PROGRAM
29 November 2018

Program may be subject to change

7.30am

Registrations open

9.00am

The future of innovation, excellence and diversity. How can regulation help?

Anthony McClaran, CEO, TEQSA

9.30am

Innovation, Excellence and Diversity in higher education: View from the Peaks

Chair: Andrew Norton, Program Director, Higher Education, Grattan Institute

  • Bruce Callaghan, Chair, Australian Council of Private Education and Training
  • Nicholas Hunt, Chair TAFE Directors’ Australia, Finance, Audit and Risk Committee and Chief Executive Officer, William Angliss Institute
  • Professor Elizabeth More, AO, Board Member, Council Of Private Higher Education
  • Professor Deborah Terry, AO, Deputy Chair, Universities Australia and Vice-Chancellor, Curtin University

10.10am

Inspiring Innovation Through Student Engagement

Derfel Owen, Director of Academic Services, University College London

10.40am

Morning Tea

11.20am

What’s in a name and what’s in a qualification?

Chair: Professor Ian O’Connor AC, Chair, Higher Education Standards Panel and Vice-Chancellor, Griffith University

  • Emeritus Professor Peter Coaldrake AO, Reviewer of the Higher Education Provider Category Standards and former Vice-Chancellor, Queensland University of Technology
  • Professor Kerri-Lee Krause, Member, Higher Education Standards Panel and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), La Trobe University
  • Professor Peter Noonan, Chair, Australian Qualifications Framework Review and Professor of Tertiary Education Policy, Mitchell Institute, Victoria University

12.00pm

Excellence and Equity – Reflections on TEQSA’s Role

Chair: Dr Lin Martin, TEQSA Commissioner

  • Associate Professor Andrew Harvey, Director, Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research, La Trobe University
  • Mary Kelly, AM, Equity Director, Queensland University of Technology 
  • Ethan Taylor, Immediate Past National President, Union of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students

12.40pm

Innovation, Excellence, Diversity in a joined up sector 

Chair: Andrew Norton, Program Director, Higher Education, Grattan Institute

1.20pm

Lunch Break and Networking

 Provider lunch with TEQSA Staff hosted by TEQSA CEO Anthony McClaran

2.45pm

International perspectives: on innovation Excellence Diversity

Chair:  Professor Deborah Terry, AO, Vice-Chancellor, Curtin University

  • Forough Ataollahi, 2018 NSW International Student of the Year
  • Melissa Banks, President, International Education Association of Australia and Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) James Cook University
  • Brett Blacker, CEO, English Australia
  • Brandon Lee, Director General, Committee for Private Education, Singapore

3.25pm

TEQSA Commissioners Panel

Chair: TEQSA CEO, Anthony McClaran

4.05pm

Afternoon tea and close

7.00pm

Dinner and Grand Quiz

Quiz Master: Anthony McClaran

10.00pm

Dinner concludes