperatively to build networks to help reduce
biological risks.


ICLS



Pakistan Chapter


The Pakistan chapter

of the ICLS is an
independent private entity that endorses and
supports the charter and objectives of the ICLS.
In essence the objectives of ICLS are focused on
helping to ensure global health security by safe
guarding the opportunities offered by advance
s in
life sciences and the
ir

application through the
promotion of best practices, standards, and code
of conduct.


KIBGE

Profile


The new frontiers in biological sciences are
entitled with the
advances in life sciences and
development of
technology
. The institute broadly
aims to impart training in modern day biological
sciences, biotechnology and genetic engineering
with the goal of
using modern technology to
improve the economic well
-
being of the citizens
of Pakistan by means of technological
innovations in health, industrial and agriculture
sectors. The

Institute strives to become a research
institute

of international standing
by
co
nducting
basic and applied research
, promotin
g a culture of
responsibility focused

on bios
afe
ty and ethical
norms.

address the full spectrum of ethical, safety and
security issues arising from developments in
engineering and related technologies by
identifying areas at particular risk.

Who should attend?




Postgraduate and Undergraduate students

f
rom various
science and
engineering
disciplines




Researchers and Teachers



Engineering Professionals



Entrepreneurs


Science, Technology &
Engineering:
Innovative,
Yet Responsible!

Focal Person
:


Prof. Dr. Abid Azhar

Director General
/
Organizing Secretary

Dr. A. Q. Khan

Institute of Biotechnolog
y & Genetic
Engineering (KIBGE)

University of Karachi

Karachi
-

75270


Pakistan.

Phone: +92
-
21
-
99261180
-
82
Ext: 103

e

-

mail: abid.azhar@kibge.edu.pk


Registration


Name
:



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Occupation:


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Qualification:


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mail:



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There is n
o
r
egistration
f
ee
, however
r
egistration is
m
andatory
.



Registration by:
September 30, 2012





Fourth

ICLS
-
KIBGE Conference

Organized by:

Dr. A. Q. Khan Institute of Biotechnology &
Genetic Engineering

(KIBGE)

University of Karachi

October 18, 2012

Organizing Committee


Dr. Anwar Nasim



Chairman

Prof. Kausar A. Malik


Member

Prof. M. Ajmal Khan


Member

Prof. Syed Shahid H. Zaidi


Member

Prof. Saleem Memon



Member

Mr. N
i
sar Memon



Member

Syed Jawaid Iqbal



Member

Dr. Shah Ali
Ul
Qad
e
r


Member

Dr.
S. M. Shahid



Member

Dr. Saddia Galani



Member

Dr. Afsheen Aman



Member

Dr. Sitwat Zehra



Member

Dr. S. Qamar

U
n Nisa


Member

Ms. Sarah Hasan



Member