S & T
Development: Whats Our Role?
23-25, 2002 - APSENA Moot Addresses All-important Question
Kansas: The Association of Pakistani Scientists and
Engineers of North America (apsena) held its 19th
Annual Conference in Wichita, Kansas from August
The theme of the conference was Future
of Science and Technology - Whats
Our Role? The conference
answered this all-encompassing
question by covering topics in
the areas of Energy and Environment,
Bio-medical Sciences, Engineering,
IT, Education, and Entrepreneurship.The
2002 apsena conference provided
an opportunity to follow up on
progress and also find out more
about the proposed plans. The conference
was a mentoring and
session for building entrepreneurs and professionals in
all walks of life. Opportunities that can mutually benefit
the lives of people in the US as well as in Pakistan were
explored. The presentations have been posted on the web
site for people to browse through; please visit www.apsena-usa.org.
There was also a Path-forward strategy session
to establish collective steps from this point onwards.
The conference was inaugurated by Mr. Phil Lambke, Wichita City Council
Member, who represented the Mayor of Wichita, Honorable Mr. Bob Knight,
who could not attend due to his pressing engagements. The Mayors
office issued a proclamation declaring August 24th 2002 as apsena
day in Wichita, Kansas. The Governor of Kansas Honorable Mr.
Bill Graves sent a welcome message that was also printed in the conference
program booklet. The wide variety of papers presented was sure to
interest all attendees.