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Conference Program 2018

Conference Program 2018


Panels (call for proposals)
Submit your panel and paper proposals now on the following conference subthemes:
  • • New patterns and trends in student and staff mobility
  • • Renewed emphasis on international learning
  • • New regions, new players in international education
  • • New technologies for higher education

We invite colleagues to submit proposals for a "complete panel" or an "individual presentation".

A complete panel includes one chair and two speakers and lasts 45 minutes. A panel proposal should be submitted only once by either the chair or one of the speakers, with the consent of all named to participate. Panel submissions which show regional or country diversity on a given topic are preferred.

Proposals for individual presentations connected to one of the conference subthemes are also welcome. The conference committee will combine related presentations to form a panel and assign a chair.

Proposal submission deadline: October 30, 2017
Panels to be announced: November 30, 2017


Seminars by Prominent Speakers (by invitation)

Hear sector leaders share their vision and insights in internationalization of higher education. Listen to researchers of international higher education talk about higher education policy and practice from global, regional and national perspectives.

EURIE 2018 Seminars and Speakers: To be announced in October 2017.

Roundtables (interactive sessions)

Participate in a roundtable to share ideas and your experience of what works best in your institution and learn from your peers’.

EURIE 2018 Roundtables:
  • • International staff support services
  • • International alumni network
  • • International marketing with social media
Workshops (Limited Number Of Participants; Preregistration Required)

Conference workshops are designed for the professional development of international office staff. Trainers are experienced peers who introduce contextual information and best practices in a specific area of international education. Register for a conference workshop to enhance your skills or acquire new ones and develop your job performance.

EURIE 2018 Workshops:

Brief descpription: Internationalization of the curriculum and expanding the international experience of students is seen as a vital topic by university leaders and employers to produce graduates who can contribute confidently in a global community. This workshop will explore ways to engage students, lecturers and administration staff in dynamic and exciting activities to create cultural understanding and an appreciation of global ways of working. It will make suggestions on ways to engage staff and students and to ensure the senior management supports this larger internationalization. Ideas that are creative and inclusive whilst being fun and educational will be explored. Participants in the workshop will be encouraged to present their own suggestions and discuss together how they can introduce ideas in their own courses and work.

Objectives/ learning outcome: Participants will leave the workshop with examples of ways they can expand international working within their own institutions and with others. A range activities that can be introduced within their own institution will be developed and shared.

Target audience: Educators and managers at higher education institutions who wish to seek opportunities to introduce and expand their staff and students’ opportunites for international activities as part of their teaching pedagogy.

Trainers: Ayse Deniz Ozkan and Christopher Bland

Bio: Ayse Deniz Ozkan is an international education professional (13 years), with previous experience in the higher education sector as lecturer (5 years). She has worked in many areas of international education (Erasmus, exchange and summer programs, marketing and recruitment, international student services). She is currently Vice-Director responsible for Global Education and Partnerships at Istanbul Aydin University. She is also the coordinator for the conference program of EURIE Eurasia Higher Education Summit. As a true believer in the value of international education, she has contributed to various associations and engaged in peer-mentoring in this field.

Bio: Christopher Bland is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and has been the head of the aerospace department at Coventry University in the UK for nine years. During this time, he was responsible for the development of the department, its research interests and the delivery of a suit of undergraduate and postgraduate degree level courses. He now works in a central role for the university as the Group Director of Quality Assurance. He has developed a portfolio of activities making him internationally recognised in the fields of course development, quality assurance and transnational education. In this role, he works across the world with many institutions in the development of degree level courses and advising on quality assurance development.