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Bluenotes APAC 2023 Conference
Insight to Action: Harnessing the Power of Feedback to Enhance Teaching Effectiveness and Student Learning Experience

pin-marker The Kent Ridge Guild House, Singaporecalendar May 30-June 1, 2023

The National University of Singapore is excited to host the annual Bluenotes APAC 2023 conference in Singapore! Bluenotes Community institutions in the APAC region are coming together to share their experiences in harnessing the power of feedback, problem solve together, and inform Explorance’s product directions. Join your Bluenotes Community in person for three experience-rich days of knowledge sharing, learning, and networking.

Early-bird Discounts End on April 21, 2023.

Registration Closed

Hosted by The National University of Singapore, Sponsored by Explorance


Join the Bluenotes APAC 2023 conference, hosted by National University of Singapore (NUS), where higher-education leaders and practitioners in the APAC region are coming together, to connect and share experiences in using data and analytics to harness the power of feedback that enhance teaching effectiveness and student learning experience. Learn about how Blue-using institutions are automating data collection, improving faculty and student engagement, and reporting for insight-informed actions. Sharpen your skills and expertise in using feedback data for analytics. Discuss your challenges, opportunities, lessons learned, and inform Explorance’ s product direction. Expand your network of like-minded peers in institutional effectiveness, institutional research, teaching and learning, IT (Information Technology), and faculty.

What To Expect 

Many interesting sessions hosted by Blue-powered institutions and Explorance staff have been planned, including:

  • Exciting keynote speech
  • Experience-rich sessions by Blue-powered institutions
  • Thought-stimulating, insightful panel discussions on Harnessing Power of Feedback to Enhance Teaching Effectiveness and Student Learning Experience
  • Informative sessions and workshops from Explorance to learn about and influence Explorance’s product roadmaps

What You Will Experience 

Bluenotes APAC 2023 provides impactful professional development opportunities to:

  • Immerse yourself in a community of like-minded peers who are passionate about sharing experiences, discussing new ideas, and innovating together for teaching excellence and student success
  • Make friends, collaborate with others, and have fun at exclusive social networking events
  • Problem-solve together, share lessons learned, feel inspired, and brainstorm new ways, while empowering others to do the same
  • Advance your professional development through experience-rich sessions, hands-on workshops, and opportunities to speak directly with Explorance staff and influence Explorance product direction
  • Connect with a group of collaborative thinkers to expand your professional network of like-minded peers
  • Thrive in the culture of feedback-informed continuous improvement

See Bluenotes APAC 2023 in Action! 

Key Dates 

Countdown to Bluenotes APAC 2023
January 24, 2023:  NOW OPEN Early Bird Registration Opens
April 21, 2023:  LAST DAY Early Bird Registration Ends
May 23, 2023:  LAST DAY Conference Registration Closes
May 26, 2023:  LAST DAY Conference Registration Payment Due
May 30-June 1, 2023:  CONFERENCE Bluenotes APAC 2023 Conference


Keynote Speaker

Denise Chalmers

University of Western Australia

Learn more about Denise Chalmers here

Invited Speaker

Meagan Morrissey

University of Newcastle

Learn more about Meagan Morrissey here

Invited Speaker

Scott Campbell

University of Chicago

Learn more about Scott Campbell here

More information on the Bluenotes APAC 2023 speakers and presentation descriptions can be found in the conference program.


A value of up to $10,000 USD in door prizes will be randomly drawn at the Bluenotes APAC 2023 Conference. All attendees will be automatically entered to win one of three door prizes. Attendees must be present at the drawing to win.

  • An all-inclusive trip to the Bluenotes GLOBAL 2023 Conference, including airfare, lodging, and conference registration


Early Bird: ends April 21, 2023

  • Single Attendee Registration: 405 SGD (instead of 680 SGD per person)
  • Group of 3 (buy two, and get a third registration free): 810 SGD (instead of 2,040 SGD) for 3 people 

Regular: ends May 23, 2023

  • Single Attendee Registration: 680 SGD per person
  • Group of 3 (buy two, and get a third registration free): 1,360 SGD (instead of 2,040 SGD) for 3 people

Conference Registration Fee includes: Bluenotes APAC 2023 conference attendance including post-conference workshops, breakfast, lunch, and refreshments daily, an opening welcome reception, and social networking dinner. Group discount applies to attendees from the same institution. 

Travel & Lodging 

Mercure Singapore on Stevens Orchard District, 26 – 28 Stevens Road, Singapore 257878

Group Rate Group discount rates available at Mercure Singapore on Stevens for Bluenotes APAC 2023 attendees:

  • Mercure Superior Room, Single occupation: 185++ SGD
  • Mercure Superior Room, Double occupation: 205++ SGD

Please check your conference registration confirmation email for the instructions to book the hotel at this group rate.

For more information about the hotel click here. The hotel is a 20-minute taxi ride from Changi Airport.

If you require a travel Visa to enter Singapore, please download and complete this V39 Visa Application Form

About The National University of Singapore:

Started out as a modest medical school with 23 students in 1905, The National University of Singapore founded by a determined group of businessmen led by Tan Jiak Kim, to serve the needs of the local community. Today, more than 100 years on, as Singapore’s flagship university, NUS continue to be in service of country and society.  

They aspire to be a vital community of academics, researchers, staff, students and alumni working together in a spirit of innovation and enterprise for a better world. 

NUS singular focus on talent will be the cornerstone of a truly great university that is dedicated to quality education, influential research and visionary enterprise, in service of country and society. 

For more information about NUS, visit: 

For more information about the Kent Ridge Guild House, visit:> 


May 30 – June 1, 2023


Kent Ridge Guild House

National University of Singapore

9 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119241

If required, download and complete the V39 Visa Application Form to travel to Singapore

Conference Registration Rates

EARLY BIRD: 405 SGD per person (40% discount)

  • Buy two & get a third registration free (ends April 21, 2023): 810 SGD for 3 people

REGULAR: 680 SGD per person

  • Buy two & get a third registration free (ends May 23, 2023): 1,360 SGD for 3 people

What’s included in the registration fee?

  • Conference registration fee includes the conference attendance including post-conference workshops, breakfast, lunch, and refreshments daily, a welcome reception, and social networking dinner

  • Travel and lodging costs are not included in the registration fee

Networking Events

Monday, May 29

  • Opening Welcome Reception

Tuesday, May 30

  • Exclusive Social Networking Dinner

Conference Theme

Insight to Action: Harnessing the Power of Feedback to Enhance Teaching Effectiveness and Student Learning Experience

Note: Register now and reserve your place. You can pay later, as the submission of your conference registration form and the payment of the conference registration fee are handled separately.

  • Once you submit your conference registration, your attendance and selected preferences will be reserved for you. A conference registration confirmation email will be sent to the email address indicated on your registration form with payment details.
  • Payments may be completed through credit card payment via this payment link or by contacting the Bluenotes APAC 2023 Organising Team ( directly.
  • You may complete your payment at any time prior to May 26, 2023. The early bird special rates will be honored to those who register before the early bird pricing ends.

We strongly recommend registering your attendance as soon as possible to ensure your preferred choices are available and your place is saved.

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