Monthly Report No.106 (February 28, 2020)


Dear AC21 members,


Greetings from the AC21 General Secretariat!

We are happy to share with you some updates and information.


News & Updates


(1) Call for papers at the AC21 International Forum 2020 (IF2020) in Thailand

Following the call for speakers in September 2019, call for papers for IF 2020 at Kasetsart University on December 6-10 are now available at our website:

Please carefully read “Call for papers” and nominate speakers by April 30, 2020
* academics, administrators, and postgraduate students of AC21 member universities/institutions are welcome.

AC21 IF2020 Kasetsart University contact email address: (please cc:


(2) Evaluation in progress: Special Project Fund (SPF 2020)

The 2020 AC21 SPF application closed on January 31, 2020. As a result, we received interest from 12 applicants this year. The evaluation process is currently running, and successful proposals will be announced in March on our web site. We appreciate our colleagues for distributing the information.


(3) Minutes of AC21 STC ZOOM Meeting in December 2019

The minutes for the last meeting in December was shared with all AC21 member universities. We apologize for the belated circulation to all members.


(4) AC21 STC Meeting in March 2020 has been canceled

The upcoming AC21 STC meeting in Vancouver on March 21, 2020, has been canceled due to the heightened risk of COVID-19 and the unforeseeable measures that may be taken by World Health
Organization (WHO) and/or the government of your country within the next few weeks. A Notification has already been shared with our STC members. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused, and at the same time, we are grateful for your understanding. Meanwhile, we would like to continue our discussions via email and ZOOM meetings.



Thank you for your continued support for AC21 and its activities.

If you would like to share news or event information with the other members through this Monthly Report, please send them to AC21 General Secretariat at <>


Kind regards,

AC21 General SecretariatE-mail: