Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University



APU and Nanyang Technological University inaugural Academic Conference in Singapore


Nov 22, 2011

On Thursday, December 1 and Friday, December 2, 2011, APU and the Nanyang Technological University S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies will be jointly hosting an international academic conference under the theme of “Engaging the United States: Asia-Pacific Responses”. Held in Singapore, this conference is APU’s first overseas conference in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University.

APU Academic Advisor Tommy Koh (Ambassador-At-Large, Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and David L. Carden (Ambassador, U.S. Mission to ASEAN Jakarta, Indonesia) are among the list of specialists in the Asia Pacific region who are scheduled to attend the two-day event and exchange views on the future of the region. In addition, Japanese Ambassador to Singapore, SUZUKI Yoichi, and American Ambassador to Singapore, David I. ADELMAN, will speak at the Conference opening at a reception on the evening of Thursday, December 1. 

Following the conference, an educational symposium will be held on Saturday, December 3, under the theme of “Study in Japan, Work in Asia – Global HR and Japanese Higher Education”. This symposium will feature APU graduates and representatives of Japanese businesses expanding into Singapore and will focus on studying in Japan and pursuing careers in Asia. This event is open to the public.


Education Symposium
“Study in Japan, Work in Asia – Global HR and Japanese Higher Education”

Time/date: Saturday, December 3, 2011
Venue: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore (The Pavilion)
        22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350
Open to: Japanese business or government representatives, school counselors, APU graduates, people with an interest in Japanese higher education and developing globally-minded human resources
Capacity: 100 (seats are limited, we encourage early registration)
Inquires to: Event Secretariat, WORLD SQUARE
    Tel 65-6338-3080 / Fax 65-6338-6817
    E-mail enquiry@w-square.com / www.w-square.com


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