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DAY 1 - Saturday October 14 – 10:00 - 17:45

TimeDetails
10:00 - 17:00Conference Registration
10:00 – 11:00

CONFERENCE OPENING -                                                                     

Welcome and Introduction: Conference Chair G. Ufuk Taneri, Conference Co-Chair John A Douglass

11:00 – 11:15             Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15

The Research University Going Global Project

A Taxonomy of Modes of International Engagement by Universities

Speaker:

John A. Douglass – Senior Research Fellow - UC Berkeley's Center for Studies in Higher Education

12:15 - 13:15

 

Current State of Internationalization and Global Engagement of American Colleges and Universities

Speaker:

Ufuk Taneri – UC Berkeley CSHE Research Associate, Professor and Chancellor Emeritus, EMU

Founding Chair of The Mathematical Society, The Quality Society, EMINENCE Cy, Northern Cyprus

13:15 - 14:30Lunch Break                              

14:30 - 15:30

 

Change and Stress in the Global Engagements of Research Universities

Speaker:

David Ward
Chancellor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Past President, ACE American Council on Education

15:30 – 16:30            

Erasmus+ and the Opportunities for Mediterranean Universities

Speaker:

Cecile McGrath – CSHE RUGG Research Associate – Senior Research Manager Policy and

Research Ecorys, LondonPanel: Discussion on the experience with Erasmus programs among

conference participants and opportunities.

16:30 – 16:45             Coffee Break
16:45 – 17:15

Case Study Group 1

Presentations on International Engagement Practices and Strategies by

Leaders of Higher Education Institutions in Northern Cyprus

Kyrenia American University

Speaker:

Serhat Akpınar- Founding Rector and Chancellor, Kyrenia American University, Northern Cyprus

(15-20mins. followed by Discussion)

17:15 – 17:45

Case Study Group 1

Presentations on International Engagement Practices and Strategies by

Leaders of Higher Education Institutions in Northern Cyprus

Eastern Mediterranean University

Speaker:

Ozan S. İnamlık representing the Chancellor's Office

(15-20mins. followed by Discussion)

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18:00 – 21:00

Classical Music, A Perspective, and Conference Dinner

(by invitation only)

18:00 – 19:00 Classical Music Performance

19:00 – 19:30 "Universities and their Global Engagement Strategies

                            Globalisation and Basic Rights and Freedoms"

Speaker: Narin Şefik, President of Supreme Court, Northern Cyprus.

19:30 -  21:00 Conference Dinner

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DAY 2 – Sunday October 15 – 10:00 – 18:30

 TimeDescription
10:00 – 17:00Conference Registration
10:00 – 11:00

Student and Teacher Experience in Transnational Higher Education: Globalization or Global Engagement? 

Speaker:

Teri Balser               Dean, Teaching and Learning, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Curtin University Australia 

11:00 – 12:00            

Integrating Curricula for International Delivery:

A Case Study of Australia, Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore, and Online.

Joseli Macedo, Head of School of Built Environment, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

12:00 – 12:40            

International Student Panel _ Graduate Students from Research Universities in Northern Cyprus

– "My Life as an International Student at my University"

Cyprus International University, Eastern Mediterranean University, Kyrenia American University

(10 minutes each followed by Discussion)

12:40 – 13:45             Lunch Break
13:45 – 14:45           

International Educators: The 21st Century Social Engineers

Speaker:

Dr. Eric Zimmerman- Director of Research & Global Engagement, Coordinator of TeachEx and SILICE Erasmus+ Projects, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC)

14:45 – 15:45

Online Presentation:

The Third Wave of International Student Mobility: New Opportunities for Emerging Destinations?

Speaker:

Dr. Rahul Choudaha

- CSHE Research Associate - Executive Vice President of Global Engagement, Research & Intelligence at Study Portals

2-3 campus case examples – 10-15 minutes each followed by discussion/questions

15:45 - 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:45

An Environmental Scan – Findings of the Universities and Globalization Survey & Summary

of Conference Lessons Learned

Presenters: The Organizers of the Conference G. Ufuk Taneri and John A. Douglass

16:45 - 17:30

Book Launch

John A. Douglass – Senior Research Fellow - UC Berkeley's Center for Studies in Higher Education

17:30 – 17:45Coffee Break
17:45 – 18:30

Networking

Discussion of Possible University Collaboration and Initiatives

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  Not available at    

  this 2017-  

  Conference

Case Study Group 2

Presentations on International Engagement Practices and Strategies,

Leaders of Higher Education Institutions in Turkey

4-5 campus case examples – 10-15 minutes each followed by discussion/questions

 Not available at

 this 2017-

 Conference

International Student Panel – Graduate Students from Research Universities in Turkey

"My Life as an International Student at my University"

Up to 10 students – 5 minutes each