The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), a global network of some 150 academies of science, engineering and medicine, is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of webinars. The IAP Webinar Series aims to foster collaboration, knowledge sharing and engagement among member academies and networks. The first event is scheduled for Monday 23 October 2023 and is set to be a stimulating and informative experience.
What is the IAP Webinar Series?
The IAP Webinar Series is an initiative designed to provide a platform for member academies and networks to come together, share insights and build partnerships. These webinars, to be conducted quarterly, will offer a unique opportunity for academia, researchers and policymakers to discuss critical topics of common interest and contribute to the advancement of knowledge and global progress.
The Inaugural Webinar
The inaugural webinar is centered around 'Promoting Ethics and Integrity in Scientific Research and Practice'. In an age where scientific research and practice play a decisive role in shaping our world, ensuring ethical conduct and integrity is fundamental. This webinar will delve into the importance of ethics in scientific endeavors and explore strategies to maintain the highest standards of integrity.
Frances Separovic, Foreign Secretary, Australian Academy of Science - Welcome and Introduction
Siobhán O’Sullivan, Executive Director, Royal Irish Academy - Topic and Speaker Introduction
Yuthavong Yongyuth, Thai Academy of Science and Technology - Presentation 1: Research ethics policy at the global level: Lessons from the Intergovernmental and International Bioethics Committee of UNESCO
Stephanie Burton, Vice- President, Academy of Science of South Africa - Presentation 2: The South African experience
Chau De Ming, Academy of Sciences Malaysia - Presentation 3: Fostering Research Integrity in Malaysia: Confluence of top-down and bottom-up approach
Khedidja Allia, Algerian Academy of Science and Technology - Presentation 4: Ethics in science and engineering: The Algerian experience
Kutubuddin Molla, Indian National Young Academy of Science - Presentation 5: Roadmap to improve ethics in science and curb predatory publishing (RESCUE)
You can read and download the detailed agenda and list of speakers here.
Date and Time: The webinar is scheduled for Monday 23 October 2023. The event kicks off at 10:00 UTC and ends at 11:30 UTC. Be sure to check the time zone conversion for your location to ensure you don't miss the session.
Co-Host: We are delighted to announce that the Royal Irish Academy will be co-hosting this event.
Why You Should Register
This inaugural webinar will feature presentations and discussions from leading experts in the field, including esteemed members of the IAP. This is your chance to gain valuable insights, share your own experiences and connect with individuals and institutions who are passionate about the same topics.
How to Register:
Registering for the IAP Webinar is quick and easy: simply follow this link. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to engage with like-minded professionals, expand your knowledge and contribute to the promotion of ethics and integrity in scientific research and practice.