The Presidents’ Forum 2022 held in conjunction with NSTDA Annual Conference 2022 (NAC2022) is scheduled to take place on 30 March 2022, 13.30 - 16.30 hrs., with the theme “Transforming Research Institute to Support Sustainable and Resilient Societies in the 21st Century”.

In this forum, S&T leaders are invited to share their experience and perspective in the transformation of their organizations to meet this objective.

1. Prof. Dr. Ya-ping Zhang, Vice President, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), P.R. China  
Theme: Enabling ecological civilization through the support from science and technology
2. Dr. Lakshmi Krishnan, Vice-President of Life Sciences, National Research Council (NRC), Canada
Theme: Lessons from COVID-19 and innovating for the future at the National Research Council Canada

3. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schurr, Director at Institute for Bio- and Geosciences 2: Plant Sciences (IBG-2), Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Theme: Regionalization of Bioeconomy - the path to sustainable economies and stewardship to natural resources

4. Datuk Dr. Mohd Yusoff Bin Sulaiman, President&CEO, Malaysian Industry-Government for High Technology (MIGHT), Malaysia
Theme: Transformation model for innovative, resilient, and sustainable future

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