Annual Accreditation Conference: Asia Pacific

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23rd – 25th May 2018

Hong Kong
Organiser: AACSB International

Event Details

On 23–25 May 2018, AACSB is hosting the Annual Accreditation Conference: Asia Pacific in Hong Kong. This event is a unique opportunity to learn – and truly understand – the AACSB Accreditation Standards, while gaining insight into the latest trends in Asia Pacific and global accreditation. Discover the challenges schools in the Asia-Pacific region face regarding accreditation and formulate solutions that will help the accreditation community worldwide. Network with peers, connect with experienced accreditation volunteers and quality assurance managers, meet with accreditation staff, and exchange ideas and best practices with professionals from around the world at this AACSB event.

As Hong Kong is centrally situated  in Asia, it is the perfect location for you to meet with your colleagues from different parts of the Asia Pacific region as well as outside of this region. The Annual Accreditation Conference: Asia Pacific accommodates the need of business schools that are already AACSB accredited or are interested in learning more about the AACSB accreditation standards, and would like to achieve the highest quality in business education.

A versatile program will guide you through three educational conference days, including topics presented by top academics such as:

  • Faculty Qualifications and Engagement: Best Practices (Standard 15) Accreditation

    Presenters will focus on the need for aligning criteria for faculty qualification and engagement with the school’s mission, programs, and impact. Get answers to your concerns and questions. Fan Wang, Dean, School of Business, Sun Yat-sen University Robina J. Xavier, Executive Dean, Business School, Queensland University of Technology

  • Speakers:
    • Fan Wang, Dean, School of Business, Sun Yat-sen University 
    • Robina J. Xavier, Executive Deadn, Business School, Queensland University of Technology
  • Accreditation Q&A
    Take advantage of this opportunity to hear from key AACSB accreditation staff. In this informal Q&A session, attendees are invited to bring their questions about accreditation processes and strategies.
  • Speaker:
    • Stephanie Mattox Bryant, Exectuvive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACBS International
    • Geoff Perry, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Business School, Auckland University of Technology

Those who want to make the most out of their business trip to Hong Kong, additional learning opportunities are available before and after the conference:

Who Should Attend

Deans, associate/assistant deans, accreditation coordinators, department chairs, faculty, those interested in pursuing AACSB Accreditation, those with initial accreditation or continuous improvement review visits coming up in the next few years, those interested in pursuing partnerships and collaborations with schools in Asia Pacific.


AACSB International, the world’s largest business education association, advances business education worldwide by connecting, sharing, and inspiring innovation and quality throughout the member network, as well as the business community. The collective strength of the organization is founded on diverse perspectives, a global mindset, and a commitment to making a difference.


Registration & Contact

To register for this event, please go to:

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact:
Ms Kaya Jill

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