To serve as a platform for the stakeholders (academics, graduates, public and private universities, government agencies, industries, and NGOs) to discuss and share views on current global issues and trends related to the equity recovery of the postpandemicera in the context of the higher education ecosystem.
To foster multi-perspective discussions on various higher education issues at the institutional, national, regional, and international levels.
To facilitate collaborations and enhance networking at the national, regional, and international levels in higher education development, with Malaysia playing a pivotal role.
To recommend future policy and practice ideas and guidelines that should be prioritised in accelerating higher education development for sustainability in the era of disruptive technology intersection with the global outbreak, equity recovery of the postpandemic era in the context of the higher education ecosystem.
The theme focused on equity recovery as it was recognised that equity in higher education is an important goal to ensure all students succeed and had been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic-driven disruptions. The understanding, awareness and information on practical solutions are important inputs for the development and future of higher education systems that value equity in higher education
Digital Divide and Inclusion
Talent and Employability
Financial and Socioeconomic Standing
Teaching and Learning - Policy and Practices
15th – 16th November 2023
17th November 2023
Early Bird Registration:
1st June - 31st July 2023
From 1st August 2023
Call for Abstract:
15th May 2023
Deadline for Abstract Submission:
30th June 2023
Abstract Acceptance Notification:
15th July 2023
Full paper submission:
31st August 2023
Deadline for Registration and Payment:
1st September 2023
Bridging the digital divide towards equity transformation
Employment equity: Building talent resilient in the post-pandemic.
Socioeconomic standing for Higher Education equitability
Advancing Equity through Higher Education Policy: A Way Forward
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UNESCO Chair in Equity, Social Justice and Higher Education and Director, Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education and Global Innovation Chair of Equity College of Human and Social Futures, University of Newcastle (AUSTRALIA)
Managing Director, Sub-Saharan Africa at Project Management Institute (PMI) (AFRICA)
Professor, Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh (INDONESIA)
Director General of Academics and Development, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education (MALAYSIA)
Senior Lecturer, School of Education Culture and Society (AUSTRALIA)
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