34th IASP Annual World Conference held in Istanbul, Turkey from 26th to 29th September marking IASP’s thirty four years of accumulating and sharing knowledge on global and local innovation ecosystems. IASP is the worldwide network of science parks and areas of innovation. It is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, as well as being a founding member of the World Alliance for Innovation – WAINOVA. This year’s conference was outlined to articulate the future strategy for science parks all around the world and how this industry can accelerate its contribution to the global economic development through innovation, entrepreneurship and the transfer of knowledge and technology. As Lahore Knowledge Park is one of the members of IASP (International Association of Science Parks & Areas of Innovation), CEO LKPC, Dr. Zubair Iqbal Ghouri attended 34th IASP Annual World Conference. As a speaker in the pitch session, Dr. Zubair specifically spoke about Pakistan as an emerging Knowledge Economy. He also talked about the vision and interventions of Lahore Knowledge Park to drive a globally connected innovation ecosystem for Pakistan. The global gathering was thronged with delegates from science parks and innovation clusters, sharing some of the most disruptive ideas and initiatives.