The conference which is organized by the JSSR and in cooperation with Middle East University will give Jordanian researchers the opportunity to submit and promote their scientific achievements.
A number of scientists and researchers from around the world including Jordan will participate in the meeting that aims to encourage cooperation between scientific and economic institutions as well as integrate scientific research with development, a JSSR statement said Saturday.
JSSR President Anwar Battikhi said that the conference will tackle important issues, including education, water resources and environmental management, applications of industrial engineering, Information and communications technology (ICT), current and future applications of stem cells and many other important issues.
The one-day event, which is organized by the Jordan Society for Scientific Research (JSSR) will also review challenges facing the Jordanian economy, proposed economic policies to overcome the current economic situation as well as a number of economic and investment issues.
President of the JSSR said that the Jordanian economy has suffered from the repercussions of the global economic crunch, the Arab Spring and regional developments, adding that these reflected on the budget deficit but Jordan was able to overcome their impact.
The conference, titled, "the Jordanian economy in a changing year," organised by the Jordan Society for Scientific Research (JSSR), will bring together officials and economic experts to examine economic hardships and put forward proper policy proposals to exit the current situation and explore future prospects.
JSSR president Anwar Battikhi told Petra that participants will exchange academic and scientific data to support the national economy and "debate the key economic pillars in a renewed local and regional environment."
The three-day event was organized by the Jordan Society for Scientific Research (JSSR
), in cooperation with Petra University.
The conference will be organised by the Jordan Society for Scientific Research (JSSR) in cooperation with Petra University from April 22 to April 24.
Anwar Battikhi, President of JSSR, the conference will provide a platform for the transfer of expertise to countries that depend on the use of solar energy to countries which lack resources to generate energy and could better utilise alternative energy.
Participants in the seminar, organized by the Jordan Society for Scientific Research (JSSR), called for giving the opportunity and time for university professors and researchers to carry out research and follow-up on the outcome of their studies.
JSSR President, Anwar Battikhi, who moderated the seminar, pointed to modest spending on scientific research in Jordan, but said the Kingdom is still in a better position in that area than others in the developing world.