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The 27th Annual EAIE Conference - www.eaie.org/home/conference/glasgow.html
In September 2015, Europe's largest international higher education conference is heading to Glasgow, Scotland. Next to an innovative and cutting-edge conference programme, you can expect more than a 'wee dash' of the famous Glaswegian culture, hospitality, and even some EAIE tartan thrown into the mix!
Baroness Helena Kennedy, QC, barrister, broadcaster, and member of the House of Lords
Among her many accomplishments, Glasgow native Baroness Helena Kennedy, QC is well-known for her work promoting education matters, with her report for the Further Education Funding Council having been widely recognised as a driving force behind changes in education policy. Helena will speak at the Opening Plenary in the morning on Wednesday 16 September.
Donald Clark, e-learning entrepreneur and blogger
...My frustration is born of the fact that it’s all too easy to mouth abstract terms as a substitute for detail, evidence and practical ideas...
+ Monday, May 18, 2015, "Education not the panacea for all economic problems" donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.com.es/2015/05/education-not-panacea-for-all-economic.html
Whenever league tables are announced, cue the current OECD table, outrageous claims are made linking education to economic health and growth. Yet the evidence that education, in particular Higher Education, is the key driver of economic growth is dubious...)
As one of the original founders of the e-learning company Epic Group plc and an investor and board member of the e-learning platforms LearningPool and Cogbooks, Donald is an e-learning guru. His expertise is in high demand as a consultant and public speaker in a number of fields. Donald will speak at this year's brand new Wake-up Plenary in the morning on Thursday 17 September.
Terry Waite, humanitarian and best-selling author
Terry became well-known for his role as a negotiator in the release of hostages in Iran and Libya in the 1980s, and was himself taken hostage. Since his release, he has changed his career path to fully dedicate himself to humanitarian issues, and has been in constant demand as a speaker, writer and broadcaster all over the world. Terry will speak at the Closing Plenary in the afternoon on Friday 18 September.