Asia Technological University Network (ATU-Net) will be organising the ATU-Net Virtual University Presidents Forum (VUPF2021) with the theme “Brave New World of Higher Education: Realities and Vision”. University presidents, vice presidents, senior representatives of universities, members of university alliances and industry, and other stakeholders of higher education including university students in Asia are welcome to participate in this prestigious event. Details of the programme are as follows:

Programme Dates: 22nd and 23rd November 2021 (Monday and Tuesday)
Time: 14:00 to 16:30 GMT+8 (MYT)
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live 
Meeting ID: 852 3766 5156
Passcode: 009248

Facebook Live URL:

ATU-Net VUPF2021 aims to explore the forces that are reshaping higher education in Asia and all over the world, including the challenges we had faced or are currently facing as well as the innovative solutions to overcome them. The conversation will lead to a shared understanding of the new realities and will provide an essential foundation towards reaching a unifying vision for higher education.

Keynote Addresses and Roundtable Sessions with university presidents and leader of international strategic alliances will be featured together with the showcase of Students’ winning projects of the recent ATU-Net Hackathon and awards for outstanding member achievements.

Hosted by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), University Presidents Forum (UPF) has long been a signature programme of UTM of which it acts as a platform to discuss current issues relating to higher education and to outline strategy and action plan to improve collaboration and cooperation among participating universities. Beginning 2020, UPF was organised via collaborative works with ATU-Net in responding to the current needs and demands of international higher education.

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