Part of the Excelsia-Lumen symposium series, Excelsia College hosted a panel of international experts to present on the topic of the symposium; "THE WORLD AFTER COVID-19". This was the first in a series of symposiums which will have speakers, presenters, and discussions on a variety of contemporary topic.
The speakers were led by Professor Gael McDonald as the keynote speaker. Professor McDonald has 25 years’ experience as a senior executive in the Higher Education sector. Prior to her retirement in 2020, she has worked in the roles of Dean of Business, Vice President International, Vice President Research, at Unitec in Auckland, New Zealand; Pro Vice Chancellor of Business and Law at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia and President and General Director of RMIT Vietnam in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam.
The rest of the speakers were from RMIT University in Vietnam, Hinrich Foundation in Hong Kong and our own Professor Ian Eddie, Dr Maureen Miner Bridges and Dr Abbott Haron. The speakers covered many relevant areas related to the main topic, like 'The Behavioural Implications of COVID-1',‘Graduate Level Research Contributions to Current Events, 'Stranded Assets: Economic Valuation of Assets Post-COVID-19’, ‘Spirituality and the Human Response to COVID-19’, ‘Major Technological Trends and Shifts Accelerated by the COVID-19 Crises’, ‘Will Trade Become More Sustainable in the Post-COVID-19 World?’ and ‘Global re-set? Politics and Economics in the Wake of the Pandemic’.