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14th Annual University Governance and Regulations Forum

Upholding standards and quality in Higher Education

11 November 2020 | Virtually Delivered Event
Sydney AEDT/UTC+11

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Early Bird Rate (Save up to $252) Expires on 9 October 2020

overview

The 14th annual University Governance & Regulations Forum will provide a platform for knowledge sharing on current issues and challenges facing universities across Australia.

The Forum will consider how the Federal Government’s current Higher Education policy is impacting the sector, whilst considering future developments and ensuring the sustainability and competitiveness of Australian universities.

Leaders across Australia’s Higher Education sector will provide insight into current policy, regulations and best practice for good governance. Key ideas will be presented, discussed and shared to improve academic integrity, risk management, sustainability, overall governance, responsibility and accountability, taking a clear view at strategic developments and operational advances.

speakers

Dr Omer Yezdani

Office of Planning and Strategic Management, Australian Catholic University & Chair, Australian Network of University Planners

Gary Brook

Director - Assurance Group, TEQSA

Professor Geraldine Mackenzie

Vice-Chancellor, University of Southern Queensland

Dr Scott Snyder

Chief Operating Officer, University of the Sunshine Coast

Professor Stephen Parker AO

Global Lead - Education & Skills, KPMG

A/Prof David Cohen

Chair of the Academic Board, UNSW

Prof Joan Leach

Chair - Academic Board, ANU

Tom Fletcher

Partner, MinterEllison

Kylie Diwell

Partner, MinterEllison

Michael Wells

Director, Wells Advisory

Emeritus Professor Hilary Winchester

Education Consultant, Hilary Winchester Pty Ltd & Chair of Academic Board, Australian Institute of Business

Matt Brett

Director – Academic Governance & Standards, Deakin University & Adjunct Fellow National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education, Curtin University

Jenny Roberts

Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Students, Charles Sturt University

agenda

Agenda timing is Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

9:25 am

OPENING | Opening Remarks from the Chair

Dr Omer Yezdani, Office of Planning and Strategic Management, Australian Catholic University & Chair, Australian Network of University Planners

OVERVIEW

9:30 am

  • Current challenges for universities
  • Implementing and meeting quality standards
  • Protecting reputation and ensuring excellence

RISK

9:55 am

  • Introducing and expanding online learning
  • Navigating risks and protecting reputation
  • Moving forward and returning to education as normal

10:20 am

10:45 am

Morning Break

11:40 am

Transform, optimise or do nothing? Choices for all Australian universities to make deliberately

Professor Stephen Parker AO, Global Lead - Education & Skills, KPMG

ACADEMIC GOVERNANCE

12:45 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

  • Hot topics: Admissions; Delivery; Transnational education & third party arrangements
  • Designing your governance to enable the right balance post-COVID19 recovery

OVERALL GOVERNANCE

2:40 pm

In the Uses of the University Clark Kerr remarked of the future: “We need the research universities more but may be able to afford them less”. Effective academic governance has proven its worth throughout the pandemic. However, as the collective resource base contracts, it is worth reflecting on the academic governance we need, and the academic governance can we afford.

OVERALL GOVERNANCE

3:05 pm

Supporting student experience during a pandemic

Jenny Roberts, Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Students, Charles Sturt University

3:15 pm

Closing Remarks and End of Conference

Dr Omer Yezdani, Office of Planning and Strategic Management, Australian Catholic University & Chair, Australian Network of University Planners

pricing

Packages Price
Virtual Pass$747+GST
Institution-Wide Virtual Passes (up to 50 passes)$3717+GST

Event Pricing

Virtual Pass
Early Bird Rate $495 + GST (SAVE $252) – Expires on 9 October 2020
Full Rate $747 + GST – From 1 October 2020

Instutition- Wide Pass
Available for up to 50 users from the same instutution, company or government department/agency. $3,717 +GST (less than $74.34 +GST per user)

Important • Virtual Pass bookings

For virtual pass bookings, please read below before proceeding:

  • All delegate registrations must use their own email address to ensure each delegate receives a unique password to join the digital event. You cannot use one email for multiple profiles.
  • If your company is not based in Australia, check the GST box on the next page as you are not required to pay GST.

when & where

11 Nov 2020

Virtually Delivered Event

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