SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
 
SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 2017
     
7:00pm-9:00pm Informal WACE Board of Directors Reception and WC VIPs Reception  
     
MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
     
8:00am-12:30pm WACE Board of Directors Meeting Empress Hotel
Room Noppakao 1 & 2
12:30pm-1:30pm WACE Board Luncheon Lobby Lounge
1:30pm-4:30pm WACE Executive Committee Meeting Room Noppakao 3
1:30pm-3:30pm National Associations Meeting Room Noppakao 1 & 2
3:30pm-5:30pm WACE International CWIE Research Group Workshop Room Noppakao 1 & 2
7:00pm-9:00pm Formal WACE Board of Directors and VIPs Reception & Dinner Petcharat Room
  Dinner on Your Own for All Delegates  
     
TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
     
World Conference Day 1: Combined with the Thai Cooperative Education Day
     
8:00am-8:30am Registration Empress Grand Hall
8:30am-12:30pm Combined Opening Ceremonies of WC and Thai Cooperative Education Day Empress Grand Hall
8:30am-8:35am Welcoming Remarks from Chiangmai Governor (in Thai)  
8:35am-8:45am Opening Cultural Performance  
8:45am-9:00am Welcoming remarks (in Thai) by Dr. Suphat Champatong, Secretary-General,
The Office of Higher Education Commission, Ministry of Education
 
  Welcoming remarks by WACE Co-Chair Dr. Maurits van Rooijen  
9:00am-9:15am Opening Remarks by Thailand’s Minister of Education Dr. Teetakiat Chareonsettasin  
9:15am-10:00am Thai National Cooperative Education Day Awards Ceremony  
  WACE Awards Ceremony Presented by Dr. Paul J. Stonely  
  SASCE Lifetime Achievement Award  
  VIPs Visiting Cooperative Education Exhibitions  
10:00am-10:30am Tea/Coffee Break and Networking  
10:30am-11:15am Keynote Speech from Thailand:
 
  Thailand 4.0: Challenges for Cooperative Education  
  Dr. Teetakiat Chareonsettasin, Thailand’s Minister of Education  
11:30am-12:15pm Keynote Speech from WACE:  
  CWIE may still be the answer, but what is the question?  
  Speaker: Professor Nicholas Klomp, University of Canberra  
  Moderator: Dr. Sampan Silapanad, Western Digital (Thailand)  
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch and Networking  
     
Afternoon Programme
     
1:30pm-3:00pm
WACE THAI COOP DAY
WC Concurrent Session A
(Concurrent Sessions A-H Abstracts)
 
Concurrents Schedule
     
3:00pm-3:30pm Tea/Coffee Break and Networking  
     
3:30pm-5:00pm
WACE THAI COOP DAY
WC Concurrent Session B
(Concurrent Sessions A-H Abstracts)
 
Concurrents Schedule
     
5:15pm-6:00pm First Timers’ Delegate Welcome  
6:00pm-7:00pm Welcoming Reception for WACE Board, VIPs and all Delegates Empress Grand Hall
  - Kantok: Northern-style light meal served on high trays  
  - Cultural Performance  
     
  Dinner on Your Own for All Delegates  
     
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
     
World Conference Day 2
     
7:45am-8:45am IRG Executive Committee Breakfast Empress Hotel
9:00am-10:00am Keynote Speech: Empress Grand Hall
  Improvement & Impact of CWIE in the Industrial Sector... Moving Forward
  Speaker: Dr. Sampan Silapanad, Western Digital (Thailand)  
  Moderator: Ms. Keiko Saito-Miyakawa, NPO WIL, WACE Japan Office  
10:00am-10:30am Tea/Coffee Break and Networking  
10:30am-12:00pm WC Concurrent Session C Concurrents Schedule
  (Concurrent Sessions A-H Abstracts)  
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch and Networking  
1:30pm-3:00pm WC Concurrent Session D Concurrents Schedule
  (Concurrent Sessions A-H Abstracts)  
3:00pm-3:30pm Tea/Coffee Break and Networking  
3:30pm-5:00pm WC Concurrent Session E Concurrents Schedule
  (Concurrent Sessions A-H Abstracts)  
5:00pm—7:00pm Thailand Cultural Demonstration Session  
     
  Dinner on Your Own for All Delegates  
     
THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
     
World Conference Day 3
     
7:45am-8:45am WACE European Network Breakfast Empress Hotel
9:00am-10:00am Keynote Speech: Empress Grand Hall
  Go Big or Go Home: The Necessity of Taking What Works to Scale and How SUNY Does It
  Speaker: Dr. Nancy L. Zimpher, The State University of New York  
  Moderator: Dr. Maurits van Rooijen, London School of Business & Finance  
10:00am-10:30am Tea/Coffee Break and Networking  
10:30am-12:00pm WC Concurrent Session F Concurrents Schedule
  (Concurrent Sessions A-H Abstracts)  
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch and Networking  
1:30pm-3:00pm WC Concurrent Session G Concurrents Schedule
  (Concurrent Sessions A-H Abstracts)  
3:00pm-3:30pm Tea/Coffee Break and Networking  
3:30pm-4:30pm WC Concurrent Session H Concurrents Schedule
  (Concurrent Sessions A-H Abstracts)  
  Farewell Gala  
6:00pm-7:00pm Reception for All Delegates Empress Hotel
Imperial Ballroom Lobby
7:00pm-9:00pm Western Set Dinner Empress Hotel
Imperial Ballroom
  Awards Ceremony  
  - Best Refereed Research Paper
- WACE 2017 Research Grant Recipient
- University of Cincinnati Cooperative Education Hall of Honor
 
 
FRIDAY, JUNE9, 2017
     
World Conference Day 4
     
  Post World Conference Excursion