Societies need a global transformation towards sustainable development and the improvement of living conditions at local and global level. Challenges such as health and demographic change, food security, quality education for all, secure and clean water, green and efficient energy sources, climate change, and secure communities need the engagement of the universities responding at global and local levels.
Engaged universities with the development their nations and, at the same time, with the global challenges, means to generate advanced technology, to create innovative products and processes and to provide services to public, enterprises and organizations. Only through the effective collaboration between governments and public agencies, universities and research centers, enterprises and NGOs the implementation of those advance technology will be a reality. Universities are called to become a trigger of change, standing at the center of the discussion and moving towards action
This QiR International Conference aims to be an international meeting to discuss on the role of the science and technology in the 21st Century with a special focus on human life and sustainable environment. The main objective of the Conference is to open a worldwide discussion on the current role of technology in the academic and scientific areas and on their importance to boost a more responsible society.
The event will gather representatives from different countries and from diverse areas of knowledge and fields (education, research, public institutions, organizations) in order to talk on the role of the advance technology in the world. The Conference is devised as a space to exchange ideas and discussion on the challenges that life and its environmental faces in the 21st Century and the role of advance technologies play in those challenges.
The Conference is addressed to national and international experts from universities, institutions, organizations, business and other agencies and will be held in Padang, Indonesia, from 22nd to 24th July 2019 at the Padang Conventional Center in Padang.
During the event there will be three types of sessions: keynote sessions, workshops, and presentation of experiences and cases. Through these three different type of sessions we intend to have an interactive conference. With a multidisciplinary approach, the International Conference will gather experts from around the world and representing different stakeholders.