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IANAS/TWAS-ROLAC 
Anneke Levelt Sengers Prize
Women for Science in Americas - 2018 
 
CALL TO THE IANAS ACADEMIES:  2018
 
The IANAS Women for Science Program will offer a prize that encourages and recognizes the efforts of young women scientists from the following countries: Bolivia, Caribbean (Caribbean Academy of Sciences or Caribbean Scientific Union), Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Uruguay 
 
The Prize is named after Anneke Levelt-Sengers, in recognition of her outstanding work promoting and recognizing the role of women scientists in Latin America, North America and the Caribbean. This Prize will be coordinated by IANAS, with financial support from TWAS-ROLAC and the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. 

Program Thursday 18th

IANAS General Assembly

Program Morning Sessions: Program Reports and IANAS Business Evening Session: First Session of the New Executive Committee

Please arrive at 8:00 am

Breakfast: La Cana Restauran

8:20

Introduction: General Assembly Chair Juan Pedro Laclette (Mexico)

8:30-8:45


8:45-9:00


9:00-9:15


9:15-9:30


9:30-9:45

9:45- 10:00





10:00-10:30

Session I: IANAS Programs Reports

The view from IAP and Grand Challenges in Science literacy Mohamed Hassan

IANAS General Report and Capacity Building
Michael Clegg

Science Education Program
Gabriel Macaya (Costa Rica)

Energy Program
John Millhone (US)

Women for Science Program
Anneke Levelt Sengers (US)

Water Program
Jose Tundisi (Brazil)

ICSU Corporate

Sergio Jorge Pastrana (Cuba)

Comments from the Academies
Notes: John Boright (US) and  Adriana de la Cruz (Mexico)

10:30- 10:45

Coffee Break



10:45 to 10:11:00

Session II:  IANAS General Business

(1) Strategic Plan 2013-2016 Vote
Michael Clegg

11:00-11:15

(2) Review and approval of the IANAS Statutes and Rules of Procedures

Juan Asenjo, Chair of the Committee for the Review of Statutes and Rules of Procedures

11:15-11:45

(3) Jeremy McNeil Chair of the Membership Committee
Admission of New Academies or Science Associations to IANAS Membership – Vote

Uruguay
Ecuador
Honduras
Panama (APANAC)
National Academy of Sciences of Argentina (Cordoba)

11:45-12:00


12:00 – 12:20

 

 

12:20-12:50

(4) Election of the New Co-Chairs of IANAS 2013-2016
Hernan Chaimovichand Juan Pedro Laclette

(5) Election of the New Executive Committee 2013-2016
Hernan Chaimovich and Juan Pedro Laclette

New Business

·        Proposal to host the 2016 IANAS General Assembly
·         IANAS Civic Association: A proposal to secure the future

Juan Pedro Laclette

12:50-13:00

A token of appreciation

13:00-14:30

Lunch La Cana
Guests are very welcome to join us for lunch but they will be charged separately.

14:00-16:00

Free time

16:00-18:30

Session III: New Executive Meeting Punta Cana July 18, 2013

Chair 1
Chair 2

Organizational meeting of the newly elected Executive Committee

The National Academy of Sciences has proposed to host the next EC meeting in March 2014 in Washington DC

Presidents of the Academies are welcome to join us to the New EC meeting.

Notes by: Adriana de la Cruz and Marcos Cortesao

18:30-20:00

Free time

20:00

Dinner La Yola Restaurante en La Marina.
Transportation will be provided by the hotel.