Six brilliant Vietnamese students will join other 300 young geniuses from all over Asia Pacific in Israel for Asian Science Camp (ASC) - the Asia’s most important youth scientific conference from 25th to 30th August 2012. Selected by the Israeli organizing committee in coordination with Vietnam Institute of Physics, these students from Hanoi Amsterdam High School, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hanoi University of Science, Tan Tao University will meet at the Embassy of Israel in Hanoi on Friday, 24 August 2012 for a pre-departure orientation hosted by the Embassy. New-coming Israeli Ambassador in Hanoi, H.E Ms. Meirav Eilon Shahar believes it is great opportunity for smart minds to come together from all over Asia “The scientist of tomorrow and their cooperation will benefit Vietnam, Israel in specific, Asia and the World in general”
The ASC, or "The Summit of Genius" is considered to be the most important and prestigious scientific encounter in the world for promoting young scientists from all over Asia and the Pacific region. It was initiated by the Nobel Prize Laureates in Science from Eastern Asia with the goal to create a platform for locating and promoting the future generation of scientists in Asia. It also aims at establishing a link that transcends borders and nationalities through the universal language of basic science.
This year, the 6th annual ASC is hosted by the State of Israel in Jerusalem, where five Nobel Prize Laureates from Israel and abroad together with other 30 Israeli scientists will present lectures for 300 young participants aged 17-21 from 22 countries in the region. Besides substantial portion of science in the spheres of physics, chemistry, mathematics and life sciences, participants will have unique and diverse Israeli experience.
The 6th ASC is organized by the Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the ORT network. Bringing the ASC to Israel is an important achievement, marked as a "flag project" by the Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the year of 2012 – the Asia's Year in Israel, throughout which Israel commemorates anniversaries of diplomatic relations with important countries in the continent.