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Vacancy at NSTF: Stakeholder Liaison Officer – Pretoria, Gauteng
Full time position on a fixed one year contract

The Stakeholder Liaison Officer will focus on building strong collaborative relations with government officials, key role-players and networks to further enhance the credibility and influence that the organisation enjoys within the science, engineering, technology and innovation community. Find out more about the key responsibilities for this position. Deadline to submit CV's: Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Annual Report 2014-15Launch of 2014/2015 NSTF Annual Report

The NSTF Annual Report provides feedback on NSTF activities during the 2014/2015 financial year, in line with the organisation’s current strategic plan. Activities reported on include contracted projects for the Department of Science and Technology, a series of Discussion Forums with NSTF members and other stakeholders on relevant issues in science, engineering and technology, as well as innovation, youth interventions, and the annual NSTF Awards process. The NSTF would like to thank all members, partners and sponsors for their contributions, support, input and collaborations.

Science Forum SAThe Science Forum: South Africa – 2015 will take place on 8-9 December at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. The 2015 theme is:  “Igniting conversations about science.”  The Science Forum: South Africa is inspired by events such as ESOF, AAAS, and the Japan Agora. The key objectives of the Forum are:

To create a platform for a vibrant debate on the role of science, technology and innovation and society in South Africa; To strengthen South Africa’s strategic international science, technology and innovation partnerships; and To create a platform for senior government leaders, academics, scientists, industry, civil society, and students to interact.

View the exciting provisional Forum programme which includes speakers and panellists from the Americas, Asia, Australasia and Europe, and a very strong participation from other African countries. Register by completing the registration form before 30 November 2015. There is no registration fee to attend the Forum.

Science, Engineering and Technology in the News
26 November, 2015

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NSTF is a broadly-representative forum of organisations in Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI), and was established in 1995. The NSTF has a proud history of involvement in SETI policy issues and the promotion of discussion about SETI matters. Since 1998, the NSTF, has organised the prestigious NSTF Awards.

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Last updated: 26 November, 2015