AIEC 2008 – Brisbane

Dates: 7-10 October 2008
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

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Wednesday 8 October – Great Hall 1 & 2

9:00am

Opening Plenary

Wednesday 8 October – Great Hall 1 & 2

10:30am

Where Are They Now? The Journey from International Student to Australian Graduate

  • Mr Robert Lawrence, Prospect Marketing
  • Mrs Melissa Banks, IDP Education Pty Ltd

11:40am

The Dynamics of International Student Circulation in a Global Context

1:50pm

The Colombian-Australian Relationship

3:20pm

Social Inclusion of International Students

4:30pm

International Graduate Employment: An Open and Shut Case

  • Mr Robert Lawrence, Prospect Marketing
  • Mr Tim Dodd, IDP Education Pty Ltd
  • Ms Sue Wickenden, iSmart Australia
  • Ms Robin Francis, Department of Main Roads
  • Mr Steve Jones, Skaines Reeves and Jones (SRJ)
  • Mr David Harrington, Hobsons Australia

Wednesday 8 October – Mezzanine 4

10:30am

Hong Kong as an International Education Hub: Focus on the Realities for Hong Kong

11:40am

2008 Research Agenda: Australian Universities International Directors’ Forum

1:50pm

Competing for the Best: The Changing International Market for Research Students

3:20pm

How Online Communities Change International Education: Strategic Responses to New Technologies, Channels and Networks

  • Mr Daniel Guhr, ICG

4:30pm

International Student Experience Benchmarking: Australian First XI vs. The World

  • Mr Kevin Brett, i-graduate
  • Mr Simon Bush, i-graduate

Wednesday 8 October – Mezzanine 3

10:30am

Emerging Forms of Mobility: Case Studies from the US and UK

11:40am

STRATEGE – Enhancement of Student Mobility through Transparent Recognition, Accreditation Tools and Experience in a Global Environment

1:50pm

Developing Global Citizens Using the Formal and Informal Curriculum

3:20pm

Developing a National Mobility Strategy for the USA

4:30pm

1) Tactics and Strategies for Improving and Sustaining Quality in the Middle East Student Market

2) Bridging the Gap – The Saudi Arabian Health Science Program: Lessons Learned and Future Implications

  • Ms Diané Ranck, University of Sydney
  • Mr Mohsen Soliman, University of Sydney

Wednesday 8 October – Mezzanine 2

10:30am

New Models for Skills Assessment

11:40am

Internationalisation: Alive and Well in Queensland Non-Government Schools

1:50pm

International Students’ English Language Competence: Good Practices for Higher Education and ELICOS Institutions

3:20pm

1) Becoming a Global Citizen Through International Hands-on Projects

2) Building an Internationally Relevant Curriculum in Business and IT Subjects: Considerations for Academics and Teachers

4:30pm

Understanding and Using TOEFL® iBT Scores

Wednesday 8 October – Mezzanine 1

10:30am

The Rise and Rise of English Language Testing: Impacts and Outcomes

  • Mr Julian Longbottom, IDP Education Pty Ltd
  • Ms Anne-Marie Cooper, IELTS

11:40am

1) The Legal Ramifications of Students Being Consumers

2) Strategic International Engagement: Building Priority Partnerships

1:50pm

Marketing and Recruiting High School Students the Queensland Way

  • Mrs Michelle Davies, St Paul's College
  • Ms Deborah Hansen, St Paul’s School
  • Mr Michael Bartlett, All Saints Anglican School
  • Ms Sangeeta Mahajan, Nudgee International
  • Russell Welsh, John Paul College

3:20pm

1) New Options for Australian Students to Study in Indonesia: Helping your University to Increase Global Mobility

  • A/Prof David Reeve, University of New South Wales / ACICIS

2) Outcomes of the Student Exchange Experience

Thursday 9 October – Great Hall

9:00am

The African Challenge

11:00am

1) Global Employability – Are Universities Meeting the Needs of Students

2) Diversity, Excellence, Competitiveness: Why Germany needs to Promote its HE and Research Opportunities Worldwide

1:50pm

The Third Phase of International Education in Australia

3:20pm

Outcomes and Impacts of International Education: Academic Outcomes and Impacts on Providers and Community

  • Ms Melissa Banks, IDP Education Pty Ltd
  • Mr Alan Olsen, Strategy Policy and Research in Education - HONG KONG
  • Mrs Helen Cook
  • Mr Tim Dodd, IDP Education Pty Ltd

4:30pm

The Outlook for Inbound Study Abroad Students to Australia

Thursday 9 October – Mezzanine 4

9:00am

Research Forum Part A – Roundtable Discussion

  • Dr Hans de Wit, Windesheim Honours College - THE NETHERLANDS
  • A/Prof Christopher Ziguras, RMIT University
  • Prof Chris Nyland, Monash University
  • Mrs Melissa Banks, IDP Education Pty Ltd
  • Dr Neil Kemp OBE - UK
  • A/Prof Betty Leask, University of South Australia
  • Mr Steve Nerlich, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)

11:00am

Research Forum Part B – Research Presentations

1:50pm

Create, Innovate, Ideate…

  • Mr Nils Vesk

3:20pm

Innovative Offshore Programs in the VET Sector

4:30 pm

Enhancing Employment Outcomes for Australian International Graduates: Employability, Employment and Careers in Australia and Indonesia

Thursday 9 October – Mezzanine 3

9:00am

1) Joint/Dual International Degrees: Opportunities and Challenges (Part One) Innovative International Joint/Dual Degree Models to Better Prepare Students for the Emerging Global Environment

2) Joint/Dual International Degrees: Opportunites and Challenges (Part Two) What Kinds of Innovative Degree Programs are Students Seeking? How Do We Manage and Support Them?

11:00am

1) Due Diligence: A Framework for Best Practice

2) The Australian Pacific Technical College: Contributing to Skills Development in the Pacific

1:50pm

Leadership Matters

  • Mr Peter Baines

3:20pm

Issues Facing Learners, Teachers and Institutions in Transnational Higher Education Around the World

  • A/Prof Chris Ziguras, RMIT University
  • A/Prof Betty Leask, University of South Australia
  • Ms Maureen Bell, University of Wollongong
  • Dr Catherine Doherty, Queensland University of Technology
  • Ms Lee Dunn, Southern Cross University

3:55pm

International Education: Emerging Trends

Thursday 9 October – Mezzanine 2

9:00am

1) Implications of Global Workforce Development for International Development

2) Facilitating a Global and Professional Workforce: Latin America A Case Study

11:00am

1) Building Bridges: Building Understanding for Muslim Students in Social and Learning Environments

2) Enhancing International Student Engagement in Australian Higher Education

3:20pm

1) Response to Australia as a Study Destination: North American Student Expectations, Perceptions and Outcome

2) Researching Personal Growth and Behavioural Change During Study Abroad: Conduction Dissertation Research on Education Abroad and Learning

4:30pm

1) A New Paradigm for International Student Support

2) NLC’s Update on the Representation of International Students Across all Sectors

Thursday 9 October – Mezzanine 1

9:00am

1) External Quality Assurance of HE in Australia: Alignment with International Good Practice

2) Contrasts in Current Approaches to Quality Assurance of Higher Education Institutions: The Case of Australia, the United Kingdom and New Zealand

11:00am

1) The Power of Partnership

2) Online Applications to Students and Agents

3:20pm

New Technologies – An Australian Perspective: Using New and Emerging Technologies in the Recruitment of International Students

  • Mr David Harrington, Hobsons Australia
  • Ms Suzi Ardley, La Trobe University
  • Ms Kathleen Evesson, Macquarie University

4:30pm

“Education in a Reconstructed Iraq”Three Years Down the Track

Friday 10 October – Great Hall

9:00am

Leadership and Management in International Education: Fostering and Sustaining Leadership and Management for a Successful Industry

10:30am

Engaging Indigenous Peoples through International Education

11:40am

Benchmarking International Operations of Australian TAFE Systems and Institutions

1:40pm

From Forecast to Futurecast

  • Mr Robert Lawrence, Prospect Research
  • Mr Anthony Pollock, IDP Education Pty Ltd

Friday 10 October – Mezzanine 4

9:00am

India

10:30am

Network of International Education Associations: Regional Issues

11:40am

The Role of International Education in Australian Innovation and Economic Development

1:40pm

1) Best Practices in Engaging North American Alumni

2) Peer to Peer Outreach: The Value of Student Ambassador Programs

Friday 10 October – Mezzanine 3

9:00am

General Skilled Migration Reforms, Impacts and Prospects

10:30am

Can We Predict the Future? Exploring a Series of Indicators that can Help us Predict Future Student Demand

11:40am

1) Global Experience: Giving Students a View of the World

2) Trainer Training in Tanzania: Opportunities, Pitfalls and Contextualisation needs for Off Shore Delivery

1:40pm

1) Influence of Migration pathways on International VET Student Recruitment: Queensland’s Experiences TAFE

2) ‘Sunshine State to Smart State’ –Positioning Queensland as a Leading Australian International Education State

Friday 10 October – Mezzanine 2

9:00am

Improving the Welfare Support Systems for Overseas Students

10:30am

The International Research Student Experience: Comparing the Experience of International Research Students with Key Competitors

11:40am

Preparing for Diversity: Are Universities Ready

It’s All About the Experience: International Students’ Perspectives on Uni Life

1:40pm

Generating Two Way Traffic

Friday 10 October – Mezzanine 1

9:00am

Perspectives from Students in China, India, Pakistan, Malaysia and Indonesia: Which Countries are Most Attractive for International Study? Results from the 2008 Student Pulse Research Programme

  • Mr William Archer, i-graduate - UK
  • Mr Simon Bush, i-graduate – UK

10:30am

The Australian Education Experience: Personal Reflections by International Students

11:40am

1) Internationalisation of Education: Addressing Linguistics and Cultural Constraints on Learning Outcomes for International Students

2) What Quality of Global Impact? Intercultural Awareness and Communication Skills: A Missing Link in International Education