2nd ASIA SCIENCE DEANS' SUMMIT 2016 (2nd ASDS 2016)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
8 November 2016


INTRODUCTION

Asia Science Deans' Summit is a prestigious annual event held in universities across Asia and it serves as a platform for science college/faculty/school deans meet to discuss best practices, current and future related issues for the advancement of science education, research, and service to the Asia community.

In conjunction with the commemoration of University of Malaya 111th Anniversary (UM111), the Faculty of Science University Malaya will be hosting the 2nd Asia Science Deans’ Summit 2016 on the 8th November 2016. One of the focuses of this year’s summit is to discuss the challenges and the way forward in tertiary science education in Asia. Science education is very important to the development of any nation in many areas. In fact, it is not an exaggeration to say that the future of a nation lies in knowledge. Scientifically literate population plays a crucial role in determining the ability to generate new knowledge, and to use it innovatively for the advancement of the nation. Good curriculum in science education or best practices for integrated curriculum design in science education is greatly important, especially in the tertiary level to achieve the aforementioned purposes. However, despite its importance, science education in many universities and colleges are still facing numerous challenges and issues.

TOPICS
  1. Tertiary science education in the 21st century: Issues and challenges
  2. Best practices of quality in tertiary science education
  3. International collaboration in tertiary science education: Present and future
IMPORTANT DATES
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT DATES

  • Registration deadline : 30th June 2016
  • Abstract submission deadline : 1st August 2016
  • Powerpoint presentation submission deadline : 1st October 2016
PROGRAM

Time

Program

9.00 am – 10.00 am

Opening ceremony by Vice Chancellor University of Malaya

10.00 am – 10.45 am

Photo Session + Tea break

10.45 am – 12.45 pm

Session I (Topic 3)

12.45 pm – 2.30 pm

Lunch + Poster Presentation

2.30 pm – 4.00 pm

Session II (Topic 1 & 2)

4.00 pm – 4.45 pm

Discussion + Tea break

4.45pm

Depart for Dinner

VENUE
University of Malaya
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
ACCOMMODATION
Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur
13, Jalan 16/11, Pusat Dagang Seksyen 16, 46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
+603-76651111
https://www.eastin.com/campaign/blog/
Crystal Crown Hotel
12, Lorong Utara, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
+60 3-7958 4422
crystalcrown.com.my
Hilton Petaling Jaya
Petaling Jaya Hilton, 2, Jalan Barat, Seksyen 52, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
+60 3-7955 9122
hilton.com
Hotel Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar
No 1 Jalan Pantai Jaya Tower 3, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2298 1888
pullmanhotels.com
Cititel Mid Valley
Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2296 1188
http://www.cititelmidvalley.com/default-en.html
Mid Valley Boulevard
Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2295 8000
http://www.stgiles.com/kuala-lumpur-hotels/the-boulevard-hotel/
St Giles The Gardens - Grand Hotel & Residences
Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2268 1188
http://www.stgiles.com/kuala-lumpur-hotels/
CONTACT US
Secretariat
2nd Asia Science Deans' Summit
Faculty of Science
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

website :http://fs.um.edu.my/ASDS2016
e-mail   :2ndASDS2016@um.edu.my
Tel. No  : +603-79677122
Fax.No :  +603-79676343