Higher Education Conference 2015

Universities Australia
Higher Education Conference 2015
Future sense: universities shaping the new era

11-13 March 2015
National Convention Centre, Canberra

Download the most up-to-date conference program here.

Register before 30 January 2015 to secure the early bird rate

Universities Australia is the peak national body representing the Australian university sector. The conference is organised by Universities Australia and is the annual signature event for the sector which attracts over 600 delegates which include Vice-Chancellors, Chancellors, senior university representatives, Government representatives, members of our research community, international education specialists, media and those with an interest in higher education.

The theme of the 2015 conference is Future sense: universities shaping the new era.

The conference features an exceptional line up of speakers including: 
  • Dr Michael M Crow, President, Arizona State University
  • Ms Catherine Livingstone AO, President, Business Council of Australia
  • Ms Belinda Robinson, Chief Executive, Universities Australia
  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education and Training
  • Professor Ian Chubb AC, Chief Scientist
  • Senator The Hon Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Industry
  • Professor Sandra Harding, Chair, Universities Australia
  • Mr Paul Kelly, Editor-at-large, The Australian
  • Mr Bernard Salt, Partner, KPMG
  • Mr Mark Textor, Managing Director & Co-Founder, CT Group
  • Ms Annabel Crabb, Political journalist and commentator

For further information on the conference, browse the following pages of this website or contact Arminia Sorbara, Events Coordinator, Universities Australia at a.sorbara@universitiesaustralia.edu.au or 02 6285 8116. 

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities for the conference are now available. For further information view our Sponsorship and Exhibition Prospectus here.

The conference phone app can be accessed here.

Universities Australia would like to thank the 2015 sponsors for their support of the Higher Education Conference.