National Centre for Science Communicators in association with Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR Mumbai is organising a National Conference on Science - Society Interface as a tribute to Prof. B.M.Udgaonkar, eminent scientist and educationist on the occasion of his 80th Birthday on 14 September 2007.
The conference is open to professionals from the fields of Education, Research and Science Communication. It will be held on 12 and 13 September 2007 at VG Kulkarni Auditorium at Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education. V.N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd, Mumbai 400088
The National Conference would cover areas to which Prof. Udgaonkar made significant contributions. The Conference will have a felicitation function and three sessions that will focus on the following topics:
School Science Education – New Directions
University Science and Technology
Students: Rs.200 (without accommodation)
NCSC members: Rs. 400 (without accommodation)
NCSC members: Rs. 600 (with accommodation)
Others: Rs.1000 (with accommodation)
The registration fees are payable by DD. The DD, payable at Mumbai, should be in favour of “National Centre for Science Communicators”. Note that members from Mumbai can pay the fees by cheque. On or before 30 June 2007
All the participants will be accommodated in guest houses/hostels in shared rooms. Family accommodation may not be available in the guest houses/hostels.