Keynote Speech by PTPM Director at International Conference in Silpakorn University, Thailand
Thailand, 25 June 2019 -The Director of Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia (CITM), Assoc. Prof. Dr Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya had delivered his speech as Keynote Speaker at the 6th International Conference on Education (ICE 2019), which was organised by the Faculty of Education, Silpakorn University, Sanamchan Campus, Nakornpathom, Thailand on 22 June, 2019. The conference theme is “Creative Paradigms towards Internationalizing Education”.
Assoc. Prof. Dr Wan Ahmad Jaafar’s keynote address which entitled “Audiovisual Futures: Connecting Content, Tech, and Policy in Malaysia” was one of the opening events of a two-day conference on the future of Education. In his speech, Dr Jaafar is of opinion that the burgeoning ‘creative-audiovisual-tech’ sector, built around innovations such as virtual and augmented reality, 5G, and 3D printing will be the means that keep innovation strong, and ensure industry remains competitive in a crowded global marketplace.
The conference was inaugurated by Professor Dr. Kanit Kheovichai, Vice President for Silpakorn University, Thailand. Counsellor of Education and Culture Embassy from the Lao P.D.R, Professor from Minzu University of China, and Visiting Scholars from United Arab Emirates had also addressed their speeches in the conference. The conference was attended by more than 250 participants from the world. A total of 115 papers, accepted for presentation by peer review, were presented at parallel sessions throughout the day. All sessions were followed by lively interactions.