The challenges faced in sustainable development are common to both India and France. The promotion and emphasis on scientific and technological research in both countries has allowed for numerous platforms for collaboration and interaction in the sciences at the highest levels. Increasing population and intensity of economic use is endangering our sustainable resources of energy and water. To understand options available to manage the multi-faceted challenges of our resources forms one of the important themes of the Workshop cum Conference.
Centre for Sustainable Technology, IISc, Bangalore, the French Institute of Pondicherry (Research Unit of the French CNRS) and the Centre de Sciences Humaines (Research Unit of the French CNRS), New Delhi in association with Embassy of France in India, is organizing the two day workshop followed by a one day conference titled” INDO-FRENCH WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND HUMANITIES- A Tryst with Sustainable Development” during January 27, 28 and 29, 2010 at IISc Bangalore. The two day workshop will have seven focused sessions on 27th and 28th Jan 2010. The third day, on the 29th, a consolidation of these seven sessions will form the basis of interaction in a larger and well attended conference on the third day in presence of highly reputed scholars from both countries.
The two day workshop will bring together academics and practitioners from various institutions of both countries. It will have seven focused sessions on 27th and 28th Jan 2010 that include: