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APPENDIXES

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A Workshop Agenda International Workshop on Science and Technology and the Future Development of Societies JUNE 27–30, 2006 LES TREILLES, FRANCE Welcoming Remarks Yes Quéré, Académie des Sciences, France, and Interacademy Panel on International Issues Session 1: Science and Society Issues Chair: Kenneth Shine The Role of Communications and Scientific Thinking Barbara Schaal, Washington Uniersity Knowledge, Validation, and Transfer: Science, Communication, and Economic Development John Enderby, Institute of Physics The Morality of Exact Sciences Yousef Sobouti, Institute for Adanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan 

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 APPENDIX A Session 2: The Role of Science and Engineering in Development Chair: Henry Vaux Women in Academic Science and Engineering in the United States: Challenges and Opportunities Geraldine Richmond, Uniersity of Oregon Trends in Basic Sciences in Contemporary Iran: Growth and Structure of Mainstream Basic Sciences Yousef Sobouti, Institute for Adanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan Session 3: Obstacles and Opportunities in the Application of Science and Technology to Development Chair: John Enderby Technology for Health: Are There Any Limits? Economic, Ethical, and Overall Societal Implications Kenneth Shine, The Uniersity of Texas System Addressing Water Security: The Role of Science and Technology Henry Vaux, Uniersity of California, Berkeley Session 4: Scientific Thinking of Decision Makers Chair: Norman Neureiter How to Promote Scientific Thinking Amongst Decision Makers Alimohammad Kardan, Academy of Sciences of Iran Session 5: Management and Utilization of Scientific Knowledge Chair: Barbara Schaal The Role of International Scientific and Technical Cooperation in National Economic Development Norman Neureiter, American Association for the Adancement of Science The Role of Chemistry and Biology in the Future Development of Iran Mojtaba Shamsipur, Razi Uniersity

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 APPENDIX A Session 6: Science, Society, and Education Chair: Yousef Sobouti About the Relation of School Teachers with Science Yes Quéré, Interacademy Panel on International Issues Teaching Courses in Science, Technology, and Society and the Importance of Ethics Michael Fischer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Promotion of Health Education in Primary Schools Béatrice Descamps-Latscha, La main à la pâte Session 7: Summary of Workshop Sessions Chair: Yes Quéré Summary of Session 1, Science and Society Issues Norman Neureiter, American Association for the Adancement of Science Summary of Session 2, The Role of Science and Engineering in Development Michael Fischer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Summary of Session 3, Obstacles and Opportunities in the Application of Science and Technology to Development Geraldine Richmond, Uniersity of Oregon Summary of Session 4, Scientific Thinking and Decision Makers Geraldine Richmond, Uniersity of Oregon Summary of Session 5, Management and Utilization of Scientific Knowledge Henry Vaux, Uniersity of California, Berkeley Summary of Session 6, Science, Society, and Education Barbara Schaal, Washington Uniersity Henry Vaux, Uniersity of California, Berkeley

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100 APPENDIX A Session 8: Interacademy Programs Reports on Past Programs Alimohammad Kardan, Academy of Sciences of Iran Henry Vaux, Uniersity of California, Berkeley Michael Fischer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Norman Neureiter, American Association for the Adancement of Science Multilateral Approaches Yes Quéré, Académie des Sciences, France, and Interacademy Panel on International Issues Developments in Washington that Affect Programs Glenn Schweitzer, The National Academies Developments in Tehran that Affect Programs Alimohammad Kardan, Academy of Sciences of Iran Future Opportunities for Cooperation Discussion led by Kenneth Shine, The Uniersity of Texas System