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IIE & EducationUSA Representation at the EAIE Conference in Istanbul


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September 10-13, 2013

The EAIE Conference in Istanbul is approaching, and once again the Institute of International Education (IIE) will have a booth (#514) and present in sessions and workshops on international partnerships, U.S. higher education, and other major topics. Conference participants are invited to stop by IIE Europe’s booth (#514) to meet with IIE staff and learn about IIE’s wide range of programs and activities.

EducationUSA will host the largest ever U.S. Pavilion (booth # 119) featuring representatives from 20 accredited U.S. higher education institutions. EducationUSA will organize a U.S.-Europe Networking Reception at the pavilion on Thursday, September 12th.

IIE Panels at the 2013 EAIE Conference

Title: Building Strategic International Partnerships in Engineering
Time:  Thursday, September 12 from 09:00 to 10:15
Description: This session will focus on the difference between ‘transactional’ and ‘transformational’ partnerships. Speakers from universities around the world including NTU in Singapore, ENSEA in France, and MUAS in Germany will present on designing and sustaining partnership programmes specific to international engineering education. 
Chair: Sabeen Altaf, Institute of International Education (IIE) 
Speakers: Meng Hwa Er, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Nina Kohr, Hochschule München, Germany; Philippe Marc, ENSEA, France

Title: Trends in US Higher Education: Challenges and Innovations
Time:  Thursday, September 12 from 11:00 to 12:00
Description: Explore trends in internationalisation at U.S. institutions, as well as challenges they are facing and innovations taking place. New competitors and a tight financial environment make sustainability and innovation in internationalization more difficult.  An update on U.S. public policy debates that influence international education will set the stage for the discussion. 
Chair: Marlene Johnson, NAFSA: Association of International Educators 
Speakers: Linda Tobash, Institute of International Education, University Placement Services; Fanta Aw, American University

Title: Globalisation and Student Mobility: Emerging Trends
Time:  Thursday, September 12 from 11:00 to 12:15
This session brings together colleagues from the Project Atlas network of global mobility researchers to speak about emerging mobility trends around the world. The panelists will also discuss national policies and strategies that affect student mobility and the internationalization of higher education. 
Chair: Nico Jooste, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and the International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA)
Speakers: Nico Jooste; Hanneke Teekens, NUFFIC, Netherlands; Phil Honeywood, International Education Association of Australia (IEAA)


 

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