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Global Universities of the 21st Century – 24-26 June, Liverpool

May 15, 2014

DAY 3 OF THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED 

 

 

I will be speaking on the third day of this three-day conference in Liverpool, which forms part of the International Festival of Business taking place in the city during June and July.

Global Universities of the 21st Century

Theme on day 3: ‘Universities and the Business of Cities’

Venue: World Museum, Liverpool

Programme

9.00 – 9.30am- Registration and welcome
• Professor Mark E. Smith (Vice-Chancellor, University of Lancaster)

9.40 – 11.10am – Session 1 – Vision of Universities and Cities for the future:
• Universities: Professor Maria Helena Nazaré (President, European Universities Association)
• City administrations: Councillor Nick Forbes (Leader, Newcastle City Council)
• Business: Rashik Parmar (President, IBM Academy of Technology)

11.40 – 1.00pm – Session 2 – What is the reality today? Higher Education policy in the UK and city growth
• Andrew McGettigan (Author, the Great University Gamble)
• Professor Alan Harding (Director, Heseltine Institute, University of Liverpool)

Panel debate: What can universities do to address gaps in cities’ performances?
• Professor Maria Helena Nazaré
• Rashik Parmar
• Councillor Nick Forbes
• Andrew McGettigan
• Professor Alan Harding

2.00 – 3.00pm – Breakout session – What is happening now? International exemplars of innovative practice
• Universities and smart cities
• Universities and mergers
• Universities and science parks

3.10 – 4.00pm – Session 3 – Lesson Learning: How do we achieve future ambitions?
• Chair: Professor Nick Wright (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Newcastle University)

Panel:

• Jaana Puukka (Adviser to EU Commission),
• Chris Murray (Director, Core Cities Group),
• Professor John Goddard (University of Newcastle)

4.00 – 4.30pm – Conclusion and close

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  1. Reblogged this on Critical Education and commented:

    DAY 3 OF THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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