Registration date extended upto November 20th, 2017

Impact of Quality Enhancement Practices

1st International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Organized by QEC,KMU

December 18-19, 2017, Peshawar, Pakistan

Quality Enhancement Cell of Khyber Medical University, Peshawar is established since 2011 and showing excellent performance in area of Quality Assurance at Higher Education. This conference will provide platform to the staff of QEC of Public and Private sector and they will be able to contribute and join the event. Apart from National level, expert from abroad will also join the event. Members of Accreditation council will also find this event appropriate for their experience sharing.

CONTACTS

Dr. Jamil Ahmad
Local Organising Committee Chair
Tel: +92-91-9217755
Email: directorqec@kmu.edu.pk

Ms. Asiyah Bukhari
Conference Organizer
Tel: +92-321-5556620
Fax : +92-91-9217755
Email:conference@kmu.edu.pk
Email:bukhariqec@kmu.edu.pk

Mr. Sahir Atiq
(for general issues)
Tel: +92-313-9947707
Email: sahirqec@kmu.edu.pk

Irshad Mohmand
(for visa issues)
Tel: +92-315-9362966
Email: irshad@kmu.edu.pk

Mr. Sajjad ul Hassan
(for venue issues)
Tel: +92-3219091090
Email: sajjadulhassan@hotmail.com

Mr. Tahir Ayub
(for social programme)
Tel: +92-333-9162130
Email: tahirayub@kmu.edu.pk

TIMELINE - KEY DATES

October 5, 2017

Call for Conference abstract released

October 5, 2017

Online Registration Opened

October 5, 2017

Deadline for submission of conference abstracts

October 10, 2017

Online registration and payment deadline closes

December 18-19, 2017

International Conference KMU, Peshawar, Pakistan

CONFERENCE THEMES

Quality Enhancement Practices.

The Sub-Themes are:
  • Good QA practices in imparting knowledge, skills and Research at HEIs.
  • Self-Assessment Reports in facilitating Accreditation Processes.
  • Develop Public Confidence in Higher Education.
  • Competing at International level for seeking standardization of Qualification Framework and employment.
  • Significance of feedback of the stakeholders focusing Employers and Alumni.
  • Challenges in implementation of QA processes.
  • Impact of QA practices in building National Economy.
  • Significance of ISO Certification in promoting Quality Culture in HEIs.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

You are invited to present a presentation on a topic of your choice related to one of the topics above. Ideas for topics can be drawn from the list of theme and sub-themes, or can be of your own choice. Please indicate how your selected topic relates to the theme of the Conference.

Guidelines for Abstract submissions
  • Abstract on any topic related to the theme or sub-themes of the Conference will be considered.
  • Abstract should be no more than 250-300 words in length, and a bio-sketch of up to 100 words with one photo of the author.
  • Abstract will be reviewed by a review committee. The acceptance of Abstract for inclusion in the program is at the prerogative of the review committee, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • If your abstract is selected for presentation, it is expected that you will have: 1)15 minutes for presentation; 2) 5 minutes for questions/discussion.
  • All submissions must be in English.
  • It will be highly appreciated if you could earlier submit your Abstract (in Word Version) to conference@kmu.edu.pk and bukhariqec@kmu.edu.pk at the same time by October 5, 2017
  • Download Abstract Proforma here

WHO CAN ATTEND

  • Director and Dy. Director and Staff of Quality Enhancement Cell of HEI's
  • Members of Accreditater Council
  • Representatives of Quality Assurance Agencies
  • National and International Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Faculty Members of HEI's

GUIDLINES

Poster Guidlines
  • Download Poster Guidlines here.
Oral Presentation Guidlines
  • Download Oral Presentation Guidlines here.

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Professor Dr Mukhtar Ahmed Chairman HEC, Pakistan

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Professor Dr Arshad Javaid Vice Chancellor KMU

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

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Dr. Bassam Mohammed Alhamad Director of the QA & Accreditation Center, AP in Chemical Engineering, University of Bahrain

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Dr. Khalid M. El-Hassan Higher Education Consultant, Higher Education Institutions Affairs Directorate Ministry of Education and Higher Education Doha, Qatar

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Prof. Abbas Bazargan Professor, Faculty of Psychology & Education and Former Director, Center for University Quality Assessment, University of Tehran Iran

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Dr. Heinz-Ulrich Schmidt Formerly Director General of Higher Education and Research, Special Representative, Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) Berliner Freiheit, Germany

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Nenita I. Prado Faculty, College of Education Graduate Studies, Professional Education Department, Central Mindanao University

NATIONAL SPEAKERS

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Prof. Dr. Azam Ali Khwaja Ex. Manager Director, QAA Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

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Dr. Abdul Wahid Usmani Consultant Quality Assurance King Saud University, Riyadh

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Ms. Irum Sohail Director QEC GC University, Lahore

THE VENUE

QEC, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar Pakistan

STAY INFORMED

It will be highly appreciated if you could earlier submit your presentation (in Word Version) to bukhariqec@kmu.edu.pk at the same time by
October 5, 2017