Reinventing Higher Education

The 4th International Conference

IE University, Madrid, October 7-8, 2013

IE University organized the fourth edition of its International Conference Reinventing Higher Education, which will take place at IE’s Madrid campus on October 7 – 8, 2013. The 4th Edition focused on “Time for new frontiers and cross-collaboration in Higher Education”.

The overriding aim of the conference, organized in collaboration with the British Council, was to bring together university administrators, policy makers, entrepreneurs, academics, student representatives and media experts to discuss the current status and future evolution of Higher Education (HE).

Speakers included:

  • Jo Beall, British Council
  • Scott Slorach, University of Law
  • Vincenzo Raimo, University of Nottingham
  • Marc Smelik, University of Leeds
  • Gordon McKenzie, UK Ministry of Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Don Guttenplan, International Herald Tribune
  • Ahmad Hasnah, Qatar Foundation
  • Arpad von Lazar, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
  • Prof. Mazliham Mohd Su’ud, University of Kuala Lumpur
  • Stavros P. Xanthopoylos, Fundación Getulio Vargas Online
  • O’Neill AS Outar, University of Alberta
  • Jean-Claude Burgelman, European Commission
  • Donatella Sciuto, Politecnico di Milano
  • Gayle Allard, IE Business School
  • Carlos Delgado Kloos, Universidad Carlos III
  • Michele Petochi, World Economic Forum
  • Teresa Garcia-Milá, Universidad Pompeu Fabra
  • Daniel Peña, Carlos III
  • Salvador Carmona, IE University
  • Cesar Alvarez, IQSOS Consulting

The 3rd International Conference

IE University, Madrid, October 22-23, 2012

IE University organized the third edition of its International Conference Reinventing Higher Education, which took place at IE’s Madrid campus on October 22 – 23, 2012. That year’s edition was focused on #Edupreneurship: New Species & Avenues to Differentiation in Higher Education. Edupreneurship known as a new landscape, eliminating borders between academic institutions, community and business, and shaping new alliances which benefit today’s higher education sector.

Speakers included:

  • Arnoud de Meyer, Singapore Management University
  • Thomas Estermann, European University Association
  • Roger Goodman, University of Oxford
  • Sergei Myasoedov, Academy of the Russian Government
  • Vandyck Silveira, IBMEC
  • Michael Speaks, DUniversity of Kentucky
  • Jack Grove, Times Higher Education
  • Michele Petochi, World Economic Forum
  • Annie Lin, Wikimedia Foundation
  • Kenneth K. Wong, Brown University
  • Carlos Cruz Limon, Tecnológico de Monterrey
  • Pat Killingley, British Council
  • Mahmoud Ezzamel, Cardiff University
  • Salah Khalil, Alexandria Trust
  • Celia de Anca, IE Business School
  • David Wheeler, Al Fanar Media

The 2nd International Conference

IE University, Madrid, October 18, 2011

Following the success of the first event held in Segovia on May 4, 2010, IE University, in collaboration with the Chronicle of Higher Education organized the second edition of the Conference on ‘Reinventing Higher Education: The role of the University in a Global Society’, which will take place in Madrid at IE campus, October 18th, 2011.

Speakers included:

  • David Wheeler, The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Lisa Anderson, The American University in Cairo
  • Thomas Estermann, European University Association
  • Vladimir Mau,Russian Presidential Academy
  • David E. Van Zandt, The New School
  • Nigel Thrift, University of Warwick
  • Carlos E. Cruz Limón, Tecnológico de Monterrey
  • Santiago Iñiguez, IE University
  • Nunzio Quacquarelli, QS Ltd
  • Carlos I. Simonsen Leal, Fundação Getulio Vargas
  • Massimo Egidi, LUISS Guido Carli University
  • Matthew Gutmann, Brown University
  • Fulvio Ortu, Bocconi University
  • Connell Monette, Al Akhawayn University
  • Francis Vérillaud, Sciences Po
  • Francisco Ramirez, Stanford University
  • Santiago Cabanas, United World Colleges
  • Rick Cameron, Antwerp Int. School
  • Martha Mackenzie, University of Oxford
  • Tetiana Mykhailiuk, AIESEC International
  • Julian Metcalf, International Baccalaureate

The 1st International Conference

IE University, Segovia, May 4th, 2010

IE University launched n 2010 its first conference Reinventing Higher education that gathered in its main campus in Segovia more than 30 experts to discuss the next trends in Higher Education.

Speakers included:

  • Michael Arthur, University of Leeds
  • David Wheeler, Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Carlos Cruz Limón, Tecnológico de Monterrey
  • Werner Muller-Esterl, Frankfurt University
  • Massimo Egidi, LUISS Guido Carli University
  • Luca S. Paderni, Google
  • Ann Mroz, Times Higher Education
  • Carlos Angulo, Rector of Uniandes
  • Vince Tompkins, Brown University
  • Bernard Ramanantsoa, HEC
  • Francisco Ramírez, Stanford University
  • David Mills, University of Oxford
  • Eero Kasanen, Aalto University
  • Nunzio Quacquarelli, QS Ltd
  • Joachim Treusch,Jacobs University
  • Zhongming Wang, Zhejiang University