Events​Registration for the AUA Presidents Forum 2020


The Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Presidents Forum 2020, themed "Knowledge is Power: The Resilience of Asian Universities in a VUCA World", jointly organized and hosted by AUA Executive Presidency 2020-2021 Nazarbayev University and the AUA Secretariat, will be held online from 15:00-18:40 on November 26th, Beijing time.

The AUA Presidents Forum 2020 will take place in the form of two panel discussions respectively titled "Timeless Knowledge: Traditions of Asian Universities in Persisting through a VUCA World" and "Timely Knowledge: Innovation of Asian Universities in Turning Risks into Opportunities".

Agenda
Master of Ceremony: Daniel Pugh, Dean, School of Sciences and Humanities, Nazarbayev University.

REGISTRATION: 02:30 pm – 03:00 pm

OPENING CEREMONY: 03:00 pm – 03:30 pm

03:00 pm –03:30 pm

Welcome Remarks

Shigeo Katsu

President, Nazarbayev University

Opening Remarks

QIU Yong

President, Tsinghua University

Guest of Honor

Speech

TBC


SESSION #1: 03:30 pm – 04:45 pm

Timeless Knowledge: Traditions   of Asian Universities in Persisting through a VUCA World

03:30 pm – 04:45 pm

Moderator:

  • Shigeo Katsu, President, Nazarbayev   University


Panelists:

  • TAN Eng Chye, President, National University of Singapore

  • Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, Indian Institute of Technology

  • Agustin Kusumayati, University Secretary, Universitas Indonesia

  • Chandrika Wijeyaratn, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo

  • Sawako Shirahase, Executive Vice President, the University of Tokyo

Break: 04.45 – 05.00 pm

SESSION #2: 05:00 pm – 06:15 pm

Timely Knowledge: Innovation   of Asian Universities in Turning Risks into Opportunities

05:00 pm – 06:15 pm

Moderator:

  • Ilesanmi Adesida, Provost, Nazarbayev  University


Panelists:

  • Bundhit Eua-arporn, President, Chulalongkorn University

  • OH Se-Jung, President, Seoul National University

  • Ghaleb Ali Al Hadrami Al Breiki, Vice Chancellor, United Arab Emirates  University

  • Dato’ Ir. Dr.  Mohd. Hamdi Abd. Shukor, Vice Chancellor, Universiti Malaya

  • Nilar Aung, Pro-Rector, University of Yangon

  • Wei Shyy, President, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Break: 06:15 pm – 06:25 pm

06:25   pm – 06:40 pm

Closing Remarks

Shigeo Katsu

President, Nazarbayev University

Registration
The event will be hosted via Zoom meeting and is open to all.

If you would like to attend, please register via the link: https://nu-edu-kz.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gZwkTJ8wTwKQyRHFcjp-kg .


Source: AUA
Editor: Guo Lili