2015 Program

I. Keynote Speech

Building the Internationalization of Higher Education from the Perspective of Innovation, Science and Technology

II. Plenary Debate:

The Internationalization of Innovation, Science and Technology: Building an Inter-American agenda

III. Plenary Dialog:

International Organizations and Higher Education in the Americas: Towards a converging Inter-American Agenda

IV.  Workshops:

  1. Strategies of Scientific and Public Policies as well as a Systemic Vision of Innovation, Science and Technology
  2. Internationalization at Home
  3. Specificity of the Internationalization of Faculties:  Law
  4. Crossfire: Three Innovative Projects
  5. Research: Applied Perspectives for Innovation
  6. Internationalization of the Curriculum and Indicators for Internationalization
  7. Department Foreign Affairs Trade and Development Canada  (DFATD)
  8. Internationalization of Technological and Technical Institutions
  9. Environments of Innovation: Cities of Knowledge, Technological Parks, Neighbourhoods of Innovation
  10. The Internationalization of Higher Education as a Traversal Axis
  11. Specificity of the Internationalization of Faculties:  Engineering
  12. Internationalization: a perspective from the Andean Countries
  13. The Construction of a Common Space for Higher Education: Innovation for Integration
  14. University-Productive Sector Relationship
  15. The Internationalization of Brazilian Community Universities

V. Concurrent sessions:  Topics

  1. Strategies of scientific and public policies as well as a systemic vision of innovation, science and technology
  2. Research: applied perspectives for innovation
  3. Environments of Innovation: cities of knowledge, technological parks, neighbourhoods of innovation, etc
  4. Training for research, science and technology for innovation
  5. Cooperative linkages University-Private Sector: new models, new trends and entrepreneurship
  6. Models, paradigm, good practices and indicators on the internationalization of Higher Education
  7. The internationalization of Higher Education as a traversal axis
  8. Internationalization at home
  9. Internationalization of the curriculum
  10. Training for managers on internationalization

2015 Expert Interviews


SPEAKER : Dr. Prof. Mauricio HornConsejo Interuniversitario Nacional (CIN)


SPEAKER : MBA. Stéphanie Dion, International Relations Direction, Université de Montréal (UdeM)


SPEAKER : Prof. Sebastião Salésio HerdtUniversidade do Sul de Santa Catarina (UNISUL)


SPEAKER : Dr. Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University (RRU) and Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (OUI – IOHE)


SPEAKER : Dr. Darla DeardoffAssociation of International Education Administrators (AIEA)


SPEAKER : Fernando Daniels, College of the Americas (COLAM – OUI)


SPEAKER : Dr. Guy LefebvreUniversité de Montréal (UdeM)


SPEAKER : Dr. Jennifer Humphries, Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)


SPEAKER : Dr. Jocelyne Gacel Ávila, Asociación Mexicana para la Educación Internacional (AMPEI)


SPEAKER : Dr. Maarouf Saad, École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS)


SPEAKER : Dr. Sean Manley CasimirConsortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC)


SPEAKER : Dr. Sidney MelloUniversidade Federal Fluminense (UFF)


SPEAKER : Dr. Yves BeauchampUniversité de Montréal (UdeM)


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