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    rise of higher education in Asia challenges to traditional modes of education and how higher education can stay relevant in the face of resource challenges The Conference will bring together some 500 participants from over 40 countries representing senior government officials higher education administrators academics and practitioners for an engaging exchange of ideas and best practices SATELLITE EVENTS Find out more information on satellite events held during the week of

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    rise of higher education in Asia challenges to traditional modes of education and how higher education can stay relevant in the face of resource challenges The Conference will bring together some 500 participants from over 40 countries representing senior government officials higher education administrators academics and practitioners for an engaging exchange of ideas and best practices SATELLITE EVENTS Find out more information on satellite events held during the week of

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    will bring together some 500 participants from over 40 countries representing senior government officials higher education administrators academics and practitioners for an engaging exchange of ideas and best practices Ministry of Education MOE Singapore The Ministry of Education MOE directs the formulation and implementation of education policies in Singapore At the pre tertiary level it oversees the development and administration of the Government and Government aided primary schools secondary schools junior colleges and a centralised institute The MOE also oversees the development of the higher education sector through policy oversight and resourcing of the post secondary education institutions PSEIs These include the Institute of Technical Education five polytechnics the five autonomous universities the National University of Singapore NUS Nanyang Technological University NTU Singapore Management University SMU Singapore University of Technology and Design SUTD and the Singapore Institute of Technology SIT and other publicly funded private institutions such as SIM University the LASALLE College of the Arts and the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts By developing a high quality post secondary education sector the MOE aims to provide opportunities for all Singaporeans to realise their potential while meeting Singapore s social and economic objectives The Organisation for Economic Co operation and Development OECD The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co operation and Development OECD is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well being of people around the world The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems We work with governments to understand what drives economic social and environmental change We analyse and compare data to predict future trends and set international standards on a wide range of things from agriculture and tax to the safety of chemicals We look too at issues that directly

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  • Programme Overview
    00 pm LUNCH THE RISE OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN ASIA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE GLOBAL LANDSCAPE 2 00 pm 3 30 pm PLENARY SESSION 2 Professor Bertil Andersson President Nanyang Technological University Singapore T V Mohandas Pai Chairman Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd India and Chairman FICCI Higher Education Committee Professor Song Yonghua Executive Vice President Zhejiang University People s Republic of China 3 30 pm 4 00 pm AFTERNOON TEA RECEPTION 4 00 pm 5 30 pm PARALLEL SESSION 2A The development of private higher education Dr Michael K Thomas President and CEO New England Board of Higher Education USA Dr Eric Zimmerman Director of Research Global Engagement Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya IDC Israel Professor Klaus Hekking Chairman of the Board German Private Universities Association Germany PARALLEL SESSION 2B Beyond competition collaboration and sustainability in higher education and research in Asia and beyond Dr Lily Chan CEO NUS Enterprise National University of Singapore Singapore Mr Mike Proctor Vice President Global Initiatives The University of Arizona USA PARALLEL SESSION 2C What the developments in Asian higher education might mean for the rest of the world Professor Dato Dr Morshidi Sirat Director Commonwealth Tertiary Education Facility CTEF and School of Humanities Universiti Sains Malaysia Penang Malaysia Mr Steve Egan CBE Vice President Implementation University of Bath United Kingdom 7 00 pm WELCOME DINNER Hosted by Mr Heng Swee Keat Minister for Education Singapore 15 OCTOBER 2015 THURSDAY TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTION AND THE UNBUNDLING OF HIGHER EDUCATION CHALLENGES TO TRADITIONAL MODES OF EDUCATION 8 30 am 10 00 am PLENARY SESSION 3 Dr Diana Oblinger President Emerita EDUCAUSE USA Professor Masako Egawa Former Executive Vice President The University of Tokyo Japan Dr David T Barnard President and Vice Chancellor University of Manitoba Canada 10 00 am 10 30 am MORNING TEA RECEPTION 10 30 am 12 00 pm PARALLEL SESSION 3A Reinventing the 21 st Century university new models for the student consumer Mr Adam Tyson Acting Director Education and Innovation Directorate General for Education and Culture European Commission Dr Dewayne Matthews Vice President of Strategy Development Lumina Foundation USA Dr Rahul Choudaha Chief Knowledge Officer and Senior Director of Strategic Development World Education Services USA PARALLEL SESSION 3B New curricula and pedagogies for a changing world Dr Iain Mac Labhrainn Director Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching National University of Ireland Galway Ireland Professor Annie Koh Vice President Office of Business Development Singapore Management University Singapore Professor Alfons Sauquet Global Dean of ESADE Ramon Llull University Spain PARALLEL SESSION 3C Research and teaching unbundling or coupling Dr Josep A Planell Rector Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Spain Professor Hagit Messer Yaron Vice Chair Council for Higher Education of Israel Israel 12 00pm 1 00pm LUNCH TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN RESOURCE CHALLENGES THE DRIVE FOR QUALITY AND IMPERATIVES FOR RELEVANCE 1 00 pm 2 30 pm PLENARY SESSION 4 Professor Madeleine Atkins CBE Chief Executive Higher Education Funding Council for England United Kingdom Professor Glyn Davis AC Vice Chancellor

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    00 pm LUNCH THE RISE OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN ASIA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE GLOBAL LANDSCAPE 2 00 pm 3 30 pm PLENARY SESSION 2 Professor Bertil Andersson President Nanyang Technological University Singapore T V Mohandas Pai Chairman Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd India and Chairman FICCI Higher Education Committee Professor Song Yonghua Executive Vice President Zhejiang University People s Republic of China 3 30 pm 4 00 pm AFTERNOON TEA RECEPTION 4 00 pm 5 30 pm PARALLEL SESSION 2A The development of private higher education Dr Michael K Thomas President and CEO New England Board of Higher Education USA Dr Eric Zimmerman Director of Research Global Engagement Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya IDC Israel Professor Klaus Hekking Chairman of the Board German Private Universities Association Germany PARALLEL SESSION 2B Beyond competition collaboration and sustainability in higher education and research in Asia and beyond Dr Lily Chan CEO NUS Enterprise National University of Singapore Singapore Mr Mike Proctor Vice President Global Initiatives The University of Arizona USA PARALLEL SESSION 2C What the developments in Asian higher education might mean for the rest of the world Professor Dato Dr Morshidi Sirat Director Commonwealth Tertiary Education Facility CTEF and School of Humanities Universiti Sains Malaysia Penang Malaysia Mr Steve Egan CBE Vice President Implementation University of Bath United Kingdom 7 00 pm WELCOME DINNER Hosted by Mr Heng Swee Keat Minister for Education Singapore 15 OCTOBER 2015 THURSDAY TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTION AND THE UNBUNDLING OF HIGHER EDUCATION CHALLENGES TO TRADITIONAL MODES OF EDUCATION 8 30 am 10 00 am PLENARY SESSION 3 Dr Diana Oblinger President Emerita EDUCAUSE USA Professor Masako Egawa Former Executive Vice President The University of Tokyo Japan Dr David T Barnard President and Vice Chancellor University of Manitoba Canada 10 00 am 10 30 am MORNING TEA RECEPTION 10 30 am 12 00 pm PARALLEL SESSION 3A Reinventing the 21 st Century university new models for the student consumer Mr Adam Tyson Acting Director Education and Innovation Directorate General for Education and Culture European Commission Dr Dewayne Matthews Vice President of Strategy Development Lumina Foundation USA Dr Rahul Choudaha Chief Knowledge Officer and Senior Director of Strategic Development World Education Services USA PARALLEL SESSION 3B New curricula and pedagogies for a changing world Dr Iain Mac Labhrainn Director Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching National University of Ireland Galway Ireland Professor Annie Koh Vice President Office of Business Development Singapore Management University Singapore Professor Alfons Sauquet Global Dean of ESADE Ramon Llull University Spain PARALLEL SESSION 3C Research and teaching unbundling or coupling Dr Josep A Planell Rector Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Spain Professor Hagit Messer Yaron Vice Chair Council for Higher Education of Israel Israel 12 00pm 1 00pm LUNCH TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN RESOURCE CHALLENGES THE DRIVE FOR QUALITY AND IMPERATIVES FOR RELEVANCE 1 00 pm 2 30 pm PLENARY SESSION 4 Professor Madeleine Atkins CBE Chief Executive Higher Education Funding Council for England United Kingdom Professor Glyn Davis AC Vice Chancellor

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  • Day 1 AM
    employers need and what higher education institutions can provide Time Room 11 30 am 1 00 pm Gemini 1 2 Title Squaring the Circle The Specialised Graduates for a VUCA World Speaker Professor Tan Thiam Soon Designation President Singapore Institute of Technology Singapore Sypnosis Title Speaker Professor Nick Lieven Designation Pro Vice Chancellor International University of Bristol Chair Global Higher Education Group Worldwide University Network United Kingdom Sypnosis Title Learning in the 21st Century Speaker Professor Ranga Krishnan Designation Former Dean Duke NUS Graduate School of Medicine and Chairman National Medical Research Council Singapore Sypnosis Topic Multiple education pathways in a volatile uncertain complex and ambiguous world Time Room 11 30 am 1 00 pm Aquarius 1 2 Title Creating Opportunities through Multiple Pathways the Canadian Experience Speaker Ms Christine Tausig Ford Designation Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Universities Canada Canada Sypnosis Today s students need to be prepared for a complex and ever shifting world one where knowledge is global and interconnected and where people s economic social and personal success will depend not on what they know but on how well they can learn Universities are being called on to educate resilient global citizens ready to make meaningful contributions throughout their careers and lives Universities Canada s Vice President Christine Tausig Ford will describe how post secondary education in Canada is meeting that challenge with increasing pathways new forms of collaboration and innovative programs for non traditional learners Title Between the Global and Local Education Pathways in the Contemporary World Speaker Professor Murat Orunkhanov Designation Graduate School of Education Nazarbayev University Republic of Kazakhstan Sypnosis Transformations of the Soviet educational modes after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 appear to be inevitable and complex issues of processes of mapping and meeting demands for higher education

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  • Day 1 PM
    Speaker T V Mohandas Pai Designation Chairman Manipal Global Education Pvt Ltd India and Chairman FICCI Higher Education Committee Sypnosis Title Speaker Professor Song Yonghua Designation Executive Vice President Zhejiang University People s Republic of China Sypnosis Topic The development of private higher education Time Room 4 00 pm 5 30 pm Virgo 3 4 Title Speaker Dr Michael K Thomas Designation President and CEO New England Board of Higher Education USA Sypnosis Title Being a Private in Israel Excelling Against All Odds Speaker Dr Eric Zimmerman Designation Director of Research and Global Engagement Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya IDC Israel Sypnosis Title Private Higher Education in Germany in Comparison to Other European Countries Speaker Professor Klaus Hekking Designation Chairman of the Board German Private Universities Association Germany Sypnosis Topic Beyond competition collaboration and sustainability in higher education and research in Asia and beyond Time Room 4 00 pm 5 30 pm Gemini 1 2 Title Innovation in Education and Research The Entrepreneurial University in Asia Speaker Dr Lily Chan Designation CEO NUS Enterprise National University of Singapore Singapore Sypnosis Title Speaker Mr Mike Proctor Designation Vice President Global Initiatives The University of Arizona USA Sypnosis Topic What the developments in

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  • Day 2 AM
    facilitating collaborative education and social learning I will also introduce a few pioneering projects at various universities and discuss their implications and future trajectories Title Rumours of Disruption Speaker Dr David T Barnard Designation President and Vice Chancellor University of Manitoba Canada Sypnosis Topic Reinventing the 21st Century university new models for the student consumer Time Room 10 30 am 12 00 pm Virgo 3 4 Title Speaker Mr Adam Tyson Designation Acting Director Education and Innovation Directorate General for Education and Culture European Commission Sypnosis Title Speaker Dr Dewayne Matthews Designation Vice President of Strategy Development Lumina Foundation USA Sypnosis Title The Rise of Glocal Students and New Models of Transnational Education Speaker Dr Rahul Choudaha Designation Chief Knowledge Officer and Senior Director of Strategic Development World Education Services USA Sypnosis Expanding consumer class in Asia is giving rise to a new segment of glocal students who are willing to pay for a global educational experience while staying in their home country or region Glocals represent the emerging segment of students who seek transnational education TNE including international branch campuses twinning arrangements distance education and even experiment with the technology enabled models of learning like MOOCs This session will provide an overview of latest trends and research on unique characteristics of glocal students and discuss its implications for the future of internationalisation through innovative transnational education models Topic New curricula and pedagogies for a changing world Time Room 10 30 am 12 00 pm Gemini 1 2 Title All Aboard Enabling Empowering Staff and Students to Flourish in the Digital Age Speaker Dr Iain Mac Labhrainn Designation Director Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching National University of Ireland Galway Ireland Sypnosis Title Speaker Professor Annie Koh Designation Vice President Office of Business Development Singapore Management University Singapore Sypnosis

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