Organisers

East Asia Research
East Asia Research (EAR) is established in Singapore with the mission of enhancing productivity and reducing poverty in Asia. EAR strives to make continuous efforts in transforming the lives of people in Asia through education, application of research and innovative ideas. This will be achieved through the dissemination of knowledge from the Asia focused research Conferences and Publications by EAR. EAR academic conferences are world-class events which provide a meaningful platform for researchers, students, academicians, institutions, entrepreneurs, industries and practitioners to create, share and disseminate knowledge and innovation and to develop long-lasting network and collaboration.



university of Derby
The University of Derby provides students with the best possible start in their careers through excellent teaching, delivered in cutting-edge facilities by staff who are experts in their field. 96% of University of Derby students are in work or further study within six months of completing their degree (HESA 2016, graduating class over 2000). Academic and industry experienced teaching staff combined with a wide range of accredited courses ensure you are taught to the highest standard. With over 22,000 students from across 121 countries, spread across five academic colleges and 3 campuses, the University of Derby is one of the UK’s leading modern and innovative universities with over 300 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.


The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is the fourth autonomous university to be established in Singapore. SUTD’s mission is to advance knowledge and nurture technically grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. SUTD is established in collaboration with MIT to advance knowledge and nurture technically grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. This will be accomplished, with a focus on Design, through an integrated multi-disciplinary curriculum and multi-disciplinary research.
Committee Members
Dr. Tan Jing Hee
Deputy Chairman of the Management Council, Chairman of East Asia Institute of Management Academic Board.

Dr. W.Quin Yow
Director, Language and Social Cognition Lab, Assistant Professor (Psychology), Singapore University of Technology and Design
Dr. Lim Yong-Kwan (Joanne)
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Dr Carrie Childs
School of Psychology, Centre for Psychological Research, University of Derby
Dr Caroline Harvey
School of Psychology, Centre for Psychological Research, University of Derby
Dr Fiona Holland
School of Psychology, Centre for Psychological Research, University of Derby
Dr Jane Montague
School of Psychology, Centre for Psychological Research, University of Derby
Dr Samuel Chng
Head of Urban Psychology Lab, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, Singapore University of Technology and Design
Dr Sonya Karabeliova
Professor of Health Psychology, Sofia University, Dean of Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University.
Member of Management Board of BPS, Head of the Section of Health Psychology to the BPS.
Dr Snezhana Ilieva
Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology, Sofia University, Head of Center of Leadership and Organization Development, Sofia University.
Member of Management Board of BPS, Head of the Section of Work and Organizational Psychology to the BPS.
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