International Relations


Singapore Management University (SMU)

Greetings from Singapore Management University (SMU).On behalf of the university, the Centre for Global Education and Opportunities (GEO) is pleased to share that the inaugural 2023 INDEX (Industry Project-based Experiential Learning) Symposium is set to take place on the campus of SMU in Singapore from 4th to 6th October 2023. This three-day event is organised by the SMU-X and will showcase cutting-edge insights, innovative approaches, and best practices in bridging academia and industry through experiential learning. With an enriching programme of workshops, panel discussions, roundtables, and experiential activities, the symposium aims to facilitate knowledge sharing among experienced practitioners and promote networking with like-minded individuals around the world on how to create meaningful impact on education relating to industry, integration, innovation, and internationalisation. More details on the Symposium can be found in the eDM below.GEO is delighted to extend a warm invitation to your esteemed university to be a part of this enriching experience.CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR ATTENDANCEIn addition, we believe that your esteemed institution has valuable expertise to share with our diverse audience, elevating the calibre of influential speakers and proposals. We warmly welcome you to submit proposals for speaking opportunities and contribute to the advancement of experiential learning in the region. Your insights and experiences centred around the theme: “Industry Project-based Experiential Learning in the 21st Century Asia: Industry, Integration, Innovation, Internationalisation” will help inspire the audience and signal the importance of developing twenty-first century competencies.CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSALGEO Networking EventIf you’re considering attending the INDEX symposium, we would like to extend a special invitation to you for a pre-symposium networking event organised by SMU GEO. This networking event reflects our commitment to continuously enhance support and create new opportunities that foster collaborations and strengthen meaningful connections with our counterparts in the student mobility work at your esteemed university. We sincerely hope you will join us in this unique opportunity to engage with fellow international colleagues in a business casual environment, setting the stage for a more dynamic and engaged experience during the symposium, while advancing our collective efforts and shared goals in global education.The networking event will be hosted and sponsored by GEO, and details are below.Date: 3 October 2023Time: 6pm – 8pm (dinner will be served)Venue: Singapore Management UniversityDress code: Business casualThank you for your ongoing partnership and continued support. We eagerly look forward to meeting and connecting with you at the networking event.For planning purposes, kindly RSVP by 10 Aug 2023.CLICK HERE TO RSVP TO THE GEO NETWORKING EVENTWe very much look forward to welcoming you to the 2023 INDEX Symposium from 4th to 6th October 2023 and would be happy to provide further clarification as needed. We have also enclosed the Symposium’s eDM below for your reference.Greetings from Singapore Management University (SMU)!SMU is organising the inaugural 2023 Industry Project-based Experiential Learning (INDEX) Symposium to be held at SMU (Singapore) from 4th to 6th October 2023. The 3-day symposium comprises workshops, panel discussions, roundtables and experiential activities that will see experienced practitioners share their knowledge and experiences relating to the theme Industry Project-based Experiential Learning in the 21st Century Asia: Industry, Integration, Innovation, Internationalisation. CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE 2023 INDEX SYMPOSIUM WEBSITEPROGRAMMEThe tentative programme is now available via the website. The programme will be updated periodically with more details on the session topics and speakers.CALL FOR PROPOSALSWe are accepting proposal submissions now.The SMU Industry Project-Based Experiential Learning (INDEX) Symposium provides a programme of panel discussions and sessions to ensure delegates are at the forefront of experiential education practices and trends of the Asia-Pacific region.The inaugural INDEX programme will focus on the theme: Industry Project-based Experiential Learning in the 21st Century Asia: Industry, Integration, Innovation, Internationalisation.To be part of the 2023 INDEX programme, your proposal should have a clear connection to the theme, and where applicable, your nominated track.CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSALREGISTRATIONRegistration is now open!(Special discount will be provided to early-bird registration (ends July 12, 2023), speakers, chairs and facilitators.)CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOWSPONSORSHIPSponsorship opportunities are welcome!Connect with us at to find out more.KNOW SOMEONE THAT MAY BE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING?Share this information with your peers and colleagues, and encourage them to sign up for the inaugural 2023 INDEX Symposium.We welcome like-minded international educational practitioners who are passionate about Industry Project-based Experiential Learning, and explore opportunities to innovate the education landscape.CONNECT WITH USIf you have any questions or need further information about the 2023 INDEX Symposium, please write to us at We look forward to welcoming you to 2023 INDEX Symposium in Singapore!Best regards2023 INDEX Symposium Organising Committee (SMU)Kind Regards,Centre for Global Education and Opportunities (GEO)Singapore Management UniversityAdministration Building81 Victoria StreetSingapore