EURASIAN HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERS’ FORUM 2017
Governance, Management and Leadership in Higher Education

31 May - 1 June, Astana, Kazakhstan


Registration

  • 08:00-09:30
  • On-Site Registration and Coffee Break
    Venue: Hall, Block C2

Forum Grand Opening Ceremony

Plenary Session 1

  • 11:30-13:30
  • Campus Tour and Lunch
    Venue: Block C2, Hall and Block 4, Floor 2

Plenary Session 2


Moderator:

Assylbek Kozhakhmetov, President, Almaty Management University, Kazakhstan


Keynote Speaker:

David Lock, Secretary-General of the Magna Charta Observatory, UK


Panelist:

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

Dr. Vassilios Tourassis, Dean, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University

Plenary Session 3


Moderator:

Peter Shon, PhD Student, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education, Kazakhstan


Keynote Speaker:

Kamilla Mamatova, President, Student Government, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan


Panelist:

Nurseit Kurmantayev, Senior Student, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

Magzhan Otantayev, Student, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan

 

  • 15:30-16:00
  • Coffee-break
    Venue: Hall, Block C2

Plenary Session 4

  • 18:00-20:00
  • Gala reception (upon pre-registration)
    Venue: Orange Hall, Block C2

 

  • 11:00-11:30
  • Coffee-break
    Venue: Hall, Block C2

Sharing Nazarbayev University Experience Sessions


Ali Ait Si Mhamed, Associate Professor, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education

Rita Kasa, Assistant Professor, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education

Daniel Torrano, Assistant Professor, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education

Assel Kambatyrova, PhD Student and Researcher, Research Institute, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education


Askhat Bekzhanov, Director, Department of Student Affairs, Nazarbayev University


Uli Schamiloglu, Professor, Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nazarbayev University


Gultas Kurmanbay, Director, Center for Cultural Programs, Nazarbayev University


Duncan Priestley, Head of Academic Quality Enhancement, Office of the Provost, Nazarbayev University

Felly Chiteng Kot, Institutional Research Analyst, Office of the Provost, Nazarbayev University

Aizhan Mussina, Senior Manager, Office of the Provost, Nazarbayev University

Aliya Suleimenova, Manager, Office of the Provost, Nazarbayev University

  • 13:20-14:30
  • Lunch
    Venue: Block 4, Floor 2

Duishon Shamatov, Associate Professor, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education

Martha Merrill, Associate Professor of Higher Education, Kent State University, USA


Mir Afzal Tajik, Associate Professor, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education

Duishon Shamatov, Associate Professor, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education

Plenary Session 4


Moderator:

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


Keynote Speaker:

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


Panelist:

Alex James, Chair of Faculty Senate, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

Akhylbek Kurishbayev, Chairman of the Board of Seifullin Kazakh Agro-Technical University, Kazakhstan