Communique Webinar Series

The 2023 AHEC will be preceded by pre-events, which will take place between June to August

Webinar: #1

Fostering Digital-Driven Research and Innovation

Wednesday, 7 June 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)

04:00 PM Singapore Time
Mr Chan Chu Sing Minister of Education, Singapore
Topic: Developing Digital Driven Research and Innovation in Higher Education Institute
03:00 PM Vietnam Time

Dr Nguyen Manh Hung
Minister of Information and Communication, Vietnam

Topic: Ensuring Equal Opportunity of Digital Ecosystem to Universities

02:30 PM Myanmar Time
Dr. Kyi Shwin
Rector Yangon University of Foreign Language, Myanmar
Topic: Strategy for fostering implementing the Digital driven study and research environment in the University
04:00 PM Brunei Time
Dr. Hazri bin Haji Kifle
Vice Chancellor University Brunei Darussalam
Topic: Promoting Digital-based Initiatives for Digital, Blue, and Green Research (in supporting Mobility)
03:00 PM Thailand Time
Mr. Charamporn Jotikasthira
Executive Director, Bangkok Bank Public Company Lts., Thailand
Topic: Connecting the Digital Ecosystem from Higher Education Level Into Career Life

Webinar: #2

Higher Education and Industry Connectivity (HEIC) in ASEAN Quality Assurance and Mobility

Wednesday, 14 June 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)

03:00 PM Cambodia Time

H.E. Kitti Settha Pandita Cham Prasidh
Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation, Cambodia

Topic: Academia and Industry Connectivity for Enhancing International Mobility in Higher Education

03:00 PM Indonesia Time

Prof.Dr. Arif Satria
Rector Institut Pertanian Bogor

Topic: Academia and Industry Connectivity for Enhancing The Quality of International Mobility in Higher Education

04:00 PM Brunei Time

Dr Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Md Salleh
Minister of Education, Brunei

Topic: Government’s Role in Connecting Academia and Industry to Improve
Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Enhance International Mobility

04:00 PM Manila Time

Atty. Angola Azura Jimenez
President University of the Philippines

Topic: Academia and Industry Connectivity for Improving Quality Assurance through International Mobility

04:00 PM Kuala Lumpur Time

Mr. Euan Daryl Smith
Group CEO Astro Malaysia Holding Berhard

Topic: Academia and Industry Connectivity to Enhance the Overseas Students Opportunities to Intern at The Firm

Webinar: #3

Sustainable Tourism

Wednesday, 21 June 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)

02:30 PM Myanmar Time

Mr. U Maung Maung Ohn
Minister of Hotel and Tourism Myanmar

Topic: Government role in supporting sustainable tourism: Synthesis and a way forward

03:00 PM Indonesia Time

Nadiem Anwar Makarim, B.A., M.B.A.
Minister of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology, Indonesia

Topic: Government roles in higher education in accelerating the tourism industry post covid-19

03:00 PM Laos Time

Dr. Oudom Phonekhampheng
President of National University of Laos, Laos

Topic: Sustainable tourism research (Enhancing Quality Assurance)

03:00 PM Thailand Time

Chongrak Wachinrat, Ph.D
President of The University of Kasetsart, Thailand

Topic: Sustainable tourism research and curricula (In Supporting Mobility)

03:00 PM Vietnam Time

Nguyen Quoc Ky
Chairman & CEO of Vietravel Group, Vietnam

Topic: Efforts being done in for promoting sustainable tourism

Webinar: #4

Higher Education and Industry (HEIC) in ASEAN Quality Assurance and Mobility

Wednesday, 28 June 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)
Reschedule: Thursday, 10 August 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)

03:00 PM Bangkok Time

Prof. Pasit Lorterapong
Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Higher Education Science Research and Innovation, Thailand

Topic: National and regional strategies for fostering innovation in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the ASEAN region

04:00 PM Manila Time

H.E. Mr. Ivan John Enrile Uy
Departement of Information and Communications Technology, Philippines

Topic: Anticipating digital innovation in the future

04:00 PM Singapore Time

Prof. Ling San
Acting President Deputy President and Provost NTU, Singapore

Topic: Role of HEI in innovation and digital technology for human kind sustainability (Enhancing Quality Assurance)

04:00 PM Kuala Lumpur Time

Dr. Syaheerah Lebai Lutfi
IMCC Deputy Director (Global Engagement & Network) University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Topic: Unveiling the triumphs, trials, and lessons of student mobility

04:00 PM Bangkok Time

Wellington Wang
Director of Asia Pacific Education and Healthcare Huawei

Topic: Accelerating the Digital Journey of Education

Webinar: #5

Higher Education and Industry Connectivity (HEIC) in ASEAN Energy Sector

Wednesday, 5 July 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)

02:30 PM Myanmar Time

Ms. Choosri Kietkajornkul
CEO Hongsa Power Company, Myanmar

Topic: Academia and Industry Connectivity in Bridging the Skills Gap of Graduates in the Energy Sector

03:00 PM Laos Time

H.E. Mr Malaythong Kommasith
Minister of Industry and commerce, Laos

Topic: Government Role in Connecting Academia and Industry in Accelerating the Energy Transition

03:00 PM Vietnam Time

Prof. Dr. Lê Quân
President of Vietnam National University, Vietnam

Topic: Academia and Industry Connectivity in Collaborating for Energy Security and Diversified Supply Chains: The Role of Government, Industry, and Academia (In Supporting Mobility)

04:00 PM Kuala Lumpur Time

Fadhlina Sidek
Minister of Higher Education, Malaysia

Topic: Government role in connecting Academia and Industry to support Industry-Relevant Curricula through Higher Education-Industry Collaboration.

04:00 PM Brunei Time

Prof. Dr. Dayang Hajah Zohrah Haji Sulaiman
Vice-chancellor University of Technology Brunei, Brunei

Topic: Academia and Industry Connectivity in Collaborating for Energy Security and Diversified Supply Chains: The Role of Government, Industry, and Academia (Enhancing Quality Assurance)

Webinar: #6

Digital Transformation Fusion

Wednesday, 12 July 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)

03:00 PM Vietnam Time

Mr. Nguyễn Kim Sơn
Minister of Education and Training, Vietnam

Topic: Embracing Generative AI and Emerging Technologies in Vietnamese Higher Education

03:00 PM Indonesia Time

Prof. Reini Wirahadikusumah, Ph.D.
Rector Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia

Topic: Maintaining Higher Education Relevance in Indonesia’s Digital Era (Enhancing Quality Assurance)

03:00 PM Cambodia Time

Dr. Chet Chealy
Rector, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Topic: Adapting to Digital Transformation in Higher Education : A Cambodian Perspective (In Supporting Mobility)

04:00 PM Singapore Time

Mrs. Josephine Teo
Minister of Communication and Information, Singapore

Topic: Ethical Issues in Digital Transformation of Singapore Higher Education

04:00 PM Manila Time

Mr. Ray C. Espinosa
CEO Manila Electric Company (Meralco), Philippines

Topic: The Role of Philippines Electricity in Driving Digital Transformation in Higher Education

Webinar: #7

Climate Change Mitigation

Wednesday, 19 July 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)

03:00 PM Cambodia Time
Dr. Hang Chuon Naron
Minister of Education, Youth and Sport of The Kingdom of Cambodia
Topic: Government role in mitigating rising sea level: Insight from higher education community
04:00 PM Brunei Time
Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Muhammad Juanda Bin Haji Abdul Rashid
Minister of Development of Brunei Darussalam
Topic: Government role in addressing disaster hazards caused by rising sea level
03:00 PM Bangkok Time
Prof. Pongruk Sribanditmongkol, M.D., Ph.D.
Rector Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Topic: Higher education perspective for addressing the rise of sea level (Enhancing Quality Assurance)
02:30 PM Myanmar Time
Dr. Mie Mie Khin
Rector University of Computer Studies, Yangon – Myanmar Topic: Sustainable approaches for managing natural disaster based GIS (In Supporting Mobility)
03:00 PM Indonesia Time
Dr. Bandung Sahari
Executive Vice President of Sustainability PT Astra Agro Lestari. Tbk – Indonesia
Topic: Private sector roles in supporting government in tackling hazards caused by natural disaster

Webinar: #8

Higher Education and Industry Connectivity (HEIC) in ASEAN Maritime Sector

Wednesday, 26 July 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)

02:30 PM Myanmar Time

Prof Dr Myo Thein Gyi
Minister of Education, Myanmar

Topic: Government’s Role in connecting Academia and Industry in Digitizing Maritime Sector 5.0

03:00 PM Jakarta Time

Ir. Sakti Wahyu Trenggono, M.M.
Minister of Marine affairs and Fisheries, Indonesia

Topic: Government’s role in Connecting Academia and Industry in the Advancing Maritime Sector

04:00 PM Kuala Lumpur Time

Professor Dr. Mazlan bin Abd Ghaffar
Vice-Chancellor, Malaysia

Topic: Higher Education in Maritime Technology Research (Enhancing Quality Assurance)

04:00 PM Manila Time

Fr. Roberto C. Yap, SJ
President, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

Topic: Higher Education in Maritime Technology Research (In Supporting Mobility)

04:00 PM Singapore Time

Mr Ivan Vindheim
CEO MOWI Singapore

Topic: Preparing Future Maritime Professionals: The Role of Maritime Industry to increase the Students opportunities.

Webinar: #9

Food Security and Sovereignty

Wednesday, 2 August 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)

03:00 PM Bangkok Time
Jose V. Camacho, Jr. PhD
Chancellor, University of The Philippines Los Banos, Philippines
Topic: The role of research and innovation to support sustainable agriculture production and food security
03:00 PM Jakarta Time
Prof. Dr. Arif Satria
Prof. Dr. Arif Satria
Topic: Socio-tehcno-entrepreneurial program to support sustainable agriculture production and food security
04:00 PM Kuala Lumpur Time
Prof. Ir. Dr. B.T. Hang Tuah Baharudin
Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Topic: Enhancing research on agriculture sustainability that support academic and student mobility among ASEAN Higher Education
03:00 PM Laos Time
Vongpasith Chanthakhoun, Ph.D.
Vice President, Souphanouvong University, Laos
Topic: Research on sustainable agriculture
04:00 PM Brunei Time

Dr. Nur Rahman
CEO Ghanim International Sdn Bhd, Brunei

Topic: Efforts being done to promote sustainable agriculture

Webinar: #10

Post COVID Sustainable Health Care and Industry

Wednesday, 9 August 2023 03:00 PM (Indonesia Time)

03:00 PM Laos Time

Dr. Phout Simmalavong
Ministry of Education and Sports, Laos

Topic: Government role in higher education to accelerate research to better prepared for future pandemic

03:00 PM Cambodia Time

H.E. Dr. Haruhisa Handa
Chancellor of The University of Cambodia, Cambodia

Topic: Vaccine research: How to accelerate (Enhancing Quality Assurance)

03:00 PM Jakarta Time

Honesti Basyir
CEO PT Biofarma, Indonesia

Topic: Challenges and prospects from private sector in vaccine research

04:00 PM Kuala Lumpur Time

Dr. Bounfeng Phoummalaysith
Ministry of Health, Malaysia

Topic: Government role on Post covid-19 preparation in managing the future pandemic

04:00 PM Singapore Time

Prof. Tan Eng Chye
President of National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore

Topic: Vaccine research (In Supporting Mobility)