Events in APAC

Throughout the year and the APAC region, we are organizing events and attending tradeshows that focus on innovation in education. Below is a short list of these events.

Inaugural THE World Academic Summit 2013

Date: 2-4 October, 2013

Location: Nanyang Polytechnic University, Singapore

Blackboard is sponsoring THE World Academic Summit 2013. The event will bring together outstanding global thought leaders from industry, government, higher education and research to explore the fundamental role that world-class research universities play in pushing the boundaries of our collective understanding and fueling the future knowledge economy.

The summit features speakers and delegates at the highest level of their professions from the US, the UK, Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia and worldwide. All of them will be brought together in the heart of Singapore, one of the world’s most exciting hubs for knowledge and innovation, by Times Higher Education magazine, the global authority on higher education, and Nanyang Technological University, one of the most fastest-rising universities in the world.

Over three days, the exclusive gathering will present unparalleled opportunities for networking, best practice sharing and for gaining deep strategic insight and Matt Small, President for Blackboard International will be chairing a session entitled "The Role of the Private Sector in Supporting and Delivering World-Class Research".

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