IAU 15th General Conference 2016
 
Speakers & Chairs
As the programme is being developed, this page will be updated on a regular basis. So do not hesitate to come back here from time to time to discover who will take part in the conference programme!

The speakers are listed in alphabethical order. 


Speakers
Dzulkifli Abdul Razak [More Info]
President
International Association of Universities (IAU)
 
Sultan Abu-Orabi [More Info]
Secretary General
Association of Arab Universities, Jordan
 
Mahmoud Nili Ahmadabadi [More Info]
President
University of Tehran, Iran
 
Abdul Ganiyu Ambali [More Info]
Vice-Chancellor
University of Ilorin, Nigeria
 
David Atchoarena [More Info]
Director, Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems (ED/PLS)
UNESCO
 
Fanta Aw [More Info]
President and Chair of the Board of Directors
Association of International Educators (NAFSA), USA
 
Lesiba Bapela [More Info]
Student
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
 
Roberto Barletta [More Info]
Vice President and Head
Ericsson, Thailand
 
Arshad Bashir [More Info]
Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership & Associate Head of Humanities Department
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
 
Aaron Benavot [More Info]
Director, Global Education Monitoring Report
UNESCO
 
Steven J. Cannon [More Info]
Executive Vice-President (Administration and Finance)
The University of Hong Kong
 
Marta Cayetano [More Info]
Communication officer
Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP), Spain
 
Nadia D'Alton [More Info]
Director of Health Sciences Programmes
University College Dublin, Ireland
 
Pieternel de Bie [More Info]
Developer education & organisation
University of Groningen, The Netherlands
 
Juan Ramón de la Fuente [More Info]
Former Rector, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
IAU Immediate Past President
 
Eva Egron-Polak [More Info]
Secretary General
International Association of Universities (IAU)
 
Bundhit Eua-arporn [More Info]
President
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
 
Brad Farnsworth [More Info]
Interim Vice President
American Council on Education, USA
 
Pam Fredman [More Info]
Rector, Göteborg University, Sweden
IAU Vice-president
 
Stephen Freedman [More Info]
Provost
Fordham University, USA
 
Thomas Froehlicher [More Info]
Director General and Dean
KEDGE Business School, France
 
Jocelyne Gacel-Avila [More Info]
Director of the State and Society Studies Division
University of Guadalajara, Mexico
 
Michael Gaebel [More Info]
Director of the Higher Education Policy Unit
European University Association (EUA), Belgium
 
Nantana Gajaseni [More Info]
Executive Director
ASEAN University Network (AUN), Thailand
 
Daniel F. Goldstein [More Info]
Partner
Brown, Goldstein and Levy, USA
 
Marianne Granfelt [More Info]
Secretary-General, Association of Swedish Higher Education (SUHF), Sweden
IAU Board Member
 
Nigel E. Harris [More Info]
Vice-Chancellor Emeritus
The University of West Indies, Jamaica
 
Daniel Hernández Ruipérez [More Info]
Rector
University of Salamanca
 
Syed Jalaludin [More Info]
Chancellor
Taylor's University, Malaysia
 
Teerakiat Jareonsettasin [More Info]
Deputy Minister of Education
Thailand
 
Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai [More Info]
President
Asian Institute of Technology
 
Irmgarda Kasinskaite-Buddeberg [More Info]
Programme Specialist
Knowledge Societies Division, Communication and Information Sector, UNESCO
 
Yongmin Kim [More Info]
Past President
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
 
Primrose Kurasha [More Info]
Vice Chancellor
Zimbabwe Open University
 
Carmen Z. Lamagna [More Info]
Vice-Chancellor
American International University - Bangladesh (AIUB)
 
Heila Lotz-Sisitka [More Info]
Director, Centre for Postgraduate Studies Chair, Environmental Education
Rhodes University, South Africa
 
Liam Lynch [More Info]
Policy Analyst
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
 
Catherine M. Millett [More Info]
Chair of the Executive Board
Global Access to Post-secondary Education (GAPS), USA
 
Clemens Mader [More Info]
University of Zurich, Switzerland, President
COPERNICUS Alliance - European Network on Higher Education for Sustainable Development
 
Giorgio Marinoni [More Info]
Manager, HE and Internationalization policy and projects
International Association of Universities (IAU)
 
Francisco Marmolejo [More Info]
Lead, Global Solutions Group on Tertiary Education and Lead Education Specialist for India
The World Bank Group
 
Ygnacio Martinez Laguna [More Info]
Vice-Rector
Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico
 
Peter Mascher [More Info]
Associate Vice-President, International Affairs
McMaster University, Canada
 
Ushio Miura [More Info]
Programme Specialist
UNESCO office in Bangkok
 
Goolam Mohamedbhai [More Info]
IAU Honorary President, Former Secretary General
Association of African Universities (AAU), Ghana
 
Pornchai Mongkhonvanit [More Info]
President, Siam University, Thailand
IAU Vice-president
 
Walid Moussa [More Info]
President
Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon
 
Sijbolt Noorda [More Info]
President
Magna Charta Observatory, Italy
 
Ebenezer Oduro Owusu [More Info]
Vice-Chancellor
University of Ghana
 
Patricia Pol [More Info]
Vice-Chair of the Bologna Follow Up Group - IAU Board Member
France
 
Remus Pricopie [More Info]
Rector
National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
 
Angelo Riccaboni [More Info]
Rector
University of Siena, Italy
 
Chanita Rukspollmuang [More Info]
Assistant President
Siam University, Thailand
 
Jeffrey Sachs [More Info]
Director, SDSN, and Director, The Earth Institute
Columbia University, USA
 
Eduardo Santana Castellón [More Info]
Coordinator, Environmental Sciences Museum
University of Guadalajara, Mexico
 
H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn [More Info]
Thailand
 
Ranbir Chander Sobti [More Info]
Vice-Chancellor
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, India
 
Prasart Suebka [More Info]
Rector
Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
 
Charas Suwanwela [More Info]
Former President
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
 
Victoria W. Thoresen [More Info]
Director
PERL (Partnership for Education and Research about Responsible Living) and UNESCO Chair for Education about Sustainable Lifestyles, Norway
 
Gard Titlestad [More Info]
Secretary-General
International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), Norway
 
Hilligje van't Land [More Info]
Deputy Secretary General
International Association of Universities (IAU)
 
Josep M. Vilalta [More Info]
Executive Secretary
Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP) and Executive Director, Global University Network for innovation (GUNi), Spain
 
Roberto Villers Aispura [More Info]
General Academic Director
National Association of Universities and Higher Education Institutions (ANUIES), Mexico
 
Patrawan Wanasathop [More Info]
Student
Siam University
 
John Wood [More Info]
Secretary General
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), UK
 
Go Yoshizawa [More Info]
Associate Professor
Osaka University, Japan