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작성자   WTA                                           일시 2016-04-22 17:10:01
글제목  Call for Venues – WTA General Assembly 2018

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Call for Venues – WTA General Assembly 2018



Deadline 25 November 2016


WTA will organise its 11th General Assembly in 2018 and is calling upon its members to nominate a venue.


Since its founding in 1998, WTA General Assembly has been organised in the following locations:


• 1st General Assembly in 1998

Daejeon, Republic of Korea


2nd General Assembly in 2000

Nanjing, China


3rd General Assembly in 2002

Monterrey, Nuevo Leon State, Mexico


• 4th General Assembly in 2004

Uppsala, Sweden


5th General Assembly in 2006

Brisbane, Australia


6th General Assembly in 2008

Daejeon, Republic of Korea


7th General Assembly in 2010

Hsinchu, Chinese Taipei


8th General Assembly in 2012

Gliwice, Poland


9th General Assembly in 2014

Daejeon, Republic of Korea


10th General Assembly & Tangsel Global Innovation Forum in 2016

Tangerang Selatan, Indonesia



WTA General Assembly is usually organised in autumn and attracts roughly 500 delegates, representing more than 30 member cities, universities and organizations, giving the host city a unique opportunity to present themselves to expert group of Science & Technology including central/local government officials, scholars/researchers and entrepreneurs from all over the world. For more information, please visit the WTA website: www.wtanet.org

WTA General Assembly normally comprises of Executive Board Meeting, WTA University Presidents’ Forum, WTA Mayors’ Forum, and General Assembly Meeting. Regional UNESCO-WTA Workshop also can be co-hosted optionally.

Minimum room requirements are as follows:

-          One main hall seating at least 200 persons for General Assembly

-          One room seating 25 persons for Executive Board Meeting

-          One lecture room seating 100 persons for University Presidents’ Forum

-          One lecture room seating 100 persons for Mayors’ Forum

-          One lecture room seating 100 persons for UNESCO-WTA Workshop (optional)

-          One secretariat room seating 10 persons

-          One banquet room seating 500-700 persons for official dinners



Since 2014, Global Innovation Forum which is a new initiative of WTA and UNESCO to promote the culture of innovation based on science and technology has been co-organized with WTA General Assembly. The Global Innovation Forum will connect about 1,000 R&D professionals, STI policy makers, players in the hi-tech productive sector, and civil society from across the globe. It will be a great opportunity to show your city’s innovation capability.



To nominate your city, please send the proposal and an official letter that outlines why you wish to host the 11th WTA General Assembly and 2018 Global Innovation Forum no later than 25 November 2016. The WTA members will conduct voting(in written form) until 15 December 2016; the result will be announced at the end of this year.


Budgets and other information of past events are available for planning purposes upon request.


Proposals(PPT material) should include:


-          Overview of facilities of the proposed venue

-          Overview of local institutional engagement and support for the local organizer

-          Possible arrangements for social events (including welcome reception and farewell dinner)

-          Options for accommodation (with provisional costs)

-          Travel information

-          A provisional budget, with a provisional registration fee

-          Options for payment (credit card, foreign currency etc.) for registration



Deadline for proposals is 25 November 2016. Please send all proposals to WTA Secretariat at wta@wtanet.org


For more information, please contact WTA:

Ms. Heeju Noe / Program Coordinator of External & International Relations Team


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