As COVID-19 has been one of the biggest catalysts for change within higher education, please join us as we speak with leaders of top higher-ed institutions across the US and Asia to learn how they are thinking about the future of higher education.
Experts like Professor Scott Galloway are predicting that 20-30% of universities will close down if they can't adapt and change. We will be discussing questions including:
- What will the future of higher education look like?
- What is the role of technology to help institutions not only survive but thrive in this new environment?
- How can educational institutions adapt quickly enough?
- What capabilities are needed?
- Is it all bad? What benefits and positive outcomes are you seeing?
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Meet the Speakers
Dr. C. L. Max Nikias is currently a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Classics at the University of Southern California (USC), the holder of the Malcolm R. Currie Chair in Technology and the Humanities, President Emeritus and a Life Trustee of USC. He has been at USC since 1991, and in addition to his work as a professor, has served as founding director of the Integrated Media Systems Center, an NSF Engineering Research Center (1995-2001), dean of the Viterbi School of Engineering (2001-2005), provost and executive vice president (2005-2010), and president (2010-2018).
Dr. Nikias is recognized internationally for his pioneering research on digital signal processing, digital media systems, and biomedicine. The U.S. Department of Defense has adopted a number of his innovations and patents in sonar, radar, and communication systems. He has authored more than 275 journal articles and conference papers, three textbooks, and eight patents, and has mentored more than 30 Ph.D. and postdoctoral scholars. Three of his publications received prestigious best papers award
Professor Ling is Deputy President and Provost at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Currently the President’s Chair in Mathematical Sciences, he joined NTU Singapore in 2005 as the Founding Head of Division of Mathematical Sciences in the School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences (SPMS), after 13 years at the National University of Singapore. He has previously been Chair of SPMS and Dean, College of Science, at NTU Singapore.
Professor Ling obtained his BA and MA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, and PhD in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley. The honours he has received include the Singapore National Science Award (Team) (2003), Singapore Public Administration Medal (Silver) (2013), and Fellowship of the Singapore National Academy of Science (2014).
Specialising in applications of algebra and number theory to coding theory and cryptography, Professor Ling has published more than 200 papers and 2 textbooks.
So-Young Kang is Founder and CEO of Gnowbe, the first mobile 1st learn-by-doing platform that re-teaches how to teach and empowers a new way of learning. She is also the founder of Awaken Group, a multi-disciplinary Transformation Design (TD) firm.
She is an author, Huffington Post blogger, TEDx speaker, Harvard Business School grad, former McKinsey consultant and was nominated by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. So-Young Kang is a highly sought out speaker globally across US, Asia, Europe, Australia, Middle East, and Africa on multiple topics across Transformation Design, Innovation, Leadership, Culture, Strategy, Education/EdTech, and Entrepreneurship.
So-Young is a pioneer in the Edtech realm and continues to inspire Educators, C-Suite Executives, Government Officials through her keynotes at European Foundation for Management Development, World Economic Forum Davos, Nigerian Economic Summit. ASU-GSV, Qudwa Teachers' Forum and Global Skills Forum.
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