1: Encourage collaboration across various disciplines; 2: Highlight successful interdisciplinary projects and research; 3: Foster a global network of researchers committed to interdisciplinary approaches.
I. The philosophy and principles behind interdisciplinary approach II. Challenges in Interdisciplinary Research III. Technology and Innovation in Interdisciplinary Research IV. Tools and Techniques V. Interdisciplinary Education and Training
VII. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Global Issues VIII. The Future of Interdisciplinary Research IX. Interdisciplinary Research in Policy Making X. Building and Sustaining Interdisciplinary Networks XI. Case Studies