AIEC 2014 – Brisbane

Dates: 7-10 October 2014
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

 

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Proceedings

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Posters

P-01 Educating for change: international-mindedness towards Australia’s east-side neighbours (1051)

P-02 What’s in a tick? Quality assurance: a case study (1055)

  • Ms Heidi Reid, Principal, Australian International College of English, Australia

P-03 Join the World Class – promoting student mobility programs in the age of the ‘ego-conomy’ (1061)

  • Ms Meaghan Butler, International Projects Officer, Universities Australia, Australia

P-04 Best practices in international student engagement from enquiry to enrolment (1065)

  • Mr Vik Singh, General Manager, Hotcourses Pty Ltd, Australia

P-05 Familiarisation programs for recruitment agents and student counsellors – ‘getting it right’ (1067)

  • Mrs Liz Simmonds, Manager, International Delegations and Events, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Ms Lisa Brown, International Visits Officer, The University of Queensland, Australia

P-06 Network of support – research students (1097)

  • Mr Graeme Baguley, Manager, International Student Services, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

P-07 A look at the growing demand for international internships (China) (1105)

  • Mr Shane Smith, Asia-Pacific Marketing Manager, CRCC Asia, Australia

P-08 Think Geelong – telling our story (branding education in Geelong) (1125)

  • Mr Mike Howell, Director of Community Relations, The Geelong College, Australia

P-09 Partnerships and innovations in cross-border higher education for HR demand of local host cities (1153)

  • Mrs Anh Thi-Ngoc Pham, PhD Candidate, RMIT University, Australia

P-10 Entrepreneurial learning and international exchange – possibilities for Swedish students (1178)

  • Mrs Ulrika Nimstrand, Project Manager Entrepreneurial Learning in Schools, Education Administration, Sweden
  • Ms Kristina Tranetoft, Lead Teacher, Aspudden's School, Sweden

Tuesday 7 October, 5.30pm

001 - Plenary & Welcome Ceremony

Keynote: Government’s plan for sustainable growth in international education (1243)

  • Ms Bridget McKenzie, Chair Senate Education & Employment Committee, Australian Government, Australia

Welcome to Brisbane (1237)

  • Cr Graham Quirk, Lord Mayor, City of Brisbane, Australia

Wednesday 8 October, 8.45am

111 – Plenary

Minister address: The Hon. Ian Walker, Acting Minister for Education, Training and Employment (QLD) (1233)

  • The Honourable Ian Walker, Acting Minister for Education, Queensland Government, Australia

Welcome Keynote Address: Holly Sargent (1238)

  • Ms Holly Sargent, Founding Director, Harvard Kennedy School Women's Leadership Board, United States

Keynote: Our future world, presented by CSIRO Futures (1227)

Wednesday 8 October, 10.20am

121 – Panel

Hot topics in international education (1199)

  • Ms Helen Zimmerman, President, International Education Association of Australia, Australia
  • Professor Susan Elliott, Deputy Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor International, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Ms Laura Howard, President, European Association for International Education, Spain
  • Ms Marlene Johnson, Executive Director and CEO, NAFSA, United States
  • Dr Lavern Samuels, President, International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA), South Africa
  • Ms Reneé Zicman, Executive-Director, Brazilian Association of International Education (FAUBAI), Brazil

Note: Susan Elliot, Vice-President of Asia-Pacific Association for International Education, representing APAIE.

122 – Panel

Internationalising the curriculum at home: present needs and future challenges (1198)

  • Mr Jos Beelen, Policy Advisor, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
  • Emeritus Professor Elspeth Jones, International Education Consultant, Elspeth Jones, United Kingdom
  • Professor Betty Leask, Executive Director, La Trobe Learning and Teaching, La Trobe University, Australia

123 – Expert Presentation

The Middle East: a zone of frenemies? (1231)

  • Professor Amin Saikal, AM, FASSA, Director, Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (The Middle East and Central Asia), Australian National University, Australia

124 – Thematic Session

The integral role of professional societies in the development of innovative onshore education (1081)

  • Ms Asheley Jones, MA, MACS (snr), CP, Head of Education and Workforce Development, Australian Computer Society, Australia

Incorporating meaningful internships for international students in undergraduate and

  • Mr Alexander Chevrolle, Director, Higher Education, Kaplan Australia, Australia

125 – Thematic Session

The changing transnational education landscape in China (1080)

  • Ms Cathryn Hlavka, Minister Counsellor (Education and Research), Australian Embassy, Beijing, China

Measuring international collaboration: implementing a ruler for country-level engagement (1175)

  • Dr Jessica Gallagher, Deputy Director (Global Engagement), The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Mr Geoff Bianchi, Planning Officer (International), The University of Queensland, Australia

Wednesday 8 October, 11.25am

131 – Expert Presentation

How could international education evolve in Australia? (1040)

  • Mr Keith Suter, PhD, PhD, Managing Director, World of Thinking, Australia

132 – Panel

Cross-campus collaboration and internationalisation strategies – setting the frameworks for effective student mobility (1190)

  • Ms Sonia Chan, Manager Strategic International Development, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • Dr Christopher Hill, Director of Research Training and Academic Development and Academic Director PGCHE, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia
  • Ms Dawn Hewitt, Assistant Director, International Relations, RMIT University, Australia
  • Mr James Ho, Director, Business Development and Communications, Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus, Malaysia

133 – Expert Presentation

What can we count on? The future of international education data (1070)

  • Mr Steve Nerlich, Director, Research and Analysis, Australian Government, Department of Education, Australia

134 – Panel

The changing nature of the role of city in international student support (1192)

  • Mr Gordon Scott, Director Export, Brisbane Marketing (Study Brisbane), Australia
  • Ms Rebecca Hall, Director, International Education, Department of State Development, Business and Innovation, Australia
    Ms Karyn Kent, CEO, Education Adelaide, Australia

135 – Thematic Session

Career counselling in Australian universities and its relevance for students from the People’s Republic of China (1047)

  • Ms Ellen Gibson, Manager International Careers, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

From classrooms to careers: connecting students to industry with Griffith Global e-Mentoring (1115)

  • Ms Nicole Graham, Manager, International Career Development, Griffith University, Australia

Wednesday 8 October, 1.45pm

141 – Plenary

Student panel: Inventing their own futures – a conversation with international students (1228)

  • Ms Deborah Knight, Australian journalist, television presenter and newsreader, Australia
  • Mr Paul Mariano, former International Students and Cultural Director, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Australia Philippines Inc., Philippines
  • Mr Jeremy Bocknek, ISMMS Project Manager, International Student Mobility Office, Queensland University of Technology, Canada
  • Ms Aparajita (Jia) Trivedi, Student, Bachelor of Commerce - Professional Accounting, Macquarie University, India
  • Ms Carys Chan, PhD Scholar, College of Business and Economics, Australian National University, Singapore
  • Ms Michelle Espinoza, PhD Candidate, Monash University, Chile
  • Ms Nyarai Chapingidza, QUT International Student Ambassador, Queensland University of Technology, Zimbabwe

Wednesday 8 October, 3.30pm

151 – Panel

Universities of the future (1204)

  • Professor Arun Sharma, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Commercialisation), Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Mr Phil Baty, Editor, Times Higher Education, United Kingdom
  • Professor Kim Langfield-Smith, Vice-Provost (Academic Performance), Monash University, Australia
  • Professor Joe Chicharo, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International), University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Mr Chang Dong Yoo, Associate Vice President of the International Office, KAIST, Korea, Republic of

152 – Panel

In focus: Myanmar (1203)

  • Mr Samuel Ang, Director and Senior Consultant, The Knowledge Partnership Asia, Singapore
  • Mr Mark Wood, Trade Commissioner Myanmar, Austrade, Australia
  • Mr Michael Hassett, Counsellor, Development Assistance, Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Myanmar
  • Professor Peter Dawkins, Vice-Chancellor and President, Victoria University, Australia

153 – Thematic Session

How to embrace the challenging world of social media? (1053)

Globalising the curriculum: connecting students in global cities through social media (1088)

154 – Expert Presentation

ESOS and the student visa policy framework: the government perspective (1212)

  • Mr Mike Ferguson, Director, Student Policy Projects, Australian Government, Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Australia
  • Mr Adam Luckhurst, Branch Manager, ESOS and South Asia, Australian Government, Department of Education, Australia

155 – IEAA Excellence Award Presentations

'Picture Yourself in Perth – Chengdu Competition' (1240)

  • Mr Mike Ryan, Executive Director, Study Perth, Australia
  • Mr Leo Yu, Regional Manager for Greater China, Study Perth, Australia

Improving international work readiness and employability of engineering graduates: Monash-RMIT CIP Framework in Electronic Testing (1241)

  • Dr Melanie Ooi, Senior Lecturer, Monash University, Malaysia

Teaching international students in vocational education: new pedagogical approaches (1242)

  • Dr Ly Tran, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Deakin University, Australia

Wednesday 8 October, 4.35pm

161 – Panel

In focus: Saudi Arabia (1201)

  • Ms Louise Goold, Manager Engagement, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia
  • Mr Sabry Shehata, Country Director, Saudi Arabia, IDP Education, Saudi Arabia
  • Mr Mark Morley, Trade Commissioner Saudi Arabia, Austrade, Australia
  • Dr Abdulaziz BinTaleb, Cultural Attache, Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

162 – Panel

Innovating through effective communication and alignment between institutions (1191)

  • Dr David Bowser, Principal and Education Sector Leader, Nous Group, Australia
  • Professor Susan Elliott, Deputy Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor International, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Professor Kevin McConkey, Professor of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Mr Chris Madden, Chair of IETAC / Strategic Advisor to Griffith University for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Queensland International Education and Training Advisory Council (IETAC-Q), Australia

163 – Expert Presentation

Ten future trends of TNE and ten ways to be prepared (1082)

  • Professor Troy Heffernan, Professor of Transnational Education and Director – International Centre, Plymouth University, United Kingdom

164 – Panel

Online English: developing a critical facility to engage learners (1188)

  • Ms Christine Chien, Market Development Manager, International Education Services, Australia
  • Ms Sarah Bissell, Assistant Director of Studies (eLearning), Griffith English Language Institute, Australia
  • Mr Darren Brookes, eLearning and Multimedia Coordinator, QUT International College, Australia
  • Mr Remy Boccalatte, Language Enhancement Coordinator, Queensland Institute of Business and Technology, Australia

165 – Thematic Session

Bright futures: international education in regional Australia (1143)

  • Professor Hilary Winchester, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Research), Central Queensland University, Australia
  • Mr Kevin Brett, Director, Australia and New Zealand, i-graduate, Australia

Disruption of higher education and its internationalisation: plausible futures (1229)

  • Professor John Hudzik, Professor, Michigan State University, United States

Thursday 9 October, 9.00am

211 – Plenary

Keynote: Gamification: strategies and visions for the future (1235)

Thursday 9 October, 10.30am

221 – Panel

Digital advertising to students – planning for the future (1194)

  • Ms Marie Hill, Manager, International Education, Austrade, Australia
  • Mr Roger Christie, Managing Director, Social2Business, Australia
  • Ms Jeanette Gray, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, HootSuite, Australia
  • Mr Nick Bowditch, Preferred Marketing Partner, Twitter AU, Australia

222 – Panel

Beyond Bologna. Beyond ASEAN. Harmonising the higher education sector (1189)

  • Dr Irene Jansen, Director Regional Office Jakarta, DAAD, Indonesia
  • Mr Mervin Bakker, Director, Nuffic Neso Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Ms Kirsten Freeman, Deputy Director, British Council Australia, Australia

223 – Thematic Session

The future of international community engagement for students: balancing the student’s experience while maximising the learning outcomes and ensuring mutual benefit for all stakeholders (1057)

  • Ms Treaisa Rowe, Program Manager - Student Programs, Australian Volunteers International, Australia
  • Ms Emma Hess, Manager - International Projects, Australian Volunteers International, Australia

Building community: support initiatives for international students (1124)

224 – Thematic Session

Making a difference – the virtuous circle (1140)

  • Ms Alison Taylor, Executive Director International Business, TAFE NSW, Australia

Repositioning Australian VET: a quality student experience (1142)

  • Mr Kevin Brett, Director, Australia and New Zealand, i-graduate, Australia
  • Honourable Phil Honeywood, National Executive Director, International Education Association of Australia, Australia

225 – Thematic Session

What makes you famous? From compliance to quality (1059)

  • Mr Mark Raven, Chief Executive Officer, NEAS, Australia
  • Mr Richard Flack, Manager - ELICOS, Central Institute of Technology Perth (TAFE) Western Australia, Australia

Moving towards an international quality assurance framework (1135)

226 – Thematic Session

From peak to trough: analysing the effect of exchange rates on student mobility and perceptions (1058)

  • Mr Jeremy Chan, Regional Head of Research and Consultancy, East Asia, British Council, China

New frontiers in tuition fees setting: how to price non-classroom value-added services (1112)

  • Dr Daniel Guhr, Managing Director, ICG, United States
  • Mr Brett Blacker, Director, International Office, The University of Newcastle, Australia

Thursday 9 October, 11.35am

231 – Panel

Just what does the future hold for international education in Australia? A conversation with peak bodies (1200)

  • Honourable Phil Honeywood, National Executive Director, International Education Association of Australia, Australia
  • Mr Peter Holden, Director International Engagement, TAFE Directors Australia, Australia
  • Ms Sue Blundell, Executive Director, English Australia, Australia
  • Mr Thomson Ch'ng, National President, Council of International Students Australia, Australia
  • Mr Adrian McComb, Chief Executive Officer, Council of Private Higher Education Inc., Australia
  • Ms Ainslie Moore, Policy Director, International, Universities Australia, Australia
  • Ms Mariana Lane, Project Manager International Education, Independent Schools Queensland, Australia
  • Mr Rod Camm, Managing Director, National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Australia

Note: Mariana Lane representing ISCA; Rod Camm (incoming CEO of ACPET), representing ACPET

232 – Cafe Session

Navigating careers in international education and mobility – a discussion for aspiring women leaders (1165)

  • Dr Davina Potts, Director of Global Engagement, Australian National University, Australia
  • Ms Dawn Hewitt, Assistant Director, International Relations, RMIT University, Australia
  • Mrs Martha Johnson, Assistant Dean, Learning Abroad, University of Minnesota, United States
  • Ms Holly Sargent, Founding Director, Harvard Kennedy School Women's Leadership Board, United States
  • Ms Rebecca Hall, Director, International Education, Department of State Development, Business and Innovation, Australia

233 – Thematic Session

Embracing the use of data to enhance international marketing and recruitment strategies: what are my numbers? (1072)

  • Mr Keri Ramirez, Managing Director, Studymove, Australia
  • Ms Liz Griffin, Associate Director, International Marketing and Recruitment, Australian Catholic University, Australia

Dynamic engagement – reinventing international student recruitment (1123)

  • Mr Aleksandr Voninski, Executive Director - International, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Mr Fabian Marrone, Vice-President, Marketing, Hobsons APAC, Australia

234 – Expert Presentation

The future of internationalisation in Australian higher education: graduate research (1213)

235 – Thematic Session

A set of indicators for monitoring university internationalisation performance (1037)

  • Ms Yuan Gao, PhD Candidate, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Incorporating contemporary research on international students into university curriculum (1157)

Thursday 9 October, 1.50pm

241 – Panel

The opportunities for collaboration with the EU under Erasmus+ (1230)

  • HE Mr Sem Fabrizi, Ambassador, Delegation of the European Union to Australia and to New Zealand, Australia
  • Professor Ian Chubb, AC, MSc, DPhil (Oxford), Hon DSc (Flinders), Hon DLitt (CDU), Hon DUniv (ANU), Hon LL.D (Monash), Australia's Chief Scientist, Australian Government, Australia
  • Mr John Tuckwell, Senior Adviser (Research, Innovation and Education), Delegation of the European Union to Australia, Australia
  • Dr Irene Jansen, Director Regional Office Jakarta, DAAD, Indonesia
  • Mr Eric Soulier, Head of Culture, Education, Science and Technology, French Embassy, Canberra, Australia

242 – Expert Presentation

LinkedIn’s economic graph: the role of education in closing the skills gap to drive jobs of the future (1210)

  • Mr Michael Levine, Account Director, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, LinkedIn, Australia

243 – Expert Presentation

2014 research agenda: Australian Universities International Directors’ Forum (1107)

  • Mr Alan Olsen, Director, SPRE Pty Ltd, Australia
    Ms Liz Griffin, Associate Director, International Marketing and Recruitment, Australian Catholic University, Australia

244 – Thematic Session

Professional development to future-proof an international office (1017)

  • Ms Ruth Sims, Coordinator Unit Planning People and Culture, University of South Australia, Australia (word doc)

Staff professional development in international education (1031)

  • Dr Ly Tran, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Deakin University, Australia

245 – Thematic Session

The future of international education: issues, trends and opportunities (1127)

  • Ms Kadi Taylor, Senior Adviser, International Education, Austrade, Australia

A cross-country analysis of infrastructure provided for international students: future directions for Australia (1166)

246 – Panel

Internationalisation of schooling in Queensland independent schools (1197)

  • Ms Mariana Lane, Project Manager International Education, Independent Schools Queensland, Australia
  • Ms Sam Holmes, Assistant to the Headmaster: International Education, Saint Stephen's College, Australia
  • Dr Meg Noack, Executive Officer - Curriculum, Lutheran Education Queensland, Australia
  • Ms Karen Schultz, Head of Business Education, Pacific Lutheran College, Australia
  • Ms Jennifer Winn, M.Ed., M.Hum.Res.Mgt., B.Sc., B.Ed., Grad.Dip.Mgt., MACE, MACEL, MAHRI, Director Teaching and Learning, St Peters Lutheran College, Australia
  • Mr Jamie Dorrington, BADipEd, MA, MEdAdmin, MBA, Headmaster, Saint Stephen’s College, Australia

Thursday 9 October, 2.55pm

251 – Expert Presentation

What’s next? Inside the minds of today’s international students: IDP Education’s latest research (1206)

252 – Panel

Off-shore course provision accreditation and quality assurance (1211)

  • Ms Helen Zimmerman, President, International Education Association of Australia, Australia
  • Mr Ian Kimber, Executive Director, Regulation and Review Group, Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), Australia
  • Mr Robert Fearnside, Deputy Executive Director, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ), Hong Kong SAR
  • Mr Brandon Lee, Chief Executive, Council for Private Education, Singapore

253 – Expert Presentation

Jokowi’s Indonesia and the coming education revolution (1209)

  • Professor Greg Barton, Research Professor for the Study of Indonesia, Faculty of Arts, Monash University, Australia

254 – Thematic Session

Learning from our peers: the future in outcomes assessment in outbound student mobility (1164)

  • Dr Davina Potts, Director of Global Engagement, Australian National University, Australia
  • Mr Brett Berquist, Executive Director Study Abroad, Michigan State University, United States
  • Mr Brook Blahnik, Assistant Director – Advising and Operations, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, United States

Curriculum integration for capacity building: lessons learnt for outbound STEM and business undergraduates (1187)

  • Mrs Martha Johnson, Assistant Dean, Learning Abroad, University of Minnesota, United States
  • Mrs Susan Kubitschek, Assistant Dean, College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, United States
  • Ms Nicole Letawsky Shultz, Assistant Dean, College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota, United States

255 – Thematic Session

International alumni relations: the time is now (1023)

  • Dr Gretchen Dobson, Global Strategist, Gretchen Dobson, LLC, United States
  • Ms Ingeborg Loon, Assistant General Manager, Partnerships, Academies Australasia Group, Australia

Scholarships and connections: the longer view of alumni, networks and leadership arising from sponsored tertiary education scholarships to Australia since 1960 (1071)

256 – Thematic Session

Meaningful internationalisation: a roadmap to ‘intercultureality’ (1039)

  • Ms Eveke De Louw, Lecturer, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
  • Ms Claudia Bulnes Sánchez, Programme Manager European Studies, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

Private higher education and internationalisation: a case study from the creative industries (1104)

  • Mr Peter Gainey, Director of International Services, JMC Academy, Australia

Thursday 9 October, 4.20pm

261 – Panel

Fostering ‘global citizenship’ and ‘global competence’ among Australian higher education students: outcomes from a National Symposium (1214)

  • Professor Betty Leask, Executive Director, La Trobe Learning and Teaching, La Trobe University, Australia
  • Mr Dennis Murray, Director, Murray Goold International, Australia
  • Dr Kathleen Lilley, Consultant Researcher, Griffith University, Australia
  • Emeritus Professor Elspeth Jones, International Education Consultant, Elspeth Jones, United Kingdom
  • Ms Laura Howard, President, European Association for International Education, Spain

262 – Panel

Student engagement and recruitment: a digital body language approach to maximizing channel ROI in the new media (1182)

  • Mr Julian Longbottom, Director Asia Pacific, StudyPortals, Australia
  • Dr Duleep Deosthale, PhD, Co-Founder and Vice-President International Education, Admission Table, United States
  • Mr Magnus Olsson, Co-Founder and Director, StudyPortals, Sweden
  • Mr Dominic Mether, Manager, International Marketing Services, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

263 – Thematic Session

Building employability skills of international graduates: employer perspectives (1179)

Work experience and internships: challenges, opportunities and best practice in the field (1186)

  • Dr Cate Gribble, Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University, Australia
  • Dr Kate Dempsey, Executive Officer, Victorian TAFE International, Australia
  • Mr Owen Firth, MBA, CA, CEO and Founder, Performance Education, Australia

264 – Thematic Session

Establishing a school in China (1045)

  • Dr Nicholas Dwyer, BEc, LLB, MBA, D.Ed, Principal and CEO, Haileybury Beijing, China

China – schools and VET in focus (1181)

265 – Expert Presentation

Future focus, schools recruitment (1208)

  • Mrs Elizabeth Webber, R/Director - International Programs – Schools, NSW Department of Education and Communities, Australia
  • Ms Alison Taylor, Executive Director International Business, TAFE NSW, Australia

Friday 10 October, 9.15am

311 – Plenary

Keynote: Professor Ian Chubb, Australia's Chief Scientist (1234)

  • Professor Ian Chubb, AC, MSc, DPhil (Oxford), Hon DSc (Flinders), Hon DLitt (CDU), Hon DUniv (ANU), Hon LL.D (Monash), Australia's Chief Scientist, Australian Government, Australia

Friday 10 October, 10.20am

321 – Panel

The student mobility revolution (1196)

  • Professor Kent Anderson, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Community and Engagement), University of Western Australia, Australia
  • Dr Glen Stafford, Manager, Academic and Global Relations, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Mr Trevor Goddard, Associate Director, Global Programs, Monash University, Australia

322 – Panel

In focus: Latin America (1202)

  • Ms Sofia Pereira, Education Commissioner, Latin America, Austrade, Chile
  • Dr Anna Ciccarelli, Member, Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR), Australia
  • Mr Camilo Pena, Education Manager, Colombia, Austrade, Colombia
  • Ms Guie Hartney, Regional Director, Latin America, Macquarie University, Chile

323 – Expert Presentation

English language teaching and testing in Australian universities: structure and dynamics (1108)

  • Mr Patrick Pheasant, Director, Centre for English Teaching, Australia
  • Mr Stephen Connelly, Director, GlobalEd Services, Australia

324 – Thematic Session

Innovate in marketing with the student voice (1184)

Technology, people and processes: inventing the future in international admissions (1185)

  • Ms Clara Barbieri, Manager, International Admissions, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Mr Mark Nading, Manager, Applications and Assessment, South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre, Australia

325 – Thematic Session

Offshore partnerships: key factors for success (1110)

  • Mr Peter Holden, Director International Engagement, TAFE Directors Australia, Australia

Learning from the past for future success – transnational education in the public VET

  • Mr Thorsten Wilhelm, International Offshore Projects Manager, TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute, Australia

Friday 10 October, 11.25am

331 – Expert Presentation

Trends in international higher education – British Council global research update (1133)

  • Ms Zainab Malik, Research Manager, British Council Education Intelligence, China

332 – Thematic Session

The Indonesian student market: decision-making process and the role of agents (1068)

  • Mr Mervin Bakker, Director, Nuffic Neso Indonesia, Indonesia
    Dr Irene Jansen, Director Regional Office Jakarta, DAAD, Indonesia

Social media and student recruitment in the Middle East (1226)

  • Mr Ahmed Elsayed, Regional Marketing Manager – Middle East, IDP Education, Egypt

333 – Panel

Achieving an engaged community – one goal at a time (1215)

  • Detective Superintendent Gavin Dengate, Forward Commander – Operation TALON and Corporate Sponsor for the Safety of International Students, New South Wales Police Force, Australia
  • Ms Veronica Millar, Policy and Programs Officer, Cultural Diversity, Operational Programs – Safety of International Students Portfolio, New South Wales Police Force, Australia
  • Ms Nicole Latham, Manager, Student Experience and Community Engagement, The University of Newcastle, Australia
  • Mr Shaunak Muzumdar, Student, Master of Engineering Management, The University of Newcastle, Australia

334 – Panel

A situated approach to engaging disciplinary academic teams for the internationalisation of the curriculum (1232)

  • Dr Craig Whitsed, Senior Lecturer, Student Learning Centre, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Dr Wendy Green, Senior Lecturer, Tasmanian Institute of Learning and Teaching, University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Associate Professor Antonia Girardi, School of Management and Governance, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Dr Ravinder Sidhu, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, The University of Queensland, Australia

335 – Expert Presentation

The future of learning: strategic review of the impact of innovative practices, skills and technologies from other industries outside education (1013)

  • Mr Ren Atkins, Social Learning and Community Manager, Open Universities Australia, Australia

Friday 10 October, 1.40pm

341 – Expert Presentation

Destination global: where in the world will tomorrow’s graduates be working? (1205)

  • Rob Lawrence, Principal, Prospect Marketing & Research, Australia

342 – Panel

Australia: pathways to a unique student experience (1195)

  • Mr Will Archer, CEO, i-graduate, United Kingdom
  • Mr Steve Nerlich, Director, Research and Analysis, Australian Government, Department of Education, Australia
  • Ms Sue Blundell, Executive Director, English Australia, Australia
  • Ms Leigh Pointon, Acting College Director and Principal, Queensland Institute of Business and Technology (Navitas), Australia
  • Mrs Elizabeth Webber, R/Director - International Programs – Schools, NSW Department of Education and Communities, Australia

343 – Thematic Session

Australia’s New Colombo Plan: enhancing soft power through student mobility (1024)

  • Dr Caitlin Byrne, Assistant Professor International Relations, Bond University, Australia

Expanding Australian student and researcher mobility to China (1163)

  • Ms Cathryn Hlavka, Minister Counsellor (Education and Research), Australian Embassy, Beijing, China

344 - Thematic Session

Global leadership and citizenship in early childhood education (1060)

  • Professor Pamela Gibbons, Associate Dean International, Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • Ms Mary Hurwood, Manager, International and Engagement, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

What does the global citizen mean as the ‘ideal global graduate’? (1118)

  • Dr Kathleen Lilley, Consultant Researcher, Griffith University, Australia
  • Dr Michelle Barker, Professor, Griffith University, Australia

345 - Thematic Session

The value of international education – perceptions of local and international students and local community (1158)

  • Ms Lisa Davies, Executive Manager, Policy and Quality, South Australian Department for Education and Child Development, Australia

Internationalising Victorian schools – building Victoria’s future (1183)

  • Mrs Connie Andreana, Manager, Internationalising Unit, Victorian Government Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Australia

Friday 10 October, 2.40pm

351 - Plenary (06) Plenary and Closing Ceremony

Keynote: The things that pull our strings (1236)

  • Mr Dan Gregory, CEO, The Impossible Institute (TM) (Australia)