ACA Annual Conference 2007

The many faces of internationalisation

Berlin, 13 to 15 May 2007

Programme

Pre-conference day: 13 May 2007

13.00-16.00

Registrations

16.15

Tourist programme: Boat trip on the river Spree

18.00 

Conference reception
Welcome Address
Stefan Matuschek, Vice-President, Humboldt University, Berlin

1st Conference Day: 14 May 2007

8.30

Registrations

9:30

Musical welcome

9.40

Welcome and Introduction
Christian Bode, Secretary General DAAD, Vice-President ACA
Frieder Meyer-Krahmer, State Secretary, German Federal Ministry of Education and Science

10:10

Musical interlude

10:20

Opening Keynote
Internationalisation and the Making of Global Citizens
Allan Goodman, President and CEO, Institute of International Education

11:00

Musical interlude

11:05

Coffee break

11.30

Panel Discussion
The many faces of internationalisation
Chair: Sir Peter Scott, ACA President and Vice-Chancellor, Kingston University
Panelists
Eva Egron-Polak, Executive Director, International Association of Universities
Anthony Pollock, Chief Executive, IDP Education Pty Ltd
Edilberto de Jesus, Director, SEAMEO Secretariat

13.00

Lunch

14.30

Parallel Working Groups

1. Internationalisation as a driver for quality and structural reform
ChairGermain Dondelinger, Director Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Luxembourg
SpeakerAnnette Julius, Head, Berlin Office, DAAD

2. Creating a dialogue of cultures through exchange
ChairSjur Bergan, Head of Higher Education and Research, Council of Europe;
Speaker: Hanneke Teekens, Director Communications, NUFFIC

3. Internationalisation for the labour market
Chair
: Mikko Nupponen, CIMO
Speaker: Elmar Hönekopp, Head Working Group for Migration and Integration, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung

4. Selling education?
Chair
Robert J. Coelen, Vice-President International, Leiden University
Speaker: Tim Rogers, Director, International Education Consultants, London

5. Internationalisation tools and strategies at institutional level
ChairMaurits van Rooijen, Executive Vice-President for International Development, Westminster University;
SpeakerSijbolt Noorda, President, Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU)

16.30

Coffee break

17.00

Plenary Session
The division of Europe: a matter of the past?
ChairChristian Bode
Speakers:
Jehuda Elkana, President, Central European University, Budapest
Kurt Biedenkopf, Former Minister President of Saxony 

18.15

End of first conference day

20.00

Conference dinner

2nd Conference Day: 15 May 2007

9.30

 

 

 

 

 

Plenary Session
Internationalisation in other world regions
Chair: Bernd Wächter, Director, Academic Cooperation Associaton (ACA)
Speakers:
Anthony Pollock
John H. Yopp, Associate Provost for Educational Partnerships and International Affairs, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, U.S.A

11.00

Coffee

11.30

Panel Discussion
Where to go from here?
Chair: Rolf Hoffmann, Executive Director, German-American Fulbright Commission
Panelists:
Germain Dondelinger
Robert J. Coelen
Sjur Bergan
Maurits van Rooijen
Mikko Nupponen

13.00

 

Wrap up and good-bye
Bernd Wächter

13.15

Farewell lunch and end of conference