The Education University of Hong Kong

IPRRFSS 2024

INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE ROUNDTABLE AND RESEARCH FORUM CUM SUMMER SCHOOL 2024

9-12 July 2024 @ THE EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE ROUNDTABLE AND RESEARCH FORUM CUM SUMMER SCHOOL 2024

Innovations and Sustainability: Shaping Education and Global Futures

The International Postgraduate Roundtable and Research Forum cum Summer School (IPRRFSS) in Education, Social Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Humanities gathers distinguished academics, postgraduate students, and experts at our beautifully green and pleasant campus.

IPRRFSS has been organized since 2011, and the event is jointly organised by EdUHK and partner universities. Over the years, we have fostered partnerships with esteemed institutions across the globe, including Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Macau, mainland China, Mongolia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States, among others.

IPRRFSS empowers postgraduate students to take the lead in co-organizing the Forum, co-chairing panel sessions, and presenting their work alongside international scholars during the Postgraduate Roundtables. Our Forum cultivates a collaborative environment that encourages postgraduate students to transcend disciplinary and geographical boundaries, presenting their research and engaging with individuals from diverse cultures and communities. It also serves as a platform for staying updated on the latest international discourses concerning in education, social sciences, liberal arts, and humanities.

The forthcoming International Postgraduate Roundtable and Research Forum cum Summer School is scheduled to take place from 9th to 12th July 2024. The theme for this edition will be "Innovations and Sustainability: Shaping Education and Global Futures".

Education

Language and Literature

Linguistics

Psychology

AI and Machine Learning

Neuroscience

  • Registration

  • Early Bird# Registration Fee : HKD500
  • Regular Registration Fee : HKD800
  • Certificate of Participation

  • Participants attended 80% or above of the activities, i.e. Opening Ceremony, Keynote Speeches, and International Postgraduate Roundtable, Sharing from EdUHK Doctoral Students of the Publication Award / Awarding Teams of the EdUHK Education⁺ and Social Entrepreneurs (EASE) Fund Scheme / INVESTED Programme will receive a souvenir and a Certificate of Participation on the last day of the IPRRFSS 2024.
  • #Early Bird Price ends at 10 May 2024 (Friday), 23:59 (Hong Kong Time, GMT+8)
  • *Free registration fees for our alumni, participants nominated by our partner universities and students from local universities.

Keynote Speakers

Prof Chetwyn CHAN


Peter T. C. Lee Chair Professor of Psychology
Faculty of Education and Human Development
The Education University of Hong Kong

Prof Suresh CANAGARAJAH


Edwin Erle Sparks Professor
College of the Liberal Arts
Pennsylvania State University

Prof CHIU Ming Ming


Chair Professor of Analytics and Diversity
Department of Special Education and Counselling
The Education University of Hong Kong

Dr Eva CODÓ


Associate Professor
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Prof Rodney JONES


Professor
School of Humanities
University of Reading

Prof Mark LEVINE


Professor
Faculty of Science and Technology
Lancaster University

Prof LIN Mei Yi Angel


Chair Professor of Language, Literacy, and Social Semiotics in Education
Department of English Language Education
The Education University of Hong Kong

Prof LOOI Chee Kit


Research Chair Professor
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
The Education University of Hong Kong

Prof Stephen MAY


Professor
Faculty of Education and Social Work
University of Auckland

Prof XIE Kui


Red Cedar Distinguished Professor and Chairperson
Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education, College of Education
Michigan State University

Prof XU Guandong


Chair Professor of Artificial Intelligence
Director of University Research Facility of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
The Education University of Hong Kong

Prof GU Ming Yue Michelle


Professor of Sociolinguistics
Dean of Graduate School
Department of English Language Education
The Education University of Hong Kong

Programme Rundown at a Glance (Tentative)

July 8 (MON) --- IPRRFSS 2024 (Pre-event Day)

Time

Programme

12:00 – 17:00  Check-in at EdUHK Student Hostel (For non-local participants from the partner institutions)

July 9 (TUE) --- IPRRFSS 2024 (Day One)

Time 

Programme

08:45 – 09:15  Registration
09:15 – 09:45

 Opening Ceremony

  • Welcome Speeches
  • Award Presentation – Outstanding Paper Awards
  • Group Photos
09:45 – 10:00  Introduction of EdUHK Professor Chetwyn Chan, The Education University of Hong Kong
10:00 – 11:10

 Keynote Speech (I)  Professor Suresh Canagarajah, Pennsylvania State University

 Topic: Innovation and Sustainability at the Global Mobility Turn

11:10 – 11:30  Tea Break
11:30 – 12:15

 Keynote Speech (II)  Professor Chetwyn Chan, The Education University of Hong Kong

 Topic: Translational Research and Sustainability in Higher Education?

12:15 – 13:00

 Keynote Speech (III)  Professor Kui Xie, Michigan State University

 Topic: The role of academic motivation for learning? Can they change?

13:00 – 14:00  Lunchtime
14:00 – 15:15

 International Postgraduate Roundtable – A Dialogue between EdUHK Doctoral Alumni and Senior Professors 

 – Chaired by Professor Chetwyn Chan, Vice President of EdUHK

15:15 – 15:30  Tea Break
15:30 – 17:30  Parallel Presentation Sessions Open House – Poster Board Presentation by EdUHK University-level Research Centres and University Research Facilities
18:30 – 21:30  Gala Dinner (For Keynote speakers, invited guests and EdUHK doctoral alumni)

July 10 (WED) --- IPRRFSS 2024 (Day Two)

Time 

Programme

09:30 – 10:15

 Keynote Speech (IV)  Dr Eva Codó, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

 Topic: The Everyday Making and Unmaking of Language Policies: A Critical Ethnographic Perspective 

10:15 – 11:00

 Keynote Speech (V)  Professor Chiu Ming Ming, The Education University of Hong Kong

 Topic: Detecting Dis-information via Artificial Intelligence Dashboards 

11:00 – 11:15  Tea Break
11:15 – 12:00

 Keynote Speech (VI)  Professor Stephen May, University of Auckland

 Topic: The multilingual turn, language policy, and English as a ‘world language’

12:00 – 13:00  Lunchtime
13:00 – 14:00  Parallel Sharing Sessions from EdUHK Students
Sharing from EdUHK Doctoral Students
Sharing from the Awarding Teams of the EdUHK Education⁺ and Social Entrepreneurs (EASE) Fund Scheme
14:00 – 17:30  Parallel Presentation Sessions

July 11 (THUR) --- IPRRFSS 2024 (Day Three)

Time 

Programme

09:30 – 10:15

 Keynote Speech (VII)  Professor Angel Lin, The Education University of Hong Kong

 Topic: Bridging Divides in a Polarized World: Trauma-Informed Cross-Cultural Communication

10:15 – 11:00

 Keynote Speech (VIII)  Professor Rodney Jones, University of Reading

 Topic: Agency: Possibilities for action in a post-human world

11:00 – 11:15  Tea Break
11:15 – 12:00

 Keynote Speech (IX)  Professor Looi Chee Kit, The Education University of Hong Kong

 Topic: Exploring the Role of Generative AI Tools in Enhancing Personalized Learning: A Critical Review and Projection

12:00 – 13:00  Lunchtime
13:00 – 17:30  Parallel Presentation Sessions

July 12 (FRI) --- IPRRFSS 2024 (Day Four)

Time 

Programme

09:30 – 12:00  Parallel Presentation Sessions
12:00 – 12:45

 Keynote Speech (X)  Professor Michelle Gu, The Education University of Hong Kong

 Topic: Identity construction in AI-powered online social networking

12:45 – 14:00  Lunchtime
14:00 – 14:45

 Keynote Speech (XI)  Professor Xu Guandong, The Education University of Hong Kong

 Topic: Data-driven and AI-empowered knowledge discovery and education innovation

14:45 – 15:30

 Keynote Speech (XII)  Professor Mark Levine, Lancaster University

 Topic: Psychology and Behavioral Analytics: using digital data to study prosocial and anti-social behavior 

15:30 – 16:00  Closing Ceremony

July 13 (SAT) --- IPRRFSS 2024 (Post-event Day)

Time

Programme

09:00 – 12:00  Check-out at EdUHK Student Hostel (For non-local participants from the partner institutions)

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