AIEC 2019 – Perth

Dates: 15-18 October 2019
Location: Perth, Australia
Venue: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Theme: Leading the way

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TUESDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2019 Download
RESEARCH SUMMIT, 9.30 AM  
IEAA Research Summit | Evidence for action (1290) 
Dr Davina Potts, Associate Director Careers, Employability and Global Learning, The University of Melbourne, Australia 
Brett Berquist, Director International, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Prof. Chris Ziguras, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University, Australia
Melissa Banks, IEAA President; Pro Vice-Chancellor International, James Cook University, Australia   
Prof. John Hudzik, Professor, Michigan State University, United States
Dr Mark Rahimi, Postdoctoral Fellow, Deakin University, Australia
Dr Rahul Choudaha, Executive Vice-President of Global Engagement and Research, Studyportals, United States
Dr Kirrilee Hughes, CEO and Partner Director, AFS Intercultural Programs Australia, Australia
Jonathan Chew, Director and Principal, The Nous Group and The 5Rs Partnership, Australia
Dr Douglas Proctor, Director, UCD Global, University College Dublin, Ireland   
Michael Kulma, Senior Director, Global Programs and Resource Development, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, United States
Gabriella D'Souza, Research Affiliate, Monash University, Australia
 
MASTERCLASSES, 10 AM
0.M.1. Masterclass 1 | Finding the leader within (1262)
Prof. Kent Anderson, Strategic Adviser, University of Newcastle, Australia
William Archer, Consultant/Adviser, London Business School, Wheeler Institute for Business & Development, United Kingdom
Gaye McMath, Deputy Commissioner, City of Perth, Australia
 
0.M.2. Masterclass 2 | Agents of choice: implementing an education agent framework (1263)
Nicole Latham, IEAA Admissions and Compliance Network Deputy Convener; Director, Global Institute – Sydney, CIEE, Australia
Ben Houston, Director Systems and Compliance (ESOS), Australian Government Department of Education, Australia
Jonathan Pratt, Associate Director, International Student Recruitment, VU International, Australia
Nicola MacLennan, Senior Data Analyst | Regulation, Recognition and Tuition Protection Team | Quality Frameworks Branch | International Group, Australian Government Department of Education, Australia
John Chatterton, Partner, MacMorgan,
 
0.M.3. Masterclass 3 | From concept to calibration: learning abroad program design (1274)
Linda Rust, IEAA Learning Abroad Network Convener; and Manager, Global Experiences, RMIT University, Australia
Dr Damir Mitric, IEAA Teaching and Learning Network Convener; and Fellow, La Trobe University, Australia
Steven McDonald, Manager, Short Term Mobility, Western Sydney University, Australia
Prof. Peta Sanderson, Pro Vice-Chancellor, International, University of Notre Dame, Australia
Dr Eddie Custovic, Director, La Trobe Innovation & Entrepreneurship Foundry (LIEF), Australia
 
WORKSHOPS, 1 PM
0.W.1. Workshop 1 | Data demystified: communicating data with impact (1260)
Lyndell Jacka, Insights Director, Edified, Australia
Mr Darragh Murray, Manager, Strategy and Engagement, Navitas, Australia
Ms Kadi Taylor, Head, Strategic Engagement and Government Relations, Navitas, Australia
Ms Mystique Nelis, Data Analyst and Research Adviser, Austrade, Australia
 
0.W.2. Workshop 2 | Duty of care: risk management and under 18s (1261)   
Mariana Lane, IEAA Teaching and Learning Network Deputy Convener; and Project Manager International Education, Independent Schools Queensland, Australia   
Danielle Hartridge, IEAA Admissions and Compliance Network Convener; and Director, International Education Knowledge Base, Australia
Desma Smith, IEAA Student Life Network Deputy Convener; and Associate Director – International Student Advisory and Support, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
 
WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER 2019
1.1. OPENING PLENARY, 9 AM 
Welcome to Country
Welcome from IEAA and IDP  G
Andrew Barkla, CEO and Managing Director, IDP Education, Australia
Melissa Banks, IEAA President; Pro Vice-Chancellor International, James Cook University, Australia
 
Welcome to WA | The Honourable Mark McGowan MLA  G
The Honourable Mark McGowan MLA, Premier of Western Australia, , Australia
 
IEAA Excellence Awards
Janelle Chapman, IEAA Vice-President; and Executive Director, TAFE Queensland International, TAFE Queensland, Australia
 
1.2. PLENARY, 10.15 AM
Keynote | Fred Swaniker  G
Fred Swaniker, Founder, African Leadership University and African Leadership Group, Ghana
 
1.3. CONCURRENT SESSIONS, 11.30 AM
1.3.1. IEAA Teaching and Learning Network Conversation (1243)
Mariana Lane, IEAA Teaching and Learning Network Deputy Convener; and Project Manager International Education, Independent Schools Queensland, Australia   
Dr Damir Mitric, IEAA Teaching and Learning Network Convener; and Fellow, La Trobe University, Australia
 
1.3.2. Introduction to international education (1238)  P
Steve Nerlich, Director, International Research and Analysis Unit, Australian Government Department of Education, Australia
Janelle Chapman, IEAA Vice-President; and Executive Director, TAFE Queensland International, TAFE Queensland, Australia
Heidi Piper, Director, Griffith International, Griffith University, Australia
Mystique Nelis, Data Analyst and Research Adviser, Austrade, Australia
 
1.3.3. Employability lightning presentations  PO
The graduate skills gap and mismatched expectations in the 21st century (1057)
Chris Strods, Market Research and Data Manager, QS Enrolment Solutions, Australia
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: the significance of creative thinking for future international employment (1159)
Prof. Clive Barstow, Executive Dean of Arts and Humanities, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Work integrated learning (WIL) to scale – delivery of virtual work experience programs (1191)
Celine Huor, National Partnerships Manager, Navitas, Australia
I am a journalist – the contribution of international internships to identity formation and leadership (1195)
Dr Mignon Shardlow, Senior Lecturer in Journalism, University of Notre Dame, Australia
Paul Bailey, Partnerships Manager – Asia and Australasia, Pagoda Projects Ltd, United Kingdom
 
1.3.4. International higher education student flows – better understanding the global picture (1115)  P
Kadi Taylor, Head, Strategic Engagement and Government Relations, Navitas, Australia
Jonathan Chew, Director and Principal, The Nous Group and The 5Rs Partnership, Australia
Ethan Fogarty, Senior Consultant, Nous Group, Australia
 
1.3.5. A new nation brand for Australia (1276)  G
Rebecca Hall, Senior Industry Specialist, International Education, Austrade, Australia
Karyn Kent, CEO, StudyAdelaide, Australia
Fiona de Jong, Head of Australia's Nation Brand, Austrade, Australia
Rod Jones, Chairman, Navitas Limited, Australia
 
1.3.6. Good practice in compliance and regulation P
Compliance best practice – monitoring education providers’ evidence level (1025)
Mandy Baric, Director Compliance and Student Affairs, The University of Sydney, Australia
Beata Rak, Senior Compliance Officer, The University of Sydney, Australia   
Leading the way through regulation: the role of TEQSA’s ESOS/CRICOS team (1218)
Cris Vega, Assistant Director, ESOS/CRICOS team, TEQSA, Australia  P
 
1.3.7. Fireside chat with Fred Swaniker (1241)
Fred Swaniker, Founder, African Leadership University and African Leadership Group, Ghana
Anton Crace, Reporter – Australasia, The PIE News, United Kingdom
 
1.3.8. Innovations in TNE
A tale of two global campuses (1236)
Nigel de Silva, Director Transnational Education and Partnerships, Curtin University, Australia
Leading the way with transnational school education (1092)
Lisa Hayman, Director, Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority, Australia  P
 
1.4. LUNCH SESSIONS, 1 PM
1.4.1. IEAA Young Professionals Network Conversation (1247) P
Rebecca Bendall, Senior Business and Programs Manager, Monash University, Australia  P
 
1.5. CONCURRENT SESSIONS, 2 PM
IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Network Conversation
Presentation | Joining forces: integrating the sales and marketing functions (1286)  P
Libby Graham, Head, Strategic Partnerships and Engagement, The University of Sydney, Australia
Chris Gartner, Director, Academic Services (FBE), The University of Melbourne, Australia
Sarah Lightfoot, Chief Business Development Officer - Corporate Services, UNSW Global Pty Ltd, Australia
Discussion | IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Network Conversation (1245)  P
Marlena Mende, IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Network Deputy Convener; and Marketing Manager, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia
Michelle Hosemann, IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Network Convener; and Manager – International Business Development, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
 
1.5.2. International education’s response to the climate crisis (1270)  G
Amy Baker, Managing Director and Co-Founder, The PIE, United Kingdom  
Duncan Ross, Chief Data Officer, Times Higher Education, United Kingdom  P
Ailsa Lamont, Director, Pomegranate Global, Australia  P
Corey Peterson, Sustainability Manager, University of Tasmania, Australia   P
 
1.5.3. Business development and strategy lightning presentations
Creating points of connection: the need for dynamic governance in international education (1083)
Dr Nicolene Murdoch, Chief Executive Officer, Western Sydney University The College, Australia
Monash Warwick Alliance: leading the way in university collaboration (1122)
Tania Zahorskaya, International Partnerships Manager, Warwick University, United Kingdom
Allan Mahler, International Partnerships Manager, Monash University, Australia
Western Australian University Consortium: partnering to profile Perth (1141)
Simon Davies Burrows, Manager, Internationalisation, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Jeannette Geesmann, Student Mobility Officer (Outbound), Murdoch University, Australia
Looming storms: has greed made our industry blind to a changing market? (1184)
Thomas Eastwood, Director, Strategic Intelligence and Planning, Deakin University, Australia
 
1.5.4. Data for change – using data to recruit, promote and persuade (1112)  P
Dr Douglas Proctor, Director, UCD Global, University College Dublin, Ireland
Simon Emmett, Chief Executive Officer, IDP Connect, United Kingdom
Annie Bell, Communications Manager, Universities UK, United Kingdom
 
1.5.5. India and China: insights from the Australian Government education counsellors (1279)
Lyndal Corbett, Acting Counsellor (Education and Research), Australian High Commission New Delhi, India  P
Brooke Hartigan, Minister Counsellor (Education and Research), Australian Government Department of Education, China   
 
1.5.6. Supporting indigenous student mobility – models overcoming complex intersections between mobility and indigenous communities globally (1158)  P
Dawn Hewitt, Senior Adviser Australia and New Zealand, ISEP, Australia
Lydie Faure Kilgannon, Manager, 360 International Office, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Isis Kowaliauskas, Manager, International Mobility and Manager, International Recruitment (Europe), Western Sydney University, Australia
Angelina Palumbo, Director of Education Abroad, Northern Arizona University, United States
 
1.5.7. Leadership and student safety in English Language teaching 
Leadership in English language teaching in Australia and ASEAN (1048)  P
Patrick Pheasant, Chief Executive Officer, NEAS Australia, Australia
Ana Bratkovic, General Manager, NEAS Australia, Australia
In safe hands: guiding support on international student safety (1239)  P
Brett Blacker, CEO, English Australia, Australia
Sophie O’Keefe, Professional Development Manager, English Australia, Australia
 
1.5.8. Skills and employment pathways – real-world examples from WA and the Pacific
Leading the way in employability: pathways into Western Australia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry (1088) 
Prof. Eric May, Professor/Chevron Chair in Gas Process Engineering and Director ARC ITTC for LNG Futures, The University of Western Australia, Australia  P
Rebecca Brown, Director-General, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Government of Western Australia, Australia  P
Dr Susmita Thomson, WA:ERA Project Research Manager, Chevron Energy Technology Pty Ltd, Australia  P
Skills for employment – the Australia Pacific Training Coalition. A case study (1225)
Denise O'Brien, Executive Director International Development, TAFE Queensland, Australia  P
 
1.6. CONCURRENT SESSIONS, 3.45 PM
1.6.1. IEAA Pathways Network Conversation
Presentation | Pathways or a hidden labyrinth – what does the data really say about pathway programs? (1056)
Dr Phillip Allen, Manager – Market Intelligence and Data Analytics, UTS Insearch, Australia  P
Discussion | IEAA Pathways Network Conversation (1246)
Andrew Foley, IEAA Pathways Convener and College Director, University of Adelaide College, Australia  P
Livia Tramontina, IEAA Pathways Network Deputy Convener; and National Pathways Manager, Australia, ILSC Australia, Australia  P
 
1.6.2. Proactive leadership: guiding your staff and institution in a new era of international education (1035)  P
Bronwyn Bartsch, Director International, CQUniversity, Australia
Simon Davies Burrows, Manager, Internationalisation, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Natalie Tierney, Director/Principal Consultant, Capital Review Group Pty Ltd, Australia
Richard Geddes, Managing Director, Optimal Student Recruitment, Australia
 
1.6.3. Marketing and recruitment lightning presentations  PO
The future of marketing for the education industry (1078)
Sean Dong, Director of Marketing and Communications, Education Consultants Association of Australia, Australia
Data and analysis of the global education agent landscape (1085)
Luke Latimer, Director of Digital Operations, International Education Services, Australia
Finding opportunity in shrinking education markets through enabling partners’ leadership (1217)
Prof. Christopher Pokarier, Professor, Waseda University, Japan
 
1.6.4. The art of social influencing (1275)
Marlena Mende, IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Network Deputy Convener; and Marketing Manager, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia
Phoebe Lee, Travel Writer and Presenter, Little Grey Box, Australia
 
1.6.5. Challenging market challenges: insights on dealing with current market issues in China, India and ASEAN from the sector and Austrade (1202)  G
Taliessin Reaburn, Acting Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), Singapore  P
Melissa Banks, IEAA President; Pro Vice-Chancellor International, James Cook University, Australia
Peter Coleman, Trade Commissioner – Mumbai and Sri Lanka, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), India  P
Rhett Miller, Trade Commissioner (Education) (North Asia), Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), China  P
 
1.6.6. Learning abroad – achieving scale and impact
Delivering impact at scale – a review of the Monash Arts Global Immersion Guarantee (1135)  P
Dr Bodean Hedwards, Manager, Global Immersion Guarantee, Monash University, Australia
Dr Cecilia Hewlett, Associate Dean International, Monash University, Australia
Learning abroad, careers and employability skills: the perceptions of university graduates (1152)
Dr Davina Potts, Associate Director Careers, Employability and Global Learning, The University of Melbourne, Australia
 
1.6.7. Student satisfaction surveys of Australia’s offshore international students – results and how they are used (1150)
Stephen Connelly, Director, GlobalEd Services, Australia
Steve Nerlich, Director, International Research and Analysis Unit, Australian Government Department of Education, Australia  P
Prof. Linley Lord, Pro Vice Chancellor and President, Curtin Singapore, Australia
Guy Perring, Regional Director, i-graduate, Malaysia  P
 
1.6.8. Insights and innovations in the teaching and learning space
How the Victoria University undergraduate teaching and learning revolution is impacting international students, educators and recruiters (1119)  P
Bronte Neyland, Director, Victoria University International, Victoria University, Australia
Alan McWilliams, Senior Lecturer, Victoria University, Australia
Cheshna Boolaky, Student and Lead Student Mentor, Victoria University, Australia
Australian STEM students’ learning via the New Colombo Plan: navigating the way into the Indo-Pacific (1146)
Dr Mark Rahimi, Postdoctoral Fellow, Deakin University, Australia
 
THURSDAY 17 OCTOBER 2019
2.1. PLENARY, 9 AM 
Keynote | The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia  G
The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia
 
Keynote | William  G
William, Book Author, Communication Specialist, International Student Ambassador and LPDP Awardee Indonesia
 
2.1. CONCURRENT SESSIONS, 10.30 AM
2.2.1. IEAA Transnational Education Network Conversation (1250)
Marisa Furno, IEAA TNE Network Deputy Convener; and Associate Director, International Partnerships, Western Sydney University, Australia
Peter Harris, IEAA TNE Network Deputy Convener; and Chief Business Development Officer, UTS Insearch, Australia
 
2.2.2. IEAA Scholarships and Fellowships Network Conversation
Presetation | How to leverage your sponsored student alumni connections (1287)
Amy Wan, IEAA Scholarships and Fellowships Network Deputy Convener; and International Sponsorships Manager, The University of Sydney, Australia
Michael Bracher, IEAA Scholarships and Fellowships Network Convenor; and contractor representative, Coffey International Development, Australia
Dr Gretchen Dobson, President, Global Alumni Relations and Managing Director, Australia, Academic Assembly, Inc., Australia
Discussion | IEAA Scholarships and Fellowships Network Conversation (1248)
Amy Wan, IEAA Scholarships and Fellowships Network Deputy Convener; and International Sponsorships Manager, The University of Sydney, Australia
Michael Bracher, IEAA Scholarships and Fellowships Network Convenor; and contractor representative, Coffey International Development, Australia
 
2.2.3. Admissions and compliance lightning presentations  PO
Compliance leading the way (1178)
Robert Mudhuwiwa, Regulatory Compliance Coordinator, Curtin University, Australia
Best practice speed masterclass: innovative processes leading the way in admissions and agent management (1186)
Aleicia Shekhar, Deputy Director: International Systems and Operations, University of South Australia, Australia
Daryl Fong, Chief Operating Officer, AECC Global, Singapore
Immigration risk ratings: the importance of compliance and how to achieve it (1190)
Hedvika Gibbs, Practice Leader Perth and Regional Client Services Manager APAC, Fragomen, Australia
 
2.2.4. Students or parents – who leads and who follows? Understanding the perceptions and roles of students and their parents in the student decision-making process (1176)
Renee Chalon, Austrade, Australia
Michelle Sargent, Content and Social Strategist, IDP Education, Australia
Jonah Duffin, Chief Marketing Officer, IDP Connect, United Kingdom
 
2.2.5. Future directions in international education: an Australian government perspective (1199)  G
Rebecca Hall, Senior Industry Specialist, International Education, Austrade, Australia
Karen Sandercock, Group Manager, International, Australian Government Department of Education, Australia  P
 
2.2.6. Empowering learning abroad students – ensuring personal safety and sharing the cultural experience
Learning abroad to sharing locally: big ideas for storytelling from solar tuk tuks to Einstein (1062)
Julian O'Shea, CEO, Unbound, Australia
This isn’t Australia anymore’: equipping and supporting students to deal with sexual harassment while studying abroad (1137)
Jennah Robichaud, Manager, Education Services (Acting), Australian National University, Australia  P
Sophie Hewitt, 2018 New Colombo Plan Scholar, Australian National University, Australia
 
2.2.8. Exploring international students’ perceptions on employability (1131) 
Putting work and integrated learning front and centre in international vocational education and training in WA (1016)
Brenda Micale, General Manager, South Metropolitan TAFE, Australia
Kim Wood, Manager, Business Development, South Metropolitan TAFE, Australia
William Kenworthy, Manager Special Projects, South Metropolitan TAFE, Australia
Bridging the divide: integrating VET and higher education for international students (1265)
Bruce Bradfield, Manager, International Marketing, William Angliss Institute, Australia  P
Natalia Murcia, TAFEWA alumni and StudyPerth International Student Ambassador, , Australia
2.2.7. Work integrated learning in VET and bridging the divide between VET and higher education for international students  P
Juliette Kuiper, Student, Murdoch University, Netherlands
Loic Munso, Student, Murdoch University, Mauritius
Vanilla Goani, Student, Murdoch University, Philippines
Tuan Pham, MBA student, Murdoch University, Vietnam
 
2.3. CONCURRENT SESSIONS 12.00 PM
2.3.1. IEAA Student Life Network Conversation
Presentation | The mental wellbeing of prospective international students: key findings from a collaboration between Bupa and QS Enrolment Solutions’ 2019 International Student Survey (1013) P
Dr Adrian Tomyn, Manager, Work and Student Health Insights, Bupa, Australia
Kym Nguyen, Director, QS Enrolment Solutions, Australia
Discussion | IEAA Student Life Network Conversation (1249)
Debra Langton, IEAA Student Life Network Convener; and Partner, The Lygon Group, Australia
Leanne Harrison, IEAA Student Life Deputy Convener and Associate Director, Student Recruitment and Global Learning, University of Canberra, Australia
Desma Smith, IEAA Student Life Network Deputy Convener; and Associate Director – International Student Advisory and Support, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
 
2.3.2. Delivering in Vietnam: sharing experiences of schools, vocational education, higher education, government policy and reality on the ground (1169)  G
Dr Anh Pham, Associate Research Fellow, RMIT University, Australia
Prof. Chris Ziguras, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University, Australia
Thuy Chi Dang, First Secretary, Embassy of the S.R of Vietnam, Australia
 
2.3.3. Learning abroad lightning presentations  PO
The Virtual Exchange Alliance – lessons learnt from facilitating virtual learning abroad at the Australian National University (1012)
Tilly Hickenbotham, Deputy Manager, Global Programs, Australian National University, Australia
Edith Cowan University and Tokyo City University Study Abroad – lesson learnt through leading the way in large-scale student mobility (1100)
Prof. Mark McMahon, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, School of Arts and Humanities and Chair, ECU Academic Board and Member of Council, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Simon Davies Burrows, Manager, Internationalisation, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Global online experiences (1113)
Howard Errey, Senior Learning Designer, Global Experience, RMIT University, Australia
Critical incident crisis management: protecting the physical and emotional wellbeing of students abroad (1064)
Dr Mike Wilson, Area Medical Director Medical Services, International SOS, Australia
 
2.3.4. In focus: Latin America (1198)
Brett Blacker, CEO, English Australia, Australia
Natasha Monks, Manager, International Education, Austrade, Australia
Mathew Johnston, Counsellor (Education and Science), Brasilia, Australian Government Department of Education, Brazil
Fiona Morris, Counsellor (Education and Research), Mexico City, Australian Government Department of Education, Mexico
Guie Hartney, Associate Director Global Engagement, Macquarie University, Australia
 
2.3.5. Is it a bubble? Race to achieve ambitious international student recruitment targets (1019)
Dr Rahul Choudaha, Executive Vice-President of Global Engagement and Research, Studyportals, United States
Prof. Sarah Todd, Vice-President (Global), Griffith University, Australia
Dr Erik Lithander, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Vice President - Global Engagement, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Prof. Ki-jeong Lee, Executive Vice-President (External Affairs), Hanyang University, Korea, PDR
Virginia Macchiavello, Associate Vice-President of International Education, Centennial College, Canada
 
2.3.6 Credentialing an international student’s professional activities in Australia (1280)
Suzy Watson, COO, Practera, Australia
Shannon Willoughby, Executive Director, Study Queensland, Trade and Investment Queensland, Australia
Emily Serong, In Australia Engagement Adviser, Coffey International Development, Australia
Michael Bracher, IEAA Scholarships and Fellowships Network Convenor; and contractor representative, Coffey International Development, Australia
Angela Beechey, Senior Manager, Study Perth, Australia
 
2.3.7. Enabling international growth and innovation in the Australian school sector (1272)
Louise Goold, Director Development and External Relations, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia
Karen Sandercock, Group Manager, International, Australian Government Department of Education, Australia
Rachel Perkin, Manager, Client Relations, i-graduate Australia, Australia
Dennis Murray, CEO, IDĒON International Higher Education, Australia
Katie Roe, Research Manager, IPS Management Consultants, Australia
 
2.3.8. The global skilling revolution: how can Australia’s training sector contribute? (1282)
Jen Bahen, Director, International Education, TAFE Directors Australia, Australia
Blair Marsh, General Manager Training Services, South Metropolitan TAFE, Australia
 
2.5. CONCURRENT SESSIONS, 2.15 PM
2.5.1. IEAA Learning Abroad Network Conversation (1244)
Linda Rust, IEAA Learning Abroad Network Convener; and Manager, Global Experiences, RMIT University, Australia
 
2.5.2. Scaling work-integrated learning for international students – success factors, challenges and best practices (1080)   W G
Karyn Kent, CEO, StudyAdelaide, Australia
Peter Mackey, Director, International Trade, NSW Department of Industry, NSW Trade & Investment, Australia
Beau Leese, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Practera, Australia
Shannon Willoughby, Executive Director, Study Queensland, Trade and Investment Queensland, Australia
Georgina McCann, Acting Director International Education, Study Melbourne, Australia
 
2.5.3. Transnational education lightning presentations  PO
TNE, student engagement and TEQSA update
Haseeb Mian, Government Lawyer, TEQSA, Australia
Accreditation and TNEs: practical approaches to aligning the spirit and the letter of the law on all locations
Dr Nathalie Collins, Academic Director (National Programs), Edith Cowan University, Australia
Leading, but in which direction? Comparing emerging models for transnational education partnerships in the US, UK and Australia
Matt Durnin, Global Head of Insights and Consultancy, British Council, China
 
2.5.4. Unleashing the growth potential of Australia’s regional universities in attracting international students (1208)
Keri Ramirez, Managing Director, Studymove, Australia
Rebecca Hall, Senior Industry Specialist, International Education, Austrade, Australia
Greg Slatcher, Director, International Marketing and Recruitment, Deakin University, Australia
Dimity Huckel, Managing Director, Studymove, Australia
 
2.5.5. Secret agents…? Transparency on agents and the ESOS Framework (1201)
Ben Houston, Director Systems and Compliance (ESOS), Australian Government Department of Education, Australia
Danielle Hartridge, IEAA Admissions and Compliance Network Convener; and Director, International Education Knowledge Base, Australia
Travis Power, Branch Manager, Quality Frameworks, Australian Government Department of Education, Australia
 
2.5.6. New strategic approaches to student recruitment – case studies from SA and the Philippines
Transforming international recruitment and admissions – the UniSA story (1065)
Gabrielle Rolan, Pro Vice-Chancellor: International, University of South Australia, Australia
Rishen Shekhar, Deputy Director: International Business Development, University of South Australia, Australia
Aleicia Shekhar, Deputy Director: International Systems and Operations, University of South Australia, Australia
Emerging opportunities in the Philippines (1301)
Taliessin Reaburn, Acting Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), Singapore
 
2.5.7. Student life session
Student perceptions of personal safety as a driver of wellbeing and academic success (1165)
Dr Clint Arizmendi, Manager – Operational Intelligence, Sonder Australia, Australia
An update from the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) (1305)
Ahmed Ademoglu, National President, Council of International Students Australia, Australia
 
2.5.8. Good practice in and the future of pathway programs
Packaged pathway students: maximising retention through best practice cooperation between key stakeholders (1162)  P
Nathalie Bergon, Senior International Adviser, Logistics, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Irine Mjombah, Marketing Manager, Edith Cowan College, Australia
The future of pathway programs – leading the way with the entrenchment model (1277)
Thorsten Wilhelm, General Manager ELICOS and VET, Education Centre of Australia, Australia
 
2.6. CONCURRENT SESSIONS, 4.00 PM
2.6.1. IEAA Admissions and Compliance Network Conversation (1242)
Nicole Latham, IEAA Admissions and Compliance Network Deputy Convener; Director, Global Institute – Sydney, CIEE, Australia
Danielle Hartridge, IEAA Admissions and Compliance Network Convener; and Director, International Education Knowledge Base, Australia
 
2.6.2. Amplifying the influence of women in international education – challenges and strategies for aspiring leaders (1185)  G G
Dawn Hewitt, Senior Adviser Australia and New Zealand, ISEP, Australia
Clare Gossage, Marketing/Operations Director and Co-Founder, The PIE, United Kingdom
Dr Douglas Proctor, Director, UCD Global, University College Dublin, Ireland
Natasha Monks, Manager, International Education, Austrade, Australia
 
2.6.3. Schools lightning presentations  PO
Meeting challenges and managing change: reimagining and reinventing an international school (1071)
Wayne Axford, Vice-Principal, Canning College, Australia
Maria Leslie, Deputy Principal, Canning College, Australia
1800 QSTUDY: Queensland’s world-class service for international student safety and wellbeing (1111)
Nathan Pugliese, Manager, Strategy and Performance, Department of Education, International, Queensland Government, Australia
Shannon Willoughby, Executive Director, Study Queensland, Trade and Investment Queensland, Australia
Leading global learning and engagement in Victorian schools (1173)
Matt Flemming, Senior Marketing and Communications Officer, Department of Education and Training, Victorian Government, Australia
 
2.6.4. Developing the international education sector’s response to exploitation of international students at work and in accommodation (1140)
Peter Mackey, Director, International Trade, NSW Department of Industry, NSW Trade & Investment, Australia
Diana Crvenkovic, Manager, Student Initiatives, Study Melbourne, Australia
Charlotte Long, Manager, Student Life UNSW Global Education, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Bassina Farbenblum, Solicitor and Senior Lecturer, UNSW Law, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Robert Parsonson, Director, edex Pty Ltd, Australia
Louise Peters, Director, Community Engagement, Fair Work Ombudsman, Australia
 
2.6.5. The international student of 2020 and insights into the Times Higher Education World University Rankings
The international student of 2020 (1061)
Rob Lawrence, Director, Prospect Research & Marketing Pty Ltd, Australia
Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020: data and insights (1091)
Duncan Ross, Chief Data Officer, Times Higher Education, United Kingdom
Michael Lubacz, Branding Director, GM of Europe and Middle East, Times Higher Education, United Kingdom
 
2.6.6. English DEP pathways and continuing support
Great expectations: benchmarking ELICOS direct entry programs (DEP) (1258)
Assoc. Prof. Simon Winetroube, Director, Curtin English; and President, University English Centres Australia, Curtin University, Australia
Have we got it right? Language development through student life cycle (1302)
Cynthia Kralik, Executive Director, English and Foundation Year, Monash College, Australia
Marta Spes-Skrbis, Senior Manager English Connect, Monash University Clayton Campus, Australia
 
2.6.7. Enhancing learning outcomes for international students: a case study in UDL and quality indicators for learning and teaching (QILT)
Leading evidence-based improvement of the international student experience and outcomes by peering under the QILT (1269)
Lisa Bolton, Director, QILT Research and Strategy, Social Research Centre, Australia
Thinking outside the box: embracing universal design for learning in higher education to create inclusive provisions for international students (1226)
Assoc. Prof. Frederic Fovet, Associate Professor, Royal Roads University, Canada
 
2.6.8. Australian international education data and the NZ approach to quality regulation
A candle in the dark: leading the way with international education data (1038)
Steve Nerlich, Director, International Research and Analysis Unit, Australian Government Department of Education, Australia
Regulating for quality in international education: a systems approach (1259)
Dr Laurie Teal, Senior Policy Analyst, International Division, New Zealand Ministry of Education, New Zealand
Suzanne Townsend, Senior Policy Manager, New Zealand Ministry of Education, New Zealand
 
FRIDAY 18 OCTOBER 2019
3.1. CONCURRENT SESSIONS, 9 AM
3.1.1. Hot topics in teaching and learning – a fishbowl session (1283)  G
Prof. Chris Ziguras, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University, Australia
 
3.1.2. In focus: Nepal (1212)
Vik Singh, General Manager Asia Pacific, IDP Connect, Australia 
Tanveer Shaheed, Associate Director, Global Engagement and Business Development, Macquarie University, Australia  P
Peter Coleman, Trade Commissioner – Mumbai and Sri Lanka, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), India
Piyush Kumar, Regional Director, South Asia, IDP Education, India  P
 
3.1.3. Students lightning presentations  PO
Creating an outstanding student experience: the Otago recipe for success (1075)
Lauren Hall, Regional Market Manager (Americas), University of Otago, New Zealand
Victoria McEniery, Regional Market Manager (South-East Asia), University of Otago, New Zealand
Leading together: recognising the value of student co-creation and doing it with presence (1175)
Rebecca Hodge, Senior Coordinator, International Student Services, La Trobe University, Australia
International student empowerment – a case study (1234)
Phil Payne, Executive Director, StudyPerth, Australia
Ahmed Ademoglu, National President, Council of International Students Australia, Australia
Shared or private room? A comprehensive analysis of international students’ preferences regarding student accommodation (1206)
Keri Ramirez, Managing Director, Studymove, Australia
Ricardo Gutierrez Patarroyo, Director, Bedssi, Australia
 
3.1.4. Reconceptualising regional education and introducing a new online tool to measure economic impact of international education
Out with regional, in with national (1094)
Rob Lawrence, Director, Prospect Research & Marketing Pty Ltd, Australia
Measuring the economic benefits of international education – a new online interactive tool (1196)
Jonathan Chew, Director and Principal, The Nous Group and The 5Rs Partnership, Australia
 
3.1.5. Views from around the globe: challenging the rise of nationalist pride (1240)
Melissa Banks, IEAA President; Pro Vice-Chancellor International, James Cook University, Australia
Dennis Murray, CEO, IDĒON International Higher Education, Australia
Dr Erik Lithander, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Vice President - Global Engagement, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Michael Kulma, Senior Director, Global Programs and Resource Development, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, United States
Assoc. Prof. Ying Maggie Jiang, Director, Confucius Institute at University of Western Australia,
 
3.1.6. Leading through entrepreneurship and collaboration: connecting students, industry and education institutions (1089)
Alexandra Elibank Murray, Executive Director – Brisbane Campus, Federation University Australia, Australia  P W
Steve Diack, Partnerships Manager, Study Brisbane, Brisbane Marketing, Australia  P
Ocean Cheung, International student, University of Queensland; and Co-Founder, Startup Interns, Australia  P
 
3.1.7. Leading the way: diversification of student recruitment (1252)
Janelle Chapman, IEAA Vice-President; and Executive Director, TAFE Queensland International, TAFE Queensland, Australia
Jen Bahen, Director, International Education, TAFE Directors Australia, Australia
Woendi Hampton, Manager, International Relations, James Cook University, Australia
 
3.2. PLENARY, 10.45 AM
Keynote | International education for future leadership (1294)  G
The Honourable Julie Bishop, Former Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia 
 
3.3. CLOSING CEREMONY, 12.30 PM
Farewell from WA | The Honourable Sue Ellery MLC (1306)  G
The Honourable Sue Ellery MLC, Leader in the Legislative Council and Minister for Education and Training, WA State Parliament, Australia 
 
Closing remarks