PROGRAM

EDUNIVERSAL WORLD CONVENTION

Transformation and creativity in a hyper-connected world

The place to be for global education leaders to rethink the traditional models, create new contexts, ideas & dialogues.

The 12th edition of Eduniversal World Convention is an education-centered event designed to bring together education professionals from all over the world. Building on our previous conventions, we are coming back this year with a focus on actionable learning, cross-cultural interactivity, and tailored networking opportunities based on shared interests, expertise, and selected topics…all in a warm and convivial setting.

Join us next October 26-29, in beautiful Bangkok for a four days convention and forge connections that last

  • 8:30-9:00
    Shangri-La Hotel

    Pick-up at the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 9:00-10:30
    Sasin School of Management


    Registration


  • 10:30-11:00
    Sasin School of Management


    Opening Session / Welcome:

    Prof. Sung Joo Park, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Far East Asia

    Mr. Martial Guiette, CEO & Founder of Eduniversal Group, France

    Prof. Ian Fenwick, Director of Sasin School of Management, Thailand


  • 11:00-11:30
    Sasin School of Management


    Welcome session from Thailand
    Dr Suvit Maesincee, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, Thailand
    Mr. Chainarong Indharameesup, Director of Khon Kaen University College of Graduate Study in Management, Thailand
    Dr Sutti Sooampon, Deputy Dean of King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang
    Faculty of Administration and Management, Thailand


  • 11:30-12:30
    Sasin School of Management

    Introduction: Transformation and creativity in a hyperconnected world

    Prof. Ian Fenwick, Director of Sasin School of Management, Thailand
    Prof. Sung Joo PARK, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Far East Asia, South Korea

  • 12:30-13:30
    Sasin School of Management

    Networking Welcome lunch

  • 13:30-14:30
    Sasin School of Management

    Networking & Ice-breaking sessions

  • 15:00-16:30
    Centenary Park - Chulalongkorn University

    Outdoor session:

    Presentation of the Green campus - Chulalongkorn University (CU) Centenary Park Visit – “Urban Forest”

  • 16:30-16:45
    Sasin School of Management

    Departure to the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 18:30-18:45
    Shangri-La Hotel

    Pick-up at the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 19:30-22:30
    Sala Rim Naam

    Palmes of Excellence Award Ceremony

  • 22:30-23:00
    Sala Rim Naam

    Departure to the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 9:00-9:30
    Shangri-La Hotel

    Pick-up at the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 10:00-11:00
    Sasin School of Management

    Plenary Session I: Creativity through Transformation of Business Education

    Assoc. Prof. Natcha ThawesaengskulthaiVice President for Innovation & New Development of Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
    Dr. Jikyeong KangDean of Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Philippines
    Assoc. Prof. Pasu DecharinFormer Dean of Chulalongkorn Business School, Thailand
    Dr. Virginijus Kundrotas, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Eastern Europe
    Dr. Anne Balazs, Dean of University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation, USA


  • 11:00-11:45
    Sasin School of Management

    Combo-Sessions

    - What do we mean by creativity? How does it relate to imagination? To innovation?
    Moderated by Assoc. Prof. Krittinee Nuttavuthisit – Faculty of Sasin, Thailand
    - How might a business school model creativity in its internal management?

    Moderated by Ms. Supaporn Chanchamroen – Deputy Director of Sasin, Thailand
    - What does being creative mean to faculty and to staff? 

    Moderated by Mr Nick Pisalyaput, Deputy Director of Sasin School of Management, Thailand

    - How do academics demonstrate creativity in learning and teaching practices?
    Moderated by Dr. Pablo Cardona – Dean of Universidad Internacional de la Rioja (UNIR), Spain
    - How can we nurture innovative approaches in all aspects of education: in curriculum, policy, technology, administration, and institutional culture?

    Moderated by Assoc. Prof. Kritika Kongsompong – Adjunct Faculty of Sasin, Thailand

    - What must we do differently from the past? More, or less, of what?
    Moderated by Ms Lidija ZAJEC, Head of Quality Assurance, University of Ljubljana, School of Economics and Business, Slovenia


  • 11:45-12:30
    Sasin School of Management

    Conclusions of the Combo-sessions

  • 12:30-13:30
    Sasin School of Management

    Networking lunch

  • 13:30-15:00
    Sasin School of Management

    Creative Exhibition

  • 15:00-16:00
    Sasin School of Management


    Plenary Session II: Creativity through Hyperconnected Practice

    Distinguished Prof. Ravi Aron
    , Bangkok Bank Chair in Digital Disruption and Machine Learning & Senior Vice Dean of Research of Sasin School of Management, Thailand
    Dr. John Leslie Millar
    ,
     Chief Strategic Development Officer of Ananda Development Public Company Limited, Thailand
    Mr. Aung Kyaw Moe, Founder & Group CEO of 2C2P and Founder & CEO of SinaptIQ, Thailand
    Dr. Janis Grevins, Director of Riga Technical University (RTU) - Riga Business School (RBS), Latvia
    Mr. Andrew Main Wilson, Chief Executive of The Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Business Graduates Association (BGA), United Kingdom


  • 16:00-16:45
    Sasin School of Management

    Combo-Sessions
    - How can the education sector and businesses work together to succeed in an increasingly competitive world market, contingent upon skilled personnel, changing markets, and mutating technologies?

    Moderated by Asst. Prof. Sabin Srivannaboon – Faculty of Sasin, Thailand

    - What can schools do to instill the importance of repeated unlearning and re-learning, so that participants can keep up with fast-changing technological needs?

    Moderated by Asst. Prof. Yupin Patarapongsant – Faculty of Sasin, Thailand

    - How might multi-sector collaboration better prepare participants for the challenges of the coming decades?

    Moderated by Prof. Dr. Aneeta Madhok, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Central Asia
    -
    How will a lifetime of re-skilling remake the education market?

    Moderated by Prof. Michael BAUM, Executive Director, The Lisbon Consortium, Portugal

     


  • 16:45-17:15
    Sasin School of Management

    Conclusions of the Combo-sessions

  • 17:30-17:45
    Sasin School of Management

    Departure for the Networking Dinner Cruise

  • 19:00-21:30
    Chaophraya Cruise

    Networking Dinner Cruise hosted by Sasin School of Management

  • 21:30-21:45
    Chaophraya Cruise

    Departure to the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 8:30-8:45
    Shangri-La Hotel

    Pick-up at the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 9:30-10:30
    Sasin School of Management

    Plenary Session III: Creativity through Action Learning

    Mr. Nathasorn Boontanorm, Program Manager of Sasin Management Consulting, Thailand
    Mr Jean-Philippe Charrier, President & CEO of Asia Pacific Region, Shiseido Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Singapore
    Mr. Subramanian Subramonia Sarma, Director of Action Learning, Asia School of Business in Collaboration with MIT Sloan, Malaysia

    Dr. Ignacio de la Vega, Dean of EGADE Business School, Mexico

    Mrs Anastasia Zavodchikova, Executive Director of the City Business School, Russia

  • 10:30-11:15
    Sasin School of Management

    Combo-Sessions
    - How can we rekindle creativity in the classroom, turning imagination to creative capacity, and ideas into finished creations?

    Moderated by Dr. Preechaya Sittipunt - Program Director of INDA (International Program in Design and Architecture), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

    - How can institutions shift from passive approaches to innovation, to more proactive ones?

    Moderated by Dr Pattarawan Prasarnphanich, Faculty of Sasin School of Management, Thailand
    - How can we model creative approaches to real-world challenges?
    Moderated by Dr Sherif Kamel, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Africa


  • 11:15-11:45
    Sasin School of Management

    Conclusions of the Combo-sessions

  • 12:00-13:00
    Sasin School of Management

    Networking lunch

  • 13:00-14:00
    Sasin School of Management

    Peer to Peer Meetings

  • 14:00-15:00
    Sasin School of Management

    Plenary session IV: Creativity through Global Collaboration

    Mrs Tracy Tan, Director, MicroMasters Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

    Prof. Andrey Kolyada, Rector of Eurasian Management & Administration School (EMAS Business School), Russia

    Dr Gérald Mazzalovo, Senior Research Fellow & Faculty of Sasin School of Management, Thailand 

    Prof. Nehme Azoury, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Eurasia & Middle East

  • 15:00-15:45
    Sasin School of Management

    Combo-Sessions
    - Should creative enriching education be homegrown, or can it be imported? 

    Moderated by Mr. Alex Mavro - Chief of Operations of Sustainability & Entrepreneurship Center, Sasin, Thailand 

    - Should a single creative model be applied to global education or must creative models be based on individual market, cultural, or societal needs? What alternative didactical models can be imagined for business schools?  

    Moderated by Dr Gérald Mazzalovo - Senior Research Fellow & Faculty of Sasin School of Management, Thailand

    - What techniques are available to attract a student body?

    Moderated by Prof. Mike Wood, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Oceania

    - How might creative kinds of collaborative alliances be conducive to effective learning?

    Moderated by Mr. Axel Schumacher, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Western Europe                                                       


  • 15:45-16:15
    Sasin School of Management

    Conclusions of the Combo-sessions

  • 16:15-16:45
    Sasin School of Management

    Summary and Conclusions

  • 16:45-17:00
    Sasin School of Management

    Departure to the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 18:30-18:45
    Shangri-La Hotel

    Pick-up at the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 19:00-23:00
    Siam Kempinski Hotel
    Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

  • 23:00-23:15
    Siam Kempinski Hotel

    Departure to the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 9:30-9:45
    Shangri-La Hotel

    Pick-up at the Shangri-La Hotel

  • 10:00-14:00
    Wat Pho

    Cultural visit
    Emerald Buddha; Wat Pho -Temple of Reclining Buddha
    -
    Debriefing lunch
    Royal Thai Navy Club

  • 15:00-17:30
    True Digital Park


    Company visit & cultural activities sponsored by Khon Kaen University CGSM

    Welcome and presentation :
    - Dr.Sunthorn Arunanondchai, Policy Committee Chairman, CGSM KKU
    - Mr.Thanasorn Jaidee, President, True Digital Park 
    Thai performance

    Visit of True Digital Park - Innovation space & Co-working space Tour

    Premium Thai Snack break

    Complimentary Thai massage (limited places)

    Complimentary Thai cooking class (limited places)


  • 17:30-18:00

    Departure to the Shangri-La Hotel

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