IMHE "What Works" Conference 2007 - Provisional Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supporting Success and Productivity
Practical Tools for Making Your University a Great Place to Work

Paris, 3-4 September 2007

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

 

Monday 3 September

09.30-09.40

Opening and Welcome ROOM C

Richard Yelland, OECD Directorate for Education

09.40-09.50

Conference Aims and Objectives ROOM C

 

 

Martin Stanton, Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom,
and
Cathy Trower, Harvard Graduate School of Education, United States

09.50-11.00

Opening Plenary Session ROOM C

Moderator

Jane Usherwood, Universitas 21

Keynote Speaker 

Timothy O’Shea, Principal of the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
"The Changing Higher Education Environment"

11.00-11.30   

Break

11.30-13.00       

Panel: What do we mean by success and productivity in higher education? ROOM C

Moderator

Del Loewenthal, Roehampton University, United Kingdom

Panelists

Christine Musselin, CNRS, France
Richard Taylor, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

13.00-14.30 

Lunch

14.30-14.45 

Introduction to Workshops ROOM C

David Harrison, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

14.45-16.15  

Workshop Groups I: Case studies of great places to work ROOMS C, D, E

 

Participants will divide into three groups

16.15-16.30

Break

16.30-18.00

Workshop Groups II: Case studies of great places to work ROOMS C, D, E

Participants will divide into three groups

18.00

Reception

 

 

Tuesday 4 September

09.30-11.00     

Panel: Insights from workplace research ROOM C

Moderator

Martin Stanton, Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom,
with Cathy Trower, Harvard Graduate School of Education, United States
Amy Richman, WFD Consulting, United States
Yehuda Baruch, Norwich Business School, United Kingdom

11.00-11.30

Break

11.30-13.00

Moderated discussion of conclusions from working groups in plenary session ROOM C

Moderators

Janet Lawrence, School of Education, University of Michigan, United States,
with workshop moderators

13.00-14.15

Lunch

14.15-15.45          

Final Plenary ROOM C

Keynote Speaker

Gerald L. Baliles, Director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia

Closing Remarks

Marijk van Wende, Chair of the IMHE Governing Board and Professor, CHEPS, University of Twente, the Netherlands,
with conference rapporteur