Invitation to 2015 Management Conference

Dear ACUCA Members,

You are invited to join the upcoming ACUCA Management Conference on October 22-24, 2015, at Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia. The theme of the conference is “Dialogue with the Cultures: Implementing Values Education in the Multicultural Asia”. There will be two sessions in this conference: keynote speeches and parallel sessions. Confirmed keynote speakers include Prof. Dr. Francis-Vincent Anthony, SDB, Associate professor of Fundamental Practical Theology and Director of Institute Pastoral Theology, Salesian Pontifical, University, Rome, Italy, and Prof. Dr. Ignatius Bambang Sugiharto, Professor of Philosophy and lecturer at Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia. The parallel sessions will be in three topics: Dialogue with Local Cultures, Dialogue with Other Religions, and Dialogue with Urban Societies. We cordially encourage you to register for this conference. Your participation and shared opinions will be crucial to the enrichment and success of the Christian values education in Asia. You can download the registration form here.

If you want to participate but could not attend the conference, you are invited to write short essay to be included in the publication following the conference. The essays are expected to be related with the central theme of the conference. You might consider some topics to narrow down the  content of the essays: (1) “Dialogue with Local Cultures,” (2) “Dialogue with Other Religions,” and (3) “Dialogue with Urban Societies”. These writings could present your reflection and practices in implementing Christian Values Education in your specific area, category, university, or country. You are invited to send as many writings as possible with each contains not more than 4000 words. Please mention the name of the author(s) and the affiliated institution. Please kindly submit the essays in the first week of October 2015 to the ACUCA Secretariat (acuca@unpar.ac.id). Should you have any further inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to welcoming you in this great opportunity at the campus of Parahyangan Catholic University in October!

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