The fourth THE Young Universities Summit will take place on 5–7 April 2017 at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia.
The summit will gather representatives from the world’s best young universities to share insights of how they are competing and succeeding against their well-established rivals.
Influential speakers from leading universities, multinational corporations and international governments, will instigate debate on topics such as diversity in leadership, new models of collaboration, real-world futures and integrating STEM and creativity.
The summit will host the exclusive launch of the 2017 THE 150 under 50 Rankings.
• Be the first to know the results of the 2017 THE 150 under 50 Rankings, which will be revealed at the summit.
• Gain exclusive analysis and understand the data behind the 2017 ranking of the best young universities, and learn how your institution can improve.
• Join a global network of leaders, experts and decision-makers who set the agenda for international higher education governance and innovation.
• Contribute to the debate on topics such as diversity in leadership, new models of collaboration, real-world futures and integrating STEM and creativity.
• Hear from influential speakers from leading universities, multinational corporations and international governments.
• Share your experience with THE’s worldwide audience of higher education professionals.
Professor Coaldrake has held his current position since 2003, having previously been deputy vice-chancellor at QUT. He is a former chair of Universities Australia and of Queensland’s Public Sector Management Commission. He has also written several books, including most recently (with Lawrence Stedman) Raising the Stakes: Gambling with the Future of Universities.
Tricia King recently became a vice-president at CASE after 20 years in UK higher education leadership roles, most recently as pro vice-master for strategic engagement at Birkbeck, University of London. She has previously served as director of marketing, recruitment and admissions at Roehampton University and as head of marketing at York St John University.
Professor Yeon-Cheon Oh took up his current role in 2015, having previously been president of Seoul National University. He is a former chairman of the Industry Development Advisory Committee and the Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology at the Ministry of Knowledge and Economics. He is also former chairman of the Judicial Policy Advisory Committee.
Professor Casals took up his current position at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona (UPF) in 2013, having previously served as executive vice-president of the university’s Continuing Education Institute, vice-rector for teaching staff and vice-rector for postgraduate and doctoral studies. He is also a full professor of Philosophy and a senior fellow of the Institute for Catalan Studies.
Professor Borrás is head of the Department of Business and Politics at Copenhagen Business School, and visiting professor at CIRCLE (Center for Innovation, Research and Competences in the Learning Economy), Lund University, Sweden. She is also on the board of directors of the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm.