The 2019 Annual PACIBER Meeting was held on July 7-11, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The theme of the meeting, International Entrepreneurship: Innovations in Practice, Education and Research, provided educators with workshops and discussions focused on emerging trends and best practices in IE. Some photos from the event are below.
Participants from leading business schools in Australia, Canada, Ecuador, Malaysia, New Zealand, and Taiwan had the opportunity to visit MaGIC, an incubator launched in 2014 by President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Najib Razak with the purpose of further fostering and developing a vibrant startup ecosystem in Malaysia and ASEAN. MaGIC delivers a portfolio of programs to aspiring entrepreneurs at little to no cost allowing them housing, co-working space, mentorship, resources and high-level speakers to help develop their entrepreneurial skills and companies.
The Pacific Asian Consortium for International Business Education and Research (PACIBER) was created in 1988 as a consortium of 27 leading universities dedicated to bridging the gap by establishing linkages to promote international business education, research and exchange of information among faculty and students. PACIBER stands as a forum for the exchange of ideas where members can network and learn from one another. Through faculty exchanges and other mutually beneficial alliances, member universities can raise the level of their business education programs to world class standards.