EURIE Summit 2016 Testimonials
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About EURIE

Prof. Dr. Mahmut Ak

Rector, Istanbul University

Dr. Mustafa Aydın

President, Eurasian Universities Union (EURAS)

Prof. Gülay Barbarosoğlu

Rector, Boğaziçi University

Prof. Corina Dumitrescu

Rector, Dimitrie Cantemir University

Prof. Sondan Durukanoğlu Feyiz

Vice-Rector, Sabancı University

Prof. Hamlet Ishakanlı

Rector, Khazar University

Prof. Mehmet Karaca

Rector, Istanbul Technical University

Prof. Domenico Laforgia

President, Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED)

Rıfat Sarıcaoğlu

Chairman, Foundation Universities Union

Prof. Ismail Yüksek

Rector, Yıldız Technical University

Prof. Dr. Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry

President, EMUNI University

Why EURIE

EURIE is the new meeting point for international higher education, connecting other parts of the world with the great potential of the Eurasian region.
EURIE annual summit features an exhibition and a conference to expand the knowledge, networks and collaboration opportunities for the participants.


WHY ATTEND EURIE?
  • To share ideas, experiences and best practices for internationalization of higher education
  • To generate partnership opportunities for academic collaboration, student/ staff exchanges and many other joint ventures
  • To discuss challenges facing higher education today, explore new trends and discover innovative solutions.
  • To explore the higher education systems, student mobility flows, recruitment dynamics in the Eurasian region.

  • WHO SHOULD ATTEND EURIE?
  • Higher education institutions from all over the world who value internationalization and continuous professional development
  • Academic managers, deans and directors responsible for internationalization of education and research
  • Study abroad officers
  • Marketing and recruitment staff
  • International student advisors
  • Other stakeholders in the higher education sector, such as language schools, marketing service providers, international student service companies
  • Public agencies for higher education, research and innovation
  • EURIE is endorsed and supported by EURAS, Eurasian Universities Union. Launched in 2008, EURAS is the union of Eurasian higher education institutions. EURAS is a non-profit international association, promoting cooperation among 89 universities from all around Europe, Asia and the Middle East and working for the advancement of educational standards in the Eurasian region. EURAS connects higher education institutions belonging to different geo-political and cultural backgrounds and seeks ways to enhance their dialogue and exchange of best practices.
    Other collaborative partners of EURIE are Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey and its Higher Education Business Council.

    To be announced in May 2016. .

    Come join us for EURIE 2017 in Istanbul at this exciting new event for international education.

    Conference Program 2017

    Panels (call for proposals)
    The conference themes for EURIE 2017:
    • • Internationalization strategy and performance (strategic planning for internationalization, monitoring internationalization outcomes, assessing learning outcomes of international programs)
    • • Mobility of students, instructors and researchers (Erasmus +, study abroad programs, international summer schools, joint degree programs, marketing and recruitment of international students)
    • • Regional cooperation and harmonization (regional policy, regional networks, regional mobility)
    • • Changing trends in higher education (quality assurance and rankings, rising costs/fees and access, international research)
    Seminars by Prominent Speakers (by invitation)
    • • Regional Reflections of Internationalization
    • • Digital Disruptions in Higher Education
    • • International Learning
    • • Government Scholarships for Student Mobility
    Roundtables (interactive sessions)
    • • Developing International Student Services and Support
    • • Engaging International Alumni
    • • Implementing International Internships
    • • Integrating Refugees into Higher Education

    We invite colleagues to submit proposals for a "complete panel" or an "individual presentation".

    A complete panel includes one chair and two speakers and lasts 60 minutes (45 minutes for presentations and 15 minutes for question and answer). A panel proposal should be submitted only once by either the chair or one of the speakers, with the consent of all named to participate. Panel submissions which show regional or country diversity on a given topic are preferred.

    Proposals for individual presentations connected to one of the conference themes are also welcome. The conference committee will combine related presentations to form a panel and assign a chair, if necessary.

    Confirmed Speakers 2017

    Prominent seminar speakers to be announced in June 2016. Panelists to be announced in October 2016.

    Some Of Our Confirmed Speakers Are
    Speakers

    Daily Schedule

    Event Schedule
    # Time Activity Location
    1 9:00-17:00 Registration Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    2 9:30-10:00 Coffee break TBA
    3 10:00-11:30 Opening Ceremony Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    4 11:30-12:00 Opening Plenary Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    5 12:00-16:00 Exhibition open Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    6 12:00-13:00 Opening Reception Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    7 13:00-16:00 Pre-conference workshops Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    8 13:00-16:00 Campus tours TBA
    9 9:00-12:00 Global Education Leaders Dinner (executives) TBA
    # Time Activity Location
    1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    2 9:30-10:30 Panels Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    3 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    4 11:00-12:00 Panels Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    5 12:00-13:00 Lunch Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    6 13:00-14:00 Seminars Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    7 14:00-14:30 Session Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    8 14:30-15:30 Seminars Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    9 15:30-16:00 Coffe Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    10 16:00-17:00 Roundtables Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    11 19:00-22:00 Turkish Gala Dinner (all participants) TBA
    # Time Activity Location
    1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    2 9:30-10:30 Panels Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    3 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    4 11:00-12:00 Panels Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    5 12:00-13:00 Lunch Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    6 13:00-14:00 Seminars Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    7 14:00-14:30 Session Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    8 14:30-15:30 Seminars Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    9 15:30-16:00 Coffe Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    10 16:00-17:00 Roundtables Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
    11 16:00-17:00 Special Panel Session Lütfi Kırdar ICEC

    Venue

    Istanbul is the location of EURIE 2017. With its rich history, unique blend of cultures and vibrant commercial life, Istanbul is home to 17 million people and an attractive destination for around 12 million international visitors every year. Istanbul is also a higher education hub with 68 universities hosting 600 thousand students. With many direct flights from all around the world, modern convention facilities and hotels, Istanbul is the ideal spot for international events such as EURIE.
    Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar ICEC is the venue of EURIE 2017.
    Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar - ICEC, in the heart of the Congress Valley, has the capacity to host all kinds of organizations from conventions to fairs, from concerts to exhibitions. It is located at the cross section of Istanbul’s elegant restaurants, luxury brands and fashion district. There are many three-, four- and five-star hotels within walking distance to Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar - ICEC and its location provides easy and fast transportation to the important historical places of the city.

    Cinque Terre

    Cinque Terre

    Hotels / Travel

    To be announced in October 2016.

    2017
    March 22-24

    Istanbul
    Turkey

    Networking
    Opportunity

    Distinguished
    Speakers

    EURIE Education Summit 2016

    Conference Program 2016

    At EURIE 2016, 1000 higher education professionals from 200 institutions representing 40 countries convened in Istanbul. 98 institutions participated as exhibitors. 21 panels, seminars and roundtable sessions took place under the conference. 44 speakers shared their vision and experience with participants.

    Event Schedule 2016
    Day 1- February 17, Wednesday
    # Time Activity Location
    1 8:00-10:00 Exhibitor Registration Kuleli foyer
    2 9:00-10:00 Coffee break Sadabad Foyer
    3 09:30-11:00 Opening Speeches
    Dr. Mustafa Aydın: President, EURIE and EURAS Dr. Ahmad M Hasnah: President, Hamad Bin Khalifa University Dr. Muharrem Usta: Chairman, Medical Park Hospitals Group Board of Directors Prof. Yekta Saraç: President, Council of Higher Education of Turkey Prof. Nabi Avcı: Minister of National Education of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: President of the Republic of Turkey *TBC
    Sadabad Auditorium
    4 11:00-12:00 Opening Plenary
    Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan Minister, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Republic of the Philippines
    Sadabad Auditorium
    5 12:00-13:00 Opening Reception Sadabad Foyer
    6 13:00-17:00 Registration Kuleli foyer
    7 13:00-16:00 Campus tours Kuleli foyer
    Day 2- February 18, Thursday
    # Time Activity Location
    1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Galata Hall
    2 9:30-10:30 Panel “Higher Education System in the MENA region”
    Dr. Ahmad Hasnah (President, Hamad bin Khalifa University Dr. Hassan Al-Derham (President, Qatar University) Chair: Prof. Hamid El-Zoheiry (President, EMUNI University)
    Hasköy Hall
    3 9:30-10:30 Dr. Gregory Makrides (President, EAEC) Volfgang Melecký, (Head of International Office, Czech Technical University) Chair: Serpil Arısoy Sidgwick (Erasmus Institutional Coord., Okan University) Balat Hall
    4 10:30-11:00 Coffee Breaky Exhibition/ Galata Hall
    5 11:00-12:00 Panel “Marketing European Study Programs”
    Alfonso Gentil Álvarez-Ossorio (Head of the Internationalization of the Spanish Higher Education Unit of the SEPIE) Thijs van Vugt (Dir. Analytics, StudyPortals) and Meltem Oktay (Sr. Const., StudyPortals)
    Balat Hall
    6 11:00-12:00 Panel: “Internationalization in Healthcare Education”
    Medikal Park Coord. *TBA Asst. Prof. Ebru Özlem Güven (Vice-Dean Faculty of Health Sciences, İstanbul Aydın University) Chair: Dr. George Humphrey (Vice-Pres. International Programs, MCPHS University)
    Hasköy Hall
    7 12:00-13:00 Lunch Exhibition/ Galata Hall
    8 13:00-14:00 Lunch Exhibition/ Galata Hall
    9 12:00-13:00 Seminar “International Education Associations
    Markus Laitinen (Vice-President, EAIE) Dr. Yenbo Wu (Vice-President, NAFSA) Chair: Heidi Arola (Man. Dir. Global Partnerships, Purdue University)
    Balat Hall
    10 14:00-14:30 Session Break
    11 14:30-15:30 Seminar “Quality and Rankings
    Prof. Muzaffer Elmas (Rector, Sakarya University) Nicholas Sequiera (QS, Intelligence Unit) Chair: Prof. Taner Bilgiç (Dir. Academic Relations, Boğaziçi University)
    Balat Hall
    12 14:30-15:30 Seminar “Online and Digital Learning”
    Prof. Alan Tait (Director, International Development and Teacher Education, Open University) Chair: Dr. Sean Cox (Dir. International Academic Affairs, Bahçeşehir University)
    Hasköy Hall
    13 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Exhibition/ Galata Hall
    14 16:00-17:00 Roundtable “Promoting Internationalization on Campus”
    Moderator: Prof. Sermin Örnektekin (Vice-rector, İstanbul Kültür University)
    Kasımpaşa 4
    15 16:00-17:00 Roundtable “Promoting Study Abroad Programs”
    Prof. Ayşegül Daloğlu (Advisor to the Rector, Middle East Technical University)
    Kasımpaşa 5
    16 16:00-17:00 SPECIAL PANEL: HORIZON 2020 and TÜBİTAK
    (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Hakan Karataş (Dir. TÜBİTAK International Cooperation Dept. Horizon 2020 National Coord.) Numan Gölükçü (TÜBİTAK Horizon 2020 National Contact)
    Balat Hall
    17 19:00-22:00 Turkish Gala Dinner Bosphorus boat tour
    Day 3- February 19, Friday
    # Time Activity Location
    1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Galata Hall
    2 9:30-10:30 Panel “Marketing and Recruitment in the Eurasian Region”
    Ali Hantal (CEO, Mezun Group) Seher Neöz (Coordinator, ICEF) Ayşe Bülbül (Vice-Dir. European Intl Center İKU) S. Taygun Altıntaş (Head, Intl Students Unit IKU) Chair: Dr. Ekin Burak Arıkan (Dir. Strategy and QA, Istanbul Kemerburgaz University)
    Hasköy Hall
    3 9:30-10:30 Panel “Study Abroad Programs”
    Joseph Burrow (Vice-president, ISEP) Dr. Deniz Bingöl Hall (Resident Dir. Turkey, AIFS) Chair: Dr. Bugay Turhan (Inst. Erasmus Coord., Hacettepe University)
    Balat Hall
    4 9:30-10:30 Panel “Internationalization in the Turkic World and Teaching of Turkish Language” (*conducted in Turkish)
    Prof. Elmar Qasimov (Rector, Baku Higher Oil School of SOCAR) Prof. Abdurrahman Güzel (Başkent University) Chair: Dr. Şaban Çobanoğlu (Vice-Dir. Yunus Emre Institute)
    Kasımpaşa 1-2
    5 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Exhibition/ Galata Hall
    6 11:00-12:00 Panel “Erasmus +”
    Ms. Marlene Bartes (Officer, DG Education and Culture) Hür Güldü (Higher Education Coord., Turkish National Agency) Dr. Bilge Kağan Özdemir (Dir., Anadolu University International Office) Chair: Mesut Kamiloğlu (Director, Turkish National Agency)
    Balat Hall
    7 11:00-12:00 Panel “Turkish Higher Education System”
    Prof. Hasan Mandal (Exe. Board, Council of Higher Education Turkey)
    Hasköy Hall
    8 12:00-13:00 Lunch Exhibition/ Galata Hall
    9 13:00-14:00 Seminar “Higher Education Management”
    Lesley Wilson (Secretary General, EUA) Chair: Prof. Gülay Barbarosoğlu (Rector, Boğaziçi University)
    Balat Hall
    10 14:00-14:30 Session Break
    11 14:30-15:30 Seminar “Internationalization Strategies”
    Mine Karatas-Özkan (Vice-Dean, University of Southampton) Ivor Emmanuel (International Office Dir., UC Berkeley) Chair: Joseph Burrow (Vice-president, ISEP)
    Balat Hall
    12 14:30-15:30 Seminar “Regional Partnerships”
    Marcello Scalisi (Executive Director, UNIMED) and Dr. Rima Mattar (Dir International Affairs, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik) Dr. Sultan Abu-Orabi (Secretary General, Association of Arab Universities) Chair: Fabio Grassi (Roma La Sapienza University)
    Hasköy Hall
    13 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Exhibition/ Galata Hall
    14 16:00-17:00 Roundtable “Encouraging International Research”
    Moderator: Prof. Sondan Durukanoğlu Feyiz (Vice-Rector, Sabancı University)
    Kasımpaşa 4
    15 16:00-17:00 Roundtable “Branding Your Institution”
    Moderator: Dr. Şamil Erdoğan (Director International Center, Istanbul Bilgi University)
    Kasımpaşa 5
    16 16:00-17:00 SPECIAL PANEL: Access to Education for Refugee Students
    Dr. Dorothea Rüland (Secretary General, DAAD) Assoc. Prof. Nurcan Özgür Baklacıoğlu (Istanbul University) Asst. Prof. Gülay Uğur Göksel (UNESCO Chair Coord., Istanbul Aydın University) Chair: Prof. Stefan Leible (President, Bayreuth University) Moderator: Banu Dalaman (Istanbul Aydin University)
    Balat Hall

    2016 Speakers

    SOME OF OUR CONFIRMED SPEAKERS ARE
    Speakers
    Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan (Opening Plenary Speaker ) Chairperson, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Republic of the Philippines
    Lesley Wilson Secretary General, EUA
    Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal Member of the Council for Higher Education of Turkey (YÖK)
    Dr. Yenbo Wu Associate Vice-President, San Francisco State University
    Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan Minister, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Republic of the Philippines
    Lesley Wilson Secretary General of European University Association
    Dr. Dorothea Rüland Secretary General of DAAD German Academic Exchange Service
    Markus Laitinen Vice-President, EAIE European Association of International Education
    Dr. Yenbo Wu Vice-President, NAFSA Association of International Educators
    Marcello Scalisi Executive Director of UNIMED Mediterranean Universities Union
    Dr. Sultan Abu-Orabi Secretary General of Association of Arab Universities
    Alfonso Gentil Álvarez-Ossorio Head of the Internationalization of the Spanish Higher Education Unit of the SEPIE
    Dr. Hassan Al-Derham President of Qatar University
    Ivor Emmanuel International Office Director University of California Berkeley
    Prof. Hasan Mandal Exec. Board member of Council of Higher Education of Turkey
    Hür Güldü Higher Education Coordinator of Turkish National Agency

    Participants

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    Almaty Technological University Kazakhistan
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece
    Ca’Foscari University of Venice Italy
    Council of Higher Education Turkey
    DAAD Germany
    EP Nuffic/Neso Turkey The Netherlands
    Hamad Bin Khalifa University Qatar
    Istanbul Technical University Turkey
    Khazar University Azerbaijan
    Potsdam University Germany
    Spiru Haret University Romania
    University of California Berkeley USA
    University of Glasgow UK
    University of Porto Portugal
    University of Toulouse France

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    Sponsporship

    Why Sponsor
    Enhance your brand’s visibility by selecting from diverse and flexible promotional opportunities that will allow you to:
  • Associate your brand with a prestigious international education event
  • Promote your brand and its services to a targeted professional audience
  • Elevate traffic to your exhibition stand
  • Develop new affiliations in a cost-effective way
  • Cinque Terre
    Sponsporship Packages
    • Platinum Level: 30.000 USD
    Exhibition stand 16 m2
    • Sharing the stage during opening ceremony
    • Acknowledgment on the conference website
    • Acknowledgment on the conference invitation
    • Acknowledgment in the conference catalog
    • Prominent acknowledgment entrance foyer of venue signage
    • 4 free extra conference registrations
    • Tote bag insert
    • One page advertisment in the conference catalog
    • Acknowledgment in the report of the summit
    • Pull-up banner at exhibiton area
    • Pull-up banner at exhibiton area
    • Pull-up banner at exhibiton area
    • Pull-up banner at exhibiton area
    • Gold level: 20.000 USD
    Exhibition stand 12 m2
    • Acknowledgment on the conference website
    • Acknowledgment on the conference invitation
    • Acknowledgment in the conference catalog
    • On-site signage at the exhibition hall
    • 2 free extra conference participant registration
    • Tote bag insert
    • Half page advertisement in the conference catalog
    • Acknowledgment in the report of the summit
    • Logo in newsletter
    • Silver level: 10. 000 USD
    Exhibition stand 9 m2
    • Acknowledgment on the conference website
    • Acknowledgment in the conference catalog
    • On-site signage at the exhibition hall
    • 1 free extra conference participant registration
    • Tote bag insert
    • Quarter page advertisement in the conference catalog
    • Acknowledgment in the report of the summit
    • Logo in newsletter
    • Merchandise Sponsorship
    • Tote bags (logo on the bag) - 7.500 USD
    • Name Badge Holders - 5.500 USD
    • Notepads 2.000 USD
    • Pens 1500 USD
    • Coffee/Tea cups - 3500 USD
    • Conference assistants´ t-shirts 2.500 USD
    • Advertisement on the Conference Catalog
    • Inside front cover - 3.500 USD
    • Inside back cover - 3.200 USD
    • Center spread 5.200 USD
    • Double page - 4.200 USD
    • Full page - 2.200 USD
    • Back cover 5.500 USD

    Registration

    Calendar
    Exhibitor registration opens: June 1, 2016
    Online participant registration opens: October 1, 2016
    Early bird participant registration deadline: December 31, 2016
    Exhibitor registration deadline: February 2017
    Exhibitor Registration
    Exhibitor registration opens: May 2016
    Exhibitors can choose a standard stand package or pavilions of various sizes with custom designs.
    Exhibitor registration fee includes:
  • Choice of stand package;
  • Your organization’s profile to be published on the conference catalog;
  • Conference fee waivers for your staff with full access to the conference sessions (number of waivers depends on the selected stand package).
  • Participant Registration
    Participant registration opens: October 1, 2016
    Participant registration fee includes:
  • Access to concurrent panel sessions
  • Access to seminars by prominent speakers
  • Access to roundtables
  • Access to the opening plenary
  • Access to the Exhibiton Area
  • Conference catalog and bag
  • Conference networking software
  • Opening reception
  • Lunch and coffee breaks on the second and third day
  • Training and Workshops

    Training and Workshops
    EURIE provides trainings and workshops to contribute to the professional development of international educators. Enhance your skills, advance your career and contribute to the internationalization of your institution.
    Training Modules
    To be announced in May 2016.
    Preconference Workshops
    To be announced in October 2016.

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