Forum Theme

The theme of the conference is Science for Society: Higher Education as builder of Hope and will provide AC21 member institutions with a sound platform to explore how international knowledge coalitions can focus on sustainable human development. Forum sessions will be arranged according to the following sub-themes:
  • Higher Education and Community Development: Curriculum for Society (e.g. service learning)
  • Knowledge coalitions and sustainable development
  • Competitive Industry: Higher education, research and innovation
  • Internationalisation:
    • Building bridges between communities through academic mobility
    • Creating networks for training the next generation of academics
  • Research outputs, uptake and impact on policy for development