The American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) and the Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), Lithuania has jointly organised a 2-day International Webinar on 'Higher Education in New Normal' on the zoom platform.
This international webinar addressed issues and challenges related to higher education during COVID-19 under the sub themes - 'Evolution of Internationalisation and Collaboration in HEIs' and 'Digital Transformation of Higher Education – Innovation and its Challenges'. Two panel discussions were held on the sub themes on two days on January 14 and 15. The webinar was supported by the International Association of Universities (IAU) and the United Nations Academic Impact.
On Thursday, January 14, the opening session of the webinar was held where Prof Dr Inga Zaleniene, Rector, MRU, Dr Carmen Z Lamagna, Vice Chancellor, AIUB, Dr Pam Fredman, President, IAU and Ramu Damodaran, Chief, UN Academic Impact (UNAI) delivered their welcome address.
About 200 participants around the globe joined this 2-day webinar where the speakers spoke on behalf of their institutions and addressed the theme of the webinar.