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The International Federation of Associations for the Advancement of Science
and Technology (IFAAST) was formed on the 8th of May, 1991, at an
inaugural meeting in Hong Kong
hosted by the
Hong Kong Association for the Advancement
of Science and Technology (HKAAST).
The IFAAST Constitution, which was
signed at the Meeting, gave concrete form to currents of thought that had
been present for some time.
Thus, IFAAST is the realisation of a vision
which brings together like-minded associations so as to promote communication
and collaboration between them.
From its inception, IFAAST has fostered networking in order to focus on major
world problems, to improve the international understanding of their
complexity, and harness the power of science and technology towards their
Associations, not present at the inaugural meeting, have been encouraged by
the goals of IFAAST and have joined in order to further scientific and
Currently, there are twenty-eight National Associations.
Since it is expected that many of these Associations will be restricted
financially, it is IFAAST policy to keep membership subscriptions as low as
practicable, during our formative years, and rely on each Association to
select the highest rate which is affordable.
There are three annual
subscription levels, $750.00, $300.00, and $150.00, all payable in
For further information about IFAAST — read on!
- News Archive
- Click here for an archive of all of the old
news messages posted to this page. This includes articles, reviews,
reflections, etc, of previous events.
- 27–30 September 1998: ANZAAS
- In Hobart, Tasmania.
The theme for this Congress is
Sustainability of Southern Temperate Ecosystems.
- 4–8 November 1998: ACAC
XII Convención Científica Nacional
- Asociación Colombiana para el Avance de la
Ciencia announces the 12th National Science Convention
at Bucaramanga, Columbia.
For more information, contact ACAC.
- Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering
- New Materials
- Information and Technology
- Microelectronics, Automation and Robotics
- Science, Technology and Society
- 3 January 1999: 86th Session of the
Indian Science Congress
- “New Biosciences: Opportunities and Challenges as we move into the Next Millennium”
Campus of Anna University, Chennai — India
Contact: S. P. Mukerjee, Convener, Programme Committee,
Indian Science Congress Association
- Diary Archive
- Click here for descriptions of events that
have passed. In many cases, these entries have been augmented by
any reports, reflections, minutes, etc, that have proceeded from the events.
- Additions, omissions, errors
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Last updated 15 August 1998.