Project Advisory Committee's Annual Meeting
Convened on July 25-26, 2014 to plan for the regional conference in October and to lay out potential scenarios for the sustainability of project initiatives and the network.
UNIID-SEA formed the Project Advisory Committee (PAC), a regional body composed of eminent people from the fields of science, technology and innovation (STI), development research, natural and social sciences, and social innovation and entrepreneurship, who will serve as the primary ambassadors/ champions of the project in their respective countries and networks.
The PAC meeting was held in Manila. Present in the meeting are Dr. Soottiporn Chittmittrapap of the National Research Council of Thailand, Dr. Iding Chaidir of the National Research Council of Indonesia, Dr. Lourdes Cruz and Dr. Isidro Sia of the National Research Council of the Philippines, Dr. Nguyen Dinh Minh of the National Council for S&T Policy of Vietnam, Dr. K Thiruchelvam of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Dr. Joseph Thomas of the Indian Institute of Madras, and Dr. Mary Jean Caleda of the Ateneo School of Government (on behalf of Dr. Tony La Vina).