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AIIAS Campus

Design Thinking in Business, Education, and Public Health

21st AIIAS International Conference

NOV 17-19, 2020

VIRTUAL

Agenda

DAILY SCHEDULE

08:00

Opening

09:00

Keynote Session

10:00

Concurrent Sessions

14:00

Concurrent Sessions

16:00

Plenary Session

The Speakers

04

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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Danny Rantung, PhD

Dean of AIIAS Graduate School

Rantung hails from Indonesia. Prior to accepting the call at AIIAS, he served as the president of Asia Pacific International University in Thailand. He has also served as education director of Southeast Asia Union Mission in Singapore and as associate director of education in the Southern Asia Pacific Division. He has spent 19 years working in Universitas Klabat, Indonesia. He has a PhD in Business majoring in Commerce degree from the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines in 2003, and a Master of Business Administration major in Accounting from the University of LaVern, California, USA in 1993.

Danny Rantung

Arceli Rosario, PhD

Chairperson of AIIAS Education Department

Dr. Rosario is chair of the Education Department of AIIAS. She teaches educational administration and TESOL classes. Her research interests are educational administration and women empowerment. 

02

Arceli Rosario

03

Kenneth Swansi

Kenneth Swansi, PhD

Chairperson of AIIAS Business Department

Dr. Swnasi teaches corporate change, strategic management, corporate governance, leadership, business ethics, and economic theory. As an avid reader and reflective thinker, he has research and study interests in emerging ideas and tacit knowledge domains across different disciplines. His current research interests include organizational trust, leadership, business ecosystems, resilience, social entrepreneurship, governance, and business strategy. He believes in appreciative inquiry, innovation, and value-based learning as primary modes of creating new knowledge to serve humankind. Besides teaching and lecturing, Dr. Swansi has also been consulting in India, Africa, Europe, the United States, and Southeast Asia and enjoys interacting and engaging with students and people. Presently, he also serves as the program director for PhD in Business and the associate dean of the Graduate School of AIIAS. 

Gracel Saban, PhD

Associate Professor of Education at AIIAS

Dr. Saban is from the Philippines. She is formerly the Dean of the Graduate School of Adventist University of the Philippines. Her PhD is in the areas of Curriculum & Instruction minor in Educational Administration. 

04

Gracel Saban

 
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Registration Fee

for Presenters

If you are a presenter, this is the rate for you. Rates for non-presenters will be published soon. Check back again with us.

PHP 2,000 Early Bird

Until Sept 30, 2020

 
 

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PARTICIPANTS

Call for Papers

LEADING IN THE INDUSTRY

The AIIAS International Conference is seeking research proposals and theoretical papers for presentation. For full consideration, abstracts (400 to 450 words) must be submitted by August 31, 2020. Blind review of abstracts will begin immediately after the submission deadline, and acceptance will be communicated on September 16, 2020. For those who need a certification of evidence for full paper review by AIIAS iConference, must submit the full paper by October 15, 2020. For those who want to submit full papers for publication considerations in the June 2021 issue of AIIAS International Forum Journal must submit by November 10, 2002. Each abstract or paper submission must reflect the main theme of the conference and identity which specific strand it explores.

For an empirical research study, the abstract should have

  1. Introduction: the background, statement of the problem, purpose of the study, theoretical  framework/s, significant of the study, research gap;

  2. Methodology: research design, research methods, research setting, participants, and

  3. Result: summary of findings (or significance of the study for ongoing research), implications, argument of the findings, conclusion, and recommendations.

Conference Strands

LEADING IN THE INDUSTRY

The conference strands will focus on design thinking and human needs in business, education, and public health; design thinking best practices in business, education and public health; design thinking and Christian perspectives in business, education, and public health; design thinking and partnerships. research and knowledge gaps in design thinking; and research agenda and design thinking in the following fields:

 
Business:

Accounting, Management, Human Resource Management, Finance, Marketing, and Management Information Systems

 
Education:

Curriculum and Instructions, Educational Administration, and TESOL

 

Public Health:

Health Promotion, Health Ministry, and Nutrition 

 

Research:

Research culture, research production, best research practices, research challenges, research processes, research dissemination, alternative research approaches, and research tools

August 31, 2020

Abstract Submission

Deadline

September 30, 2020

Presenter Registration

November 10, 2020

Full Paper & PPT Submission

Deadline

Submit Abstracts to:

iconference@aiias.edu

For queries, please

contact: Sally Moises

+63 46 414 4370

or

graduateschool@aiias.edu

 
 
Contact Us

What

iConference 2020

When

Nov 17-19, 2020

Where

Online

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