The 6th ASEFUAN Dialogues in Bangkok 2013 onHuman Capital Development Cooperation in Asia and Europe: Situations, Opportunities and Policy Implications
in conjunction with the 3rd Annual International Conference on International
Relations and Development (ICIRD 2013)
On the 22nd August 12.00 – 20.00 hrs., the Asia-Europe Foundation University Alumni Network (ASEFUAN), in cooperation with the ICIRD2013 conference and the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), is organizing a Dialogue panel discussion bringing together academic, professionals and others interested parties from Asia and Europe to discuss Human capital Development Cooperation.
The human capital challenges arising from Europe's economic crisis and the industrialization in many Asian countries make the issue of human capital vital to discuss at this moment. The human capital challenges require innovative ways of thinking about education, labour issues and life long learning, and audacity is necessary to challenge existing assumptions and conventional understanding.
The 6th ASEFUAN Dialogue in Bangkok will focus on Asian and European perspectives on a human capital development, the situations analysis of Human Capital Development, particularly those related to country’s competitiveness under regional integration. The dialogue aims to provide the key opportunities and policy implications for building regional and inter-regional cooperation in human capital development.
Registration: kindly register to the following e-mail address:
firstname.lastname@example.org by sending your name, affiliation, and confirmation of attendance at lunch and/or reception. Registrations will be confirmed. Kindly bring your invitation and confirmation to the event.
Date: 22 August 2013
Venue: Kasem-Uthayanin Meeting Room, 2 flr. Faculty of Political
Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
12.00 – 13.30
Registration and Lunch (provided to all registered participants)
13.30 – 13.40
Welcome Remarks by:
$1- Mr. Nick McIlroy Vice-President of Asia Europe Foundation University Alumni Network (ASEFUAN); and,
$1- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siriporn Wajjwalku, Chair and Secretariat of the ICIRD Knowledge Network
13.40 – 14.00
Opening Addresses by:
$1- Mr. Etienne Clément, Deputy Director UNESCO Bangkok, Asia Pacific Regional Bureau for Education; and,
$1- Mr. Attila Nyitrai, Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Thailand
14.00 – 15.00
First Panel Discussion on Situations Analysis of Human Capital Development in Asia and Europe.
1) Mr. Etienne Clément, Deputy Director UNESCO Bangkok, Asia Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
2) Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pungpond Rukumnuaykit, Deputy Dean, College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University
3) Mr. Nick McIlroy, Vice-President ASEFUAN from Ireland
Moderator: Mr. Pim van Loon, ASEFUAN from the Netherlands
15.00 – 15.15
15.15 – 16.00
Second Panel Discussion on Opportunities and Policy Implications for Building Regional and Inter-regional Cooperation in Human Capital Development
1) Mr. Soehirman Patmo, Director, Netherlands Education Support Office Thailand (NUFFIC-NESO) (tbc)
2) Ms. Viennarat Chuangwiwat, Programme Officer on Social Security, International Labour Organisation (ILO)
3) Ms. Rieko Kubota, ASEFUAN from Japan
Moderator: Mr. Nick McIlroy, Vice-President ASEFUAN from Ireland
16.00 – 16.30
Conclusion and Closing
17.30 – 20.00
Networking Reception Dinner