Walailak University Hosts International Conference on Informatics Education in Disruptive Era 

Walailak University’s Informatics Innovation Center of Excellence (IICE) and School of Informatics recently hosted an international conference on Informatics Education in Disruptive Era on 28 March 2023, which brought together 50 researchers, academics, and students from over eight countries.

The seminar covered various topics relevant to informatics education and aimed to provide participants with the latest innovations and trends in the field. Attendees also had the opportunity to network with other professionals and expand their knowledge and skills necessary for today’s world.

World-renowned invited speakers were Prof. Lance Chun Che Fung, IEEE Asia–Pacific–Region (R10) Director 2023 - 2024, and Prof. Dr. Wu–Yuin Hwang, from National Central University, Taiwan. Prof. Fung discussed the essential role that IEEE plays in higher education by providing resources, networking opportunities, and professional development programs to support the development of skills, knowledge, and careers Prof. Hwang spoke about the potential of advanced technologies such as Learning Management System (LMS), Virtual Reality (VR), online courses, online activities, and Augmented Reality (AR), to revolutionize teaching and learning in higher education.

The seminar also highlighted IICE's research, which included information systems for teaching and learning in higher education in Thailand, information systems in medicine and health sciences, and multimedia systems, AR, and VR in higher education teaching and learning.

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