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ACAH-LibrAsia2015  Conference Report

ACAH-LibrAsia2015 Conference Report

The Sixth Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities (ACAH2015), was held alongside The Fifth Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship (LibrAsia2015), in the culturally rich Kansai region of Japan, home to the modern metropolis of Osaka/Kobe, and the historical capitals of Nara and Kyoto.

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ACE-ID2015  Conference Report

ACE-ID2015 Conference Report

The Inaugural Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2015 held Sunday, March 29, 2015 – Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Rhiga Royal Hotel & Osaka International Conference Centre, Osaka was an international and interdisciplinary conference that brought together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in education

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ACP-ACERP2015  Conference Report

ACP-ACERP2015 Conference Report

The Fifth Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioural Sciences 2015, and The Fifth Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy 2015, were held from Thursday, March 26 – Sunday, March 29, 2015, at the Art Center Osaka, Japan and brought together academics, researchers and educators under the theme for our 2015 Asian conferences: “Power”.

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ACE-ACEURS-ACSET2015 Conference Report

ACE-ACEURS-ACSET2015 Conference Report

The Seventh Asian Conference on Education (ACE2015) incorporating the inaugural ACE Undergraduate Research Symposium 2015 (ACEURS2015), was held alongside The Third Asian Conference on Society, Education and Technology (ACSET2015) from Wednesday, October 21 – Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the Art Center of Kobe, Japan.

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IICE2015-IICLLDubai2015  Conference Report

IICE2015-IICLLDubai2015 Conference Report

The IAFOR International Conference on Education – Dubai 2015 (IICEDubai2015) and the The IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning – Dubai 2015 (IICLLDubai2015) were held concurrently at the Dubai Festival City Event Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 8, through to March 10, 2015.

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ECAH-LibEuro-EuroMedia-ECCS2015 Conference Report

ECAH-LibEuro-EuroMedia-ECCS2015 Conference Report

For our second consecutive year, the European Conference on Arts & Humanities was held alongside The European Conference Literature & Librarianship, The European Conference on Media, Communication & Film and The European Conference on Cultural Studies at Thistle Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom From July 13 – July 16, 2015. This final conference weekend was a very successful conclusion to our third European Conference Series.

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EBMC-ECPEL-ECSS-ECSEE2015 Conference Report

EBMC-ECPEL-ECSS-ECSEE2015 Conference Report

The European Business and Management Conference (EBMC2015) was held alongside The European Conference on Politics, Economics and Law (ECPEL2015), The European Conference on the Social Sciences (ECSS2015), The European Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment (ECSEE2015) in Brighton on the picturesque South Coast of the United Kingdom.

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ECP-ECERP2015 Conference Report

ECP-ECERP2015 Conference Report

The Second European Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences 2015 (ECP2015) was held concurrently with The Second European Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy 2015 (ECERP2015) at the Thistle Brighton, Brighton United Kingdom Monday, July 6 – July 8, 2015.

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ECE-ECLL-ECTC2015 Conference Report

ECE-ECLL-ECTC2015 Conference Report

The Third European Conference on Education (ECE2015) was held jointly alongside The Second European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL2015) and The Second European Conference on Technology in the Classroom (ECTC2015) at the Thistle Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom from July 1 – July 5, 2015 saw over 360 delegates representing more than 45 countries.

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ACBPP & ACTIS 2014 Conference Report

ACBPP & ACTIS 2014 Conference Report

The Fifth Asian Conference on Business & Public Policy and The Second Annual Asian Conference on Technology, Information and Society was held this year from Thursday November 20 to Sunday November 23 2014, in Osaka, Japan. About 150 academics, business people and policy makers from more than 30 countries gathered to discuss the conference theme of “The Data-Enriched Enterprise,” including how data is dramatically changing industries, business and society.

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FilmAsia & MediAsia 2014 Conference Report

FilmAsia & MediAsia 2014 Conference Report

The Fifth Asian Conference on Media & Mass Communication and The Third Asian Conference on Film & Documentary were again this year very successful events that created multiple avenues for discussion and new ideas. Approximately 150 delegates came to Osaka, Japan, to present on the conference theme of “Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy.”

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ACE & ACSET 2014 Conference Report

ACE & ACSET 2014 Conference Report

The Sixth Asian Conference on Education and The Second Asian Conference on Society, Education & Technology were held at the end of October in 2014. More than 350 delegates from 40 countries were welcomed to Osaka, Japan for this enlightening set of conferences that discussed avenues and solutions to transforming and changing education.

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ECCS/ECP/ECERP 2014 Conference Report

ECCS/ECP/ECERP 2014 Conference Report

The final conference weekend of our 2014 European Conference Series was held on July 24 – 27, 2014 at the Thistle Brighton, United Kingdom, which brought together academics, researchers and educators for The European Conference on Cultural Studies 2014 (ECCS2014), The European Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences (ECP2014), and The European Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy (ECERP2014).

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ECAH/LibEuro/EuroMedia/EuroFilm 2014 Conference Report

ECAH/LibEuro/EuroMedia/EuroFilm 2014 Conference Report

IAFOR welcomed delegates from more than 35 countries to Brighton for the joint European Conference on Arts and Humanities (ECAH), the European Conference on Literature and Librarianship (LibEuro), the European Conference on Media and Communications (EuroMedia), and the European Conference of Film and Documentary (EuroFilm).

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ECLL/ECE/ECTC 2014 Conference Report

ECLL/ECE/ECTC 2014 Conference Report

The Second European Conference on Education (ECE), the Second European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL) and was held alongside the inaugural European Conference on Technology in the Classroom (ECTC) at the Thistle, Brighton, between July 9 – 13, 2014.

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ECSEE/ECSS/ECPEL/EBMC 2014 Conference Report

ECSEE/ECSS/ECPEL/EBMC 2014 Conference Report

July of this year saw a return to Brighton, United Kingdom for ECSEE and ECSS. In 2014 the program was extended to include ECPEL and EBMC, conferences that were not available in our inaugural 2013 series. The first weekend in Brighton of our second annual European Conference series was held between July 3, to July 6, 2014 at the Thistle Hotel.

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ACSS & ACSEE 2014 Conference Report

ACSS & ACSEE 2014 Conference Report

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Social Sciences (ACSS) and the Fourth Annual Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (ACSEE) was held last June in Osaka, Japan.

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ACAS & ACCS 2014 Conference Report

ACAS & ACCS 2014 Conference Report

Delegates from over 40 nations attended the Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS) and the Fourth Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS) in Osaka, Japan, to once again experience an exciting and enjoyable exchange of culture, academic practice and collaboration.

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ACLL & ACTC 2014 Conference Report

ACLL & ACTC 2014 Conference Report

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning (ACLL) and the Fourth Annual Conference on Technology in the Classroom (ACTC) welcomed 255 delegates from over 40 nations to engage, debate, learn and interact through productive exchanges, and the sharing of professional ideas and opinions alongside their international peers.

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ACAH & LibAsia 2014 Conference Report

ACAH & LibAsia 2014 Conference Report

The Fifth Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities (ACAH) and the Fourth Asian Conference on Literature & Librarianship (LibrAsia) was held from April 3-6, 2014, at the Rihga Royal Hotel & the adjoining Osaka International Conference Center, Osaka, Japan.

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ACP & ACERP 2014 Conference Report

ACP & ACERP 2014 Conference Report

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global university partners, was proud to hold the Fourth Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, and the Fourth Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy, from March 27-30 2014, at the Rihga Royal Hotel and the adjoining Osaka International Conference Center, Osaka, Japan.

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ABMC ACPEL 2013 Conference Report

ABMC ACPEL 2013 Conference Report

The Fourth Annual Asian Business and Management Conference (ABMC) 2013 and the Inaugural Asian Conference on Politics, Economics and Law 2013 (ACPEL) welcomed 150 delegates from over 30 countries. This joint Asian Business and Management Conference and Asian Conference on Politics, Economics and Law offered a great opportunity for in-depth interdisciplinary discussions covering a wide range of topic from management and public policy, through to civil court processes and financial economics.

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MediAsia FilmAsia 2013 Conference Report

MediAsia FilmAsia 2013 Conference Report

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Media & Mass Communication (MediAsia2013) and the Second Asian Conference on Film and Documentary (FilmAsia 2013) was held November 8-10 at the Ramada Hotel in Osaka. This joint conference hosted 150 international delegates from over 30 countries. The intimate size of MediAsia/FilmAsia allowed delegates the opportunity to develop close collaborative links, renew or make professional connections, as well as partake in a genuine opportunity of intellectual discovery.

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ACE ACSET 2013 Conference Report

ACE ACSET 2013 Conference Report

The Asian Conference on Education and Asian Conference on Science, Education and Technology (ACE/ACSET 2013) held this past October in Osaka was a fantastic celebration of interdisciplinary study around the joint conference theme of “Learning and Teaching in Changing Times.” Once again the conferences were an opportunity to create further exciting research possibilities and synergies for those delegates attending. IAFOR was particularly fortunate to have at this year’s ACE/ACSET a number of leading international experts within the Education sector who came together to share in what was a truly global discussion that attracted over 530 delegates and invited speakers from more than 40 countries.

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ECE ECTC 2013 Conference Report & Photos

ECE ECTC 2013 Conference Report & Photos

The First European Conference on Education was held alongside the First European Conference on Technology in the Classroom.
Our largest European event attracted 350 delegates from over forty countries in a program chaired by Professor Sue Jackson, Pro-Vice Master of Teaching & Learning at Birkbeck, University of London (UK), and Professor Barbara Lockee of Virginia Tech (USA), and to consider the conference theme, “Learning and Teaching Through Transformative Spaces”.

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ECAH ECLL 2013 Conference Report & Photos

ECAH ECLL 2013 Conference Report & Photos

The last of IAFOR’s European Conference series saw the First European Conference on Arts and Humanities (ECAH) paired with the First European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL). The ECAH event was chaired by IAFOR IAB Chair, Professor Stuart Picken with the ECLL event chaired by Professor Steve Cornwell of Osaka Jogakuin University.

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ECSS ECSEE 2013 Conference Report & Photos

ECSS ECSEE 2013 Conference Report & Photos

The European Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (ECSEE), was held with the European Conference on the Social Sciences (ECSS) on July 4 – 7 2013 in Brighton, the start of six new Europe based IAFOR conferences over three weekends.

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ACCS ACAS 2013 Conference Report & Photos

ACCS ACAS 2013 Conference Report & Photos

The Third Annual Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS) and the Third Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS) welcomed 180 delegates from nearly 40 nations to Osaka to experience an exciting and enjoyable exchange of culture, academic practice and collaboration.

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ACSS ACSEE 2013 Conference Report & Photos

ACSS ACSEE 2013 Conference Report & Photos

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2013 (ACSS) and Third Annual Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 2013 (ACSEE) welcomed 280 delegates from around the globe to share, explore and discuss the conference themes of Sustainability, Society, Environment and Trust.IAFOR were pleased to have available as the conference keynote speaker, Professor Eric Uslaner of the University of Maryland (USA). Professor Uslaner is one of the world’s leading academics in the field of ‘Trust’.

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ACLL & ACTC 2013 Conference Report

ACLL & ACTC 2013 Conference Report

The Third Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning (ACLL) and the Third Annual Conference on Technology in the Classroom (ACTC) welcomed 275 delegates from 35 nations to engage in productive exchanges, informed debate, and the sharing of professional ideas and opinions alongside their international peers. This year’s conferences built on the success of our previous ACLL and ACTC conferences with returning delegates remarking that it was the best yet. The organising committee wishes to thank all delegates who attended the 2013 ACLL and ACTC Conferences for their fantastic contributions and enthusiasm.

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ACAH & LibrAsia 2013 Conference Report

ACAH & LibrAsia 2013 Conference Report

With the Sakura in bloom and with fine April weather, over 275 delegates from over 40 countries were welcomed to Osaka for the Fourth IAFOR Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities (ACAH) and the Third Conference on Literature and Librarianship (LibrAsia). The conference, which had the theme of connectedness and alienation, was fortunate to have a high caliber of feature speakers and presenters.

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ACP & ACERP 2013 Conference Report

ACP & ACERP 2013 Conference Report

This year’s Third Annual Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences (ACP) 2013 was held again this year with the Third Annual Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy (ACERP) 2013 welcomed 275 delegates from around the world to join in discussion ranging from trust, motivation and psychological concerns and mental health issues in modern social systems to practical studies on emotions, policies, and clinical psychology.

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ABMC 2012 Conference Report & Photos

ABMC 2012 Conference Report & Photos

Third Annual Asian Business and Management Conference (ABMC 2012) welcomed 80 delegates from around the world to join in discussion ranging from unconvincing growth in China, anemic economic recovery in Asia, the shrinking of the world economy, and idea exchanges on marching forward.

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FilmAsia & MediAsia 2012 Conference Report & Photos

FilmAsia & MediAsia 2012 Conference Report & Photos

This year we opened the Third Annual Asian Conference on Media and Mass Communication (MediAsia 2012) with our Inaugural Asian Conference on Film and Documentary (FilmAsia 2012), that proved to be an inspired pairing, hosting
over 125 delegates from around the globe.

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ACE 2012 Conference Report & Photos

ACE 2012 Conference Report & Photos

This year’s fourth annual Asian Conference on Education was held in affiliation with Waseda University (Japan), Birkbeck College, University of London (UK), the University of Lincoln (UK), the National Institute of Education (Singapore), the National University of Tainan (Taiwan), the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKSAR), and Auburn University (USA).

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ACCS & ACAS 2012 Conference Report

ACCS & ACAS 2012 Conference Report

The Second Asian Conference on Cultural Studies, was held this year with the Second Asian Conference on Asian Studies, in Osaka, Japan. The event offered a diverse variety of papers that encouraged interdisciplinary reflection, and the forging of new relations across national borders. At just over 100 delegates, ACCS/ACAS 2012 was one of IAFOR’s smaller events, but no less diverse with over 25 countries represented in Osaka. Thanks to a friendly and open atmosphere, many relationships and friendships were forged during our time together and we hope these will continue and be renewed at next year’s event.

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ACSS & ACSEE 2012 Conference Report

ACSS & ACSEE 2012 Conference Report

The Third Annual Asian Conference on the Social Sciences was held again this year with the Second Annual Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment in Osaka, Japan. We are proud to announce that this year’s conference saw a resurgence in attendance since the March 2011 earthquake and its aftermath notably affected the participation, and we are proud to continue to contribute and be a part of Japan’s recovery.

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ACLL & ACTC 2012 Conference Report

ACLL & ACTC 2012 Conference Report

The Second Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning was held again this year with the Second Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom in Osaka, Japan. We are proud to announce that this year’s conference has grown considerably since last year, when the March 2011 earthquake and its aftermath notably affected attendance, and are equally proud to contribute to, and participate in Japan’s recovery.

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ACAH & LibrAsia 2012 Conference Report

ACAH & LibrAsia 2012 Conference Report

The Third Annual Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities was held again this year with the Second Annual Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship in Osaka, Japan. This year’s conference saw a resurgence in attendance since the March 2011 earthquake and its aftermath notably affected the participation, and we are proud to continue to contribute and be a part of Japan’s recovery.

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ACP & ACERP 2012 Conference Report

ACP & ACERP 2012 Conference Report

The Second Annual Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences was held again this year with the Second Annual Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy in Osaka, Japan.

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ABMC 2011 Conference Report

ABMC 2011 Conference Report

ABMC 2011 saw one of the world’s greatest economists in his finest form, as Professor Michael Hudson delivered a wide-ranging and powerful keynote that looked at the current financial crisis and the lessons that could be drawn from the unfolding events.

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MediAsia 2011 Conference Report

MediAsia 2011 Conference Report

MediAsia 2011 was an intimate event and one in which attendees were able to learn from each other in more than 40 presentations from delegates from around the world. While the national backgrounds were varied, many of the recurring themes, such as power and responsibility were shared and the perspectives from those of different backgrounds shaped debates over a variety of subjects, such as the extent, proliferation and use of social media.

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ACE 2011 Conference Report

ACE 2011 Conference Report

The Third Asian Conference on Education was held in affiliation with Waseda University (Japan), London University Birkbeck (UK), The National Institute of Education (Singapore) and Tainan National University (Taiwan).

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ACSS & ACSEE 2011 Conference Report

ACSS & ACSEE 2011 Conference Report

The Inaugural Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment, was held this year with the Second Asian Conference on the Social Sciences, in Osaka, Japan. The event offered a diverse variety of papers that encouraged interdisciplinary reflection, and the forging of new relations across national borders. Around 200 registrants and speakers from around the world joined together in Osaka, where the recent earthquake and nuclear situation in Japan was a strong point of discussion in the context of sustainability.

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ACLL & ACTC 2011 Conference Report

ACLL & ACTC 2011 Conference Report

The Inaugural Asian Conference on Language Learning, was held this year with the Inaugural Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom, in Osaka, Japan. The event offered a diverse variety of papers that encouraged interdisciplinary reflection, and the forging of new relations across national borders.

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ACAH & LibrAsia 2011 Conference Report

ACAH & LibrAsia 2011 Conference Report

The Inaugural Asian Conference on Literature & Librarianship, was held this year with the Second Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, in Osaka, Japan. The event offered a diverse variety of papers that encouraged interdisciplinary reflection, and the forging of new relations across national borders.

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ACCS & ACAS 2011 Conference Report

ACCS & ACAS 2011 Conference Report

The Inaugural Asian Conference on Cultural Studies, was held this year with the first Asian Conference on Asian Studies, in Osaka, Japan. The event offered a diverse variety of papers that encouraged interdisciplinary reflection, and the forging of new relations across national borders.

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ACP & ACERP 2011 Conference Report

ACP & ACERP 2011 Conference Report

The Inaugural Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy, was held this year with the first Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, in Osaka, Japan. The event offered a diverse variety of papers that encouraged interdisciplinary reflection, and the forging of new relations across national borders.

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ACE 2010 Conference Report

ACE 2010 Conference Report

The Second Asian Conference on Education was held from December 2-5, 2010 and was a great success. More than 400 participants from 37 countries around the world congregated in Osaka for the second conference on Education, in affliliation with the UK’s University of London (Birkbeck) and Japan’s Waseda University.

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ABMC 2010 Conference Report

ABMC 2010 Conference Report

The Asian Business & Management Conference was held from October 7-9 at the New Hotel in Osaka and attracted a great diversity of scholars from some of the world’s top business schools as they gathered to exchange ideas and opinions in one of the world’s great cities.

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MediAsia 2010 Conference Report

MediAsia 2010 Conference Report

The Asian Conference on Media & Mass Communication was held on the weekend of October 28 – 30, 2010 and was a great success. More than 100 participants from 25 countries around the world congregated in Osaka for the inaugural conference on Media.

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ACAH & ACSS 2010 Conference Report

ACAH & ACSS 2010 Conference Report

The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities was held jointly with the Asian Conference on the Social Sciences on the weekend of June 18 and 21, 2010 and was a great success. More than 450 participants from 42 countries around the world congregated in Osaka for the inaugural conference on Humanities and Social Sciences.

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ACE 2009 Conference Report

ACE 2009 Conference Report

The Asian Conference on Education was held on the weekend of October 24 and 25, 2009 and was a great success. More than 400 participants from 37 countries around the world congregated in Osaka for the inaugural conference on Education, and IAFOR’s first event.

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