Lead Academy : The Australian Academy of Science
Chair : Prof. Jennifer Graves
Regional Network AASSA : the former federations of Asian academies, FASAS and AASA, merged in Oct. 2012 to form the Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA)
Recent activities are as follows:
• ISTIC * will host an International Conference on May 22-23, 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : Sustainable IBSE/STEM in developing countries, with the participation of the IAP Science Education Programme.
• Workshop : Primary Connections “Collaboration with Asia” , 25-27 March 2013 in Sydney, Australia
* ISTIC is the International Science and Technology Center for South-South Cooperation under the auspices of UNESCO.
Following an initiative by the Malaysian Academy of Sciences and the UNESCO/ISTIC program, (Dato Lee Yee Cheong, Malaysia) an International Round Table was organised in Penang (Malaysia) on 2 October 2012, with the participation of the IAP Science Education Programme.