Georgian scholars working abroad to visit Tbilisi
Georgia, Tbilisi, Sept.20 / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /
Twenty renowned Georgian scholars working abroad will visit Tbilisi to attend an international forum as part of Georgia's Week of Science.
The Forum of Georgian Scientists will be held on Sept. 20-21. Georgian scholars from abroad will deliver speeches at the two-day plenary session at the Courtyard Marriott.
"Public lectures will be scheduled at various higher educational institutions as part of the Week of Science," the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation told Trend.
The forum aims to promote science in Georgia, and allow Georgian scholars working abroad to share their experiences with their colleagues back home.
The session will be attended by members of the government, MPs, and representatives of international organizations.
The forum is organized by the Education Ministry, Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation and Office of the Georgian State Minister for Diaspora Affairs.
The following individuals are scheduled to take part in the event: University of Nantes (France) Professor Gaston Buachidze, Indiana University (United States) Professor Dodona Kiziria, Senior Research Fellow at the Liverpool Institute of General Engineering (UK) John Moores University, Professor Otar Mgaloblishvili, Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences (Pakistan) Professor Kartlos Kachiashvili, University of Minnesota Professor Besik Kankia, European Organization for Nuclear Research Professor Jemal Khubua, RIKEN Yokohama Institute (Japan) Professor Alexander Lezhava, Shetsin University ( Poland) Professor Marika Pirveli, and Mayo Clinic Fund (United States) representative Dr. Tamara Pirtskhalava.