Universities and the Power of Data — Science for a Sustainable Society

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 to Thursday, July 6, 2017

Chulalongkorn University

Elsevier is proud to present the 4th Annual Asia Pacific Research Intelligence Conference, which will take place in Bangkok on Wednesday and Thursday, July 5 and 6, 2017. The conference will be co-hosted by Chulalongkorn University (CU) and will bring together over 200 of the region’s leading Vice Presidents of Research, Research Managers and Research Administrators to share and build upon valuable information in support of long-term research management efforts.

The aim of the conference is to examine the evolving expectations, available solutions, measurements and best practices associated with the optimization of research strategies.

The theme of the 2017 conference will be "Universities and the Power of Data — Science for a Sustainable Society"  and will focus on crucial areas such as sustainability, diversity, and the Power of Data in research.

More specifically, discussions will cover the following key topics:

  • How should research be organized to support the grand challenges of the United Nations sustainability goals?
  • How to attract the best pool of diverse research talents, from a gender, nationality, and social perspective?
  • How can universities manage the challenges and opportunities of the increasing availability of data and analytics?

All sessions will be in English, without simultaneous interpretation

The conference will provide an opportunity for delegates to hear insights from leading research organizations, and the chance to network and share information among one another.

The conference is an invitation-only gathering of globally renowned speakers from across the world.

For an impression of what awaits you in Bangkok this July, you can view a video clip of the 2016 conference held in Tokyo.