Conference Program

Tentative Conference program

Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Time Agenda Rooms
08.00 – 09.00 Registration Registration desk  is located on the second  floor adjacent to the Ballroom
09.00 – 10.00 Opening Ceremony

  • Report of the OC/Rector of UT
  • Speech of President of AAOU
  • Opening & Speech
    Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education,
    Professor Muhamad Nasir *
Ballroom (2nd floor)
10.00 – 10.45 Keynote Speech 1: Leadership in Open and Distance Learning University

Professor Tian Belawati,
UT Rector 2009-2017, OEC Board of Director, President ICDE (2012-2015), ICDE Board of Trustees

Ballroom (2nd floor)
10.45 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 12.30 Plenary Panel 1: Leadership in Open and Distance Learning University

  1. Professor S.A. Ariadurai
    (Vice Chancellor of the Open University of Sri Lanka)
  2. Dr. KC Li
    Director of University Research Center of Open University of Hong Kong.
  3. Professor Cheong Hee Kiat,
    President, Singapore University of Social Science.
Ballroom (2nd floor)
12.30 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.30
  1. Kasultanan 1 Room (2nd floor)
  2. Kasultanan 2 Room (2nd floor)
  3. Kasultanan 3 Room (2nd floor)
  4. Trajumas 1 Room (2nd floor)
  5. Trajumas 2 Room (2nd floor)
  6. Srimanganti Room (2nd floor)
  7. Pasewakan 1 Room (2nd floor)
  8. Pasewakan 2 Room (2nd floor)
  9. Pemandengan 1 Room (8th floor)
  10. Pemandengan 2 Room (8th floor)
15.30 – 15.45 Coffee Break
15.45 – 17.30
  1. Kasultanan 1 Room (2nd floor)
  2. Kasultanan 2 Room (2nd floor)
  3. Kasultanan 3 Room (2nd floor)
  4. Trajumas 1 Room (2nd floor)
  5. Trajumas 2 Room (2nd floor)
  6. Srimanganti Room (2nd floor)
  7. Pasewakan 1 Room (2nd floor)
  8. Pasewakan 2 Room (2nd floor)
  9. Pemandengan 1 Room (8th floor)
  10. Pemandengan 2 Room (8th floor)
19.00 – 21.00 Welcome Reception Ballroom (2nd floor)
Thursday, 28 September 2017
08.00 – 09.00 Registration Registration desk is located on the second floor adjacent to the Ballroom
09.00 – 09.45 Keynote Speech 2: Quality Assurance in Open University

Professor Melinda Bandalaria,
Chancellor of University of the Philippines Open University

Ballroom (2nd floor)
09.45 – 10.00 Coffee Break
10.00 – 11.30 Plenary Panel 2: Assessment and Accreditation of Learning in Open University

  1. Dr. Naveed A Malik (President of Virtual University of Pakistan)
  2. Prof. Dato’ Dr Ho Sinn Chye (Vice Chancellor of Wawasan Open University)
Ballroom (2nd floor)
11.30 – 12.00 Launching AAOU Initiatives 2017: OER and AAOU Language Program
 Ballroom (2nd floor)
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 15.00
  • Parallel Session 3
  1. Kasultanan 1 Room (2nd floor)
  2. Kasultanan 2 Room (2nd floor)
  3. Kasultanan 3 Room (2nd floor)
  4. Trajumas 1 Room (2nd floor)
  5. Trajumas 2 Room (2nd floor)
  6. Srimanganti Room (2nd floor)
  7. Pasewakan 1 Room (2nd floor)
  8. Pasewakan 2 Room (2nd floor)
  9. Pemandengan 1 Room (8th floor)
  10. Pemandengan 2 Room (8th floor)
15.00 – 15.15 Coffee Break
15.15 – 17.30
  • Parallel Session 4
  1. Kasultanan 1 Room (2nd floor)
  2. Kasultanan 2 Room (2nd floor)
  3. Trajumas 1 Room (2nd floor)
  4. Trajumas 2 Room (2nd floor)
  5. Srimanganti Room (2nd floor)
  6. Pasewakan 1 Room (2nd floor)
  7. Pasewakan 2 Room (2nd floor)
  8. Pemandengan 1 Room (8th floor)
  9. Pemandengan 2 Room (8th floor)
19.00 – 21.00 Cultural Night Pendopo
Friday, 29 September 2017
08.30 – 09.30 Keynote Speech 3: Access and Justice in Open,  Distance and Online Learning

Dr. Wayne Mackintosh,
Director of OER Foundation/OER University

(online presentation slides)

Ballroom (2nd floor)
09.30 – 10.00 Conference Reflection

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Raj Dhanarajan

 Ballrom (2nd floor)
10.00 – 11.30 Closing Session

  1. Presentation of Awards (Best Paper, Young Innovator and Meritorious Service)
  2. Remarks by Rector UT followed by Conference Video Presentation
  3. Closing by President of AAOU
  4. Video Presentation for 2018 conference venue
Ballroom (2nd floor)
11.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 18.00 Complimentary tour

*To be confirmed (TBC)