Welcome Message

A Welcoming Message from the President of WACSA


The inaugural Australia-China Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation (ACCSTI) will be held from 2-6 February, 2017, at Perth, and organized by the Western Australia Chinese Scientists Association, in collaborations with the University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Murdoch University, Western Australia Chinese Engineers Association, and Western Australia Chinese Petroleum Association. The conference also receives supports and sponsorships from several government offices, business and educational sectors including WA Office of Multicultural Interests, WA Office of Science, Handle Property Group, the University of Western Australia, Murdoch University, Asian Business Centre of Curtin University, Tianqi Group, City of Perth, etc.

The Aim of this conference is to further develop the bilateral understandings of important issues concerning both Australia and China; to facilitate interdisciplinary and strategic collaborations and communications among science, technology, innovation, humanity and social sciences, business and education between the two countries; to provide an effective platform for the exchanges of ideas and networking opportunities among representatives from governments, academia, industry and research organizations of the two nations; to disseminate knowledge of the latest developments and progresses in science, technology and innovation; and last but not least, to support the career developments of young professionals in Australia and China.

We welcome scholars and students, government officials and policy makers, industry leaders and entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders from both Australia and China to attend this Conference.

I look forward to meeting you in Perth,

Guowei Ma,

Professor, The University of Western Australia

President, Western Australia Chinese Scientists Association

Chair, Australia-China Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation