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Going Global 2011

The international education conference World education: the new powerhouse? Join us in Hong Kong from 10 to 12 March 2011

Going Global is to ‘go global’ with the fifth conference taking place in Hong Kong.

Conference theme

What to expect

sectors will meet to debate the conference theme World education:

n A fantastic Opening Reception – at the prestigious

Four Seasons Hotel n Two day conference – at the world famous Hong Kong

Convention and Exhibition Centre

Global policy makers and practitioners from education, business and government the new powerhouse? As city and nation states battle to emerge from world recession, keen to define their position in a new order global economy, education is being propelled relentlessly centre stage. Higher and tertiary education is under huge pressure from world governments to drive economic growth and play a key role in

n 250 high profile speakers from around the world

securing their global position. As global markets develop rapidly, governments

n Four inspirational, thought provoking plenary sessions

perceive that innovation and economic growth will be generated from growing

n 15 policy sessions

global networks of researchers, students and institutions. But what challenge

n 20+ practitioner workshop/sessions n 60 poster presentations n A large scale international exhibition

does this present to traditional roles of universities and colleges? How will this change the purpose and practice of higher and tertiary education? Who are the new players and partners – governments, business, academics, and students? What is the relationship between them and how is this shifting expectations,

n Variety of attractive networking and social events

roles, responsibilities and contributions? Going Global 2011 will explore these

n More than 1,000 delegates from 80 countries

challenges through four key themes: n Investing for return: returning the investment n Regional education hubs: global aspirations n New purposes: new partnerships? n Universities and colleges: challenge and change

Call for proposals now open

Sponsorship and exhibition

We encourage content from around the world, if you are interested in presenting

Going Global is an excellent way to promote your products and services

or participating please submit a proposal. You can:

to the international education community. Participants include heads of

n suggest a topic for discussion or panel debate

universities and colleges, senior managers, academic staff, international

n present a paper/case study in a themed session

directors and practitioners, business leaders and policy makers.

n develop a topic for a workshop or world café session

For enquiries about exhibiting at Going Global 2011contact:

n present a poster presentation

Email: silke.lieber@icwe.net

The deadline is 24 September 2010 (21 October for poster presentations).

Telephone: +49 (0)30 310 18 18 0 For enquiries about sponsorship at Going Global 2011contact:

Attending the conference Registration opens October 2010 with early bird rates extended until 12 December 2010. To register visit our website: www.britishcouncil.org/goingglobal

Email: elliot.maule@britishcouncil.org Telephone: +44 (0)207 389 3191


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Find out more In keeping with the British Council’s green policy, all other promotional materials will be available online. Website: www.britishcouncil.org/goingglobal Email us: going.global@britishcouncil.org Call us: +44 (0)20 7389 3191

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Going Global 2011 World education: the new powerhouse? 10–12 March Hong Kong

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