AIEC 2007 – Melbourne


AIEC 2007 Program Book


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Full papers and presentations

Professor Tony Adams, President, IEAA & Director, Tony Adams and Associates

Mrs Jeanette Allen, Chief Executive Officer, Service Skills Australia

Mr John Anderson, Contiki Travel

  • Opening Plenary - John Anderson

Mrs Lainie Anderson, Public Relations Manager, Education Adelaide

Mr William Archer, Director, I-Graduate

  • Asia’s Learning Tribes 2.0
  • Cross-Institutional Benchmarking of International Tourism and Hospitality Students in Australia

Associate Professor Dr Habibah Ashari, Director, International Education Centre (INTEC), Universiti Teknologi MARA

Mr Tao Bak, ELICOS Teacher, English Language Institute, Victoria University

Mrs Melissa Banks, Head, Research Services, IDP Education Pty Ltd

  • Global Student Mobility: An Australian Perspective Five Years On
  • Global Student Mobility, Five Years On: Australia’s Supply and China and India’s Demand

Ms Eleanor Berry, Project Officer, University of South Australia

Mrs Rebecca Biazos, Director VET Export Office, Queensland Department of Education Training And The Arts

Mr Brett Blacker, Director, International Affairs, Residential Services And Alumni, Murdoch University

Dr Denis Blight AO PhD FRSA, Chairman, StudyLink

  • Are you with it? Aligning People, Processes and Systems Online for More Cost Effective Student Recruitment

Ms Sue Blundell, Executive Director, English Australia

Ms Janet Bohrer, Development Officer, Quality Assurance Agency

Ms Fiona Buffinton, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Education International (AEI)

Mr Peter Burges, Country Director Hong Kong, IDP Education Pty Ltd

Dr Hafriza Burhanudeen, Director of the International Relations Office, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Ms Ray Bywaters, Assistant Principal - Curriculum, Banksia Park International High School

  • Global Citizens Medal for High School Students

Mrs Dawn Cable, Lecturer, Macquarie University

Dr Paul Cerotti, Global Study Tour Coordinator, RMIT Business Portfolio

Dr Shanton Chang, Lecturer, Department of Information Systems, University of Melbourne

Dr Li-Chuan Chiang, Associate Professor, National University of Taiwan

Professor Debbie Clayton, General Manager, Education Queensland International

Mr Tony Crooks, Director international, The University of Melbourne

Ms Mary Dale, Senior Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Finance, Macquarie University

Ms Allison Doorbar, JWT

Dr Stephanie Doyle, Victoria University of Wellington

Ms Paula Dunstan, PIER Manager, Professional International Education Resources (PIER)

Dr Katie Dunworth, Senior Lecturer, Department of Languages and Intercultural Education, Curtin University of Technology

Ms Kaye Eldridge, Doctoral Candidate, University of Queensland

Dr Carlos Enrique Ezcurra, Director De Relaciones Internacionales Y Cooperación Académica, Pontificia Universidad Católica

Mr Seamus Fagan, Director, University of Newcastle Language Centre & Chair, English Australia

Professor Stephanie Fahey, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International), Monash University

Dr Felicity Fallon, President, ISANA International Education Association

Mr Anthony Fernando, Branch Manager, International Strategy & Communications Branch, Australian Education International

Dr Maria Fiocco, Managing Director, Curtin International College

Mr Tim Flannery, Author of 'The Weather Makers' and Australian of the Year

  • Closing Plenary - Tim Flannery

Ms Tina Fleming, Communication Skills Coordinator, Curtin International College

Associate Professor Mark Freeman, University of Sydney

Dr Garth Gaudry, Director, International Centre of Excellence in Education Mathematics (ICE-EM)

Professor Phil Gendall, Massey University

Ms Louise Goold, Director, Murray-Goold International

Mr Tim Gore, Director, Education, British Council - India

  • Beyond the Lone Ranger or Towards Effective Strategies for Transnational Delivery

Dr Daniel Guhr, Managing Director, ICG

Ms Sian Halliday-Wynes, Research Officer, International and Consultancy Services, National Centre for Vocational Education, Research (NCVER)

Ms Janelle Hansen, Associate Director, National Recruitment, Swinburne University of Technology

Mr Stephen Healy, ActiveMINDS Consulting

  • Asia’s Learning Tribes 2.0

Dr Meeri Hellstén, Senior Lecturer, Australian Centre for Educational Studies, Macquarie University

Mr Frank Heron, Director, Business Development, ETS

Mr Bill Hewett, Associate Dean (International & Partnerships), Deakin University

Mr James Ho, Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak

Dr JS Perry Hobson, Director, International Centre of Excellence in Tourism & Hospitality, Southern Cross University

Ms Anne Holmes, Head of School, Billy Blue School of English & General Delegate, English Australia Council

Mr Richard Hopkins, CEO, International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM)

  • Developing International Excellence: What's Been Done and Where to From Here?

Mr Jason Howard, CEO, StudyLink

  • Are you with it? Aligning People, Processes and Systems Online for More Cost Effective Student Recruitment

Professor John Hudzik, Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA)

Mr Roland Jabbour, Chairman, Australian Agency For Education And Training

  • The Business of International Education: A Case Study of the Arab Region – History, Trends and The Future

Elspeth Jones, Leeds Metropolitan University

Dr Neil Kemp OBE, International Independent Education Consultant, NKEducation

Professor Brian King, Head of School of Hospitality, Tourism and Marketing, Victoria University

Mr Christopher Kremmer, Author

  • Welcome Plenary

Dr Ann Kumar, Director, International Centre of Excellence in Asia Pacific Studies (ICE-APS)

Ms Linda Laker, Branch Manager, International Quality Branch, Australian Education International (AEI)

Mr Rob Lawrence, Director, Prospect Research and Marketing

Associate Professor Anne Lazaraton, Director of Graduate Studies in the Program in English as a Second Language,University of Minnesota

  • IELTS - Speaking Out!

Associate Professor Betty Leask, Dean Teaching And Learning, University of South Australia

Professor Doo-Hee Lee, President, Asia Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE)

Ms Mary-Jane Liddicoat, Counsellor, Department of Education, Science & Training, Australian Embassy, Seoul

Mr Paul Lister, Policy Manager for the International Division, New Zealand Ministry of Education

Ms Sue Lubbers, Head, Language Programs, NCELTR, Macquarie University

Mr Robert Malicki, Global Programs Coordinator, Macquarie University

Mr Francisco Marmolejo, Executive Director, Consortium For North American Higher Education Collaboration

Professor The Hon Stephen Martin, Pro Vice-Chancellor International, Victoria University

Mr Andrew May, Switched On!

  • Do You Turn Up and Turn On? Or Do You Turn Up and Switch Off? | Downloads 1 - 2 - 3 -4 -5 - 6|

Mr John McKelvey, Manager Graduate Studies, University of The Sunshine Coast

Mr Tony McKittrick, Manager/Gestionnaire, Academic Relations and Canadian Education Centre, Canadian High Commission

Professor Peter McPhee, Provost, The University of Melbourne

Ms Karen McRae, Manager, International and Partnerships Group, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University

Professor Emeritus Joe Mestenhauser, University of Minnesota

Mr Dennis Murray, Executive Director, International Education Association of Australia (IEAA)

Mr Chinh Nguyen, PhD Student, The University of Melbourne

Professor Gill Nicholls, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience, Durham University

Professor Chris Nyland, Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University

Dr Kieran O'Loughlin, Assistant Dean, International Programs, Faculty of Education, The University Of Melbourne

Mr Alan Olsen, Director, SPRE Limited

  • Benchmarking of Australian University International Operations 2007: Findings and an Institutional Perspective | Full Paper|
  • Global Student Mobility: An Australian Perspective Five Years On
  • Global Student Mobility, Five Years On: Australia’s Supply and China and India’s Demand
  • Education Reform in Hong Kong | Full Paper|

Mr Danny Ong, Independent Researcher, Monash University

Mr Eric Yenz Pang, President, National Liaison Committee For International Students In Australia (NLC)

Ms Bianca Panizza, Director, Centre for English Teaching, University of Western Australia & Deputy Chair, English Australia

Mr Greg Parkinson, Senior Executive Officer, Public Relations & University Extensions, University of Tasmania

Ms Virginia Pattingale, Head, International Office, Flinders University

Mrs Ravneet Pawha, Country Director - India, Deakin University

Mr Graeme Peacock, Research Director, Ipsos Public Affairs

  • AEI International Student Survey (2006): International Students’ Experiences in Australia

Mr David Pearce, Director, Centre for International Economics (The CIE)

  • Global Student Mobility: An Australian Perspective Five Years On
  • Global Student Mobility, Five Years On: Australia’s Supply and China and India’s Demand

Ms Kayty Plastow, Project Officer, School of Anatomy& Human Biology, The University of Western Australia

Mr Jonathan Pratt, Marketing Manager, StudyLink (LIS Pty Ltd)

  • Are you with it? Aligning People, Processes and Systems Online for More Cost Effective Recruitment

Ms Kathy Racunica, Manager, International Student Support, Monash University

Dr Zak Rahmani, Assistant Director, Australian Education International (AEI)

  • AEI International Student Survey (2006): International Students’ Experiences in Australia

Associate Professor Prem Ramburuth, University of New South Wales

Dr Gaby Ramia, Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University

Mr Matthew Reede, Director, Performance English Pty Ltd

Ms Kathryn Richardson, Ph.D. Student, The University of Melbourne

Ms Sarah Richardson, Research Fellow, School of Political Science, Criminology and Sociology, The University of Melbourne

Dr Ian Robottom, Associate Dean (International), Deakin University

Professor Paul Rodan, Director Academic Policy & Research, C_Management Services

  • Dilemmas of Dissent: International Students' Protest Mechanisms, Melbourne 2007 | Full Paper |

Mr Mitchell Ross, Department of Marketing, Griffith Business School, Griffith University

Dr Khaled Salih, Center for Middle East Studies, University of Southern Denmark

  • “Education in a Reconstructed Iraq” Two Years Down the Track

Dr Gavin Sanderson, Senior Lecturer, Academic Development (Internationalisation), University of South Australia

Mr Dominic Scott, Chief Executive, UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)

Ms Maryann Seow, University of South Australia

Ms Racquel Shroff, IDP Education Pty Ltd

Associate Professor Lyn Simpson, Queensland University of Technology

Mr Brett Slatter, Director, Recruitment, Monash University

Mr Jeffrey Smart, Director, Swinburne International& National Recruitment, Swinburne University of Technology

Mr Nigel Smith, Manager Student And Academic Services, Faculty Of Economics and Business, University of Sydney

Ms Sandra Smith, SA&SJ International

Ms Sharon Smith, Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University

Ms Claire Solon, Policy Analyst, New Zealand Ministry of Education

Mr Peter Speldewinde, Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC)

Ms Liz Stinson, Executive Director, Deakin International, Deakin University

Dr Ganakumaran Subramaniam, Office of International Relations, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Dr Chris Sykes, University of Sydney

Dr Frank Tesoriero, Leader, Teaching And Learning Portfolio, University of South Australia

Ms Josephine Thompson, Recruitment and Workforce Strategy Manager, Coles Group Ltd

  • Harnessing Technology to Handle High Volume Student Recruitment: An Outside Perspective

Ms Cindy Tilbrook, Executive Director, Graduate Careers Australia

Mr Taner Topcu, Dubai International Academic City

Dr Christopher Tremewan, University of Sydney

Ms Eileen Tyson, Director of Global Client Relations, ETS

  • TOEFL® iBT: Looking at Student Outcomes and University Score Requirements

Mr Scott Ussher, Senior Research Analyst, New Zealand Ministry of Education

Prof Adrian Vicary, Head of School, School of Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia

Ms Chris Wallis, Director, Swinburne College & State Delegate (Victoria), English Australia Council

Mr Leighton Wood, CEO, Sport Knowledge Australia (SKA)

Dr Carolyn Woodley, Lecturer, Victoria University

Dr Shelley Yeo, Senior Lecturer, Curtin University of Technology

Professor Ian Young, Vice-Chancellor, Swinburne University of Technology

Associate Professor Chris Ziguras, School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning, Royal Melbourne Institute of