The Silliman University College of Business Administration, in partnership with the Council of Economics Educators, recently hosted the 27th National Conference & 6th International Conference on Economics Education in Southeast Asian Nations.
With the theme, Economics Education: Status and Future of Artificial Intelligence in Teaching and Learning among Southeast Asian Nations, the conference used the hybrid modality, catering to 150 online attendees, and about 60 on-site participants.
Among the keynote speakers were Trade & Industry Under Sec. Rafaelita Aldaba, UPLB Vice Chancellor Dr. Agham Cuevas, and Dr. Jose Mark Libre of the Commission on Higher Education.
The conference also featured other speakers: Ryan Soh, founder and chief executive of Edufied Singapore; Dr. Achmad Yanu Alif Flanto of Universitas 17 Augustus 1945 (UNTAG) in Surabaya, Indonesia; and Assoc. Prof. Mohd Hanafin Ahmad Hijazi of the Universiti Malaysia Sabah.
Other resource speakers were Mennen Aracid of Ateneo de Manila, Dr. Dave Marcial of Silliman University, and Dr. Anna Liza Ramos of St. Michael’s College of Laguna.
CECON is a professional association of economics educators in the Philippines, which was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1997. It organizes the annual ICEE-SEAN to provide a platform for teachers to discuss pertinent issues and trends in the teaching and learning of economics. (SU OIP)