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Wei Yu

Wei Yu
Vice Chairperson of China Association of Science and Technology, Peoples’ Republic of China

Rising in the Assumed Silence

Jurin Laksanavisit

Jurin Laksanavisit
Minister of Education, Thailand

Keynote Speech

Gwang-jo Kim

Gwang-jo Kim
Director, UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Thailand

ICT in Education: Key Questions for the Future

Benjamin B. Bederson

Benjamin B. Bederson
Associate Professor Computer Science, Institute of Advanced Computer Studies and iSchool, University of Maryland, USA
Co-Founder, International Children's Digital Library, USA

Educational Technology for Creativity, Collaboration and Community

Shelly Esque

Shelly Esque
Vice President, INTEL, USA

Technology in Education: Transforming Teaching and Learning

Mike Trucano

Mike Trucano
Senior ICT and Education Specialist, The World Bank, USA

How Do We Know What We Know? International Updates on the Development of ICT in Education Indicators

Nancy Law

Nancy Law
Director of the Centre for Information Technology, Professor and Head of Information Technology Studies, University of Hong Kong, SAR Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China

ICT-supported Networks of Innovation: A Lever for Sustainable Educational Transformation

Jonathan Anderson

Jonathan Anderson
Emeritus Professor, Flinders University, Australia

The Role of ICT in Teaching and Learning: Past, Present and Future Perfect

Jeff Mao

Jeff Mao
Learning Technology Policy Director, Maine Department of Education, USA

At the Point of Learning: Maine’s One-to-One Learning Program

Chen Xin

Chen Xin
Vice President, Shanghai TV University, People’s Republic of China

The Broad Use of ICTs in the Learning Support Services: Practices and Explorations in Modern Distance Learning at Shanghai TV University

Jung Keun Lim

Jung Keun Lim
Vice President, Kyung Hee Cyber University, Republic of Korea

E-Learning in Higher Education of Korea: Implications for e-Learning in Asian Countries

Asha Kanwar

Asha Kanwar
Vice President, Commonwealth of Learning, Canada

ICTs in Higher Education: Who Stands to Gain?

Mary Thorpe

Mary Thorpe
Professor, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, United Kingdom

Can Distance Education Really Deliver Social Learning?

Anita Dighe

Anita Dighe
Director, Directorate of Distance Learning, India

Using ICT to Promote Non-formal Education and Life Long Learning

Tae-Rim Lee

Tae-Rim Lee
Professor, Korea National Open University, Republic of Korea

KNOU Mobile Learning for Innovation in Distance Learning

Molly Lee

Molly Lee
Coordinator of APEID and Programme Specialist in Higher Education, UNESCO, Thailand

Closing Remarks