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2019 LMI Young Scientist Symposium

The LMI Young Scientist Exchange Program supports early-career professionals by creating opportunities for collaboration among young scientists from LMI member countries through joint research, workshops and symposia. The objective of this program is to foster scientific collaboration within the region to promote knowledge sharing on science and technology best practices and research ideas.

The theme of the 2019 LMI Young Scientist Symposium will be “Addressing Environment-Health Nexus in the Lower Mekong Region through Applied Research and Scientific Collaboration”. The symposium will be hosted in Yangon, Myanmar on December 12, 2019 at the Pullman Yangon Centrepoint hotel. 

The goal of this symposium is knowledge sharing and the creation of a network among the scientific community in the Lower Mekong region. The first part of the event will focus on presentations from key experts addressing the current environmental and health challenges in the region and introducing research aimed at finding solutions to these challenges. The second part of the symposium will highlight up-and-coming young researchers from the region that are interested in building research skills, network and collaboration. 

Deadline for registration is December 6, 2019.