NSTDA to celebrate the Princess’s 5th cycle birthday with 2 major sci-tech exhibitions

The National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) is to hold major events to celebrate the fifth cycle birthday anniversary of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn from 29th March to 2nd April.

Main objectives of the events are to exalt the princess’s great contribution to the development of science and technology in Thailand and to open a venue for knowledge exchange among scientists and academics in the public and private sectors, hoping to harness scientific and technological advances in agriculture, biodiversity, productivity and services.

According to NSTDA director Taweesak Koranantakul, there are two main activities. The first one is the seminar-cum exhibition under the concept “60 years of Princess Maha Chakri, Academic Review” to be held from 29th March to 2nd April at Sirindhorn Science Home in Thailand Science Park, Pathum Thani. It features various projects which the Princess brought in the information technology (IT) to enhance their implementation such as the projects for the disabled, hospitalized children, and juvenile delinquents.

The other activity is the NSTDA Annual Conference (NAC 2015) from 30th March to 2nd April, also in the compound of the Science Park. The conference has as its theme: “Science, Technology, and Innovation: Princess Sirindhorn’s Initiatives for the Benefit of Thai Society”. In the second event, NSTDA will present its researches with confirmed concrete results, and seminars on various topics such as Smart Farming, and 3D printing technology for Thai industries. Participants can also visit NSTDA laboratories and join business matching.

Those wishing to visit the event can find more information at www.nstda.or.th/nac2015 or call 0 2564 8000. – See more at: http://thainews.prd.go.th/CenterWeb/NewsEN/NewsDetail?NT01_NewsID=WNROY5803150010001#sthash.WgJpkLpR.dpuf

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