Pre-Conference Workshops
Monday, 13 March 2023

Choose from a diverse range of workshops and take the opportunity to learn from specialists in their field, gain valuable insights, exchange ideas, and engage with international education colleagues. Each workshop runs for 3 hours with both morning and afternoon options available.

Where: QSNCC (conference venue)

Cost: USD$100 per workshop

Inclusions: All workshop materials and morning/afternoon tea/coffee break mid-way.

Register: Pre-registration is required. If you have not yet registered for APAIE 2023, you can include a workshop (or two!) as part of the registration process. For those already registered, you can add a workshop by emailing

Details: Click the title in the list below for more information about the workshop.

Monday, 13 March
9am - 12pm
Provider(s) Country/Region Speakers/Facilitators

Workshop 1
Project-Based Experiential Learning: Build, Measure, Learn


Mr Kevin Koh
Head, SMU-X, Office of the Provost, Singapore Management University

Prof Venky Shankararaman
Vice Provost (Education), Singapore Management University

Dr Yuanto Kusnadi
Associate Professor of Accounting (Education), Singapore Management University

Mr Derek Chiang
Senior Development Partner, SMU-X, Office of the Provost, Singapore Management University

(Withdrawn) Workshop 2
Humanising Higher Education- situations of conflict, fragility and displacement



Workshop 3
Seeing Beyond "Us vs Them": Building an inclusive educational institution




Mrs Marcela Lapertosa
Director of Education, Value Learning

Ms Anaïs Chauvet
Educational Support Specialist, AFS Intercultural Programs, Inc.

Ms Saeki Kume
Program Planning Manager, AFS Japan

1pm - 4pm    

Workshop 4
Creative International Collaboration

(Fully booked)



Ms Jennie Suddick
Manager, International Projects & Partnerships, OCAD University

Prof Kazmy Chi 
Professor at the Department of Architecture and Habitat Sciences, Universidad de Monterrey

Workshop 5
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE) Take Action Now!


New Zealand

Ms Ailsa Lamont

Ms Ainslie Moore,
Interim Director International, University of Auckland
President, CANIE Oceania

Ms Fiona White
Head, Student Mobility and Exchange, The University of Sydney
Vice President, CANIE Oceania

Workshop 6
Translating SDGs into Practices: Lessons Learned from Thai Higher Education

(Fully booked)


Somporn Chantara
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Chiang Mai University

Pipop Udorn
Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor, Thammasat University

Dr Wanrat Abdullakasim
Assistant Professor/ Deputy Dean for International Affairs, Kasetsart University