4th AsiaEngage Regional Conference 2018

4th AsiaEngage Regional Conference

26 – 28 November 2018
Chiang Mai, Thailand
“Rising to the Challenge of SDGs in Asia through University-Community Engagement”

Abstract Deadline has been extended to 31st July 2018

   Following on the success of the first three conference and the benefits that it brings to the university-community-industry engaged practitioners in Asia and beyond, the AUN USR&S Secretariat at UKM will be organising the 4th AsiaEngage Regional Conference in Thailand this November. UKM is pleased to collaborate with Chiang Mai University (CMU), a university member of the AUN USR&S thematic network, to organise the conference. CMU will also bring along two other universities in Thailand on board to host the conference from 26 – 28 November in Thailand.

   The theme for this year’s regional conference is “Achieving SDGs in Asia: Key Challenges for University-Community Engagement.” The focus of the conference will be on the following five subthemes, which have been identified at the 6th AUN USR&S Steering Committee Meeting on 17 December 2017 in UKM Bangi, Malaysia, as essential considerations for driving forward meaningful and productive engagement efforts of higher education institutions:

   • University – Government Engagement
   • University – Industry Engagement
   • University – Civil Society Engagement
   • University – Community Engagement
   • University – International Agency Engagement
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Greetings from Conference Chair:
Associate Professor Dr. Avorn Opatpatanakit

   The 4th AsiaEngage Regional Conference is an international platform for scholars, researchers, and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices in the fields of University-Community-Industry engagement and more.
   - Prospective authors are invited to submit original research abstracts.
   - Audiences are also welcome to join the conference for research and opinions exchanging.

   Full manuscript will be reviewed and selected for publication in the national and international journals(indexed).