John A. Burns Hall Room 4005 (fourth floor).
Dr. Irwan Prayitno, Governor of West Sumatra, Indonesia will present an overview of West Sumatra province which is well- known for the richness of its natural resources, its unique Minangkabau culture, well-known Padang cuisine, dramatic mountain landscapes and diverse agricultural sector. Dr. Prayitno will also detail potential educational and investment opportunities in West Sumatra.
About the Speaker
Professor Dr. Irwan Prayitno was elected as governor of West Sumatra in 2010 and re-elected in 2016. From 1999-2009, he served in the House of Representatives of Indonesia. Since 1988, he has taught at various universities in Indonesia. Governor Prayitno received his MSc and PhD at the Universiti Putra Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur.