Session Intro

| Session Goals


In the era of digital transformation, it aims to share new roles of universities and innovation cases in higher education, and to find ways to cooperate among the subjects of the innovative ecosystem to drive balanced regional development and national competitiveness.



| Contents of Discussion

1

Challenges and Opportunity Factors in Universities in the Age of Digital Transformation

- Discussion of the role and function of universities in fostering future talents and creating knowledge and technology in the era of digital transformation. 

Sharing the need to prepare university management, new teaching methods, and student evaluation plans using technological innovation.

2

Various strategies and examples and implications for effective higher education innovation

- Present cases of innovation in higher education differentiated from existing education, such as diversification of school sites, changes in class and student evaluation methods, and diversification of educational subjects to cope with external changes. 

Sharing cases of cooperation between local and university for regional development, influx of human resources, and establishment of settlement environment through strengthening complementarity between local industries and universities.

3

The role of universities, communities, and governments in spreading higher education and regional innovation

- Establishing a geo-industry-academic cooperation system through regulatory innovation and seeking to improve the system for sustainable development.


| Speaker

[Chair]

Paul Ladd  

Director of UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)  

[Speaker]

Kim Woo-Seung 

Former President of Hanyang University

Kenn Ross 

Vice President of Strategic Growth and Advancement at Minerva University

Dale Johnson  

ASU Director of Digital Innovation  

Ben Sowter 

QS Deputy CEO 

Bohrene Chakroune  

Director of UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning

In the era of digital transformation, it aims to share new roles of universities and innovation cases in higher education, and to find ways to cooperate among the subjects of the innovative ecosystem to drive balanced regional development and national competitiveness.


  1. 1
    Challenges and Opportunity Factors in Universities in the Age of Digital Transformation
    - Discussion of the role and function of universities in fostering future talents and creating knowledge and technology in the era of digital transformation. 
    - Sharing the need to prepare university management, new teaching methods, and student evaluation plans using technological innovation.


  1. 2
    Various strategies and examples and implications for effective higher education innovation
    - Present cases of innovation in higher education differentiated from existing education, such as diversification of school sites, changes in class and student evaluation methods, and diversification of educational subjects to cope with external changes. 
    - Sharing cases of cooperation between local and university for regional development, influx of human resources, and establishment of settlement environment through strengthening complementarity between local industries and universities.

  1. 3
    The role of universities, communities, and governments in spreading higher education and regional innovation
    - Establishing a geo-industry-academic cooperation system through regulatory innovation and seeking to improve the system for sustainable development.