Conference highlights

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To give you a flavour, here are some popular themes from our recent events.

> International student recruitment Admissions overload in a stretched recruitment system. We examined the latest pain points in admissions processing and discover how various stakeholders effectively manage these. The speakers discussed how to strategically plan for the changing future of admissions, mystery shopper surveys and the outsourcing agenda. 

> How to achieve diversity, equity and inclusion in International Education Diversity, equity and inclusion Specific universities have largely embraced DEI efforts on campus, but to what extent are recruitment and student support initiatives reaching historically underserved populations such as refugees, first gen, low socio-economic status, and members of the LGTBQ+ community? Examine high impact practices that positively impact marginalized populations.

> Working successfully offshore An increasing number of institutions are looking overseas in order to expand their international operations and reach. How can you best achieve this and manage the associated risks in doing so?

> Marketing to Gen Z & Gen Alpha Explore the latest in marketing to Gen Z and Gen Alpha; Lifelong, professional and vocational learners. Discover what you need to do differently to successfully attract these students to your institution.

> Europe How is Europe evolving its international education offer? What are the new destinations that are attracting international students? Hear the latest in policy developments from key European markets, plus we explore partnerships, the Turing scheme and Erasmus.

> The student voice Meet international students from a range of institutions across the UK and learn directly from them, to help improve what you are delivering for your own students.

> Professional development Join our interactive workshops to stimulate fresh thinking about how to develop your own leadership style, strategy and brand, and hear the latest from the job market across the sector.

Speaker profiles from previous PIE events

Take a look at some of the high profile speakers from our previous events. 

Abhishek Gupta
Founder and CEO
High School Moms - International Alliance of Counselors & Educators, India
Andrew Mangion
EC, Malta
Anthony Koliha
DIrector, Office of Global Educational Programs
U.S. Department of State
Bei Guo
Vice President
EIC Group, China
Bobby Mehta
Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)
University of Portsmouth
Callum Cowell
University of Western Australia
Christina Bosilo
Brock International
David Di Maria
Senior International Officer & Associate Vice Provost for International Education
University of Maryland Baltimore
Douglas Proctor
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global Engagement
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Dr. Norah McRae
Associate Provost, Cooperative and Experiential Education
University of Waterloo
Ethan Rosenzweig
Deputy Assistant Secretary For Academic Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
US Department of State
Gabriela Geron
Director of Partnerships, Innovation, and Communications - Hemispheric & Global Affairs
University of Miami
Gavin Dowling
Chief Operating Officer
Education Centre of Australia
Gonzalo Peralta
Executive Director
Languages Canada, Canada
Jewell Green Winn
Senior International Officer and Chief Diversity Officer
Tennessee State University
Joël McConnell
Executive Director
Imperial College Business School
Larissa Bezo
President & Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Bureau for International Education
Martin Hookham-Simms
Head of International Office
University of Sussex
Paul Davidson
President and CEO
Universities Canada
Phil Honeywood
International Education Association of Australia
Professor Judith Lamie
Pro Vice-Chancellor International
Swansea University
Rachel Sandison
Deputy Vice Chancellor, External Engagment
University of Glasgow
Rajay Naik
Skilled Education
Sanam Arora
Founder and Chairperson
National Indian Students and Alumni Union UK
Sherif Barsoum
Associate Vice President of Global Services
New York University
Sonya Singh
Founder & CEO
SIEC Pty Ltd. Australia
Steve Berridge
Chief Engagement Officer
Melbourne Business School
Sushil Sukhwani
Edwise International LLP, India