• Regional Symposium on Innovation Technology Capacity Building at Islamabad, Pakistan on January 12-14, 2009
This is a collaborative effort by WAITRO, ISESCO and the Pakistan National Commission for UNESCO to enable the SMEs to understand the process of access, adoption and utilisation of technologies in enhancing their long run viability and competitiveness.
• Fellowship Programme in the Area of Tooling and Machinery from October 12 - December 4, 2009
This was a collaborative fellowship programme between WAITRO, ISESCO and the National Centre for Machinery and Tooling Technology, SIRIM Berhad. It was conducted to enable participants to have a basic theoretical knowledge of sand casting, die casting, welding and plastic injection mould design and manufacturing concepts; enable them to upgrade their theoretical knowledge on these technologies in line with the localisation activities as well as disseminate new technology regarding sand and die casting, welding and mould and die industries.
• International Workshop on Advanced Material for New and Renewable Energy (AMNRE) on June 8-12, 2009 at Jakarta, Indonesia
In cooperation with the ASEAN Sub Committee on Material Science and Technology (SCMST) and Sub Committee on Non-Conventional Energy Research (SCNCER) and with the financial support from UNESCO and WAITRO, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) organised the International Workshop on Advanced Material for New and Renewable Energy at Putri Duyung Cottage, Ancol Jakarta. It had the primary objective of providing an effective media for sharing of information on research in materials for energy and its applications. This was also a networking event which allowed the collection and coordination of information so that research planners in this area are able to avoid redundant experiments. A total of 151 participants from 22 countries attended this event.
• International Conference on E-Beam Irradiation: An Eco-Friendly Technology for Processing of Food and Industrial Products on July 30-31, 2009 at New Delhi, India
WAITRO jointly organised this international conference with SHRIRAM, IBA, MFPI and BARC, India. It deliberated on various industrial applications of the electron beam (E-beam) radiation processing besides creating awareness on the advantages of E-beam processing. The conference showcased various aspects of E-beam irradiation.