Conference Program

Conference Program

14 October 2021 – Conference Day 1

08:00–09:00

On-Site Registration

09:00–09:30

Welcoming Remarks by Dr Eng Netra, Executive Director, Cambodia Development Resource Institute

Opening Remarks by Ms Meloney Lindberg, Country Representative, The Asia Foundation

09:30–10:10

Keynote: From the Origins of Comparative Education to the Cambodian Pioneers

Speakers: H.E Dr Chhem Rethy, Honorary Distinguished Fellow, Asian Vision Institute

Group Photo

10:10–10:30

Coffee break

10:30–12:00

Plenary Discussion 1: Reimagining Education for 2030 and Beyond

Moderator: Dr Leng Phirom, President, Kirirom Institute of Technology

Panelists:

H.E Dr Hul Seingheng, Director General of Science, Technology and Innovation, Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation

H.E Dr San Vathana, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport

Dr Song Sopheak, Director of Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, Cambodia Development Resource Institute

Dr Ky Ravikun, Vice-Rector for International Relations and Research, Phnom Penh International University

Ms Eng Muyngim, Research Officer, University of Puthisastra

12:00–13:30

Lunch

13:30–15:00

Parallel session 1

15:00–15:30

Coffee break

15: 30–17:00

Plenary Discussion 2 – Entrepreneurial Leaders of the Future

Moderator: Dr Khieng Sothy, Founding President, Cambodia University of Technology and Science

Panelists:

Dr Taing Nguonly, Executive Director, Techno Startup Center

Dr Sam Chanphirun, Deputy Director, Phnom Penh Teacher Education College

Mr Seang Sopagna, President, Young Entrepreneurs Association of Cambodia

Ms Peng Lody, Deputy Chief of Party, PACT Cambodia

Mrs Chea Ratha, Founder and CEO, Khmum Technology

18:00–20:00

Welcome dinner (by invitation)

15 October 2021 – Conference Day 2

08:00–09:30

Plenary Discussion 3 – Building Ecosystem for Higher Education Research

Moderator: Dr Tineke Water, Director of Research, University of Puthisastra

Panelists:

Prof. Dr Lars Balzer, Head of the Evaluation Unit, Swiss Federal University for Vocational Education and Training

Dr Heng Kreng, Head of Department of Scientific Research, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport

Dr Or Chanmoly, Director of Research, Institute of Technology of Cambodia

Dr Bradley Jensen Murg, Director of Research, Paragon International University

Ms Pich Charadine, Deputy Executive Director, Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace

09:30–10:00

Coffee break

10:00–11:30

Parallel session 2

11:30–12:00

Announcement of the New President of CESCam

Closing Remarks by H.E Dr Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport

12:00–13:30

Lunch