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KAIST students Host ICIST-KAIST 2007

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KAIST students Host ICIST-KAIST 2007

- Global stage of academic exchanges for university students
- July 24 (Tue) ? 27 (Fri), KAIST

KAIST students will host an international academic conference ‘ICISTS-KAIST 2007’ at KAIST for 4 days from July 24th.

ICISTS-KAIST is an annual academic conference with more than 200 university students around the world attended. It was started in 2005 to enhance university students’ experiences and capabilities. International Conference for the Integration of Science and Technology into Society (ICISTS) is an international conference of university students with diverse backgrounds ? nationality, race, and major - with an aim of social integration of science and technology.

In this year’s conference, three topics - ‘Media Revolution’, ‘Life Extension’, and ‘Utopia, Dreams Come True’ - will be dealt with.

In the workshop of ‘Media Revolution’, attendees will discuss the background and influence of the advent of new media, new media technologies under development, and prospective social and daily changes by such media revolution.

In the workshop of ‘Life Extension’, ways to overcome cancer and obesity-related diseases for life extension will be discussed, and the present status, limitation and potential of stem cell researches will be presented from the viewpoint of a new scholarly field called ‘Regenerative medicine’.

In the workshop of ‘Utopia, Dreams Come True’, attendees will talk about the possibility of ‘Utopia’, a city of dream which can be developed consistently not by the past way of scientific development which has resulted in environment-destruction. The concept of future city, advanced environment-friendly technologies, civil engineering technologies, and civil planning policies will also be discussed. In addition, lifestyles, architecture, economic influences after the realization of Utopia will be presented.

Meanwhile, many world-famous scholars, such as John Smart, president of the Acceleration Studies Foundation (ASF) of USA, Gregory Clement, professor of Harvard University, Ali Khademhosseini, professor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Leon R. Glicksman, professor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Peter Rogers, professor of Harvard University, Shinichiro Ohgaki, professor of Tokyo University, Chang-Hee Cho, professor of Gachon University of Medical and Science, Jin-Hoo Cheon, professor of Yonsei University, Soo-Bok Moon, professor of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and so on, will speak for the conference.

The conference will include ‘Business Team Project’ and ‘Recreation’ programs and present ‘free science lecture for Daejeon citizen and youth’ at Turman Hall, Creative Learning B/D, July 24-25 at 7 p.m.

 

KAIST, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea

T. 042-350-2114 / F. 042-350-2210 (2220)

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