Lyceum of the Philippines University-Batangas (LPU-B) proudly represented the institution and the Philippines at the 36th Annual Conference of the Association of Universities in the Asia Pacific (AUAP), held at Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand, on November 17-18, 2023. The conference proved to be a significant platform for universities across the region to share insights, collaborate, and explore innovative approaches to global outreach.
Active Participation and Leadership:
Led by Dr. Peter P. Laurel, the President of LPU Batangas and past AUAP President, alongside Dr. Mabeth Buenviaje, the Executive Director for Strategic Communications, Linkages & International Affairs, LPUB showcased its commitment to active participation in AUAP activities and events. The university’s involvement exemplifies its dedication to fostering international collaborations and staying at the forefront of global higher education.
Conference Theme: “Utilizing Institutional Assets to Enhance Global Outreach”:
The conference’s theme, “Utilizing Institutional Assets to Enhance Global Outreach,” resonated with LPUB’s mission to provide quality education while embracing global perspectives. The event focused on sharing unique university programs and projects that addressed the evolving needs of diverse stakeholders.
Showcasing Innovation and Research:
The AUAP Annual Conference 2023 served as a platform for researchers, developers, and educators to present and exchange ideas related to healthcare procedures, software solutions, and educational innovations. A pool of dynamic speakers shared their insights, contributing to a rich tapestry of knowledge and innovation in the higher education landscape.
Strengthening Ties and Collaboration:
Beyond knowledge-sharing, the conference provided an opportunity for LPUB to renew and establish new ties with fellow AUAP members. A highlight of the two-day event was the ceremonial Memorandum of Understanding Signing, symbolizing LPUB’s commitment to collaborative initiatives that transcend borders and foster a global community of learning.
A Global Perspective for the Future:
As LPUB continues to actively engage on the global stage, the AUAP Annual Conference 2023 reinforced the university’s commitment to staying at the forefront of international higher education. The experience not only enriched the knowledge base of LPUB representatives but also contributed to the university’s ongoing efforts to provide students with a global perspective and a world-class education.