The second ASEAN SLP 2017 successfully took place near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 7-11 September 2017, with support from the Young Scientists Network–Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM) and the GYA, in collaboration with the Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), The World Academy of Sciences Young Affiliates Network (TYAN) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) Malaysia and the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Malaysia.
All 10 ASEAN countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam) and Timor Leste were represented, with a total of 35 ASEAN SLP participants, designated as fellows (including 6 returning fellows from ASEAN SLP 2016). The fellows benefited from expert facilitation led by Maggie Dugan and Tim Morley from KnowInnovation and GYA member and Thai Young Scientists Academy Chair, Numpon Mahayotsanun over the 4-day programme. Past GYA Co-Chairs Eva Alisic, Bernard Slippers, GYA alumnus, Wibool Piyawattanametha and Abhi Veerakumarasivam played a significant role as mentors and provocateurs.
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