Towards a digital future Beyond COVID-19
Management | Economics | Information Technology | Education
Strategic Forum AIC 2020
Aims and Objectives
Around the globe, digitalisation has become very important in every field of life i.e., business, economy, marketing, finance, education and management etc. The spread of Covid-19 has arisen huge challenges for the world economy. However, the businesses that adopted a proper digital strategy in response to the crisis are able to reduce their exposure and furthermore, capture opportunities presented by special conditions arising from COVID-19. Therefore, the theme for the 3rd strategic forum, which is going to be organized by The APRA (The Association of Professional Researchers & Academicians) in collaboration with Connecting ASIA from 18th – 20th December 2020 is “Towards a digital future Beyond COVID-19”.
Prof. Dr. Niza Sirmin
Create an Institutional Strategy for Digital future
Around the globe, digitalisation has become very important in every field of life i.e., business, economy, marketing, finance, education and management etc. The spread of Covid-19 has arisen huge challenges for the world economy. However, the businesses that adopted a proper digital strategy in response to the crisis are able to reduce their exposure and furthermore, capture opportunities presented by special conditions arising from COVID-19.
This year AIC 2020 organized by Connecting ASIA in collaboration with The APRA and Emerald Publishing invited twenty-seven Universities and Institutions at the strategic forum to discuss the digital future.
This year AIC 2020 organized by Connecting ASIA in collaboration with The APRA and Emerald Publishing invited forty speakers from 15 countries at the strategic forum to discuss the digital future.
Strategic forum speakes are invited to talk about digitlization in four major areas of social sciences. these are business and management, Information Technology and sustainability and education
Strategic forum has wide audience. More than 1000 registered participants will be the viewer of this interactive sessions from world renowned scholars and acadamicians
About Strategic Forum
The Strategic Forum is a platform for academic and industry leaders from diverse background dedicated to exchanging their ideas and views on the theme of Strategic Forum related to global issues. It provides an opportunity to foster exchanges of information, to promote free discussion on major current economic issues.
In this regards, The APRA (The Association of Professional Researchers & Academicians) in collaboration with Connecting ASIA is going to organize 3rd Strategic Forum from 18th – 20th December 2020 along with 6th ASIA International Conference (AIC 2020). The aim is to bring together scholars engaged in research on the unique solutions to the social and industrial problems as well as theoretical contribution to the respective fields. It is expected that more than 20 universities from different regions of the world will participate in the strategic forum.
First Strategic Forum
Esteemed speakers shared their valuable input on “The role of academia and industry liaisons and the current state of affairs in the context of diverse national and cultural scenarios”. Discussion on future direction and implications provided the participants with insight. The main theme of the forum catered to the research produced by academia and its utilization in the industry for socio-economic solutions. Primarily the experts shed light on the avenues of funding for academia by the industry in the guise of university-industry liaisons and the reciprocal provision of solutions by the academia to the industry. Participants emphasized the non-specificity of research funding targets through real-world examples of multinational companies and pointed out the instances where companies funded research through academia on the non-related socio-economic issue. The contextualization of issues faced by nations on a geographic basis was also discussed and how different approaches were being utilized to counter similar issues in different countries. The role of academia in the mobilisation of public opinion regarding the perception of various social issues was also discussed and there was a consensus of the speakers on collaboration between industry and academia for better solutions through research and alliance of both sectors for a noticeable impact in case of economic downturns or natural disasters. 1st strategic forum was held during 4th ASIA International Conference (AIC-2019) at Langkawi International Convention Center, Langkawi Malaysia.
Second Strategic Forum 2019
2nd Strategic Forum was hosted by 5th ASIA International Conference (AIC-2019) on 6th December 2019 at KLCC Malaysia. The theme of this Strategic Forum was “Collaborative Opportunities for Researchers and Institutes in the Digital Age”. Its mission was to strengthen academic and research collaboration among the universities. This forum brought leading universities from around the globe at a platform where they could network and collaborate on avenues of mutual interest. Esteemed speakers shared their valuable input on the role of university liaisons and the current state of affairs in the context of diverse international scenarios. It was dedicated towards the exchange of ideas among the partnering institutes, network development, expertise sharing in the field of research and development, student exchange program, faculty development programs, incubation centres, fostering knowledge through taking advantage of each university’s unique strength to jointly enhance academic excellence and research collaboration.