Program

 5th APRU Vice Presidents for Research Meeting

“Strategic Research Partnership for Better and Sustainable Societies”

October 28-30, 2019

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand


Meeting Program (as of September 12, 2019)

 

Monday, October 28, 2019

10:00 – 17:00       

Delegates arrive in Bangkok

18:00 – 19:30 

Welcome and Networking Reception

Venue: Jim Thompson Restaurant and Wine Bar

 

Tuesday, October 29 2019

Venue: 105, Maha-Chulalongkorn Building, Chulalongkorn University

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:30    

  • Introduction by Professor Kiat Ruxrungtham, Vice President for Research and Innovation, Chulalongkorn  University
  • Welcome Address “Chulalongkorn University and Partnerships” by President Bundhit Eua-arporn, Chulalongkorn University

09:30 – 09:50  

APRU Welcome and Updates by Dr. Christopher Tremewan, APRU Secretary General

09:50 – 10:30   

Keynote Speech on “UN Sustainable Development Goals and University” by Mr. Hongjoo Hahm, Deputy Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP)

10:30 – 11:00  

Photo Session and Refreshment Break

11:00 – 12:00  

Panel I – Roles of APRU Members on SDGs Related Research

12:00 – 13:30       

Lunch Talk on “Chula Innovation Hub and Enterprise” by Dr. Natcha Thawesaengskulthai, Vice President for Innovation and New Development

Venue: 802, Chaloem Rajakumari 60 Building

13:30 – 14:30  

Panel II – Future Strategy of APRU Research Collaborations

14:30 – 15:15    

Refreshment Break

15:15 – 16:15      

Panel III – Infrastructure for International Research Engagement: Measuring Success of Multidisciplinary Efforts

16:15 – 17:15        

Panel IV – APRU Best Practice on Faculty Promotion and Reward: Enhancing Impact and Collaboration

17:15 – 17:30      

Group Photo

Venue: Statutes of King Rama V and King Rama VI

18:00 – 20.00    

Dinner Reception

Dinner Talk by Professor Emeritus Vitit Muntarbhorn, Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University

Digital Art Performance

 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Venue: 105, Maha-Chulalongkorn Building, Chulalongkorn University

09:00 – 09:45   

Keynote Speech II on “Green Chemistry and University” by Professor John C. Warner, President and Chief Technology Officer, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, LLC

09:45 – 10:00   

Refreshment Break

10:00 – 11:00      

Panel V – Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Transfer

11.00 – 12.30      

Networking Lunch 

12:30 – 13:30  

Venue: 111, Maha-Chulalongkorn Building

Panel VI – How to Measure Research Impact

13:30 – 13:45  

Introduction of Vice President for Research Meeting 2021

13:45 – 14:00

Refreshment Break

14:00 – 14:45                   

Summary and Wrap-up

15:00 – 16.00     

Campus Tour (optional)

Cognitive Fitness Center and Chula Dementia