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Monday 9 March: Arrival of Participants

Welcome Reception for the ASEM Forum on Lifelong Learning

Tuesday 10 March Morning: Plenary Session
Welcome and Introduction, Chair, ASEM LLL Hub, Professor Claus Holm
Opening Speech by Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture, Dr Anies Baswedan
Opening Speech by Ambassador Casper Klynge, Embassy of Denmark, Indonesia
Opening Remarks by Ambassador Zhang Yan, Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)
Introduction to themes and profiles of the keynote speakers, Chair, ASEM LLL Hub, Professor Claus Holm

Keynote 1: Lifelong Learning as a Significant Mark of the 21st century
Professor Wing On Lee, Vice President, Open University of Hong Kong

Keynote 2: Renewing the relationship between lifelong learning and work
Professor Dr Allie Clemans, Monash University, Australia

Keynote 3: Inequalities in Adult Skills: Why Countries Vary so Much
Professor Andy Green, UCL Institute of Education, UK

Tuesday 10 March Afternoon: Parallel Seminars
Session 1
Seminar A: Getting to Excellence and Quality
Seminar B: Workplace Learning
Seminar C: Assessment and Learning Cultures
Seminar D: Will MOOCs revolutionize Higher Education?
Session 2
Seminar E: What is the Point of Lifelong Learning?
Seminar FLearning Cities
Seminar G: Digital Revolution in Higher Education
Dinner with Cultural Performances hosted by Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Indonesia
Wednesday 11 March Morning: Plenary Session 

Keynote 4The Role of Lifelong Learning in Human Capital Development: The Malaysian Blueprint
Professor Emeritus Dr Tan Sri Anuwar Ali, President, Open University Malaysia

Keynote 5: Opening Access to Lifelong Learning: Indonesia Experience
Professor Tian Belawati, Ph.D, President, Open University Indonesia

Commentary 1: Kamal Mamat, Head of Education, Youth and Training Division, ASEAN Secretariat

Commentary 2: Le Huy Lam, Interim Director of SEAMEO Regional Centre for Lifelong Learning

Commentary 3: James Waskito Sasongko, Senior HR Manager at PT ECCO Indonesia

Thematic Summaries Day 1, Session 1+2
Panel Discussion Part 1. Chair: Professor Dr Ekkehard Nuissl von Rein, German Institute for Adult Learning, Germany
Panel Discussion Part 2. Chair: Professor Dr Hamidah Yamat, National University of Malaysia
End of Conference (Dinner later)

Wednesday 11 March afternoon: ASEM LLL Hub internal meetings

Advisory Board Meeting
Part 1: Peer Learning and Experience Sharing
Part 2: Proposals and Recommendations to
ASEM Ministers of Education Meeting 2015 in Latvia
Chair: Thailand

Internal Research Network Meetings
Discussion on methodology for specific joint research projects in 5 separate networks

University Council Meeting
Chair: Claus Holm

Internal Research Network Meetings
Continued discussion on methodology for specific joint research projects in 5 separate networks



Thursday 12 March


(Official) Check out of Grand Nikko

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