Open Science Research Excellence

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About The World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology is an open science research organization dedicated to promoting the advancement of science, engineering, and technology. International Standard Name Identifier (ISO 27729) ISNI:0000000091950263 World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Virtual International Authority File (VIAF) VIAF ID:134726554 World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) OCLC Number:711803673 World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Mission The Academy, WASET, supports, promotes, preserves, expands, and disseminates scholarly research, knowledge, and creative endeavors in the sciences, technology, arts, and humanities while embracing the philosophical principles of open inquiry and its universality, freedom, and responsibilities. WASET is dedicated to excellence in scholarly research, innovation, creative endeavors, and open inquiry while embracing diversity and freedom. Vision The Academy strives to be one of the world's leading organizations in support of scholarly research and innovation. WASET is devoted to transforming the lives of scholarly researchers and shaping the future of global society by offering opportunities in diverse disciplines for open inquiry, engagement, collegiality, achievement, and global distinction. Open Science Manifesto: Open Science refers to a systematic and open-minded method of acquiring knowledge about the universe through the observation, experimental investigation, testable explanations and predictions, and the theoretical explanation of phenomena. Open Science refers to the policy of making the output of publicly funded research and academic outputs freely accessible in a digital format to society. Open Science refers to the process of making the content and the process of producing evidence and claims decentralized, distributed, immutable, transparent and accessible to wider society. Attributes of Open Science include the searchability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability of scientific research data. Open Science refers to the free-of-charge publication and dissemination of scholarly research and knowledge while embracing the philosophical principles of the universality, freedom, and responsibilities of science and academic work. The Benefits of Open Science: Reducing duplication costs in collecting, creating, transferring and reusing data and scientific material; allowing more research from the same data; and multiplying opportunities for domestic and global participation in the research process. The greater scrutiny offered by Open Science allows a more accurate verification of research results. Increased access to research results can foster spillovers and extra benefits to researchers, not only to scientific systems, but also innovation systems broadly. Open Science also allows the closer involvement and participation of citizens from across the globe. FAQs FAQs, or Frequently Asked Questions, is a list of answers to most of the common questions people ask about WASET. FAQs support is intended as a first resource for visitors. However, if you are not able to find a solution to your request or problem here, the Operations Team will be happy to answer any questions, explain any requirements or offer any special assistance that you may need.
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A letter of invitation is issued solely for the purpose of assisting participants with visa applications and/or to obtain funding for their attendance at the conference. Such a letter does not imply any financial obligation on the part of the conference organizers. If you require a letter of invitation, please register and pay for the conference. Once the payment has been received, visit your registration page and click on the "Invitation Letter" button. This will then ask for full details for issuing the invitation letter. Team will be managing invitation letters for the conference but will only be able to respond to queries if an invitation request has already been completed online.

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If you are unsure whether you need a visa to attend the conference, please check with your local embassy or travel agent. If you do, it is essential that you begin the process as soon as possible, in order that you obtain your visa in time for the conference or registration deadline. Subject to certain conditions, we can provide a standard invitation letter to assist you with your visa application and this should be downloaded from the registration system. We do ask though that you submit your own application to the relevant authority and follow up accordingly. Unfortunately the Project Lead is unable to follow up your application on your behalf or enter into correspondence directly with consulates.

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