The 4th Conference holds the values of previous ones and responds to APEC priorities on the Leaders’ and Ministers’ level which underline the importance of deeper cooperation in education and promotion of cross-border education in the Asia-Pacific Region. The theme of the conference directly reflects the one of the key priorities of 2015: Investing in Human Capital Development specifically focusing on enhancing effective cooperation in education and inclusive economic growth in APEC region.
The conference program will address regional and domestic challenges for cooperation in education, share best practices around university-business collaboration and will focus on the following issues:
- “What Business Needs, What Education Provides: Mechanisms of Effective Education Cooperation and Investment in Asia-Pacific” - collaboration between universities and business across APEC region on the development of human capital (development of the potential of youth, skilled workers training in APEC and e.t.);
- mobility of human capital around the APEC region and its effect on APEC inclusive economic growth; and
- scientific and technical education in APEC region: its development and ensuring quality through regional cooperation.
The conference will be held in Vladivostok, Russia on September 3-5, 2015.