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

June 20, 2014

DAY 3 OF THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Critical Education

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:…

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