IDP Education is pleased to announce that the annual Global Alumni Convention 2016 is to be hosted on 29-30 January 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Phnom Penh.
The Global Alumni Convention (GAC) is organised by IDP Education to bring together graduates from Cambodia, Australia, the USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, France, Russia, Korea, Japan, China, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries and give them a forum to meet, share ideas and network with experts, decision makers and leaders from governments, the private sector, and civil society for education, trade and investment opportunities. IDP Education is the worldâ€™s largest international student placement and education services provider.
The convention is designed around the themes of reconnecting with learning, knowledge-sharing, and being inspired to fulfill education, professional, and business potential.
The GAC is organised in two parts â€“ the Business & Education Networking Reception on the evening of 29 January 2016 coupled with the Main Convention on 30 January 2016 concluding with the Convention Cocktail Reception. The Business & Education Networking Reception will be a networking dinner with leaders from the government, embassies, the private sector and civil society. The Main Convention will consist of a series of moderated panel discussions with topics being on Cambodia-related issues and will be given by leading figures from the business community, the public sector, relevant industry figures and alumni themselves.
The convention objectives are:
The Global Alumni Convention is a high-profile event with attendees being:
- to recognise and celebrate the achievements and contributions of alumni in Cambodia
- to share ideas between Cambodian-based alumni (Cambodians and non-Cambodians) and those from around the globe
- to provide excellent networking opportunities with leaders in government, business, and civil society
- to provide a platform for trade and investment opportunities
- to inspire alumni to continue their educational journey and become tomorrowâ€™s leaders
- to learn about the pathways and successes that alumni from these countries have achieved
- to showcase world class education systems and opportunities
- to gain insights into Cambodiaâ€™s position in the world
- to enhance friendship and cooperation within Cambodia and internationals
- Graduates from around the globe
- Leaders from the Government and Embassies
- Directors, CEOs and Senior Executives from business and civil society
- Professionals, specialists, and experts from diverse industries
- Cambodians and non-Cambodians