The conference of the Southeast Asian Association for Institutional Research (SEAAIR) heard that the school must keep revising its curriculum, improve the competence of its teaching staff and adopt modern banking technology. Speaking at the SEAAIR conference opening ceremony here Wednesday, Rector Tatik Suryani said STIE Perbanas would develop relationships in research and banking studies with similar schools and universities at home and overseas. She said the relationships were needed to meet the increasing demand for creative graduates in the banking industry. The conference was attended by 141 delegates consisting of lecturers and researchers from 42 universities and banking institutes in 12 countries, including Thailand, Malaysia and Australia.
The chairperson of the conference's organizing committee Lindiawati hailed the importance of the three-day conference in increasing cooperation in research to improve the performance of the region's higher education institutes.