SLC Launch Program: Future Possibilities

30 Indonesian researchers from various fields of study, institutions, and regions have been selected to participate in the Science Leadership Collaborative. To kick off the program, we will host the SLC Launch Program: Future Possibilities to expand the participants’ thinking and ideas beyond their existing roles and environments.

You are invited to join us as Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, Prof. Adi Utarini, Morag Gamble, and Jaroslav Dokoupil share their inspiring stories and thought-provoking ideas on:

Monday, 18 July 2022
14.30-16.00 GMT+7
Live on The Conversation Indonesia’s YouTube channel

Get to know the speakers

Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar
System and Organizational Change in Science and Research

Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar is one of India’s most eminent scientists. He is a former Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and former President of the Indian National Science Academy. Dr. Mashelkar is known for his contributions to India’s National Chemical Laboratory and CSIR, multiple highly empowered ‘Mashelkar Committees’, and a successful campaign against foreign patents on Indian traditional knowledge.

Dr. Mashelkar played a critical role in shaping India’s science and technology. He is deeply connected with the innovation policies and served as the Chairperson of the National Innovation Foundation of India and the President of the Global Research Alliance. He is also known for promoting grassroots innovation and is an ambassador for innovation and R&D across the world.

Prof. dr. Adi Utarini, MSc., MPH, PhD
The Role of Science and Research in Policymaking

Prof. Utarini is one of Indonesia’s leading scientists and researchers in the field of health care and disease control. She was awarded as a professor in Public Health in 2011 and currently teaches at the Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada. She leads the development of national quality policy and standard of health care in Indonesia in collaboration with the Ministry of Health.

Prof. Utarini is also the Project Leader of the World Mosquito Program (WMP) Yogyakarta, a pioneering trial that applies Wolbachia Aedes Aegypti intervention to reduce dengue cases in Yogyakarta. Due to her relentless work and effort in fighting dengue fever, she was named as one of Nature’s 10 people who played important parts in science development in 2020 and one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2021 by Time magazine.

Morag Gamble
Sustainability and Regeneration

Morag Gamble is a Global Permaculture Ambassador and has been leading the permaculture movement for more than 25 years. She works with local communities and educators in 22 countries to raise awareness of permaculture, especially with communities whose daily lives are impacted by climate change.

Morag founded the Permaculture Education Institute, which offers comprehensive online permaculture design and permaculture teacher education programs that are firmly based on the permaculture ethics of earth care, people care, and future care. She has a strong social media presence through her YouTube channel, Our Permaculture Life, her blogging website Our Permaculture Life, and the Podcast series Sense-making in a Changing World.

Jaroslav Dokoupil
Innovation and Disruption

Jaroslav Dokoupil is a futurist, speaker, facilitator, consultant, and learning designer working at the intersection of leadership, sustainability, innovation, and technology. He has coached and trained thousands of entrepreneurs, consultants, thought-leaders, and change-makers in more than 35 countries for more than 15 years. 

Jaroslav manages RQ Genesis, a UK-based boutique consultancy firm helping innovative business leaders create sustainable value in a rapidly changing world. For over 10 years, he’s been a senior associate at the leadership consultancy Future Considerations and has been involved in one of the largest culture change programs in history, touching 200,000 people worldwide. Since 2016, Jaroslav has worked with Salim Ismail to build OpenExO, a global movement of entrepreneurs, consultants, and thought leaders helping society adapt to the rapid pace of technological and business disruption.

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