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Marcella Witting, ARS Office of International Research Programs (OIRP) Inter-Agency Plans for the Joint Malaysia Committee on Science and Technology, December 2014

On December 9, 2014, Marcella Witting of the ARS Office of International Research Programs (OIRP) participated in an interagency discussion in Washington, DC, on preparations for the Malaysia Joint Committee on Science and Technology scheduled for early March, 2015. Potential working groups discussed included marine research, biotechnology, climate studies, and conservation science and management. The group is also planning a forum open to the public as part of the March meeting - inviting university, NGO, and private sector participation. The forum will focus on 'communicating science to the public'. Topics for the forum may include STEM education, transparency, climate change, wildlife trafficking, etc.

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Last Modified: 12/20/2016
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