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PROGRAMME

VI Eurasian Higher Education Leaders Forum 2017: 

Governance, Management and Leadership in Higher Education


Dates: May 31 - June 1, 2017

Venue: Nazarbayev University 



Day 1 May 31, 2017 (Wednesday)



07.30-09.00

On-Site Registration

  

Venue: Hall, Building C2








09:30-11:30

Plenary Session 1 -

University Autonomy and Governance models 


Welcome speech:

Shigeo Katsu, President, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan


Moderator:

Ilesanmi Adesida, Provost, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan


Panelists:

Evgeniya Mikhailova, Rector, North-Eastern Federal University, Russian Federation

Judith MacCormick, Managing Director BoardFocus Advisory, Australia 

Asylbek Kozhakhmetov, Rector, ALMA University, Kazakhstan

David Lock, Secretary-General of the Magna Charta Observatory, Great Britain


Venue: Orange Hall, Building C2 


11:30-13:30

Break for Campus Tours and Lunch 


Venue: Atrium,  Ground  3










13:30-15.30

Panel Session 2  - 

Good management practices, (incl. financial management, HR) 


Moderator:

Asylbek Kozhakhmetov, Rector, ALMA University, Kazakhstan


Panelists:

John Mahoney, Associate Dean for Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Vassilios Taurasis, Dean, Nazarbayev University School of Science and Technology, Kazakhstan


Venue: Orange Hall, Building C2 

Panel Session 3 - 

Student Leadership 




Moderator:

Peter Shon, NUGSE PhD Student, Kazakhstan



Panelists:

Magzhan Otantayev, KIMEP student, Kazakhstan

Kamilla Mamatova, Student President, NU

Daniel Dushmanov, NU Employee, Kazakhstan

Nurseit Kurmantayev, Senior Student, NU, Kazakhstan



Venue: Green Hall, Building C2 


15:30-16.00

Coffee-break


Venue: Hall, Building C2 






16.00-18.00

Panel Session 4 -

Leadership, academic leadership


Moderator:

Fatima Zhakypova, Rector, Academy of Public Administration under the President, Kazakhstan


Panelists:

Lui Tai Lok, Vise President for Research and Development, Education University of Hong Kong


Venue:  Orange Hall, Building C2


18.00-20.00

Gala reception (upon pre-registration) 


Venue: BALLROOM


Day 2 June 01, 2017 (Thursday) 








09.00-11.00

Closing session


Moderator:

Shigeo Katsu, President, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan


Panelists:

Aryn Orsariyev, Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Science, Kazakhstan

Ali Abishev, Rector of Atyrau Institute of Oil and Gas, Kazakhstan

Colleen McLaughlin, Director of Educational Innovation, University of Cambridge Faculty of Education, UK


Venue: Orange Hall, Building C2 


11:00-11.30

Coffee-break


Venue: Hall, Building C2 


Sharing Nazarbayev University Experience Sessions










11.30


Role of Quantitative Methods in Education Research, NUGSE Session


Venue:  Block 3, room #3.323

Enhancing graduate employability through employer relations


Venue:  Block 1, room #1.204

Holistic approach in higher education


Venue: Block 6, room #6.105

Introducing shared governance to the Department of Kazakh Language at NU


Venue:  Block 9, room #9.105

Modern Kazakhstani Culture in a global world


Venue:  Block 8, room #8.319


11.45-13.20

Institutional Quality Assurance and Enhancement Processes


Venue: Block C3, room #1010


14.30-16.00

Effective teaching strategies (use of cooperative learning) at higher education institutions


Venue: Block 5, room #5.103


16.10-17.40

Teaching research and supervision of Master and PhD programmes: experience of NUGSE


Venue:  Block 5, room #5.103


17:30-19:00

Holistic approach in higher education


Venue:  Block 6, room#6.105