Speaker Announcement: Kenn Ross, Managing Director of Asia, Minerva Project

Kenn Ross, Managing Director of Asia, Minerva Project, is the first keynote speaker to be announced for The 14th Asian Conference on Education (ACE2022), which will be held on-site and online, November 28–December 2, 2022.

The ACE2022 Organising Committee is currently calling for papers to be presented at the event. Submit your abstracts by September 4, 2022, to participate.

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Kenn Ross
Minerva Project

Kenn Ross, Minerva ProjectKenn Ross is the Managing Director of Asia at Minerva. Originally from the United States, he has lived in Asia for more than 20 years, where he is well-known for his knowledge of higher education issues, education innovation, and China-America cross-border education. In addition to Minerva, Ross is also Founder of the International Foundation for the Promotion of Academic Soft Skills (IFPASS), a US-based nonprofit that provides non-cognitive skills-based and experiential education in China. He regularly speaks at global education events such as TEDx and is also a frequent commenter on Chinese television, where he speaks on topics related to Chinese and international education. Ross’ 2015 book Academic Soft Skills (留学软实力) is considered by many in China as a definitive guide to preparation for global study.

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