TEQSA & HECQ Forum 2016

The program for the inaugural 2016 TEQSA Conference
Sharing Excellence: Assuring Quality

is now available and features an exciting line-up of speakers and topics.

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Wednesday, 9 November 2016
7:30 am - 8:45 amOn site Registration
8:45 am - 9:50 amIntroduction from Conference Chair
Michele Scoufis, Director, Higher Education and Associates
8:50 am - 9:05 amWelcome to Country - Wurundjeri Country
Perry Wandin, Indigenous Elder, Wurundjeri Tribe
9:05 am - 9:10 amWelcome
Mr Anthony McClaran, CEO, TEQSA
9:10 am - 9:40 amExternality in Academic Quality Assurance and Enhancement
Professor Eeva Leinonen, Vice-Chancellor, Murdoch University
Julie Hare, Higher Education Editor, The Australian
9:40 pm - 10:10 amRedtape or giftwrap, regulation for exceptional tertiary institutions
Dr Alan Finkel AO, Australia's Chief Scientist, Australian Government
10:10 am - 10:50 amStudent experience and excellence
Mary Faraone, Chief Executive, Holmesglen Institute
Dr Andrew Harvey, Director Access and Equity, La Trobe University
Emeritus Professor Peter Shergold AC, Chancellor and Chair Higher Education Standards Panel, Western Sydney University
Mr Anthony McClaran, CEO, TEQSA
Anne Martin, Director, Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre,, Australian National University
10:50 am - 11:20 amMorning Tea
11:20 am - 12:00 pmDriving data excellence beyond the standards
Associate Professor Alan Bain, Director Smart Learning, Charles Sturt University
Emeritus Professor Justin Beilby, Vice-Chancellor, Torrens University
Conor King, Executive Director, Innovative Research Universities
Andrew Norton, Program Director Higher Education, Grattan Institute
Lin Martin, TEQSA Commissioner, TEQSA
12:00 pm - 12:40 pmWhat are we doing to create a quality international student experience?
The Hon. Phil Honeywood, Chief Executive Officer, International Education Association of Australia (IEAA)
Associate Professor Jon Yorke, Academic Registrar, Curtin University
Helen Zimmerman, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Navitas
Mr Anthony McClaran, CEO, TEQSA
12:40 pm - 1:20 pmInnovate / Create / Engage
Martin Bean CBE, Vice-Chancellor, RMIT University
Professor Beverley Oliver, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) , Deakin University
Neil Peplow, Chief Executive Officer, Australian, Film, Television and Radio School
Professor Adam Shoemaker, Vice-Chancellor, Southern Cross University
Dr Michael Tomlinson FCIS, Director, Assurance Group, TEQSA
1:20 pm - 2:40 pmLunch
2:40 pm - 3:20 pmWhat do students want? What does a quality student experience look like? hosted by University of New England Vice-Chancellor Professor Annabelle Duncan
Professor Annabelle Duncan, Vice Chancellor, University of New England
Sadie Heckenberg, Doctoral candidate, Swinburne University
Craig Andrew, Student, SIBT
Jared Byrne, Student, Holmesglen Institute
Dominic Fernandes, Student, University of Melbourne
Jillian Horman, Student, Victoria University
3:20pm - 4:00pmBe seen, be heard - are we listening?
Professor Denise Kirkpatrick, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, (Academic), Western Sydney University
Professor Pip Pattison AO, PhD Melbourne, FASSA, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) , The University of Sydney
Heather Tinsley, College Director, SIBT
Tim Dodd, Education Editor, Australian Financial Review
4:00pm - 4:20 pmSector Observations
Dr Stephen Matchett, Editor and Publisher, Campus Morning Mail
4:20 pm - 4:30 pmConference wrap up
Mr Anthony McClaran, CEO, TEQSA
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmHigh Tea
7:30 pm - 11:30 pmTEQSA Conference Dinner
Emeritus Professor Peter Shergold AC, Chancellor and Chair Higher Education Standards Panel, Western Sydney University