Abstracts and papers are invited according to the conference theme: STS and the new knowledge society: negotiating innovation, risk, trust, culture & development - Deadline: 1 April 2011.
The conference is the second biannual conference of the Asia‐Pacific Science, Technology & Society (STS) Network (APSTSN). APSTSN forums bring together researchers involved in STS in the Asia-Pacific — East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australasia and Oceania. The APSTSN aims to encourage regional STS collaboration in the Asia-Pacific; foster critical discussion on current themes and issues; fill an important regional gap in global STS scholarship and knowledge; seek wide representation from regional STS communities, with a strong focus on decision-making and policy, in addition to other STS areas of scholarship.
Sub-themes (or mix thereof):
1. Environment and/or energy, climate change, and sustainability
2. Administration and/or public policy, citizenship and public engagement
3. Culture and/or innovation & development
4. Emerging technosciences
5. Others seen as relevant to the conference theme
Conference Secretary-General: Dr. Ma Huiduan, Research Center for Science, Technology and Society (RCSTS), Northeastern University (NEU): firstname.lastname@example.org