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Dear TWAS Member and TWAS Young Affiliate Member,

It gives me great pleasure to invite you to TWAS’ 14th General Conference & 28th General Meeting that will take place in Trieste, Italy, from 27-29 November 2018.
The tentative programme structure can be downloaded from

I am pleased to inform you that TWAS will cover the accommodation costs for the participants and the costs for the official conference meals.


Kindly go to the link to register your participation. Registrations will be only handled online and will close by 27 September.  Please read carefully all information especially for visa matters.


A small number of partial travel grants will be provided upon request to TWAS Members and TWAS Young Affiliates from the S&T-lagging countries that are listed here: If you are entitled and require such support, please send an email to TWAS Office at by 31 August.

We would like to inform you that participation in the conference is limited to the invitee plus one accompanying person and that the accompanying person will have to cover his/her hotel accommodation. In addition, accompanying persons will be required to cover the cost of their meals, with the exception of one official lunch and dinner during the conference period.

We also highly recommend you to ensure that your health insurance covers any health-related costs that might arise during your stay in Trieste, Italy. TWAS will not be in a position to cover any health-related expenses.

I am very much looking forward to seeing you in Trieste.

With kindest regards,