Sias Chairman attends 1st Joint IAUP-AUAP Meeting

Thursday, July 12 - On the 10th of July, the 1st Joint Meeting between the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) and the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) was held at the University of Surabaya, in Surabaya, Indonesia. The Founder and Chairman of the Board of Sias, Dr. Shawn Chen, who is the Chairman of AUAP Advisory Council, was invited to attend the Meeting. Dr. Chen also served as the President of the AUAP from 2014 to 2016, and was an Executive Board Member. He was accompanied by Sias Executive Vice President, Dong Qiming, and leaders from Sias' Office of International Affairs, and School of Literature.

 

During the meeting, Dr. Shawn Chen signed cooperation agreements on behalf of Sias International University with the University of Western Sydney (from Australia), Caucasus University (from Tbilisi, Georgia), and Durban University of Technology (from South Africa). Dr. Chen also invited IAUP and AUAP members to Sias' 20th Anniversary celebrations.

 

Later, Dr. Chen delivered a speech, titled "Future Leadership", to members of the Indonesian University Alliance at the University of Surabaya.

 

The First Joint IAUP-AUAP Meeting was themed "Developing the Sustainability of Higher Education Institutions in the Digital Era", and lasted for 4 days. A large number of international education experts were present, and conferences and discussions were held on the challenges, opportunities, and difficulties with regard to higher education in the digital age.


The 1st Joint IAUP-AUAP Meeting

The 1st Joint IAUP-AUAP Meeting

Performances

Performances

The 1st Joint IAUP-AUAP Meeting

The 1st Joint IAUP-AUAP Meeting

The 1st Joint IAUP-AUAP Meeting

Chairman of the Board of Sias, Dr. Shawn Chen

Presentations

Dr. Shawn Chen being interviewed

Signing of agreement with the University of Western Sydney (from Australia)

Signing of agreement with the University of Western Sydney (from Australia)

Signing of agreement with Caucasus University (from Tbilisi, Georgia)

Signing of agreement with Caucasus University (from Tbilisi, Georgia)

Signing of agreement with Durban University of Technology (from South Africa)

Signing of agreement with Durban University of Technology (from South Africa)

IAUP-AUAP Meeting group photo

Conference

Conference

Group photo

Indonesian University Alliance conference

Indonesian University Alliance conference

Performances

Performances

Dr. Chen delivered the keynote speech, titled "Future Leadership"

Dr. Chen delivered the keynote speech, titled "Future Leadership"

Gift exchange

Indonesian University Alliance group photo

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