UM attends conference for HEIs in the Age of Artificial Intelligence; inks MOU with universities in China and Indonesia

As the world evolves, so does all manner of communication, technology, and the ways Higher Education Institutions  (HEIs) have to adapt in order to best educate students.

University of Mindanao President Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr along with senior university officials took the opportunity for knowledge sharing and best practices observation in the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP), in collaboration with the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) for the the 2nd AUAP-IAUP Joint International Conference at Sias University in Zhengzhou city, China.

Apart from the best practices of other universities in Asia, the conference, dubbed “Future Higher Education Models and Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Challenges” will also aim to aid HEIs in looking towards the future to determine the best education models in these times of rapidly evolving technology.

UM’s delegation is composed of President Torres, Chief Academic Officer Dr. Eugenio S. Guhao Jr; SVP for Academic Planning and Services Dr. Ronnie V. Amorado; and VP for External Relations and International Affairs Office, Dr. Reynaldo C. Castro.

 Dr. Torres also signed Memorandums of Understanding with Hunan University of Humanities, Science & Technology (China), SIAS University (China) and Universitas Muhammadiya Yogyakarta (Indonesia) at the sidelines of the AUAP-IAUP conference, and is seen to expand opportunities in knowledge sharing among the universities.

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