Akademi Sains Malaysia successfully organized Open Science Forum for Asia and the Pacific Region

Due to Malaysia Open Science Platform [MOSP] Initiative in conjunction with 15th APEC’s Policy Partnership for Science, Technology and Innovation [PPSTI] Meeting, on 13 February 2020 the Akademi Sains Malaysia has been organized The Open Science Forum for Asia and the Pacific Region. The Forum featured distinguished panel members that well known about Open Science.

The keynote speech was delivered by Dr Ismail Serageldin. He is Emeritus Librarian of Alexandria and also well known as Founding Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA).


One of the most important key points that he highlighted about Open Science is that Open Science will be fundamental to the realization of the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). This show that, Open Science is a major movement for sustainability.

The program also involved other speakers that were:-

  • Professor Emerita Dato’ Seri Dr Mazlan Othman FASc
  • Professor Dr Barend Mons
  • Professor Shahbaz Khan
  • Dr Ross Wilkinson
  • Mr Simon Goudie
  • Dr Michael Keenan
  • Mr Leju Ma
  • Dr Ai Sugiura
  • Ms Christina Schonleber
  • Professor Dr Noorsaadah Abdul Rahman FASc

The contents of program are as follows:-


On the other hand, on 14 February 2020 there is also a continuous event called as Dialogue on Open Science. the dialog program consists this details.



This dialogue were featured Professor Dr Barend Mons and Dr Ross Wilkinson as a panels.


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