Middle East

Tunisia hosts geosciences conference

Author: ARAB NEWSID: 1542137215287765300Tue, 2018-11-13 22:26

JEDDAH: Tunisia is hosting the first conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (AJGS), which will run until Thursday.
The conference, marking the journals 10th anniversary, includes more than 20 prominent speakers, 50 discussion panels, more than 700 international researchers, academics and diplomats, including the Saudi ambassador to Tunisia.
Abdullah Al-Amri, head of the Saudi Society for Geosciences and editor-in-chief of the AJGS, briefed attendees on the journals history and achievements.
He also underlined the support it receives from King Saud University and King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST).
Tunisian government representative Khalil Amiri discussed global climate change, its implications on geological changes, and the importance of conducting further research in this area.
He called for educational programs and campaigns to raise awareness about the seriousness of climate change.
On the sidelines of the conference, an exhibition, workshops, specialized training courses and field trips are being carried out.

Main category: Saudi ArabiaScience & TechnologyTags: King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)Saudi Society for Geosciences KACST provides Saudi Arabias science community 24.7.365 cloud backup with VeeamSaudi Shoura asks KACST to revise plans to comply with NTP, Vision 2030

Middle East

Tunisia hosts geosciences conference

Author: ARAB NEWSID: 1542137215287765300Tue, 2018-11-13 22:26

JEDDAH: Tunisia is hosting the first conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (AJGS), which will run until Thursday.
The conference, marking the journals 10th anniversary, includes more than 20 prominent speakers, 50 discussion panels, more than 700 international researchers, academics and diplomats, including the Saudi ambassador to Tunisia.
Abdullah Al-Amri, head of the Saudi Society for Geosciences and editor-in-chief of the AJGS, briefed attendees on the journals history and achievements.
He also underlined the support it receives from King Saud University and King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST).
Tunisian government representative Khalil Amiri discussed global climate change, its implications on geological changes, and the importance of conducting further research in this area.
He called for educational programs and campaigns to raise awareness about the seriousness of climate change.
On the sidelines of the conference, an exhibition, workshops, specialized training courses and field trips are being carried out.

Main category: Saudi ArabiaScience & TechnologyTags: King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)Saudi Society for Geosciences KACST provides Saudi Arabias science community 24.7.365 cloud backup with VeeamSaudi Shoura asks KACST to revise plans to comply with NTP, Vision 2030