09-Apr-2018  UMAP 2nd Task Force Meeting

On March 26, 2018, representatives from USA (New York and Hawaii), Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan and UMAP IS met at the 2nd Task Force Meeting for “UMAP’s Organizational Development” at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.  During the meeting, the representatives discussed the possible revision of the UMAP membership fee structure and diversification of revenue sources. The meeting results will be submitted at the UMAP Board Meeting in April in Malaysia. In the beginning of the Task Force meeting, Dr. Randall Martin, Executive Director of British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE), which recently joined UMAP as National Secretariat of Canada, delivered a speech expressing Canada’s intention to join UMAP and outlined their strategies to utilize the UMAP network.  In addition, Dr. George Sipos, Senior International Officer at SUNY College at Brockport, delivered his address about future collaboration between the SUNY system and the UMAP network.
Task Force members expressed delight that the UMAP network is significantly expanding this year.