SciTalk: The Role of International Collaboration in Science, Technology, and Innovation.” The SciTalk was annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration organized by the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines.
Inspired by TedTalk, wherein experts are invited to share their knowledge, SciTalk aims to provide a platform for foreign speakers to showcase their initiatives and programs for a specific field in Science, Technology, and Innovation. The SciTalk 2021 agenda covered such spheres as AI and Cybersecurity, Startups/Spinoffs, Agriculture, Nanotechnologies and Nuclear technology.
Rosatom Southeast Asia Regional Center Mr. Garfield Jones, who represented the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Mr. Eugene Wee, Director of the Enterprise A*STARMr. Dai Xingzhao, President of Jiangxi Academy ofAgricultural Sciences, Mr. Saeed Sarkar, Secretary General of Iran Nanotechnology Innovation Council.
Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines Mr. Fortunato T. de la Peña welcomed all the speakers and participants and invited everyone to share their knowledge in different spheres in order to respond to the current pressing challenges.
historically, the nuclear industry has been guided by sustainable development principles: the highest social standards, environmental responsibility, and safety. “When developing new businesses, Rosatom focuses particularly on the environmental impact, value creation and assessment of product solutions in terms of their alignment with the UN SDG priorities,” he stated bringing up a broad data showing how exactly nuclear energy contributed to the UN SDGs.
Mr. Simonov also talked about Rosatom latest project – Atoms for Humanity, a truly unique nuclear awareness initiative, which highlights the role nuclear technologies play in achieving the UN SDG from a human-centered perspective. The project is a collection of stories capturing different people from all over the world sharing how nuclear transforms their lives and helps fulfil dreams.
Department of Science and Technology International Cooperation Facebook page. The SciTalk event