Professor Dr. Qumrul Ahsan, Vice Chancellor and Dr. G. R. Ahmed Jamal, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Asia Pacific (UAP) and member of the ‘Quality assurance Committee’ of AUAP attended the 15th General Conference of "Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific" (AUAP) held at the Daffodil International University and Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel, Dhaka from November 14-16, 2022.
The theme of this year was “Synergy between Information Technology and Quality Education in the 4IR Era” where around 60 delegates from 32 universities around the world attended the conference.
Dr Fernando León-García, president of the International Association of University Presidents-IAUP, was the keynote speaker. Prof Dr Ricardo P Pama, secretary-general, AUAP and Dr Peter P Laurel, outgoing president of AUAP and president of LPU, Philippines, also spoke on the occasion.
The sessions in the conference focused on various case-studies and best practices from various universities, especially with regards to blended learning, internationalization, digital learning, project-based learning, and what can be the features of the University of the Future.
During the conference, On behalf of UAP, Professor Dr. Qumrul Ahsan signed MoUs with three foreign universities aiming to explore the possibilities of academic collaboration.