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What past attendees said

Very informative
- Dr Paul Hemming, Federation University Australia

I enjoyed the wide range of relevant governance topics
- Michael Kern, James Cook University

There is always something new to learn and provocative views to take away
- Max Tan, Deloitte

Very interesting topics and speakers
- Ron Newman, Virtu Design Institute

Speakers were good, relevant and interesting
- Hilary Winchester, Hilary Winchester Pty Ltd

Quality presentations
- Jennifer Nicol, Curtin University

Good diversity of speakers and opinions...overall a well run and interesting conference
- Gay Kennedy, Australian National University

Very broad, good, knowledgeable speakers
- Steve Kaintatsis, MIBT

Prompted thinking around key issues
- Deborah West, Charles Darwin University

It gave me an insight into the many complexities of university governance allowing me to choose which area to seek further information
- Samantha Thompson, Charles Darwin University

High level of presentations and participants
- Greg Pritchard, University of Technology Sydney

 
11th Annual University Governance and Regulations Forum  

11th Annual University Governance and Regulations Forum

Higher Education officials and stake holders will gather in September for the 11th Annual University Governance & Regulations forum, to discuss the most pressing issues affecting the sector.

5 - 6 September 2016 | Swissotel, Sydney

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Higher Education officials and stake holders will gather in September for the 11th Annual University Governance & Regulations forum, to discuss the most pressing issues affecting the sector.

With an overarching theme of compliancy, risk management and financial sustainability, the forum will analyse forthcoming changes to the Higher Education Standards Framework and explore their implications in terms of corporate social responsibility and student attainment.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Higher Education Standards Framework - becoming fully compliant with these new regulation by 1st January 2017
  • Accessibility - social inclusion; making efforts to lure students from lower socio-economic and minority backgrounds and providing a platform for their participation in higher education
  • Financial sustainability - ensuring sound financial management of budgets and resources, maximising asset capabilities and innovative funding
  • Risk Management - Effective practices to ensure universities reputations aren't damaged
  • Developing a workforce for the economic needs of Australia - Transferring to a post-industrial economy: Providing a skilled and knowledgeable workforce for modern Australia.
  • The relationship between low ATAR, course completion and preparedness for professional employment.
  • Academic Boards & Council - How these organisation best protect and manage the university

 
Speakers include:

Michael Tomlinson Dr Michael Tomlinson, Senior Director, Provider Assessment and Engagement,TEQSA
Professor Barney Glover, Vice-Chancellor and President, Western Sydney University
Peter Marshall, COO, Monash University
Doron Ben-Meir, Vice-Principal Enterprise, Chancellery, University of Melbourne
Professor Geraldine MacKenzie, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Southern Cross University
Jenny Roberts, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, (Student Experience & Governance), Central Queensland University
Vicki Thomson, CEO, Group of Eight
Professor Geoffrey Crisp, PVC (Education), UNSW
Associate Professor Tracey Bretag, Director, Academic Integrity, University of South Australia
Professor Andrea Bishop, Director, Office for Research, Griffith University
Omer Yezdani Omer Yezdani, Director, Office of Planning and Strategic Management, Australian Catholic University
Mary Teague Mary Teague, Head, Widening Participation, University of Sydney
Matt Brett,  Senior Manager Higher Education Policy, La Trobe University, La Trobe University
Michael Kern Michael Kern, University Secretary, Office of the Chief of Staff, James Cook University
Jeannie Rea, President, NTEU
Josephine Wilson, Manager, Partnerships and Engagement, University of Sydney
Dr Steven Stern Dr Steven Stern, Adjunct Professor, Victoria University
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