Volume 8 Issue 1 - March 20, 2009

Research Express@NCKU Mar. 20 ~ Mar. 26, 2009


  • 2009 Forum in Management Studies--International Conference on Finance and Statistics
    Date: Thursday, June 18th, 2009
    Place: Harvard Lecture Room (62401), College of Management, NCKU
    Sponsor: National Cheng Kung University
    Contact person: Ms. Mei-Chen Huang
    Tel: (06)275-2455
    E-mail: vicky328@mail.ncku.edu.tw
    To register, please visit: http://www.management.ncku.edu.tw/mana_activity/

Extramural Events
  • “Beyond the Dawn of Innovation” International Conference: Last Call for Papers
    Please submit your competitive paper manuscript at your earliest convenience,
    by the 30th of March at the latest to bdi.papers@laurea.fi as this is the last Call.

    We would like to have this minute of your time just to remind you of the wonderful opportunity to submit your competitive paper under review for the International Conference of “Beyond the Dawn of Innovation” taking place in the city of Hyvinkaa, Finland on 15-17 June 2009. Accepted papers will be published in the printed, ISSN/ISBN identified, Conference Proceedings and in an electronic format on a USB drive.

    The Conference programme outline is out and available at
    One of the most recent additions to the BDI2009 Conference programme is the interactive panel discussion moderated by Jan-Henrik Johansson from Wikivision on the thought-provoking topic of

    “Global warming creating true demand for innovation - Ways and Whys of innovative solution variables”

    Conference tutorial is facilitated by Prof. Patrick Wang from Northeastern University and the Luncheon Speakers include for example Development Director Jukka Ahtikari from Logica.

    BDI2009 is truly the place to be for those, who dare to take the step beyond and explore the fundamentals and essentials of innovation, innovativeness and creativity. You don’t want to miss the incredible social programme and magnificent prospect for networking that BDI2009 caters for its participants.

    Join the presence of an awarded scholar and world-known Entrepreneur in residence of Cambridge University Prof. Alan Barrell, an internationally recognized expert Prof. Dhrubes Biswas from Indian Institute of Technology, the founder of Sophia Antipolis Senator Pierre Laffitte and many other academics and practitioners from different parts of the world and affiliations such as University of California Berkeley, London Metropolitan University, and University of Malaya.

    Please submit your competitive paper manuscript at your earliest convenience,
    by the 30th of March at the latest to bdi.papers@laurea.fi as this is the last Call.

    The BDI2009 Organising Committee awaits to see you in Finland next June!
    E-mail: bdi@laurea.fi
    URL: http://www.laureap2p.fi/bdi
  • The 12th SCBA International Symposium

    June 14-18, 2009, Sunday – Thursday
    Academia Sinica, Taipei

    SCBA is the largest professional society for Chinese bioscientists in United States and Canada. This is the second time SCBA holds its biennial meeting in Taipei, Taiwan. The first one in Taipei was held in 2001. The 2009 International Symposium is organized by SCBA, the Academia Sinica (AS) and the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), with principal sponsorship from AS, NHRI, The National Science Council, Executive Yuan, Department of Health, Executive Yuan, the College of Life Science of the National Taiwan University and Biophysical Society of R.O.C. and several distinguished co-sponsors. SCBA also anticipates that additional universities, institutes and industrial corporate supporters will join as co-sponsors of this exciting and unprecedented meeting. About 1,000 – 1,500 scientists from the United States, Canada, Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore are anticipated to participate in this 4.5 day conference.

    The principal theme of this unique meeting is “Science for a Healthier and Better Life” and it will feature Nobel Laureates, various Members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the Academia Sinica of Taiwan and the Chinese Academy and Institutes and about 170 invited speakers who are leaders in cutting-edge research and development in biological, medical and biotechnological sciences. These scientists will present their research and hypothesis in four plenary sessions and 32-40 different workshops. SCBA also anticipates over 150 poster presentations from scientists, investigators and students from various parts of the world.
    The official language of the symposium will be English.
    Additional Programs
    In addition to the scientific program, there are also a number of active social programs, including a welcome reception on Sunday evening, poster viewing, a closing banquet with entertainment and local sightseeing excursions after the symposium.
    Dates to Remember
    Travel Fellowship Application --- December 31, 2008
    Travel Fellowship Notification --- January 31, 2009
    Online Abstract Submission --- January 1-March 15, 2009
    Early Registration Deadline --- April 15, 2009
    Online Registration Deadline --- June 10, 2009
    Housing Reservation --- February 6-June 10, 2009
    Visa Application --- January 31, 2009
    (For scientists holding People’s Republic of China Passport)       

    For more information, please visit:
  • AEC/APC Symposium Asia 2009 ~Join us for 2 days to discuss cost reduction in manufacturing~
    Thursday, November 5 – Friday, November 6, 2009
    Hotel Nikko Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
    Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2009 http://www.semiconportal.com/AECAPC/

    Abstract Submission Start:May 15, 2009
    Abstract Submission Due:June 15, 2009
    Notification of paper acceptance:August 21, 2009
    Selected Final Presentation Due:October 15, 2009

    Abstract Submission Procedure:
    WEB-BASED Abstract Submission
    • Prospective authors are requested to submit the abstract through web browser, consisting of exactly two pages of A4-paper size.
    • The first page consists of the text (max of 1,000 words) and the second page consists of figures, supporting data, charts, photos and drawings.
    • Only MS Word and JPEG/GIF files are compatible.
    • The abstract must be written in English, using online abstract submission form.
    • Submit electronically before June 15, 2009.
    Submission information, templates, and other details are available on the website:
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