Friday, May 21, 2010
Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010 Conference
The Global Conference on Learning and Technology was held recently at the Park Royal Hotel & Holiday Inn Resort Penang from May 17 - 20, 2010.
Gary Marks, Executive Director of AACE, delivers his welcome speech
Prof. Zoraini (left) and Tan Sri Dr. Anuwar Ali during the keynote address
The four-day conference has attracted about 500 participants from 48 countries including host Malaysia. It was organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) and hosted by Open University Malaysia, University Sains Malaysia and Wawasan Open University. It was officially opened by the Deputy Higher Education Minister YB. Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
Prof. Carmel McNaught from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, conducting a workshop on "Writing and Publishing Academic Papers for Conference and Journals".
Several distinguished keynote speakers invited to address this conference include James Taylor from University of Southern Queensland, Australia, Asha Kanwar from Commonwealth of Learning, Canada, Elliot Soloway from University of Michigan & Cathleen Norris from University of North Texas, USA and Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Anuwar Ali from Open University Malaysia.