2022 Annual Meeting

Lingnan Global Forum

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2022 Lingnan Global Forum

January 19, 2022
11:00 AM — 1:15 PM Eastern

The Lignan Global Forum is presented by Lingnan (University) College, Sun Yat-sen University, and sponsored by the Lingnan Foundation.

About the Forum

Digitalization is one of the main trends of social and economic development of leading countries. It increases the role of higher education as a knowledge-generating system that conducts high-quality research, initiates innovative projects and trains highly qualified personnel for future workforce.

This VIRTUAL program on January 19 requires a separate registration and additional fee.


Confirm your attendance for the Lingnan Global Forum as part of your registration for the Annual Meeting. Advance registration and an additional fee is required.


The forum takes place on January 19, 2022, from 11:00 AM — 1:15 PM Eastern.

  • In a world of digital transformation, companies face the challenge of building a digital-ready workforce in an ever-evolving business environment. How do they fill a clear talent gap in technological skills vital to digital strategy? How do they develop the workforce already in place today to meet the needs of business development based on computing technologies?

  • The Future of Higher Education in the Digital Economy Universities around the world are increasingly digitalizing all of their operations, with the current COVID-19 pandemic speeding up otherwise steady developments. What are some of the challenges of digitalization in education and how can we overcome them? How can we build on current innovations to pave the way for sustainable approaches to teaching and talent development?