Societies need a global transformation towards sustainable development and the improvement of living conditions at local and global level. The covid-19 pandemic affects significantly the human being life. It 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.
Those challenges require the engagement of the universities responding at global and local levels. The universities shall take the part in generating advanced technology, creating innovative products and process. Universities are called to become a trigger of change, standing at the center of the discussion and moving towards action. Meanwhile, the collaboration between the universities and research centres, government and public agencies, industries, societies and non-governmental organization is a need to respond those challenges and accelerate, which is known as quadruple helix approach.
This QiR International Conference aims to be an international meeting to discuss on the role of the science and technology in the 21st Century. The conference will focus on Resilience and Adaptability for a Post-Pandemic: Exploring Technology for Our Built Green 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 post pandemic
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.
Furthermore, QIR 2021 will also have benefit for industry sector, since it would create a close contact between and among the audiences. The audiences mostly come from different job and activities; therefore this is a great potential and opportunity to meet each other, creating fruitful discussions and broaden business relationship.