BRICS Young Scientist Conclave 2020

The BRICS Young Scientist Forum was first introduced at the 2nd BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Ministerial Meeting. As part of BRICS YS Forum’s activities, the 1st BRICS Young Scientist Conclave was held in Bangalore (India) in September 2016, the 2nd Conclave was held in Hangzhou, China during July 2017, 3rd in South Africa in June 2018 and 4th in Brazil in 2019. As a follow up of the above and to implement the BRICS Leaders’ Declaration on “strengthening cooperation in science, technology and innovation, especially leveraging young scientific talent for addressing societal challenges creating a networking platform for BRICS young scientists”, and implement the instructions of BRICS ministers, the 5th edition of the BRICS Young Scientist Conclave is tentatively scheduled to take place in Chelyabinsk, Russia during 7-11 September 2020.

From each of the BRICS Country 5 young scientist and 4 young innovators under the thematic area of Ecology, Material Science and Artificial Intelligence will be selected for the awards along with 1 independent jury member for the Young Innovators Prize and 1 Head of Delegation (representative of the STI Ministry).

Scientists/engineers/ technologists/ innovators/ science journalists-educators-science, science literacy and popularizing professional/specialists on translational aspects of research and technology integration in society-market/researchers in the subject areas of Ecology, Materials Science and Artificial intelligence and holding a Masters degree (phd students) or Phd degree up to the age of 40 years as on last-date of submitting the applications are eligible to apply. Young innovators must be up to 30 years old.

The 5th BRICS YSF programme will include the following activities:

Three Parallel Sessions on the Thematic Areas: Ecology, Materials Science and Artificial intelligence

BRICS Young Innovator Prize.

Science Communication Program (youth science networking and activities)

Last date for submission: 15 Jul 2020

For more details and apply CLICK HERE