13th ASPA Leaders Meeting (5-7 June 2019 in Thimphu, Bhutan)
June 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - June 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Theme of the meeting: Role of Science & Technology Parks in the Development of a Nation
Kuzuzangpo (hello) and welcome to Bhutan!
As a member of the Asian Science Parks Association (ASPA), it is a great privilege and honour for Thimphu TechPark, Bhutan’s first and only Technology Park, to host the 13th ASPA Leaders Meeting from 5th-7th June 2019. The ASPA Leaders Meeting, hosted annually by members of ASPA, is a closed meeting among ASPA Members to exchange experiences, successful know-how and knowledge of Science and Technology development of advanced Asian Science and Technology Parks. The Leaders Meeting will also serve as a platform for member countries to strengthen the network of ASPA and forge unity.
This year’s theme for the ASPA Leaders Meeting will be to discuss the ‘Role of Science & Technology Parks in the Development of a Nation’. Well-known speakers on the subject will be invited to present their views from which the members will benefit. This year’s theme is relevant for reflecting on the role that the science and technology parks have played in their respective nation’s progress and economic advancement, as we look ahead to fast paced digital transformation around the globe.