2013 CAS-TWAS Symposium on Green Technology (SGT2013) has been successfully held in Beijing, China on October 20-23, 2013. This symposium is organized by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS), Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) and hosted by CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence for Green Technology (CEGT).
The main theme of this symposium is Frontier of Green Technology in Chemistry and Engineering. This symposium has attracted more than 200 academics and experts, who come from the developing countries of Indonesia, Thailand, Nigeria, Ukraine, Pakistan, India, Sudan, Iran, Colombia, China and the developed countries of USA, Republic of Korea and Japan.
The Special Workshop for Female Scientists has also been conducted during the symposium. The workshop has attracted the female scientists who acted as members of Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) from the developing countries of Nigeria, Ukraine, Sudan, and China. They have conducted the in-depth discussion on how to further improving the influence of female scientists on the field of scientific research based on their personal research fields.
This symposium not only provides a good platform for researchers from the developing countries in the fields of green technology to exchange ideas, to present new findings, and to further study, but also lays the foundation for the international collaboration in the field of green technology among the developing countries.