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Going Global 2012 #GG2012 - three day event
13 Mar 2012
Welcome to the sixth Going Global conference from the British Council.

Headline Speakers

On this page you can watch a selection of presentations and panels from the sixth Going Global conference from the British Council, which took place 13-15 March 2012 at the QE2 Centre in London, England.

More than 500 university Presidents, Vice-Chancellors and sector leaders were among the 1500 delegates who attended, making it the biggest ever forum for higher education leaders.

More than 80 countries were represented, as leaders from government, academia and industry debated a new vision of international education for the 21st century.

Programme

Day 1 - 13 Mar 2012

14:00
Welcome address and Session 1 Education: connecting the future world
Session chair is Dr Jo Beall, Director, Education and Society, British Council
Speakers include: welcome from Rt Hon. Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, UK
Professor Homi K Bhabha, Director, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, USA
Professor Michael Worton, Vice-Provost, University College London, UK

15:45
Session 2 Reinventing the education provider
Session Chair is Dr Jo Beall, Director, Education and Society, British Council
Speakers include: Ben Wildavsky, Senior Scholar, Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, USA;
Dr Anies Baswedan, President, Paramadina University, Indonesia;
Sally Dicketts, Principal, Oxford and Cherwell Valley College, UK;
Dr Narendra Jadhav, Member, Planning Commission, National Advisory Council, Government of India;
Luis Juste, Director, Santander Universities, UK;
Professor Eric Thomas, President, Universities UK, and Vice-Chancellor, University of Bristol, UK

Day 2 - 14 Mar 2012

09:00
Session 3.3 Collaborative reach in partnerships that build capacity for HE
Session Chair is Professor Geoffrey Crossick, Vice-Chancellor, University of London, UK
Speakers include: Alun Hughes, Head, International and Commercial Offices, University of Glamorgan, UK Virginia West, Director, Wales International Consortium, UK
Professor Roberto Rabel, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Dr Ian Willis, Director of Studies, Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Liverpool, UK
Followed by questions and discussion

09:00
Session 3.5 Global problems: what universities should do
Session Chair is Paul Marshall, Chief Executive, The Association of Business Schools, UK Speakers include:
Professor Dr Brian U. Adler, Vice-President, Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Georgia Southwestern State University, USA
Jake Broadhurst, International Projects Manager, University of Edinburgh, UK
Professor Dominic Shellard, Vice-Chancellor, De Monfort University, UK
Followed by questions and discussion

11:00
Session 4.1 Rethinking internationalisation: who benefits and who is at risk? The debate
Session Chair is Eva Egron-Polak, Secretary General, International Association of Universities, France Panellists include: Dr Madeleine Green, Senior Fellow, International Association of Universities, USA
Dr Young-Gil Kim, Chairman, Korean Council for University Education, South Korea
Dr Francisco Marmolejo,Executive Director, Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration, University of Arizona, USA
Professor Goolam Mohamedbhai, Former Secretary General, Association of African Universities, Mauritius
Professor Hans de Wit, Professor of Internationalisation of Higher Education, Centre for Applied Research in Economics and Management, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

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11:00
Session 4.4 The role of the university in the 21st century
Session Chair is Dr John Law, Higher Education Adviser, British Council, UK
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Manchester, UK
Dr Anies Baswedan, President, Paramadina University, Indonesia
Professor Christina Slade, Vice-Chancellor, Bath Spa University, UK
Followed by questions and discussion

13:30
Session 6.3 Examining the future of transnational education widening participation
Session Chair is Dr William Lawton, Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, UK
Speakers include:
Dr Neil Kemp OBE, International Education Consultant, NK Education, UK
Dennis Murray, Executive Director, International Education Association of Australia
Professor Dame Joan Stringer, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Dr Christopher Ziguras, Deputy Dean, Learning and Teaching, International, School of Global Studies, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
Followed by questions and discussion

13:30
Session 6.6 Why are global graduates needed?
Session Chair is Richard Greenhalgh, Chair, Council for Industry and Higher Education, UK
Speakers include: Professor Madeleine Atkins, Vice-Chancellor, University of Coventry, UK
Dr David Docherty, Chief Executive, Council for Industry and Higher Education, UK
Followed by questions and discussion

15:15
Session 7.3 Do networks work? A critical discussion of approaches to internationalisation through partner networks?
Session Chair is Tim Gore OBE
Panelists include:
Prof. Colin B Grant
Dr Julia Haes
Prof. John Hearn
Prof. Alex Hughes
Prof. Dr Maurits Van Rooijen

15:15
Session 7.2 From niche to global trend: how collaborative degree programmes change the dynamics of HE internationalisation
Session Chair is Matthias Kuder, Speakers include:Gareth Barham Professor Dr Cameron Richards Followed by questions and discussion

Document coming soon
16:45
Session 8.1 Bridging the divide: visions of education futures through technology
Session Chair is Dr Jo Beall
Speakers include:
Martin Bean
Catherine Ngugi
Professor Umar Saif
Kevin Dunseath
Followed by questions and discussion

17:00
Session 8.2 The road to academic excellence: building successful research universities in a competitive and globalised world
Session Chair is Professor Philip G. Altbach
Speakers include:
Dr Francisco Marmolejo
Professor Dr Atta-Ur-Rahman
Followed by questions and discussion

Day 3 - 15 Mar 2012

09:00
Session 9.1 Global higher education in the media: spin or reality?
Session Chair is Tim Sowula Speakers include: Scott Jaschik
Professor Adam Habib
Phil Baty
Daniel Stevens
Followed by questions and discussion

09:00
Session 9.4 (IELTS sponsored) Transnational education: assuring the student experience
Session Chair is Stephen Carey
Speakers include:
Kevin Van-Cauter
Dr Christine Humfrey
Professor Kelvin Everest
Dr Julie King
Followed by questions and discussion

11:00
Session 10.1 The emerging knowledge economies and building winning formulas for HE
Session Chair is Professor Susan Robertson
Dr Ingo Rollwagon
Dr Javaid R. Laghari
Dr Abul Kalam Azad Chowdhury
Dr Arkalgud Ramaprasad
Followed by questions and discussion

11:00
Session 10.4 Europe goes global
Session Chair is David Hibler
Speakers include: Jordi Curell, Director, Directorate-General Education and Culture, European Commission
Dr Siegbert Wuttig, Director, European Programmes, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Germany
Dr Bipin K. Jojo, Chairperson, International Students Office, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
Professor José Manuel Martínez Sierra, Director General, Universidad.es Foundation, Spain
Followed by questions and discussion

13:00
Talking heads short video clips highlighting unique ideas and case studies from the world of international education.

13:30
Session 12.1 The shape of things to come: global trends and emerging opportunities to 2022
Session Chair is Dr Paul Greatrix, Registrar, University of Nottingham, UK
Speakers include:
Dr Janet Ilieva, Senior Education Adviser, British Council, Hong Kong SAR, China
Chiao-Ling Chien, Researcher and Data Analyst, Institute for Statistics, UNESCO, Canada
Dr Richard Yelland, Head, Policy Advice and Implementation Division, OECD Directorate for Education, UK
Followed by questions and discussion

13:30
Session 12.6 The rise of Latin American economies: demands, risks and opportunities for universities
Session Chair is John Bramwell, Director, Higher Education (Americas), British Council, Brazil
Speakers include:
Natalia Jaramillo, Head, Cooperation and International Affairs Office, Ministry of National Education, Colombia
Professor Glaucius Oliva, President, CNPq, Brazil
Professor Simon Schwartzman, President, Institute for Studies on Labor and Society (IETS), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

15:15
Session 13.1 Rethinking internationalisation: Who benefits and who is at risk? Responding to the big questions
Session Chair is Eva Egron-Polak, Secretary General, International Association of Universities, France
Professor Albert Chan, President and Vice-Chancellor, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR, China
Prof. Dr José Celso Freire Junior, Head of International, São Paulo State University, Brazil
Professor John Hudzik, Professor and Former Vice-President of Global Engagement, Michigan State University, USA
James Otieno Jowi, Executive Director, African Network for Internationalization of Education, Kenya
Dr Nina Lemmens, Director, Internationalisation and Communication, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Germany
Dr Eric Zimmerman, Academic Secretary and Director of Research, Interdisciplinary Centre, Herzliya, Israel
Followed by questions and discussion

15:15
Session 13.3 Global graduate employability: rhetoric or reality?
Session Chair is Professor Brian Hobbs
Panellists include:
William Archer
Professor Renato Pedrosa
Dr Sarah Richardson
Professor Neil Ward
Stephen Williams
Professor Makoto Yoshida.

16:30
14 Lasting impressions
Dr Jo Beall, Director, Education and Society, British Council, UK - Session Chair

17:00
14 Lasting impressions
Prof. Sir Patrick Stewart, Chancellor, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

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