Time Event

7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

Check-In and Breakfast

8:00 a.m.-8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

Seismic Shifts in Global Higher Education: The Innovation Imperative for Your Institution
Abraham Varghese, CEO-India at Academic Partnerships, LLC, will examine the landscape of global higher education, which is changing dramatically with new technologies, emerging economies, shifting student needs, and increasing competition. Capitalizing on these opportunities and growing the impact of internationalization strategies demands that institutional leaders change too. This opening session will illustrate global trends and the importance of innovation in internationalization in an effort to inspire participants to stay ahead of the curve.

9:15 a.m.-11:05 a.m.

Institutional Innovation: Voices from the Field
Barry Morris, institutional strategy and international education consultant and vice chair of the board of directors of the Georgia Council of International Visitors, will moderate this panel discussion featuring Ann Buller, past chair of the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) and president of Centennial College; Richard Nader, vice provost for international affairs at the University of North Texas; and Erich Dietrich, associate dean for global and academic programs in New York University's (NYU) Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, and NYU's assistant vice president of global programs, who will share how they have strategized within their own institutional contexts to support innovation toward campus internationalization. During this session, participants will examine the opportunities and challenges of change in roundtable discussions.

11:10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Individual Competencies: International Education Leadership and Change Management
Lucy Apthorp Leske, managing partner at Witt/Kieffer; Stephen Connelly, director at GlobalEd Services; and Kate Jennings, international education consultant, will explore perspectives on leadership based on different country contexts related to the individual qualifications and competencies that senior international officers (SIOs) need to be successful leaders of campus internationalization. Participants will consider questions such as how SIOs can shape themselves to respond to changes brought on by internationalization. Several new frameworks for international education leadership competencies will be presented.

12:15 p.m.-12:30 p.m.

Final Comments and Wrap-Up