APAIE 2013

Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE)
2013 Conference and Exhibition

“An Ascendant Asia-Pacific: International Higher Education in the 21st Century”

Parallel Sessions

The parallel sessions will cover five strands:

Please note that the list of parallel sessions shows the confirmed sessions only and is subject to change.

To view the parallel sessions schedule, please click HERE.


Region Reports

1. Australia in the Asian Century: Reality or Rhetoric? (Session 7B)

Edward Shultz, Interim Dean, School of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Phillip Honeywood, National Executive Director, International Education Association of Australia (IEAA)
Helen Zimmerman, President, International Education Association of Australia (IEAA)


2. Japan, Singapore and Taiwan (Session 5A)
2.1 National Plans, Policies, and Trends in Japan—Factors Affecting Higher Education Development
Hideko Sumita, Administrative Director (International), Keio University
Yumiko Shimazaki, Program Coordinator, International Educational Exchange Office, International Christian University


2.2 Focus on Singapore
Anne Pakir (Chair), Director of International Relations, National University of Singapore


2.3 The International Collaboration Strategy of Higher Education in Taiwan—Focusing on Strategies of Government and Universities/Colleges
Tony Wen-Tong Lin, Director-General, Department of International and Cross-strait Education, Ministry of Education


3. Understanding Higher Education in China
(Session 1A)

Jack Cheng, Professor of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lijie Pu, Associate Vice-President, Nanjing University
Hongwei Xia, Director, Office of International Relations, Peking University
Liang Guo, Deputy Director, Office of the International Cooperation and Exchanges, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Tianjian Lu, Vice President, Xi’an Jiantong University
Yonghua Song, Executive Vice-President, Zhejiang University

(Session 8E)
Zhihong Yi, Vice President for International Affairs, Renmin University of China
Ying Wang, Deputy Dean of Academic Affairs, Fudan University
Dianguo Xu, Assistant President, Harbin Institute of Technology
Minghai Wei, Vice President, Sun Yat-sen University
Guangzhi Xia, Deputy Director, Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Tsinghua University


4. Understanding Higher Education in Hong Kong (Session 6A)
Cherry Tse, JP (Chair), Permanent Secretary for Education, Hong Kong SAR Government
David Xing Cheng, Associate Vice-President for Mainland and External Affairs, City University of Hong Kong
Kar Yan  Tam, Associate  Provost and  Dean of Students, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Judy Tsui, Vice President (International and Executive Education), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Student Mobility and Support Services

5. Crossing Borders: International Education, Intercultural Worldviews, and Identity Reconstruction (Session 1C)
David Baker, Director, International Office, The University of Auckland
Jane Jackson, Professor, English Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jia-Ying Cui, PhD Candidate, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


6. Opportunities for Recruiting Students from Japan for US Institutions (Session 8C)
Rosie Edmond, Regional Director, North East Asia & the Pacific, EducationUSA
Rei Yamazaki, Country Coordinator, EducationUSA, US Embassy Tokyo
Aya Saito, Country Director - Japan, Center for Global Advancement of Community Colleges
Yu-Wan Wang, Associate Dean of International Admissions, Stony Brook University, The State University of New York


7. Leveraging an International Network: Strategies for Success (Session 3B)
Derek Bradley (Chair), Director of Asia Pacific Programs, ISEP
Vicky Westacott, Director of International Programs, Alfred University
Lily Manoharan, Internationalisation and Collaboration Specialist, BINUS University
Alejandra Yanez, Study Abroad and Exchange Director, Universidad de Monterrey


8. Attitudes and Behaviours of University Students Towards Studying Abroad and Institutional Policies: A Case Study in Research-oriented Universities in Japan, China, and Thailand (Session 4A)
Junko Kawai (Chair), Associate Professor, Kyoto University
Han-Bing Kong, Deputy Director, Research Center for Science, Technology and Education Policy, Zhejiang University
Chomnard Setisarn, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University
Yuko Nukita, Part-time Lecturer, Osaka University


9. Crisis Management (Session 4C)
9.1 Managing Risks Involved in Inflow and Outflow of Students Participating in Institutional Internationalisation Activities

Mohd Ismail Abd Aziz (Chair), Director, Office of International Affairs, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Doria Abdullah, PhD Candidate, Perdana School of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia


9.2 A Case Study of Japanese Universities’ and Community’s Response to the 311 Tohoku Disaster

Tatsuki Kawaguchi, Research Associate, Center for Strategy of International Programs, University of Aizu


9.3 Helping Incoming International Students with Legal Difficulties in the US

Kay Forsyth, Director of Study Abroad, Utah State University


10. Enhancing the International Student Experience: Why do Students Decide for a Certain Country or a Certain University? Lessons Learned (Session 2B)
Stefan Hase-Bergen (Chair), Head of Division, Communication and Marketing, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Guy Perring, Regional Director, SE Asia, i-graduate
Winnie Eley, Director of International Affairs, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


11. Summer Programs (Session 1D)
11.1 Summer Programs as Likely Accelerators of International Student Recruitment
Yuan Hsiao-Wei (Chair), Dean for International Affairs, National Taiwan University


11.2 The Effects of UMAP’s Super Short-term Programs in Fostering Student Mobility in Asia and the Pacific
Wayne WK Lin, Senior Consultant, International Secretariat, University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific


11.3 Summer Swap: Utilising Summer Programs to Boost Student Mobility
Vanessa Cook, International Outreach Coordinator, The University of Mississippi
Blair McElroy, Study Abroad Advisor, The University of Mississippi

Partnerships and Collaborations

12. Regionalisation and Globalisation (Session 2D)
Anne Pakir, Director of International Relations, National University of Singapore
12.1 Here be Dragons: Regionalisation of Higher Education in Northeast Asia
Eunyoung Kyung, PhD Candidate, Centre for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne


12.2 Choices in Asia-Pacific Education: Globalisation vs. Balkanisation
Donald Bellomy, Associate Professor, Retired; concurrently Contract Professor, Sogang University


13. Building Networks for a Secure and Sustainable Future (Session 6E)
John K Hudzik  (Chair), Professor and NAFSA Senior Scholar for Internationalisation, Michigan State University
Mary Anne Grant, President and Chief Executive Officer, ISEP
Penelope Pynes, Associate Provost, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Thomas Buntru, Dean of International Programs, Universidad de Monterrey


14. Learning about the EducationUSA and How it Works with US Community Colleges, Partnerships and Collaborators for Higher Education Communities in the US and the East Asia Pacific (Session 3D)
Angel Lau  (Chair), Senior EducationUSA Advisor, US Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau
Zepur Solakian, Executive Director, Center for Global Advancement of Community Colleges
Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, Inc. (ACEI)
Reza Hoshmand, Director, General Education Program, Hong Kong Baptist University


15. Slow Boat to China: Experience of Three American Universities in Building and Managing Partnerships (Session 2C)
Jeet Joshee (Chair), Associate Vice President, International Education, California State University, Long Beach
Cyrus Homayounpour, Director, American and Saudi Arabian Dialogue (ASAD) Education Center, The George Washington University
Geraldine de Berly, Senior Associate Dean, Director of English Language Institute, University College, Syracuse University


16. Joining Hands in Developing Human Resources: A Case of Two ASEAN universities (Session 6C)
Anchalee Chayanuvat (Chair), Director, International Relations Office, Walailak University
Jiraporn Kansuwan, International Relations Officer, International Relations Office, Walailak University
Shafiq Md Hashim, Head, Department of International Languages, Universiti Malaysia Perlis


17. Educational Cooperation in Greater China Area (and Beyond) (Session 5B)
Wei Shen(Chair), Associate Dean for China, ESSCA School of Management
Joshua Ka-Ho Mok, Acting Vice President (Research and Development), The Hong Kong Institute of Education
William Keng-Mun Lee, Associate Vice-President and Registrar, Lingnan University
Chong Li, Associate Director, EFMD Asia


18. Cooperation for Competition—Why Joining International Networks Makes Sense (Session 4D)
Felix Wang  (Chair), Director of Study Abroad, James Madison University
Hajime Nishitani, Deputy Vice President, International, Hiroshima University
Ida Susanti, Director, Office for International Affairs and Cooperation, Parahyangan Catholic University


19. Transregional Education at its Best (Session 2A)
John Edelsgaard Andersen, Head, Department of Scandinavian Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen

Rahul Choudaha, Director of Research and Advisory Services, World Education Services
Sarah Todd, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International), University of Otago
Hanne Harmsen, Vice Provost for Education, University of Copenhagen


20. Innovative Research Universities (Australia): Success Generated through a Collaborative Network of Competitors
(Session 7C)

Liz Stinson (Chair), Executive Director, La Trobe International, La Trobe University
Monica Turvey, Director, International Strategy and Development, Charles Darwin University
Virginia Pattingale, Director, International Office, Flinders University


21. Re-Thinking Education in Asia (Session 3F)
Duleep Deosthale (Chair), Vice President, Manipal Global Education
Sean Matthews, Head of School, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Monique Skidmore, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Canberra

Programs, Models and Curriculum

22. Best Practice of International Weeks—How to Nurture Partnerships and Foster Collaborations Through Events (Session 6F)
Asad Beg, Head of Political, Press and Information Section, Office of the European Union to Hong Kong and Macao
Kjell Malmgren, International Coordinator, International Centre, University of Gothenburg
Pernilla Danielsson, Director of International Centre, University of Gothenburg
Marlene Nordquist, Head of International Partnerships, University of Gothenburg
Ben Nel, Manager, International  Student Mobility, Stellenbosch University


23. Developing and Supporting Early Career Researchers: The Global Challenge (Session 1F)
John Kirkland (Chair), Deputy Secretary General, The Association of Commonwealth Universities
David Young, Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Chun-ming Leung, Vice President (Technology & Development), The Open University of Hong Kong


24. The Mobility of Ethics and the Ethics of Mobility (Session 4E)
David Shallenberger (Chair), Professor, SIT Graduate Institute
Susan McGury, Associate Professor, DePaul University
Miriam Ben-Yoseph, Associate Professor, DePaul University


25. Intercultural Competence (Session 8F)
25.1 Designing a Course for Intercultural Competence Building—The Intercultural Challenge for the Interculturalist
Edgar A Porter (Chair), Pro-Vice President for International Affairs and Faculty Development, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Gabriele Abermann, Vice Rector, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences


25.2 Promoting Intercultural Competence Throughout the Study Abroad Cycle
Brenda García, Director of Internationalisation Projects, Universidad de Monterrey
Thomas Buntru, Dean of International Programs, Universidad de Monterrey


26. A New Trend: Summer Schools as Means to Internationalise Universities and Curricula (Session 3A)
Wedigo de Vivanco (Chair), Director, De Vivanco Consulting International
Demetra Gates, Head of International Summer Session, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Jeroen Torenbeek, Director, Utrecht University Summer School, Utrecht University
Elke Loeschhorn, Acting Dean of International Affairs, Freie Universität Berlin
Yuan Hsiao-Wei, Dean for International Affairs, National Taiwan University


27. Practical Actions to Enhance the Student Experience (Session 5F)
Catherine Cullen, Director - Global Education Solutions, Western Union Business Solutions
Guy Perring, Regional Director, SE Asia, i-graduate
Winnie Eley, Director of International Affairs, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


28. Facing the Global Economy: Practice-orientation in Transnational Higher Education (Session 7D)
Roman Luckscheiter (Chair), Head of Section 341, “Policy and Programs Transnational Education Projects”, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Joachim Litz, Vice-President, Luebeck University of Applied Sciences
Markus Waechter, Managing Director, TUM Asia Pte Ltd - German Institute of Science and Technology
To Kim Ngoc, Director of International Training Center, The Banking Academy of Vietnam


29. International Internships (Session 1E)
29.1 Linking Global Internship Programs to an Ascendant Asia Pacific
Kate Moore (Chair), Executive Director, The Academic Internship Council
Brett Rumminger, Director, Japan Office, The Study Abroad Foundation


29.2 An Experience-based Study Abroad Model Made for Singapore and Israel
Eric Zimmerman, Academic Secretary and Director of Research, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC)
Sharon Chan, Program Director (Israel), NUS Overseas Colleges, National University of Singapore


30. Internationalisation at Home as a Moving Concept (Session 8D)
Jos Beelen, Researcher and Consultant, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
Craig Whitsed, Senior Lecturer, Murdoch University
Marion Myhill, Senior Lecturer, University of Tasmania
Anita Mak, Professor of Psychology, University of Canberra

Internationalisation Strategies

31. Teaching in English: Institutional Policies and Practices to Make Your Institution More Competitive (Session 6D)
Zoë Ghielmetti (Chair), Executive Director, International Relations, Promotion and Development, University of Bern
Esko Koponen, International Education Advisor, University of Helsinki 
Zinaida Pogosova, Assistant Professor, National Research University Higher School of Economics


32. Asia and Europe—New Challenges and Opportunities in Strategic Collaboration (Session 8A)
Hans-Georg van Liempd, President, European Association for International Education
Jeroen Torenbeek, Director, Utrecht University Summer School, Utrecht University
Carla Locatelli, Professor, University of Trento
Ayse Inan, Director, Office of International Programs, Koc University


33. Inexpensive, Yet Impactful, Ideas for Internationalisation (Session 3E)
David Shallenberger (Chair), Professor, SIT Graduate Institute
CK Kwai, Director, International Programs, The University of Maine
Lori Reynolds, Director of Advanced Legal Studies, Peking University


34. Innovative Internationalisation—Different Approaches from Different Parts of the World (Session 4F)
Uwe Brandenburg (Chair), Partner, CHE Consult
Dana Petrova, Director, Office for International Studies, Masaryk University
Eric Zimmerman, Academic Secretary and Director of Research, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC)
Rebeca Tomás, Officer, Internationalisation Unit, Universitat Rovira i Virgili


35. Global Citizenship—from Theory to Practice (Session 5E)
Judith Lamie (Chair), International Director, University of Leeds
Alex Hughes, Pro-Vice-Chancellor External, University of Kent
Chris Marlin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International), University of Sussex
Cheryl Badhams, Director of International Office, Birmingham City University
Tim Gore, Director of Global Networks and Communities, University of London


36. Initiatives on Internationalisation: Measurement and Quality Evaluation (Session 4B)
Laura Ripoll, Head of the International Relations Office, University of Girona
Pia Moret, Director, Office of Inter-university Council of Catalonia, Government of Catalonia
Alicia Betts, Project Manager, Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)
Hiroshi Ota, Professor, Center for Global Education, Hitotsubashi University


37. Redefining Internationalisation Strategies: Adapting and Innovating for Success (Session 8B)
Rahul Choudaha (Chair), Director of Research and Advisory Services, World Education Services
Downing Thomas, Associate Provost and Dean of International Programs, The University of Iowa
Simon Evans, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), The University of Melbourne
Sonny Lim, Special Assistant for International Collaboration, Rice University
Tom Garriepy, Director, Metropolitan College International, Boston University


38. Leadership Skills for International Education Professionals (Session 6B)
Hans-Georg van Liempd (Chair), President, European Association for International Education (EAIE)
Helen Zimmerman, President, International Education Association of Australia (IEAA)
Donna Scarboro, President, Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA)


39. Using Benchmarking to Enhance Performance in Internationalisation: Cooperation Between Asia Pacific and Europe (Session 7A)
Yuki Watabe, Assistant Professor, Kyoto University
Nadine Burquel, Secretary-General, European Centre for Strategic Management of Universities
Hiroshi Ota, Professor, Center for Global Education, Hitotsubashi University
Fiona Hunter, International Director, Università Carlo Cattaneo


40. Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)—The Benefits and Risks of Internationalisation (Session 7F)
John Hearn (Chair), Chief Executive, Worldwide Universities Network
Martin W Trethewey, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
Astri Andresen, Vice-Rector for International Relations, The University of Bergen
Sian Griffiths, Director of the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care and Senior Advisor (International Academic Development), The Chinese University of Hong Kong


41. Tecnológico de Monterrey Overseas, from Latin America to the World: the Strategy of the International Liaison Offices (Session 5D)
Patricia Montano (Chair), International Planning and Development Director
Adriana Rojas, Director for International Relations and Strategic Projects, Tecnológico de Monterrey
Mercedes Gonzalez, Office Director - China, Tecnológico de Monterrey


42. Welcome to the Global Lounge: Developing a Space for Internationalisation on the Campus (Session 2F)
Shauna Hughes (Chair), International Student Activities Coordinator, University College Dublin
Katherine Beaumont, Director, Go Global: International Learning Programs, The University of British Columbia
Steven Yuen, Exchange Coordinator, Center for International Education and Cooperation (CIEC), Kwansei Gakuin University


43. International Student Tuition Fee Pricing and University Reputation (Session 7E)
Christopher Madden, Pro Vice Chancellor (International), Griffith University
Adam Tiberi, Senior Vice President of Enterprise and Verticals, Western Union Business Solutions
Stephen Holmes, Foundering Partner, The Knowledge Partnership


44. New Institutional Approaches to Internationalisation Strategies: A Research-led International Engagement Framework (Session 1B)
Jeffrey Smart (Chair), Vice-President (International & Development), Swinburne University of Technology
Hua-yong Niu, Associate Dean, School of International Business, Beijing Foreign Studies University
Rick Arrowood, Academic Specialist, Northeastern University


45. International Alumni Relations (Session 3C)
Siegbert Klee, Director, DAAD Information Centre Hong Kong & Macau
45.1 Playing for the Same Team: Coordinating Campus-wide International Alumni Efforts
Elise Moersch, Executive Director of International Development and Alumni Relations, University of Pittsburgh


45.2 Global Alumni Engagement in Asia and the World: First Steps
Downing Thomas, Associate Provost and Dean of International Programs, The University of Iowa


Updated on 5 March 2013