APEN held the APEN JAIF Project Seminar in Thailand under the JAIF (Japan ASEAN Integration Fund) scheme at Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology of Thailand (TNI) jointly hosted with TNI. In the seminar, Dr. Krissanapong Kirtikara, Chaiman of Kasetsart University Council and Mr. Suwanchai Lohawatanakul, the Executive Director for Business Development, Technology Promotion Association (Thailand-Japan) delivered keynote speeches. After the speeches, representatives from AIIT and active APEN JAIF Project leaders from Indonesia (Prof. Ade Sjafruddin), Malaysia (Prof. Sha’ri Mohd Yusof) and Philippines (Prof. Alvin B. Culaba) presented APEN JAIF Project outcomes of each chapter to Thai people. In the last, presenters and floor exchange the opinion how to disseminate the outcomes of the project in Thailand.
APEN held the APEN-JAIF Project – Ci-HRD Project Wrap-up Conference under the JAIF (Japan ASEAN Integration Fund) scheme at Institut Teknologi Bandung of Indonesia (ITB) jointly hosted with ITB. In the conference, On behalf of West Java Cooperative and Small Enterprises Department, Dr. Dudi S. Abdurachim delivered keynote speech, and on behalf of Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Mr. Cakra, ST, MT, ME, Head of Technical Application Unit for Construction Technology delivered keynote speech. Further three invited speakers, Dr. Deni Rahayu (Head of Policy Analysis Department in BP2D), Dr. Dani Ramdan, MT (Head of Sports and Youth Board West Java Province) and Ir. Niniek Agustini, MBA delivered speeches from different points.
Following those speeches, each APEN JAIF Project members presented the final results of CIS and multiversity project which has been completed by Japan and ASEAN countries. The APEN JAIF members shared the experiences and insight in conducting the research on SMEs as well as the condition of higher education system and multiversity in each country.
APEN held the Second Joint Committee Meeting under the JAIF (Japan ASEAN Integration Fund) scheme at Institut Teknologi Bandung of Indonesia (ITB) jointly hosted with ITB. The meeting was held taking the opportunity of the heads of each APEN Chapter in ASEAN gathered for APEN JAIF Multiversity Workshop 2017. In the meeting, each project leaders presented what are the outcomes of the project and discussed how to disseminate the outcomes. After such presentation by each project leaders, plenary discussion toward Wrap-up Conference and Final Project Report compilation was held.
APEN held the Multiversity Workshop under the JAIF (Japan ASEAN Integration Fund) scheme at Institut Teknologi Bandung of Indonesia (ITB) jointly hosted with ITB. On behalf of the Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Indonesia, Dr. Masrianto made a keynote speech. Following the speech, representatives of APEN member universities explained about the outcomes of APEN JAIF Multiversity Project and discussed how to disseminate this education system in AMS.
APEN held the CIS (Credibility Index for SMEs) Dissemination Seminar under the JAIF (Japan ASEAN Integration Fund) scheme at Institute of Technology of Cambodia (itc) jointly hosted with itc. On behalf of the government of Cambodia, H.E. Son Koun Thor, Minister Attached to Prime Minister made an address. H.E. Yea Bunna, General Director to H.E. Son Kounthor, showed the present Cambodian SME policy. Representatives of APEN member universities explained about the progress of JAIF CIS project and discussed about the harmonization and utilization of this system.