For Immediate Release: 29 April 2019
S-U-F Announces World’s First Forum & Expo on “Smart University” Serving 28000+ Universities
SUF19 Global Forum and Expo, will be held in Ankara, Turkey, 04-06 November 2019, attracting 700+ delegates from more than 65 countries, and featuring 130+ speakers and 100+ academic & corporate leaders to focus on the future of universities worldwide
San Diego, California, USA – 29 April 2019—A leading global foundation focusing on “Smart University” as an innovative holistic concept for a better future of universities announced today the launch of SUF19; the world’s first forum & expo on “Smart University”.
SUF19 will be held in Ankara, Turkey, 04-06 November 2019. It will expand the understanding and implementation of new technologies, sustainability transformations, best academic practices, and current trends in management & leadership for universities globally. SUF19 is aiming at attracting 700+ delegates from more than 65 countries, and featuring 130+ speakers and 100+ academic and corporate leaders.
SUF19 will consist of six components. They are: 1. Global Forum, 2. Trade Expo, 3. Leaders’ Boards, 4. Exchange Forums, 5. Strategy Workshops, and 6. Technology Seminars. SUF19 is the first global forum to focus on serving and representing the ecosystem of “Smart University”. It is not only an academic forum, or an innovation showcase, but it also aims at becoming the voice of all university stakeholders. SUF19 aspires to present “Smart” practical solutions for challenges facings 28000+ universities all over the world.
The core strategies of SUF19 cover six different domains; namely: smart campus, smart education, smart research, smart people, smart governance, and smart influence. SUF19 is “being planned to provide delegates with deeper understanding of the state of “Smart University” concepts, solutions, tools, and ideas. It will help showcase best practices, developments, and innovations in the field”, said Prof. Bassem Khafagy, Secretary General of Smart University Foundation, (S-U-F), and the Chair of SUF19 Global Forum & Expo.
“Technology alone may not lead to smart learning or smart universities. SUF19 addresses this misconception, and attempts to offer a new approach for the future. It is a “must attend” for university leaders and executives, higher education officials and practitioners, technology providers, researchers and consultants, NGOs directors, students’ leaders, and other stakeholders who have an interest in expanding their knowledge, or becoming active in the rapidly growing domain of smart universities”, he added.
The official language of SUF19 is English. Turkish translation would also be provided for all main functions. Further information about SUF19, call for papers, speakers roster, sponsorship opportunities, exhibit reservations, and other collaboration potentials will be announced at a later date.
Notes to Editors:
Smart University Foundation, S-U-F: is a nonprofit foundation, registered in California, USA. It is a global membership-based grass root foundation aims to “Lead, Empower, and Serve Universities Stakeholders for a “Smarter” Future of Global Higher Education”. it aspires to be the voice of 28000+ universities, and focuses on “Smart University” as an innovative holistic concept for expanding the understanding and implementation of new technologies, sustainability transformations, best academic practices, and current trends in management & leadership for a better future of higher education. To know more about (S-U-F), visit the foundation’s web site at: https://www.s-u-f.org
SUF Global Forum & Expo: is the world’s first forum and expo on “Smart University” as an innovative holistic concept. It is a 3-days annual event organized by SUFglobal, LLC, USA in collaboration with Smart University Foundation. It features a number of coordinated activities, presentations, cutting edge research results, and panel discussions on topics of current interest in the “Smart University” domains. More about SUF19 can be found at the website, www.suf19.com, or by following the hashtag #SUF19
Further information: Media & Communication: Mr. Moataz Eldahshory, or Ms. Merve Basturk at +1 (858) 221-8559 (US), or +90 (552) 268-8588 (TR). email: PR@suf19.com