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IFC’S 5TH INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2012

MAKING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS DRAFT AGENDA JUMEIRAH ZABEEL SARAY HOTEL THE PALM DUBAI, UAE March 6 to 8, 2012 Opening

MONDAY MARCH 5

6:00 pm

Welcome Reception

7:00 pm

Opening Dinner Host: Guy Ellena, Director, Services- Education, EMENA, IFC Guest Speaker: Tarik Yousef, CEO, Silatech and Founding Dean of the Dubai School of Government “After the Spring: Economic Transition in the Arab World”

Day 1 CLIENT SEMINARS

TUESDAY

MARCH 6

8:30 am - 9:00

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 - 9:30

Welcome and Conference Opening DimitrisTsitsiragos, Vice President, Eastern and Southern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa, IFC

9:30 - 10:45

Keynote Speaker Jamil Salmi, “Challenges to Education in the 21st Century” Global tertiary education expert, former World Bank tertiary education coordinator

10:45- 11:15

Refreshment and Networking Break

11:15– 11:30

Introduction - Conference Overview Conference Moderator: Svava Bjarnason Principal Education Specialist, IFC

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IFC’S 5TH INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2012

11:30 – 1.00 Session 1: Concurrent Sessions – Cycle 1 • Knowing Your Market: Jaime Alcaled, Rector, DUOC UC, Chile and Atul Temurnikar, Co-Founder and Chairman, Global Indian International Schools, Singapore • Maintaining Quality in Growth: Paula Caleffi, Academic Officer and Dean, Estácio Participações S.A, Brazil and Carl Bistany, President, SABIS Educational Systems, Lebanon • Beyond Graduation – supporting student employment: Jose Pereyra, Academic Vice Rector, Laureate International University, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Peru and Dr. J. Huang, Founder and CEO, Ambow Education, China 1.00 - 2:00 2:00 – 3:30

3.30 - 4:00

Lunch Session 2: Concurrent Sessions – Cycle 2 • Knowing Your Market • Maintaining Quality in Growth • Beyond Graduation – supporting student employment Refreshment and Networking Break

4:00 – 5:30 Session 3: Regional Discussions An opportunity for clients and IFC Investment Officers and Managers to discuss issues which are pertinent specifically to your region. Making Global Connections Innovation Fair 7.00 pm The ‘Innovations Fair’ is an opportunity for IFC clients and conference participants to network with global education providers and stakeholders. It also provides an opportunity for a range of companies to exhibit their services and share experiences and expertise.

Evening Free for Networking

Day 2

CONFERENCE AGENDA

8:30 - 9:00

Networking Breakfast

9:00 -9:20

Welcome

WEDNESDAY

MARCH 7

Rashad Kaldany, Vice President for Global Industries, IFC

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IFC’S 5TH INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2012 9:20 – 10:30

Session 1: Keynote Presentation – Making Global Connections Charles Leadbeater “Rethinking the future of education”

10:30 - 11:00

Refreshment and Networking Break

11:00 - 12:30 Session 2: A global skills agenda – realizing youth potential Moderator: Salah-Eddine Kandri, Manager, Services- Education, EMENA, IFC Mona Mourshed, Partner & Global Education Practice Head, McKinsey & Company, Moataz Al Alfi, Chairman & CEO, Americana Group / Founder, Al-Alfi Foundation for Human & Social Development, Egypt Alex Wong, Senior Director, World Economic Forum, Switzerland Leonidas Lopez, Rector, UNIMINUTO University, Colombia 12:30 - 2:00

Lunch

2:00 - 3:30 Session 3: The Role of Equity Moderator: Frank Tavener, Head, Global Equity, IFC Sandeep Aneja, Founder and Managing Director, Kaizen Private Equity, India Ahmed Badreldin, Senior Partner, Abraaj Capital, UAE Michael Latham, Regional Director, CfBT, UK 3.30 – 4.00

Refreshment and Networking Break

4.00 - 5.30 Session 4: The outlook for private education: different global perspectives Moderator: Atul Metha, Director, Global ‘Services’ [Education], IFC Lou Pugliese, Chairman and CEO, Moodlerooms Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor to Pearson Ceclia Maria Velez, former Minister for Higher Education, Colombia Ashok Thakur, Special Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (invited)

Conference Closing

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IFC’S 5TH INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2012

Day 3 Special Event

THURSDAY

MARCH 8

Building International Partnerships / Making Global Connections Trip to Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) [Attendance strictly limited to 100 participants] 8.15

Departure from Hotel

9.00

Tour of Academic City

10.00 Welcome: Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), Global Higher Education Hubs For Tomorrow Moderator: Francis Mathews, Editor-at-Large, Gulf News Panelists: Jane Knight, Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) Warren Fox, Executive Director – Higher Education, Knowledge Human Development Authority Anand Sudarshan, CEO, Manipal Global Education Lunch 12.30

Tour of Manipal University (first coaches depart)

13.30

Remaining coaches depart for hotel

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