Two International Conferences has taken place in Penang, Malaysia
25 Aug 2017
International Conference of Global Network for Innovative Technology (5th IGNITE) / AWAM International Conference in Civil Engineering (AICCE) 2017
The International Conference of Global Network for Innovative Technology (5th IGNITE) and AWAM International Conference in Civil Engineering (AICCE) 2017 were jointly held at Parkroyal Penang Resort, located in the seaside of Penang, Malaysia, from 8th through 9th August 2017.
IGNITE is an international conference, which TUT has organized as annual event each year in Penang, partnering with University of Science, Malaysia (USM) within the framework of the Tti-Institutional Collaborative/Cooperative Educational Reform Project carried out with the support of Nagaoka University of Technology and National Institute of Technology. The conference has been organized for the purpose of exchanging ideas on innovative technologies, this year's IGNITE has been held as its fifth gathering under the theme of AICCE. AICCE is also an annual international conference in the area of Civil Engineering which is held by School of Civil Engineering of USM.
A total of about 270 researchers and students from Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia as well as Japan, have attended at the conferences with 160 presentations. As parts of the conferences' functions, there conducted the Pre-Conference Workshop on 7th August, the Study Tour and the Post-Conference Workshop for the students on 10th August. The conferences have been concluded in great success.
TUT also hold 11th TUT-USM consultative meeting during the conferences and singed a MOA on the twinning program between TUT and USM. Administration and technical staffs from TUT, Nagaoka University of Technology and National Institute of Technology has also took parts in the conferences and the side activities to learn and support the management of these international activities as parts of Staff Development Program (SD).