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16 DECEMBER 2013

9:00 Registration and refreshments
9:30 Welcome and Study UK review of 2013
  MAINTAINING THE UK’S INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS
9:50 Keynote by Maddalaine Ansell, Head of International Knowledge and Innovation, BIS‘Implementing the UK’s International Education Strategy’
10:10 Presentations and panel discussion (chair Amy Baker, The PIE News):
‘Global trends, opportunities and policy challenges’

- Alice Sachrajda, Qualitative Reseach Fellow, IPPR
- George Shirley, Head of Sponsorship, Home Office
- Oliver Phillips, International Education Marketing, British Council
- Jo Purves, Director of Sheffield International, University of Sheffield
- Stuart Rennie, SJ Rennie Consulting
11:30 BREAK: Refreshments and exhibition
12:00 Breakout sessions A
12:35 Breakout sessions B
13:10 BREAK: Lunch and exhibition
14:10 Study UK AGM (members only)
  THE FUTURE OF UK HIGHER EDUCATION
14.30 Keynote and Q&A: David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science
15:00 Plenary: Rachel Wenstone, Vice President for HE, NUS
15:15 Plenary: Alison Allden, Chief Executive, HESA
‘Choice, empowerment and innovation - what part does good information play’
15:30 Panel discussion:
Expanding choice, empowering students and driving innovation’

- Gordon McKenzie, Deputy Director HE Shape & Structure, BIS
- Rachel Wenstone, Vice President for HE, NUS
- Alison Allden, Chief Executive, HESA
- Aaron Porter, Director of External Relations, NCUB
- Paul Kirkham, Managing Director, The Institute
16:20  BREAK: Refreshments and exhibition
16:40 Breakout sessions C
17:15 Study UK plans and prospects for 2014
17:30 CLOSE