Achieving Socioeconomic Development in the Islamic World through Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).
Under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, the Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS) convened its 19th international science conference in Dhaka, the capital of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, during 6-9 May 2013. The theme of the conference was ‘Achieving Socioeconomic Development in the Islamic World through Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).’
Held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka, the IAS Conference was an open activity in which over 200 local and international participants representing over 40 countries participated. Among the participants were Fellows of the IAS, local scientists from the various universities, young university students, expatriate Bangladeshi scientists