Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds. This page provides details of featured presentations, the conference schedule and other programming. For more information about presenters, please visit the Speakers page.
09:00-9:30 Conference Registration & Coffee & Networking Session | Main Hall (2F)
09:30-09:40 Announcements & Welcome Address | Main Hall (2F)
Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners
Brian Aycock, IAFOR, Japan
09:40-09:55 Welcome Remarks from the Officiating Guest | Main Hall (2F)
Bernard Charnwut Chan, Executive Council of the Government of the Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong
09:55-10:05 Video Show: Lingnan University | Main Hall (2F)
10:10-10:30 Launch Ceremony of Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership @ Lingnan University
10:30-10:40 Welcome Address | Main Hall (2F)
Joshua Mok Ka-Ho, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
10:40-11:25 Keynote Presentation | Main Hall (2F)
Boya Education in China: Lessons from Liberal Arts Education in the U.S. and Hong Kong
Leonard K. Cheng, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
11:25-12:10 Featured Presentation | Main Hall (2F)
Questing for Sustainable Development in Higher Education: The Role of Liberal Arts Education
Joshua Mok Ka-ho, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
12:10-12:20 Conference Photograph | Main Hall (2F)
12:20-13:30 Lunch Break | Main Hall (2F)
13:30-14:15 Keynote Presentation | Main Hall (2F)
Graduate Employment and Under-employment
Francis Green, University College London, Institute of Education, UK
14:15-15:00 Keynote Presentation | Main Hall (2F)
Engaging the Forces Propelling the Repurposing of Higher Education
Deane Neubauer, East-West Center, USA
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break & Networking Session | Main Hall (2F)
15:30-16:00 Keynote Presentation | Main Hall (2F)
Uncertain Futures of the Past: ‘Repurposing’ American Higher Education, 1945-1965
Adam R. Nelson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
16:00-16:30 Keynote Presentation | Main Hall (2F)
Equal but Different: Global and Regional Implications of the Rise of China in Universities and Science
Simon Marginson, University of Oxford, UK
16:30-17:30 Conference Poster Session | Main Hall (2F)
17:30-18:30 Conference Welcome Reception & Musical Performance by Lingnan Artists | Main Hall (2F)
09:00-10:40 Parallel Session I
09:00-11:00: Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership Symposium
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:15 Parallel Session II
11:00-12:15 Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership Symposium
12:15-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:45 Parallel Session III
13:30-14:45 Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership Symposium
14:45-15:00 Coffee Break
15:00-16:40 Parallel Session IV
15:00-16:40 Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership Symposium
18:00-20:00: Conference Dinner (Optional Extra)
09:00-10:40 Parallel Session I
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break & Networking Session
11:00-12:40 Parallel Session II
12:40-13:00 Closing Session
The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on October 07, 2019. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.
*Please be aware that the above schedule may be subject to change.
The Conference Programme contains access information, session information and a detailed day-to-day presentation schedule. All registered delegates who attend The IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research – Hong Kong receive a printed copy of the Conference Programme at the Registration Desk on arrival. Only one copy of the Conference Programme is available per delegate, so please take good care of your copy.
The final draft of the conference presentation schedule is now available. Please check that all information pertaining to you is correct and notify us at email@example.com if there is any error. Please notify us of any corrections by Sunday, October 13.
After minor changes have been made to the schedule we will send you a link to the final schedule.
The final schedule will contain session information and a detailed day-to-day presentation schedule (including room allocations and session chairs).
This will be available on Monday, October 28.
Accepted abstracts of confirmed presenters are available here.
View details of programming for past CHER conferences via the links below.