Welcome to

The 15th AUAP General Conference 2022

November 14–16, 2022 (Mon- Wed)
Daffodil International University
Dhaka Bangladesh

About Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)

Association of the Universities of the Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) was established in Thailand in 1995 to act as a platform for interaction and collaboration by and between higher education institutions in the Asia and the Pacific regions. Its members include well-recognised and leading institutions in the region and globally. The board of directors of AUAP comprises the presidents and CEOs of the institutions, and it has an advisory board comprising globally recognised professionals in various fields including education, law, the UN System, health, business and others. It has a robust governance structure to oversee all aspects of its work. Since its found-ing, AUAP has been highly successful in promoting a culture of quality and innovation in education. Among other things, it organises various programs and projects in the field of teaching, research, innovation, diversity, gender equality, co-operation for socio-eco-nomic development, sports, and services that benefit local communities.

Dr. Peter P. Laurel, President, Lyceum of the Philippines University is the President where Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Founder & Chairman, Daffodil International University is serving AUAP as First Vice President and Mr. Hari Mohan Gupta, Founder & Chancellor Jagran Lakecity University, India is serving AUAP as Second Vice President. For more: https://auap.org


About Daffodil International University (DIU)

Daffodil International University (DIU) is one of the top universities in Bangladesh according to many national and international rankings, including THE, QS and Greenmetric for its green outlook. Currently DIU is having 22,000 students under 5 different faculties and 25 departments. Around 400 international students from many different countries are currently studying here too. DIU established international collaborations with around 440 universities all over the world and members of leading international organizations like AUPF, IIE, IAU, IAUP, AUAP, ACU, ALA, ACD, Magna Charta, UNAI, APAIE, EURAS, ESRUC, EEUA, ATUNET, IEEE, ISTQB, ACE, NAFSA, AMDISA, EAIE, ATIFTAF, ITU, ACBSP, UNGC, UMAP, IFLA, WUACD, GUNI, SDSN, ASEF, AIESEC, ASECU, IETI, Future Team, SDG Helpdesk, EEUA etc.
With global partners, DIU is mutually working in the area of student and faculty exchange programs, summer & winter programs, scholarship, international internship, research collaborations, short-term training programs, virtual mobility, etc.

Website: http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
International Partners: http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/international-linkage
Int’l Memberships: http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/mps/members
Programs: http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/article/programs

AUAP General Conference 2022
Daffodil International University (DIU) is going to host the 15th AUAP General Conference 2022 with the theme “Synergy between Information Technology and Quality Education in the 4IR Era" to be held from November 14- 16, 2022 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. After traveling from Australia, China, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Iran, Thailand, Philippines this is for the 2nd time that Bangladesh is going to host this global conference. It is expected that participants comprising of University Presidents, Rectors, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, Academicians, Top Executives, Administrators & and Govt. representatives from different countries will join this conference.

Key Highlights:
400+ Participants
100+ University Top Executive
150+ Universities
50+ Countries
300+ MoU Signing

About Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka is the capital city of a South Asian country, Bangladesh. It is the hub of economic, political and administrative enterprises located in central Bangladesh at 23°42′N 90°22′E, on the eastern banks of the Buriganga River. It lies on the lower reaches of the Ganges Delta and covers a total area of 306.38 square kilometers (around 118.29 square miles). Historically, Dhaka was associated with the periods of Kamarupa kingdom, Sena kingdom, and Sultanate period, and was a part of Mughal Empire, Nawab era, British and Pakistani colonialism. The capital has a favorable climate characterized by tropical monsoon from June to October; mild winter from October to March; hot, humid summer from March to June. The demographic features of the city are varied in character. Dhaka (North and South) city corporations are the most populated urban areas with the highest density accommodating over 21 million people including Muslims, Hindus, Christians, Buddhists and others.

 

Promo of AUAP GC 2022

Beautiful Bangladesh

Call For Papers


Education initiative aims to better prepare the next generation of talent through transformation and in the edge of 4IR, Quality education is regarded as the engine of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. DIU invites paper presentations under several Parallel Sessions to see the impact of quality education and information technology, in conjunction with 4IR where the HEI leaders, academicians, practitioners, policy makers will share their experiences and will come up with case based solutions.

Theme: Synergy between Information Technology and Quality Education in the 4IR Era



Sub-Themes

  • # Online to Blended Using Technology for Employability
  • # Experimental & Practical Components in Outcome-Based Education
  • # Project-Based Teaching & Learning
  • # Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship
  • # International Cooperation & Mobility
  • # Faculty Development & Research

About Submission:

All accepted papers will be included at the conference proceedings. This special issue is dedicated to analyses of how our shared experiences in the quality assurance (QA) in higher education and technology domains offer approaches to ensure and dents effect in 4IR issue. The conference is highly encouraged to submit the empirical paper on the above mentioned sub-themes which focus and demonstrate the Best Practices on theme and sub-themes of this conference.

Submission Instructions:

  • # Document Must Include: Title (200 Character Maximum- in Title Case)
  • # Abstract: Maximum 500 words
  • # Author Name and Affiliation: After the title, name of author, author’s affiliation and institutional address with active email ID should be mentioned. In case there are two or more authors, then corresponding author’s name and address details must be clearly specified.
  • # Citation: APA (American Psychological Association) style
  • # Font Style: Times New Roman
  • # Font Size: 11-Point Font
  • # Spacing: Double-spaced
  • # Margins: 1-inch (2.5cm) margin all around
  • # Document Type: Microsoft Word

 

 

Deadline for Abstract Submission: October 30, 2022
For any query, write to DIU Secretariat for 15th AUAP GC 2022:
auap2022@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd

Submit your Paper

Keynote Speaker

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Dr. Fernando León García President IAUP 2021-2024 President, CETYS University

Dr. Leon-Garcia is President of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) for 2021-2024. He has also been President of CETYS University since 2010, leading the institution to accreditation in the USA (WASC, ACBSP, ABET) and one of the most internationalized universities in Mexico. Prior to that, he served as Chancellor of City University of Seattle‘s International Division, with a presence across the Americas, Europe and Asia.

He currently serves or has served on boards and/or advisory groups: Commission on Internationalization and Global Engagement of the American Council on Education, Council of Presidents of the Association of Governing Boards, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, NAFSA International Educators Association, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Mexican Federation of Private Universities, Santander Universidades-Mexico, and Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration.

Dr. León-García holds a doctoral degree in Educational Administration and Policy Analysis and an M.A. in International Development Education from Stanford University, as well as a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from CETYS University. He has been named to the Top 300 Leaders in Mexico (Los 300) from 2019 to 2022. In addition, Dr. León García has received Honorary Doctorates from Wysoka Skola inanci a Spravni (Czech Republic), Dimitri Cantemir Christian University (Romania), and Caucasus University (Georgia).

Program Schedule

Pre-Conference: 13 November (Sunday)
Time (GMT+6) Program

Early & Regular

Check-In

Pick-up from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka and transfer to check-in the Hotel (s)
Optional: Golf to Play (9 or 18 holes) at Kurmitola Golf Club, Dhaka
DAY 1: 14 November (Monday)
Time (GMT+6) Program
Day Long Pick-up all International Delegates from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka and transfer to check-in the Hotel (s)
9:00am-2:30pm Registration & Kit Distribution at Radisson Blu Dhaka Hotel Lobby
02:30pm Pick-up all delegates from the hotel (s)

Dress code: Conference T-shirt

03:00pm-05:00pm Visiting Places:
  • # Bangabandhu Military Museum, Bijoy Sarani
  • # Quick Snap in-front of Bangladesh National Parliament, Manik Mia Avenue
  • # Father of the Nation Memorial Museum, Dhanmondi-32
05:15pm Arrive in Daffodil Education Network (DEN) Building, Dhanmondi, Dhaka
05:30pm-07:00pm The 15th AUAP General Assembly Meeting & 52nd AUAP Executive Board Meeting (Attendees: AUAP Officers & Members only) at Rooftop Meeting Room, DEN Building, Dhanmondi, Dhaka
07:00pm-07:50pm Welcome Reception at 71-Milonayoton, Ground Floor DEN Building, Dhaka
  • # Presenting DIU Theme Song
  • # Welcome Address by Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, First Vice President of AUAP & Founder & Chairman of DIU, Bangladesh
  • # Address by Dr. Peter P. Laurel, President, AUAP and President, LPU, Philippines
  • # Special Address by the Chief Guest Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, Honorable Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation
  • # Vote of Thanks by Mr. Hari Mohan Gupta, Founder and Chancellor, Jagran Lakecity University and Second Vice President of AUAP
  • # Welcoming Cultural Performances
08:00pm-09:15pm Dinner with Live Music at Rooftop, DEN Building, Dhanmondi, Dhaka
09:20pm Transfer to the Hotel (s)
DAY 2: 15 November (Tuesday)
Time (GMT+6) Program at Hotel Radisson Blu Dhaka Utshab Hall, Dhaka
09:00am-10:00am Networking Hour at Hotel Radisson Blu Dhaka Utshab Hall, Dhaka

10:00am-12:45pm

Dress code: Formal

Opening Ceremony of the 15th AUAP GC 2022
  • # National Anthem of Bangladesh

  • # Welcome Remarks by Professor Dr. Ricardo P. Pama, Secretary General, AUAP
  • # Documentary on 15th AUAP General Conference 2022
  • # Address by Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, First Vice President of AUAP and Founder and Chairman, DIU, Bangladesh
  • # Address by Prof. Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, India, and Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha (Odisha), India
  • # Address by Dr. Peter P. Laurel, President of AUAP and President of LPU, Philippines
  • # Video Massage from Dr. Dipu Moni, MP, Minister, Ministry of Education, The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • # Keynote Presentation: Dr. Fernando León-García, President of the International Association of University Presidents-IAUP (2021-2024) USA and President of CETYS University
  • # Inaugural Speech by Mr. Mustafa Jabbar, Minister, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology, The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

  • # Inauguration of the Conference with Daffodil Cruiser
  • # Handing Over Token of Appreciation to Hon’ble Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker
  • # Group Photo

  • # Vote of Thanks by Professor Dr. S.M. Mahbub UI Haque Majumder, Pro-Vice Chancellor, DIU & Convener of 15th AUAP GC 2022

Leader’s Panel on ‘Future of the University’

Panelists:

  • # Dr. Neil P. Balba, Professor and Chief Digital Officer, Lyceum of the Philippines University – Laguna, Philippines
  • # Prof. Dr. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih, Vice Rector, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia
  • # Engr. Abubokor Hanip, Chancellor & CEO, Washington University of Science and Technology, USA
  • # Prof. Dr. Sunaina Singh, Vice Chancellor, Nalanda University, India
  • # Professor Dr. M. R. Kabir, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Daffodil International University, Bangladesh

Moderator:

Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury, Executive Director, International Online University, USA

Cultural Show by DIU students

12:45pm-01:45pm Lunch
02:00pm-03:30pm Parallel Session 1: Online to Blended Using Technology for Employability


Paper Presentations:

  • # Blended Learning: Leveraging Technology for 21st Century presented by Mr. Abhishek Mohan Gupta, Pro Chancellor and Member Governing Body: Jagran Lakecity University, India<
  • # Internationalization of Turkish Higher Education: A Case Study of Karabuk University presented by Prof. Dr. Refik Polat, RECTOR, Karabük University, Turkey
  • # The Impact of Digital Transformation Model Towards Effective Implementation of a Hybrid Learning Approach presented by Dr. Neil P. Balba, Professor and Chief Digital Officer; Lyceum of the Philippines University – Laguna, Philippines
  • # Introducing the Digital University of the Future presented by Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury, Executive Director, International Online University, USA

Session Chair:

Mr. Hari Mohan Gupta, Founder and Chancellor, Jagran Lakecity University, India and Second Vice President of AUAP

Tea Break

03:45pm-05:00pm Parallel Session 2:
  • # Project-Based Teaching & Learning
  • # Experimental & Practical Components in Outcome-Based Education

Paper Presentations:

  • # Empowering Local Tourism Community After The Pandemic: Faculty-Society Joint Research Initiative in Bintan, Indonesia presented by Dr. Irfan Wahyudi, S. Sos., M.Comms, Vice Dean for Internationalisation, Digitalisation and Information Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia
  • # Information and Communication Technology Based Learning Model for Medical Staff of Airlangga University Hospital presented by Dr. Niko Azhari Hidayat, Sp.BTKV, Deputy Head of Research and Community Services Institute, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia
  • # Creating and Leveraging Synergy between Information Technology And Teaching-Learning Processes in 4IR presented by Prof. Alamuri. Suryanarayana, Adjunct Professor, St. Joseph's Degree and PG College, India
  • # Project and Research Based Learning on Green Technology to Support the Sustainable
  • # Development Goals on Society presented by Prof. Dr. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih, Vice Rector, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia

Session Chair:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Corneliu Andy Pusca, President of the Board of Trustees, Danubius University of Galati, Romania

06:00pm-08:30pm

Dress code: Smart Casual/Traditional

Inauguration Ceremony of the AUAP Officers followed by Award Giving Ceremony and Gala Dinner with Cultural Night

  • # Introduction of Dr. Peter P. Laurel, the President of AUAP by the Secretary-General
  • # Presentation of AUAP’s activities during Dr. Peter P. Laurel's term as AUAP President
  • # Farewell Speech by Dr. Peter P. Laurel, the President of AUAP
  • # AUAP Secretary-General to oversee the induction ceremony of the new Officers of the AUAP Executive Board, and the AUAP Advisory Council
  • # Presentation of the AUAP-FLAG, and BOUQUET to the new AUAP President, Dr. Md Sabur Khan by the Immediate Past President, Dr. Peter P. Laurel
  • # Photo Session
  • # Inaugural Speech by the New President of AUAP, Dr. Md. Sabur Khan
  • # Presentation of "Plaque of Distinction as Outstanding AUAP President” to Dr. Peter P. Laurel, the Outgoing AUAP President by the Secretary-General
  • # Presentation of Award to Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, and Congratulatory Speech by Dr. Peter P. Laurel
  • # Special Address by the Chief Guest, Mr. AKM Enamul Hoque Shameem MP, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • # Award Giving Ceremony to recognize presenters of Parallel Sessions and Participating Universities of the Conference
  • # Gala Dinner with Cultural Night
DAY 3: 16 November (Wednesday)
Time (GMT+6) Program at Daffodil International University (DIU), Daffodil Smart City (DSC)
07.45am-08:00am Check-out/Pick-up Delegates from the Radisson Blu Hotel to DIU, DSC

Dress code: Smart Casual/Formal

09:00am-10:00am Morning Tea at Green Garden Restaurant, DIU, DSC
Parade & Flag Raising Ceremony in front of DIU Main Ground, DSC
Campus Tour & Experience the Cultural Presentation at DIU, DSC

10:00am-11:00am MoU Signing Ceremony at the AB-4 Ground floor Lobby, DSC
11:00am-11:30am

Open Spot Floor:
How does AUAP help your university to achieve the UN SDG goals?
Moderated by
Professor Dr. Ricardo P. Pama, Secretary General, AUAP and Dr. Peter P. Laurel, President of AUAP and President of LPU, Philippines

11:30am-12:30pm Closing Ceremony of 15th AUAP GC 2022 at the International Conference Hall
  • # Experience Sharing Address by a Student Volunteer of 15% AUAP GC 2022
  • # Three Days program recap short documentary
  • # Address by Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, President of AUAP (2023-24) and Founder and Chairman, DIU
  • # Remarks by Dr. Fernando León-García, President of the International Association of University Presidents-IAUP (2021-2024) USA and President of CETYS University
  • # Special Address by Chief Guest, Prof. Dr. Biswajit Chanda,, Member, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh
  • # Handing over Token of Appreciation to Prof. Dr. Biswajit Chanda, Member, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh
  • # Exchanging Token of Appreciation with Dr. Peter P. Laurel. President, AUAP & President, LPU, Philippines
  • # Vote of Thanks by Prof. Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University
12:45pm-01:45pm Lunch at the Food Court, DIU, DSC
02:00PM Depart from DIU, DSC to Radisson Blu Dhaka Hotel (s)/Airport
03:00pm-06:00pm Optional Shopping at Jamuna Future Park and Aarong in Dhaka
Or, visit to a Local Private University in Dhaka
06:30pm-09:00pm Farewell Dinner at the Residence of the Founder of DIU located in Banani, Dhaka
Dress code: Smart Casual
Optional Day: 17 November (Thursday)
Time (GMT+6) Program
08:00am-09:00am Depart from the Hotel for Optional Tour
09:00am-01:00pm Tour: Dhaka University area followed by shopping at Bashundhara City Mall
01:00pm-02:00pm Lunch at the Restaurant
03:00pm Return to the Hotel

Departure from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka

Note: 

** Program schedule & guest lists are subject to change based on the circumstances & availability 
** Latest program schedule will be available on the conference website
** Program schedule is based on Bangladesh Standard Time zone (GMT+6)

 

Registration


 

The Registration is Closed

Important Dates

Early Bird Registration June 05 - September 15, 2022 (Extended)
General Registration October 15 - October 31, 2022
Late Registration November 01, 2022
Deadline for Abstract for Submission October 30, 2022
Program Date November 14- 16, 2022
Half Day City Tour November 17, 2022

Media

 

Keynote Presentation by Dr. Fernando León-García

A short glimpse of the #first_day

 

Dr. Peter P. Laurel, President, AUAP (2021-22)

Associate Professor Dr. Corneliu Andy Pușcă, PhD, President of Danubius University of Galaţi, Galaţi, Romania

Asst. Prof. Dr.Wipawee Usaha, Director, Center for International Affairs, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand


Welcome Message of 15th AUAP General Conference 2022 at DIU

Welcome Message of 15th AUAP General Conference 2022 at DIU: Mrs Yhing Sawheny, Thailand

Vice Rector, University of Saint Joseph, Macua, China

Director General University of Tehran, Iran

Vice Rector Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia

President International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) 2021-2024 President, CETYS UNIVERSITY

VENUE

 

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Travel Guidelines for Bangladesh

Since the Covid-19 growth rate in Bangladesh has considerably lowered, there aren't many strict entry limitations. However, the current requirements for traveling to Bangladesh during this Covid-19 period are-

  • # Mask (only in mass gathering)
  • # Complete Health Declaration Form to submit in Dhaka International Airport
  • # Full dose of WHO Approved Vaccination Certificate, and(if not vaccinated) RT PCR-based Covid-19 Negative Certificate

 

Health Declaration Form & most recent information and guidelines on air travel into or out of Bangladesh up until the conference can be found here:

 

Health Declaration Form

Civil Aviation Authority Circular

 

STAY INFORMED

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Contact

DIU Secretariat for AUAP GC 2022
Daffodil International University
Bangladesh
Email: auap2022@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
Cell: +88-01847334763

 

Mr. Syed Raihan-Ul-Islam
Senior Assistant Director
International Affairs
Daffodil International University
Email: int@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
Cell: +8801811458865
WhatsApp: +88-01920012744

Ms. Supaporn Chuangchid
Executive Secretary, AUAP
Email: auapheadquarters@g.sut.ac.th
Cell: +66 857687474