The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision Engineering. Another goal is to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students, and practitioners working in and around the world. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences in Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision Engineering related areas.
Since 1991, the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) has made a positive difference to 16 million lives through programmes that connect diverse communities and enable collaborations for change, building enduring friendships. In celebration of its 30th anniversary, SIF is organising a conference on Public Diplomacy in Asia 2021 from 26 to 30 July 2021.
Organised in partnership with the University of Southern California's Center on Public Diplomacy, the virtual conference aims to shine the spotlight on public diplomacy policy and practices in Asia, encouraging discussion around new strategies for global engagement.
The virtual conference comprises 11 panel discussions with 40 experts, alongside networking sessions and a digital exhibition for attendees to connect with conference delegates from around the world and explore opportunities to collaborate for good.
"Winning Hearts and Minds: Public Diplomacy in ASEAN", a book of essays penned by ASEAN members on their practice of public diplomacy, will also be launched at the conference.
The conference will be hosted at pdasia.sif.org.sg where attendees can register their interest.