Programme

 

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Programme

 

Conference Chair

Prof. Peter Coaldrake
Chair of the IMHE Governing Board

 

Printable programme including parallel sessions, research forums and OECD sessions

Conference biographies

Conference abstracts

 

NB: All parallel session and research forum papers have been sent to participants by e-mail. If you did not receive the message, please contact imhe@oecd.org.

 

 

 

Monday 17 September

8h00-9h30

Check-in

 

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9h30-9h45

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

Prof. Peter Coaldrake, Chair of the IMHE Governing Board

9h45-10h45

Plenary Session 1: Where have we got to in attaining and sustaining mass higher education?

Moderator

Dr. Barbara Ischinger, Director for Education, OECD

Keynote 1:

 

Keynote 2:

Professor José Mariano Gago, Laboratory for Experimental High Energy Physics and Associated Instrumentation (LIP), Former Minister of Science and Technology, Information Society and Higher Education of Portugal
 

Professor John Sexton, President, New York University, USA

10h45-11h15

Break

11h15-12h30

Plenary Session 2: What can higher education contribute to developing skills for the knowledge economy?

Moderator

Deborah Roseveare, Head of the Skills Beyond School Division, Directorate for Education, OECD

Keynote:

 

Panellists:

Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

 

- Professor José Mariano Gago, Laboratory for Experimental High Energy Physics and Associated Instrumentation (LIP), Former Minister of Science and Technology, Information Society and Higher Education of Portugal

- Professor John Sexton, President, New York University, USA

12h30-14h00

Lunch

14h00-15h00

Parallel Group Sessions and Research Forums - abstracts

15h00-15h30

Break

15h30-16h30

Parallel Group Sessions and Research Forums - abstracts

16h30-17h00

Break

17h00-18h00

Meet the OECD experts - Parallel Group Sessions on:

  Abstracts

18h15-20h00

19h00

 

Reception

Departure from OECD for visits to French higher education institutions

 

Tuesday 18 September

9h00-10h15

Plenary Session 3: How can higher education reconcile its different missions and roles? 

Moderator

Doug Lederman, Editor and Founder of Inside Higher Ed.

Keynote:

 

Panellists:

Professor Indira Samarasekera, President, University of Alberta, Canada


- Baroness Sal Brinton, House of Lords, United Kingdom

- Professor Maria Helena Nazaré, President of the European University Association (EUA)

- Ms. Karina Ufert, Chairperson, European Students’ Union

10h15-10h45

Break

10h45-12h00

Plenary Session 4: How can higher education maintain and improve quality?

Moderator

Åsa Petri, Deputy Director, International Secretariat, Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden

 

Keynote:

 

Panellists:

Dr Carol Nicoll, Chief Commissioner, TEQSA, Australia

 

- Dr. Outi Kallioinen, President, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Finland
- Edgar A. Porter, Pro Vice President for International Affairs and Faculty Development, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan
- Natalia Tikhomirova, Rector of Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI), Russian Federation

 

12h00-13h30

Lunch

13h30-14h30

Parallel Group Sessions and Research Forums - abstracts

14h30-15h00

Break

15h00-16h00

Parallel Group Sessions and Research Forums - abstracts

16h00-16h30

Break

16h30-17h30

Meet the OECD experts - Parallel Group Sessions on:

  Abstracts
  • OECD Survey of Adult Skills (Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies)
  • University futures
  • Education at a glance (EAG)
  • Quality teaching in higher education: let's move forward!
  • Taxes and investment in skills
  • Future of higher education
  • AHELO (Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes)
  • Creating spaces and places for higher education

18h00

Dinner: departure from the OECD - coach departure 18h15 near the OECD

 

Dinner at Le Procope restaurant (registration now closed)
 

 

Wednesday 19 September

9h30-11h00

Plenary Session 5: What does the future hold for higher education?

Moderator:

Phil Baty, Editor, Times Higher Education, UK

Keynote:

 

Panellists: 

Andreas Schleicher, Deputy Director for Education and Special Advisor on Education Policy to OECD’s Secretary-General


- Prof. Dr. Gokhan Cetinsaya, President, the Council of Higher Education, Turkey
- Dr. Imma Tubella i Casadevall, President, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

 

11h00-11h30

Break

11h30-12h45

Plenary Session 6: How can higher education deal with the challenges it faces?

Moderator:

Dr. Gaston Tadeo Melo Medina, Executive President of EVAC and Adviser to the President of Grupo Televisa, Mexico

 Keynote:

Dr. Žiga Turk, Minister, Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport, Republic of Slovenia

Panellists:


 

- Nolitha Vukuza-Linda, Minister - Higher Education and Training Attaché, South Africa
- Steve Egan, Deputy Chief Executive and Director, HEFCE, UK
- Professor Pascal Morand, Director, The Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness, ESCP Europe, France

12h45-13h15

Wrap-up and closing remarks

 

Prof. Peter Coaldrake, Chair of the IMHE Governing Board

Dr. Barbara Ischinger, Director for Education, OECD

13h15-

Lunch and tour of the Marais - departure from the OECD - coach departure 13h30 near the OECD

  Lunch at Bofinger restaurant, followed by a tour of the Marais (registration now closed)

 

 

 

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