NRN-ICC calls abstract paper for 'Skill, Knowledge, and Technology Transfer in Nepal' conference

May 8, 2018

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USA: Non-Resident Nepali Association, International Coordination Committee (NRN-ICC) has called for the submission of abstract paper for the NRN ICC America’s Regional expert conference on the 'Skill, Knowledge, and Technology Transfer in Nepal'.

The abstract, paper or proposal, innovation pitch can be submitted through website http://americas.knowledge-nrna.org as an attached PDF document or it can be sent directly by email: nrnaintellectualconclave2018@gmail.com.

Abstract submission is open to all members. Nepali Diaspora scientists, students, researchers from all sectors such as academia, government, industry, and education are said to be given high priority.

Abstract submission is open to all members. Nepali Diaspora scientists, students, researchers from all sectors such as academia, government, industry, and education are said to be given high priority.
 

"The theme of all the papers should include the groundbreaking ideas, strategies, and relevant policies or products that will explore visions and contrast avenues for modern changes and developmental impacts in Nepal," the organizer said in press statement.

According to the organizers, the abstracts and presentations are expected to be aligned with the interest and priorities of the government of Nepal—such as.

  • Energy & infrastructure (renewable and non-renewable energy, transportation, information and communication technologies, irrigation, urban development, smart cities)
  • Health & medicine (including telemedicine), environment, education/literacy, population, and agriculture
  • Science, Technology (including biotechnology & nanotechnology), engineering, big data, and artificial intelligence
    Youth employment, women empowerment, and entrepreneurship
  • Policies for good governance, inclusive growth, fiscal reform and economic transformation and development

The organizer said that inter-disciplinary presentations are encouraged. Abstract of any field with innovation idea that demonstrates the developmental influences in Nepal will also be welcomed, according to the organizer.

Organizer informed that presenters and participants will be responsible for their travel arrangement, visa along with the accommodation.

To promote the young Diaspora scientists, who consist of undergraduate and graduate level students, the organizing committee plans to recognize four outstanding papers/ abstracts.

To promote the young Diaspora scientists, who consist of undergraduate and graduate level students, the organizing committee plans to recognize four outstanding papers/ abstracts.
 

Papers for abstracts and presentation will be appraised by the abstract review committee and panels of associated sessions. The winner will be awarded cash of maximum $200, $150 and $100 and $50 and certificates for first, second, third and fourth awardees respectively.

The abstract submission will begin on May and will end on May 15. In case of late submission, the abstract review committee will make a decision upon request of the author for late submission. The organizer said that the works of reviewing of abstracts and acceptance will be done from May 15-19. The authors will be notified about acceptance of their abstracts by May 20.

The organizer said that the abstract, authors are encouraged to briefly include information on how the research findings or knowledge could be utilized in the context of Nepal.

Find out abstract Submission guidelines and other details:

  • Word limit: 500 words
    Font: Times New Roman Title: Bold, size: 14 Author’s names (including co-authors), affiliations, email address: Italics, size 10
    E-mail of the corresponding author: italics, size 10
    Abstract Text (Body): size 12 Keywords: 3 – 5 words, italic, size 12 Note: Please italicize and underline where appropriate (e.g., Italicize species’ name)

    The conference will be held along with NRNA NCC USA’s 8th Annual General Meeting slated for June 16-17 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport, 835 Airport Blvd, Burlingame, California 94010-9949.

Related correspondence and questions regarding abstract submissions or notifications to:
Rudra Aryal, PhD

Coordinator, Abstract review & Whitepaper publication committee
NRN-ICC North American Regional expert conference
Phone no: 305-519-9720 (cell)
Email: rudraaryal@hotmail.com

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