On 28 - 29 December 2023, the School of Nursing, Mae Fah Luang University organised the 2nd International Conference on Moving Forward in Unity (MFIU2023) under a theme of "Innovative Solutions for Global Aging and Dementia in the Digital Era: Nursing and Multidisciplinary Perspectives" reflecting the university’s dedication to exploring pioneering approaches in addressing the global challenges and opportunities stemming from aging and dementia.
The 2nd International Conference on Moving Forward in Unity 2023 featured keynote addresses from experts in various fields, research presentations by renowned professionals, workshops and panel discussions by guest speakers from Thailand and foreign countries. The conference brought together nurses, faculty members, researchers, students and individuals interested in caring for the elderly who have dementia and the application of technology and innovative concepts to connect and advance their knowledge. Additionally, the conference aimed to establish a network of nurses and multidisciplinary teams dedicated to providing comprehensive care, education, and research in the context of an aging society.
During the opening ceremony, Asst. Prof. Dr. Matchima Naradisorn stated that the year of 2023 marked the 25th anniversary of the university’s establishment. Since the beginning of operation, Mae Fah Luang University has determined to become the leading academic institution in Northern Thailand. The university has also sought to establish strong collaborative relationships with other organisations in various fields in the region and the global community. The university's vision and missions prioritise the sustainable future as well as the health and well-being of people across all age groups. Altogether, hosting this event was a significant step forward for the School of Nursing in striving to be a leader in teaching, learning, and clinical practice innovation.