public lecture

World Space Week Celebrations 2018

Let's Explore the Universe
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Astrobiology Network of Pakistan

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University)

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
08th October, 2017
Time: 
02:00 pm
Venue: 
E-025, Elahi Building, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University)
Abstract: 

Our dear members and friends are invited to attend the World Space Week 2018 Celebrations organized by Astrobiology Network of Pakistan (ABNP), the Khwarizmi Science Society (KSS) and the Lahore Astronomical Society (LAST) at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University). 

ABNP is a volunteer organization which has been providing vital information, inspiration and motivation to all for science education, specifically in order  to promote Astrobiology and Astronomy in Pakistan.

LAST is a platform for astronomers to share their passion for space science and astronomy with each other and the world.

Together, we have planned to organize an event themed "Exploration of the Universe" in which we offer the visitors with a number of activities ranging from water rocket competitions and quizzes to astronomical observations. We invite schools, colleges and universities from around the city to be part of this grand celebration of a wonder that is our universe!

Preliminary Program
14:00 Intrductory Talk by Syed Muneeb Ali - General Secretary ABNP
14:15 Astronomy Talk by Dr. Sabieh Anwar - General Secretary KSS
15:00 Water Rocket Competition and Poster Display
15:45 Break Time
16:15 Documentary - "Life of an Astrobiologist/Astronomer"
16:35 Words by Dr. James Tebbe - Rector FCCU
16:50 Lecture by Mr. Umair Asim - President LAST, Board Member KSS
17:35 Prize Distribution Ceremony
18:00 Planetary Observation Session in the FCCU ground
  • The event is Free of Cost
  • Registration is Required: Register Here

For more details, contact Syed Muneeb at +923246634719

Resource People: 
Speaker
Dr. Sabieh Anwar
General Secretary - KSS
Speaker
Syed Muneeb Ali
Member - KSS, General Secretary - ABNP
Speaker
Umair Asim
President - LAST, Member - KSS

"Science Rerhi" - Science on Wheels

International Museum Day
Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
17 May, 2017
Time: 
12 pm - 03 pm
Venue: 
Koh-i-Noor Housing Society, Qainchi, Amer Sadhu, Ferozepur Road, Lahore
Abstract: 

Khwarizmi Science Society commemorates the International Museum Day by taking science to the streets. A small science museum in the form of a Science Cart or Rerhi will be strolled around to celebrate science and to involve the passers-by. Our intent is to introduce the idea of a Mobile Science Museum. Join us on the International Museum Day and witness the first event of the series: Power of Science on Wheels.

Lahore Science Mela 2017

A Fusion of Science and Culture
Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
28 January 2017
Time: 
9 am to 7 pm
Venue: 
Ali Institute of Education, Ferozepur Road, Lahore
Date: 
10/03/2017
Time: 
03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Venue: 
Ali Institute of Education, Ferozepur Road, Lahore
Abstract: 

This promises to be a mega celebration of science for the general public. Do visit our dedicated website for further details.

Watch the anthem of the Lahore Science Mela here:

Science Makes Waves in Khairpur, Sindh

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Innovation Foundation

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
1 September 2016
Time: 
11 am
Venue: 
Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Mall Road, Khairpur, Sindh
Resource People: 
Resource person
Kumail Abbas
Khwarizmi Science Society
Resource person
Roshaan Bukhari
Khwarizmi Science Society and Planetary Society

Wonders of Science

Public science exhibition in Wadudia Hall, Swat
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Innovation Foundation.

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
Thursday, 18 August 2016
Time: 
11 am
Venue: 
Wadudia Hall, Jahanzeb College aand University of Swat, Swat
Abstract: 

This science mela is part of Khwarizmi Science Society's National Science Movement 2016 and Beyond.

Resource People: 
Presenter
Kumail Abbas
Khwarizmi Science Society
Presenter
Roshaan Shah
Lahore Astronomical Society

History of Optics in Pakistan

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Department of Physics, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore

 


 

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
30 April, 2016
Time: 
5:30 pm
Venue: 
10-301, Third Floor, SSE Complex, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
Abstract: 
Resource People: 
Speaker
Shaukat Hameed Khan
Director General COMSTECH

Discovery of Gravitational Waves

Why are we so excited?
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

FAST National University of Computer Science

IEEE Circuits Society, FAST

 

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Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
19 April, 2016
Time: 
2 pm
Venue: 
New Auditorium (Syed Refaqat Auditorium), FAST-National University of Computer Sciences, Lahore
Resource People: 
Speaker
Pervez Hoodbhoy
FC College University, Lahore.

Falakyati Mela with SUPARCO

World Space Week 2012
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

SUPARCO and Lahore Astronomical Society.

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
8 October, 2012
Time: 
5-10 pm
Venue: 
Satellite Research and Development Centre, SUPARCO, Lahore
Abstract: 

This falakyati mela (astrofest) is in conjunction with the World Space Week 2012 organized by SUPARCO. Join us with your families and young ones to see deep sky objects, nebulae, galaxies and stars. Enjoy the live spectral recordings of these celestial objects indicating the chemical compositions of the stellar atmospheres.

In short, there will be lots of fun activities. Do register as no participant will be allowed without a prior registration. The activities will be live telecast on the Khwarizmi Science Society Channel of the Night Skies Network.

To register click here.

The event location is marked in the map below.


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Resource People: 
Lead astronomer
Umair Asim
Farooqi Girls High School and Khwarizmi Science Society

The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health and Welfare

Sponsors & Collaborators: 
Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
29 April, 2012
Time: 
10:00 am
Venue: 
Lahore College for Women University, Jail Road, Lahore.
Abstract: 

According to the most recent findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), global warming due to climate change has been clearly linked to human activities, such as greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel combustion (carbon dioxide), livestock production (methane), and extensive use of wood stoves in rural areas (black carbon). One of the most serious consequences of global warming is its impact on human health and welfare. This includes increases in vector borne diseases (malaria, dengue fever), heat waves, smog production, loss of surface water resources, and escalating incidences of severe storm events and changing rainfall patterns, causing major flooding in some regions, while creating drought-like conditions in other parts of the world. We must now shift our sole attention from mitigating climate change through initiatives taken in developed countries to dealing with adapting to its long term trends, especially in many developing countries, where climate change impacts are expected to be most severe within the next twenty to thirty years.

Resource People: 
Speaker
Dr. A Kareem Ahmed
Director of International Program, National Concil for Science and the Environment (NCSE), Washington DC.

Inventing with Light - A Personal Journey

Sponsors & Collaborators: 
Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
06 April, 2012
Time: 
02:45 pm
Venue: 
Lecture Hall 10-301, 3rd Floor, LUMS School of Science and Engineering, Opposite Sector U, D.H.A. Lahore.
Abstract: 

This talk highlights the inventing process – the preparation involved and the small steps to the greater achievements. From his early days as a school boy in Karachi and Lahore to the foundational technology training sites in Chicago, Pasadena, and Schenectady-New York, relayed is a personal journey as an inventor for solving pressing problems in international level engineering and in higher education for Pakistan.

Resource People: 
Speaker
Professor Dr. Nabeel A. Riza
Head of UCC Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Ireland.