IAU 2018 International Conference
 
Speakers & Chairs
As the programme is being developed, this page will be updated on a regular basis. So do not hesitate to come back here from time to time to discover who will take part in the conference programme!

The speakers are listed in alphabethical order. 


Speakers
Vincent A. Ankamah-Lomotey [More Info]
Deputy Registrar
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
 
Dzulkifli Abdul Razak [More Info]
Immediate Past President
International Association of Universities
 
Hirofumi Abe [More Info]
RCE Okayama
Japan
 
Harith Ahmad [More Info]
Director of Photonics Research Centre
University of Malaya, Malaysia
 
Claire Callender [More Info]
Deputy Director, Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE)
UCL Institute of Education and Birkbeck, United Kingdom
 
Salim Daccache, s.j. [More Info]
Rector, Saint Joseph University of Beirut, Lebanon
and IAU Board member
 
Andrew Deeks [More Info]
President, University College Dublin, Ireland
and IAU Board member
 
Ibtihal El Bastawissi [More Info]
Dean, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment
Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
 
Mohamed Elgeddawy [More Info]
Director of the Learning Resources and Professional Development Centers
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU), Saudi Arabia
 
Roberto Escalante Semerena [More Info]
Secretary-General
Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean (UDUAL), Mexico - IAU Board member
 
J. Alfonso Esparza Ortiz [More Info]
Rector
Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP), Mexico
 
Orla Flynn [More Info]
Vice-President
Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
 
Pam Fredman [More Info]
President
International Association of Universities (IAU)
 
Lee G. Sternberger [More Info]
Associate Provost, Academic Affairs and Executive Director, Center for Global Engagement
James Madison Universities, USA
 
Munirah Ghazali [More Info]
RCE Penang
Malaysia
 
Nadja Gmelch [More Info]
Open Knowledge Action Plan Coordinator, UOC
Open University of Catalonia (UOC), Spain
 
Budd Hall [More Info]
UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research
University Of Victoria, Canada
 
Abdul Rahim Hashim [More Info]
Vice-Chancellor
University of Malaya, Malaysia
 
Noor Hayaty [More Info]
Dean of Health and Well-being Research Cluster
University of Malaya, Malaysia
 
Daniel Hernández Ruipérez [More Info]
Former Rector
University of Salamanca, Spain
 
Charles A. Hopkins [More Info]
UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education towards Sustainability
York University, Canada
 
Henning Jensen Pennington [More Info]
Rector
University of Costa Rica
 
Kenji Kakuta [More Info]
Deputy Secretary
The Japan Association of National Universities (JANU), Japan
 
Cadence Kaumoana [More Info]
Academic Group Manager
NorthTec, New Zealand
 
Katrin Kohl [More Info]
Global Project Coordinator
York University, Canada
 
Carmen Z. Lamagna [More Info]
Vice-Chancellor, American International University - Bangladesh (AIUB)
and IAU Board member
 
Rita Locatelli [More Info]
UNESCO Chair on Human Rights and Ethics of International Cooperation
University of Bergamo, Italy
 
David Lock [More Info]
Secretary General
Magna Charta Observatory
 
Marta Losada Falk [More Info]
Former President, Antonio Nariño University (UAN), Bogotá, Colombia
and IAU Board member
 
Mohamed Loutfi [More Info]
Council member, Magna Charta Observatory &
President, The Knowledge Hub, International University Institution on Egypt
 
Mandla Makhanya [More Info]
Vice-Chancellor
University of South Africa (UNISA), South Africa
 
Ivan Maly [More Info]
Vice-Rector
Masaryk University, Czech Republic
 
Norma Mansor [More Info]
Director of Social Wellbeing Research Centre (SWRC) (formerly known as SSRC), University of Malaya and President, Malaysian Economic Association (MEA)
Malaysia
 
Maria de Fátima Marinho [More Info]
Former Vice-Rector for Cooperation and Culture, University of Porto, Portugal
and IAU Board member
 
Peter Mascher [More Info]
Associate Vice-President, International Affairs
McMaster University, Canada
 
Sina Meraji [More Info]
Computer Science undergraduate student
University of Malaya, Malaysia
 
Ushio Miura [More Info]
Programme Specialist
UNESCO Asia & Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Thailand
 
Victor Narzary [More Info]
Assistant Professor
Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU) , India
 
Masoud Parsi Nejad [More Info]
Associate Professor
University of Tehran, Iran
 
Dag Rune Olsen [More Info]
Rector
University of Bergen, Norway
 
Mazlan Othman [More Info]
Director
International Council for Science Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP), Malaysia
 
Roger Petry [More Info]
RCE Saskatchewan, Canada
 
Pierre André Pierre [More Info]
President
Université Notre-Dame d’Haiti – UNDH, Haiti
 
Remus Pricopie [More Info]
Rector, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
and IAU Board member
 
Irfan Prijambada [More Info]
RCE Yogyakarta
Indonesia
 
Clément Ramiarinjaona [More Info]
Vice-Rector
Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie
 
Ahmad Reza Sharafat [More Info]
Senior Adviser to Chancellor in International Affairs
Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
 
Daniel Riera i Terrén [More Info]
Faculty of IT, Multimedia and Communication
Open University of Catalonia (UOC), Spain
 
Chanita Rukspollmuang [More Info]
Vice President
Siam University, Thailand
 
Quinn Runkle [More Info]
Education for Sustainable Development Programme Manager
Department for Sustainability, National Union of Students (NUS), UK
 
Outi Snellman [More Info]
Vice-President Organisation
UArctic, hosted by University of Lapland, Finland
 
Mario Tabucanon [More Info]
Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability
United Nations University (UNU), Japan
 
John Thwaites [More Info]
Chairman
Monash Sustainable Development Institute & ClimateWorks, Australia
 
Paul Tiyambe Zeleza [More Info]
Vice-Chancellor, United States International University-Africa, Nairobi, Kenya
and IAU Board member
 
Hilligje van't Land [More Info]
Secretary General
International Association of Universities (IAU)
 
Josep M. Vilalta [More Info]
Executive Secretary
Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP) and Executive Director, Global University Network for innovation (GUNi), Spain
 
Charles C. Villanueva [More Info]
Senior Asso. Vice President, Center for Research, Planning & Development
American International University – Bangladesh
 
César Wazen [More Info]
Director, International Affairs Office
Qatar University
 
Lesley Wilson [More Info]
Secretary General
European University Association (EUA)
 
Inga Zaleniene [More Info]
Vice-Rector for Education and Research, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania
and IAU Board member