Speakers

The Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment (ACSEE) is a multidisciplinary conference held concurrently with The Asian Conference on Business & Public Policy (ACBPP). Keynote, Featured and Spotlight Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds. Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other.

This page provides information about presenters. For details of presentations and other programming, please visit the Programme page.


  • Anshuman Khare
    Anshuman Khare
    Athabasca University, Canada
  • Patricia MacNeil
    Patricia MacNeil
    Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Philip Sugai
    Philip Sugai
    Doshisha University, Japan

Previous Speakers

View details of speakers at past ACSEE conferences via the links below.

Anshuman Khare
Athabasca University, Canada

Biography

Anshuman Khare is Professor in Operations Management at Athabasca University, Canada. He joined Athabasca University in January 2000. He is an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and has completed two post-doctoral terms at Johannes Gutenberg Universität in Mainz, Germany. He is also a former Monbusho Scholar, having completed a postdoctoral assignment at Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan. He has published a number of books and research papers on a wide range of topics. His research focuses on environmental regulation impacts on industry, just-in-time manufacturing, supply chain management, sustainability, cities and climate change, online business education, and so on. He is passionate about online business education. Anshuman served as the Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Business and Management, and is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education published by Emerald and is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Applied Management and Technology.

Keynote Presentation (2021) | Integrating Sustainable Development in Business Curricula: A Tailored Approach
Patricia MacNeil
Dalhousie University, Canada

Biography

Patricia MacNeil is an academic practitioner with extensive public sector experience working within multiple governments in Canada. Throughout her 30-year public sector career she has specialised in public policy, strategic management, and stakeholder relations. An enthusiastic advocate for life-time learning, she returned to university as a mature student to obtain a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA). Currently she is a part-time lecturer at Dalhousie University in her hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and an Academic Coach at Athabasca University in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Her research interests are corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility, leadership, and ethics.

Keynote Presentation (2021) | Integrating Sustainable Development in Business Curricula: A Tailored Approach
Philip Sugai
Doshisha University, Japan

Biography

Dr Sugai is a Professor of Marketing within Doshisha University's Graduate School of Business where he currently teaches Marketing, eMarketing, Marketing Research, and Sustainable & Responsible Marketing. Dr Sugai also served as a Visiting Professor for Stanford University from 2015 - 2017, where he taught Innovation in Japan at the Stanford Overseas campus in Kyoto. Prior to joining the Doshisha University faculty, Dr Sugai taught at the International University of Japan in Niigata where he also served as Dean and Associate Dean of the IUJ Business School for six years.

Dr Sugai is the author of two books, The Value Plan and The Six Immutable Laws of Mobile Business (John Wiley & Sons) and has published case studies with Ivey Business School Publishing on KITKAT Japan, AGL, Hatsune Miku and Walt Disney Internet Group.

He received his Doctorate degree from Waseda University and his M.B.A. in Marketing and Operations Management from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He has worked as a marketing executive at American Express, Muze, Inc., and Lightningcast, Inc., and currently serves as a marketing advisor and marketing strategy consultant to companies both in Japan and globally.

Keynote Presentation (2021) | What Is a "Good" Company, and How Can Its Value Be Assessed?

Previous Presentations

Keynote Presentation (2020) | Valuing Value
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