World Science Day 2013 Celebratiions by Department of Chemistry | FUUAST

Worls Science Day 2013 CelebratiionsDepartment of Chemistry, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, Gulshan-e-Iqbal Campus, Karachi (FUUAST), Pakistan with collaboration of National Academy of Young Scientists, Pakistan and Emerging Nations Science Foundation, Italy is celebrating World Science Day 2013.

Theme: For Peace and Development

The World Science Day for Peace and Development is an annual event celebrated all over the world to recall the national, as well as the international commitment to science for peace and development and to stress the responsible use of science for the benefit of society.
The rationale of celebrating a World Science Day for Peace and Development has its roots in the importance of the role of science and scientists for sustainable societies and in the need to inform and involve citizens in science. In this sense, a World Science Day for Peace and Development would offer an opportunity to show the general public the relevance of science in their lives and to engage them in discussions. Such a venture would also bring a unique perspective to the global search for peace and development.
World Science Day for Peace and Development is an opportunity for us to confirm the potential of the science to build a better world. It is fundamentally through human intelligence, scientific research and innovation that will make us able to find tomorrow and answers the challenges that today seem insurmountable. Science is our best asset for supporting inclusive and equitable development for building global sustainability at a time of uncertainty faced with the biophysical limits of the planet.

Aims and Scope
The World Science Day for Peace and Development aims      at raising public awareness of the importance of science   and to bridge the gaps between science and societies.
It will increase the cooperation between national scientists and researcher in the field of Science.

The Department of Chemistry, Federal Urdu University, invites interested individuals to attend one day seminar on “Celebration of World Science Day For Peace and Development”.

The event is dedicated to late Prof. Azmat Ali Khan for his great contribution in science journalism from the platform of Bazm-e-Sciency Adab, a literary movement for the promotion of Science & Technology.

Seminar Programs
The seminar will include addresses and lectures of the resource persons working in the field of Science & Development.
Date: November 11th, 2013
Venue: Abdul Qadeer Khan Auditorium, FUUAST
Last date of registration: 10th November, 2013

Inauguration Session
09:30 AM: Guest to be seated 
09:40 AM: Recitation from the Holy Quran 
09:45 AM: Welcome address by Dr. Iffat Mahmood
09:50 AM: Address by Chief Guest, Dr. Arif Zuberi
09:55 AM: Address by  Dr. Waqar Ahmad Zubari (President, Bazm-e-Sciency Adab)
10:00 AM: Address by Muhtrama Amna Alam (Poet)
10:05 AM: Address by Naeem Ali Khan (Poet)
10:10 AM: Address by Ifikhar Imam Naqvi
10:15 AM: Address by Dean Faculty of Science
10:20 AM: Addrees by Registrar, FUUAST
10:25 AM: Vote of thanks by Dr. Talat Mahmood

Lectures Session
10:30-11:00 AM: Speaker 1: Dr. Zahida T. Maqsood
11:00-11:30 AM: Speaker 2: Muhammad Zakaria Chishti
11:30-12:00 AM: Speaker 3: Dr. Muhammad Rizwan   

Concluding Ceremony

Organizing Committee
Patron-In–Chief: Vice-Chancellor: Prof. Dr. Zafar Iqbal, FUUAST 
Principal Organizer: Dr. Talat Mahmood
Organizing Secretary: Dr. Sana Mustafa
Organizers & Coordinators
  • Dr. Humera Anwar
  • Dr. Asra Mustafa
  • Dr. Urooj Haroon 
  • Dr. Samina Sattar 
  • Ms. Atya Hassan
  • Ms. Nida Ali
  • Ms. Asma Dilshad 

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