BBS was the host for the 18th AUN-BE Annual General Meeting

Faculty of Management and Tourism, Burapha University or Burapha Business School (BBS) was being a host of organizing and sponsored on the 18th AUN-BE Annual General Meeting during 11 – 12 July 2018 among AUN-BE Members countries as namely, Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; Indonesia; Lao PDR; Malaysia; Myanmar; The Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; and Vietnam. Which Asst. Prof. Dr. Sakchai Setarnawat, Dean of Faculty of Management and Tourism was the preside to express an opening speech, followed the welcome remarks by the representative of AUN-BE Secretariat and Dr. Karoon Suksonghong, Associate Dean. In accordance with the implementation of this meeting, there were a half of dozen sessions by the academic and expert invited guests to conduct in the following topics i.e., Digital Economy and Education 4.0 by Dr. Sampan Silpanart from Western Digital; Digital era, Fintech, etc and their effects on Business Education by Prof. Gerard George from Singapore Management University; Updates of New AUN Subnetwork Establishments, Network Expansion in Country, and Funding Seeking, further to Strategic Direction of AUN-BE conducted by Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti and Dr. Eko Suwardi respectively. Whereby the couple of final sessions are Milestone of Regional Master’s Program by Prof. Hum Sin Hoon from National University of Singapore, and Ms Elaine Tan, ASEAN Foundation to made a Wrap-up & Future Agenda for the next AUN-BE Meeting, in addition to Prof. Ben Paul B. Gutierrez proceeded the Closing Ceremony.