Australia Awards Alumni Conference in Indonesia
The Australia Awards alumni conference was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 28 and 29 August 2013. The conference brought together professionals, researchers, research institutes and educational bodies to share and exchange ideas and information on the theme of ‘Towards 2015 – opportunities and challenges for higher education institutions in the ASEAN Community’.
Invitations were open to Australia Awards alumni working in the Higher Education sector from ASEAN countries, Timor Leste and PNG. After announcing to the alumni in Cambodia and a transparent selection process, Mrs Norng Lina and Mr Seng Samphal were selected to attend the conference. Mr Samphal who is the Vice-Dean of the Royal University of Agriculture and the AAA-C Vice-President said that “in addition to knowledge on strengthening higher education, he also has the opportunity to network with other alumni in the region at the conference.”