Time: 8:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Vishwakarma Bhawan, DMS, IIT Delhi
Foreword | K Kasturirangan, former Chairman, ISROIntroduction | Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan and Narayan PrasadSection I Space Commerce1. Space 2.0 India: Leapfrogging Indian Space Commerce | Narayan Prasad2. Traditional Space and NewSpace Industry in India: Current Outlook and Perspectives for the Future | Narayan Prasad3. A Review of India's Commercial Space Efforts | K R Sridhara Murthi4. Exploring the Potential of Satellite Connectivity for Digital India | Neha Satak, Madhukara Putty, Prasad H L Bhat5. Unlocking the Potential of Geospatial Data | Arup Dasgupta6. Developing a Space Start-up Incubator to Build a NewSpace Ecosystem in India | Narayan Prasad7. Electronic Propulsion & Launch Vehicles: Today and Beyond – An Indian Perspective | Rohan M Ganapathy, Arun Radhakrishnan and Yashas KaranamSection II Space Policy8. Privatisation of Space in India and the Need for A Law | Kumar Abhijeet9. SATCOM Policy: Bridging the Present and the Future | Ashok GV and Riddhi D'Souza10. A Review of India's Geospatial Policy | Ranjana Kaul11. Formation of PSLV Joint Venture: Legal Issues | Malay Adhikari12. Exploring Space as an Instrument in India's Foreign Policy & Diplomacy | Vidya Sagar ReddySection III Space Security13. India's Strategic Space Programme: From Apprehensive Beginner to Ardent Operator | Ajey Lele14. Space Situational Awareness and Its Importance | Moriba Jah15. Need for an Indian Military Space Policy | Rajeswari Pillai RajagopalanSection IV International Cooperation16. Cooperation in Space between India and France | Jacques Blamont17. India-US: New Dynamism in Old Partnership | Victoria Samson18. Evolution of India-Russia Partnership | Vladimir Korovkin19. Cooperating with Israel: Strategic Convergence | Deganit Paikowsky and Daniel Barok20. An Asian Space Partnership with Japan? | Kazuto Suzuki21. India and Australia: Emerging Possibilities | Jason HeldSection V Space Sustainability and Global Governance22. Space Debris Tracking: An Indian Perspective | MYS Prasad23. Astro-propriation: Investment Protections for and from Space Mining Operations | Daniel A Porras24. Sustainability, Security and Article VI of the Outer Space Treaty | Charles Stotler25. Space Security, Sustainability, and Global Governance: India-Japan Collaboration in Outer Space | Yasushi Horikawa26. India and Global Space Governance: Need for A Pro-active Approach | Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Workshop on Role of ICT in Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge in North Eastern Region
(Capacity Building Programme for NER)
15-17 March, 2017
Venue: NIT Silchar, Assam, India
Jointly Organised by IGNCA, NIT Silchar, and TERI, North East
Biodiversity, indigenous knowledge (IK), and sustainable development are very closely linked. Indigenous knowledge has been noted to make a significant contribution to sustainable development of local communities, as it is seen as a set of perceptions, information, and behaviour that guide local community members to use the land and natural resources. The goal of managing indigenous knowledge is to provide the right information to the right people at the right time. Application of traditional knowledge has and will continue to immensely benefit the society at large.
Hence, there is a need for preservation and conservation of traditional and indigenous knowledge culture resources for Sustainable Future. Simultaneously, it become equally significant that these cultural resources should get access to external world so that next generation come to know about the rich custom and traditions existed in India. It also focused the various methods of preservation of cultural resources, understating the copyrights, how to do basic research, writing skills and many more. For mapping & dissemination of Traditional and Indigenous knowledge, the ICT can play a major role. Thus the programme will highlight how ICT can be used in preservation and conservation of Traditional and Indigenous knowledge culture resources. In the said background, the three days' workshop will be conducted on March 15-17, 2017 at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Silchar.
The workshop main objectives of the programme is to introduce, train, motivate and enrich the knowledge of the young scholars of North East India which helps them to understand, study, document and safeguard the rich cultures of the region.
The main aim of the workshop is to expose participants to the state-of-the art technology (ICT Tools) available to map, conserve & preserve the cultural resources of the North Eastern Region. The select objectives of the workshop to:
1. understand the management and preservation of traditional cultural knowledge
2. means and ways to store the tacit and explicit knowledge
3. use appropriate ICT Tools to map, document & preserve the cultural resources
4. share information used by indigenous people for national and cultural management
5. implement programs to collect, preserve and disseminate indigenous and local traditional knowledge resources.
6. communicate and increase the outreach and publicize the value, contribution, and importance of indigenous and local traditional knowledge to both non-indigenous and indigenous peoples.
The workshop is expected to draw professionals from a wide range of disciplines. Around 100 participants with mere knowledge and interest on cultural resource management will add value to them. This workshop will have great benefit for the following kind of audience:
The selected participants from North Eastern Region will be given TA/DA (limited to Bus / Sumo / sleeper class train fare) with free accommodation in the NIT Guest House on first cum first serve basis based on the background & profile of the participants. Students, Researchers & Faculty members those who wants share their experience / case study in the workshop are requested to contact Dr. Kishor Satpathy of NIT Silchar.
Topics of the Workshop
The workshop will include lectures, presentations, best practices, case study demonstrations, and will cover following topics:
Original practical papers, best practices & case studies are invited on the said topics only few selected papers will be allowed for presentation in the experience sharing session.
Location: NIT Silchar is located on the Silchar - Hailakandi road at a distance of about 8 K.M. away from the railway station/bus stand. Silchar is linked to the rest of the country by road, rail and air. There are daily flights from Kolkata and Guwahati. Silchar is also well connected by road. Deluxe Buses run every day between Guwahati / Shillong / Aizwal / Agartala / Imphal and Silchar.
Dr. Kishor Chandra Satpathy | Librarian & Workshop Coordinator | National Institute of Technology, Silchar-788010, Assam, India | Tel: +91-3842-240055, +91-9435175531 (M) | Email: email@example.com