About

The 3rd National and International Conference on Weaving ASEAN Cultural Connection “ASEAN Art and Craft”

Project responsibilities:
Walailak University Abode of Culture
No. 122 Tamboon Thaiburi, Tha Sala District, Nakorn Si Thammarat 80161
Tel: 0-75672508 -10, 080-145 1064
Fax: 0-7567 2507 Email: cultural.wu@gmail.com
Co-host:
– School of Liberal Arts, Walailak University
– School of Architecture and Design
– Institute of Research and Innovation, Walailak University
– Center for International Affairs
– Institute for southern Thais Studies Thaksin University

Project’s Deatils
1. Rationale
Generally, things were produced by human hand called Handicrafts or crafts which the main purpose of usage in the daily life. After fulfill the usage, people create the handicraft with their unique skills compounded with their imagination and beauty to be the valuable handicraft with the wisdom and beauty of their community which is the primary of what is called “Arts” and later call such handicraft is “ Art and Craft”. Human uses handicraft as their daily life tools meet their religious belief or to support their power in each social class. (Arts and crafts are difficult to separated, therefore, arts and craft mean handicraft)

After that human creates art to be more valuable and aesthetic than daily usage known as fine art. Art created for usage not for aesthetic is called applied art. However, fine art and applied art are difficult to separate. Handicraft is the significant roots of the national art both in East and West. In Thailand, traditional handicrafts are the appliances reflecting local tradition, beliefs, history and wisdom. Besides, crafting is also important variable for Thailand economics from the creativity to the value added raising to ASEAN.

At the 9th ASEAN Summit in 2006 in Bali, the ASEAN leader expressed their intentions in Bali Concord II to declare the establishment of an ASEAN Community which consists of a community in three pillars. For the community, society and culture, they aim to make ASEAN to be a people-centered community with the sharing community. The ASEAN population has a well-being and development in all areas in order to improve people’s quality of life. People will be encouraged to consume the natural resources sustainably including promoting the identity of ASEAN. There is the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Plan of Action consists of 6 cooperation: 1.Human Development 2. Social Welfare and Protection 3. Social Justice and Rights 4. Environmental Sustainability 5. Building an ASEAN Identity 6. Narrowing the Development (The Department of ASEAN Affairs • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2013).

According to the cooperation among ASEAN countries to create the ASEAN identity and for economics stimulus, handicraft is one of the most important thing to be improved for Promoting handicrafts in different fields through different forms and processes. In many countries are encouraging to establish The Crafts Council to develop the handicraft for value added in economic

Therefore, the reinforcement of understanding Thailand handicrafts including of other ASEAN countries, it will further enhance the learning process for students and the people to access ASEAN’s regional arts and handicrafts as well as the ASEAN’s multicultural heritage. This is very important for ASEAN countries to step forward together especially in ASEAN society and culture. Walailak University Abode of Culture in cooperation with School of Liberal Arts, Walailak University, School of Architecture and Design, Institute of Research and Innovation and the Center for International Affairs held The 3rd National and International Conference on Weaving ASEAN Cultural Connection “ASEAN Art and Craft” in August 31, 2018 at The Laboratory Building of Technology and Innovation, Walailak University

2. Objectives
1. To create cultural integration among ASEAN community to reenforce and strengthen thier culture.
2. To create conferences/forum for scholars, artists and interested people in ASEAN countries to exchange the ideas and create cultural connectivity.
3. To create and strengthen ASEAN’s cultural diversity and how to develope their culture among changes.
4. To create cultural database of ASEAN countries being processed by Walailak Abode of Culture, this is the main part of Walailak University’s community services in the future.

3. Project Beneficiaries
1. Scholars, researchers, students and interested people that gain a knowledge of cultural integration of ASEAN countries. This will help to reenforce ASEAN culture in the long run.
2. Scholars, researchers, students and interested people who cloud share and exchange some ideas and knowledge in national and international conference among ASEAN countries as well as integrating cultural knowledge.
3. Scholars, researchers, students and interested people can understand the cultural diversity among ASEAN countries and how to develop a culture among changes
4. Walailak University Abode of Culture can collect cultural data among ASEAN countries, which will be an important info for WU’s community services in the future.

4. Date & Venue
Friday 31 August, 2018
Venue: The Laboratory Building of Technology and Innovation, Walailak University

5. Activities
1. Keynote speech no titled: ASEAN Art and Craft
2. Seminar on “ASEAN Art and Craft”
3. Oral Presentations “ASEAN Art and Craft” in topics:
3.1 Handicrafts and Culture (lifestyle wisdom, belief, tradition and culture)
3.2 Handicrafts to Value Creativity
3.3 Handicrafts and Environment
a. Handicrafts with Conservation and Rehabilitation
b. Handicrafts of ASEAN
4. ASEAN Handicrafts Exhibition
5. Local Handicrafts Demonstration by 10 ASEAN member states

6. Details / Scope of the conference
The 3rd National and International Conference on Weaving ASEAN Cultural Connection “ASEAN Art and Craft” consisted of:
1. Handicrafts and Culture (lifestyle wisdom, belief, tradition and culture)
2. Handicrafts to Value Creativity
3. Handicrafts and Environment
4. Handicrafts with Conservation and Rehabilitation
5. Handicrafts of ASEAN

7. Abstract Submission and Registration
1. For Oral Presentation consisted of:
– Abstract to be published in the conference proceedings both in Thai and English
– Full Paper publishing in the Walailak University Abode of Culture Journal TCI Group 2 to be peer reviewed by the experts or the authors can select to be published in the conference proceeding.
2. For interested person, you can submit the abstract by downloading the identified form at this website: https://wacc.wu.ac.th. 20 minutes for oral presentation, this is divided by 15 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for committees’ comment or recommendation. Please be noted that all candidates must clearly identify their name.
3. Paper Submission Methods: submit the abstract via this email: cultural.wu@gmail.com OR online registration at https://wacc.wu.ac.th by 30th June, 2018
4. Editorial Policies of the 3rd National and International Conference on Weaving ASEAN Cultural Connection “ASEAN Art and Craft”: peer reviews by at least 2 of qualified committees and experts.

8. Project Schedule
1. Submission Deadline J July 12, 2018
2. Notification of Acceptance July 13-15, 2018
3. Final Paper Modification and Payment Deadline July 30, 2018
4. Program Presentation Announcement August 10, 2018
5. Registration Date for Listener until August 10, 2018
6. Conference Day August 31, 2018

Conference’s registration for participants
-1,000 baht registration fee for academic presenters (including presentation’s fee, documents, lunch, snacks and beverages).
– 500 bath registration fee for participants without presentation (including documents, lunch, snacks and beverages).
– Free of charge for students who are only attending the conference without presentation.

9. Target Group/Registration Fee
Presenters
– 50 students, professors, scholars, researchers,
Bachelor/master/doctoral students and others to present their academic works.
Registration fee is including documents, lunch, snacks and beverages
– 1,000 baht registration fee for students, professors, scholars, researchers and others.

Conference’s participants
– participating professors, scholars, researchers and others
– 500 baht registration fee for attending the conference without presentation including an abstract book, lunch, snacks and beverages.
– Free of cgnarge for 300 students attending the conference.

10 . Payment Methods
For interested person, submit abstract and research’s registration form with specified format within the form and do online registration at https://wacc.wu.ac.th by July 30, 2018
1. Payment can be made with money transferring to Krung Thai Bank, Tha Sala Branch with the savings account, Account Name: Walailak University, Account Number: 828-1-14776- (“The 3rd National and International Conference on “Weaving ASEAN Cultural Connection”)
2. Completed the payment form and submit proof of payments via this email: cultural.wu@gmail.com
3. Cancellation Conditions: If you are unable to attend the conference, you may nominate a replacement delegate to attend in your stead. No refund will be issued.
4. Participants can reimburse the miscellaneous expenses once they get the approval from the commanders and the reimbursement should comply with rules and regulations of training, organizing the event and seminars for governmental sectors.

11. Fore more information, please contact
Miss. Pennapa Waiyawek, WU Abode of Culture,
Walailak University
No. 122 Tamboon Thaiburi, Tha Sala District, Nakorn Si Thammarat 80161
Tel: 0-75672508 -10, 080-145 1064
Fax: 0-7567 2507
Email: cultural.wu@gmail.com
To keep yourself update with conference news and agenda and registration at https://wacc.wu.ac.th

12. Output and key performance indicators
Performance: learning and understanding ASEAN Handicrafts in :
1. Handicrafts and Culture (lifestyle wisdom, belief, tradition and culture)
2. Handicrafts to Value Creativity
3. Handicrafts and Environment
4. Handicrafts with Conservation and Rehabilitation
5. Handicrafts of ASEAN
Quantity Indicators:
1. Not less than 80% of target participants
2. Not less than 80% of participants’ satisfaction
Quality Indicators:
1. To create cultural integration among ASEAN community to reenforce and strengthen thier culture.
2. To create conferences/forum for scholars, artists and interested people in ASEAN countries to exchange the ideas and create cultural connectivity.
3. To create and strengthen ASEAN’s cultural diversity and how to develope their culture among changes.
4. To create cultural database of ASEAN countries being processed by Walailak Abode of Culture, this is the main part of Walailak University’s community services in the future.
4.1 Academic articles
4.2 Abstract books

13. Project’s Readiness
This project is well prepared by coordinating with scholars and pre-booking the conference’s venue.

14. . Risks and risk reductions
Risks: Time consuming to coordinate with the number of interested scholars to submit and present their academic papers with the topic “Foods and Eating Culture in ASEAN countries”
Risk reductions: By utilizing proactive PR and coordinating with universities or organisations or related faculties such as Humanities and Social Sciences in each country directly.