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Newsletter of International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology under the Auspices of UNESCO in English (March 2015 No.1)

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IKCEST News

E.g:KCEST Delegation went on survey and study tour to a number of UNESCO institute and category 2 centres in Asia and Europe

The main content of the meeting:

1) Visit to Regional Centre for Educational Planning (RCEP).

2) Visit to Regional Research Centre for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia (TICHC).

3) Visit to Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM).

4) Visit to Isfahan Regional Centre for Technology Incubators and Science Parks Development (IRIS).

5) Visit to International Centre for Pure and Applied Mathematics (CIMPA).

6) Visit to International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP).

CKCEST News

E.g:CKCEST held seminar and kickoff meeting for Geology Expert Knowledge Service System

The main content of the meeting:

The seminar and the kickoff meeting for Geology Expert Knowledge Service System of the China Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology (CKCEST) was held at the International Conference Centre of China University of Geosciences on January 6, 2015. Attendees included Mr. Zheng Mianping, Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE); Mr. Li Tingdong, Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Mr. Yi Jian, Director of the Project Management Office of CKCEST and relevant leaders and experts from the Science and Technology Department of the Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR), the China Geological Survey under the MLR, and the National Geological Library of China.

Participants of the seminar recognized the significance of launching the Geology Expert Knowledge Service System and expressed the hope that the Geology Sub-platform of CKCEST would make positive contributions to improving the quality of knowledge services in the field, while working towards the overall goal of CKCEST and effectively integrating data, sharing results and gathering experience.

Top News of Big Data Era

E.g: Big data predicting human behavior must be supervised

The main content of the meeting:

Jame C. Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Thomson Reuters said the popularization and the importance of the Internet is absolutely a double-edged sword. We need to constantly improve such functions as in Internet security and privacy protection. Using big data to understand and predict human behavior must be seriously regulated. Many Internet services are offered for free. To a certain extent, such “free” Internet business models are practiced in a form of “surveillance”.


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Newsletter of International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology under the Auspices of UNESCO in English (March 2015 No.1)

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