01 Mar Leadership Forum | From Agency to Action
Date: 1st March 2019
Time: 9am – 12pm
Location: National Convention Centre, Canberra
Members: $95 (includes light refreshments)
Non-Members: $195 (includes light refreshments)
Join sector colleagues and leaders for the UA Engagement Australia signature leadership Forum From Agency to Action!
Universities are the bedrock of their communities. This leadership forum provides a platform for senior colleagues to hear about and share best practice, and better support their institution to be relevant and add value to their communities.
It will give you the opportunity to hear from some of the world’s leading experts in University engagement on how they are shaping and integrating the very best of what has been learned with practice – both locally and globally.
You will hear about the latest strategies, techniques and international projects that are being applied in widely differing university contexts across an institutional landscape which is proud to be diverse and different, including:
Carnegie Classification Engagement system Australian trial – a major pilot project initiated in late 2018 involving TEN Australian universities, to adopt and adapt the Carnegie Classification Engagement system. This international ‘gold standard’ will provide institutions with an evaluative and critical framework for engagement and a coherent focus for action, enabling them to demonstrate realities of engagement ‘on the ground’ in their respective universities that can then be managed and developed.
Can we measure university engagement? – This session will give insight into a new Nous Group Project, led by the University of Melbourne, University of Chicago, and King’s College London, which is looking at global incentives for institutional engagement and the intricacies of making engagement truly global and measuring it.
Join with us and an international expert panel, including:
- Professor Mary Stuart, Vice Chancellor of Lincoln University – recently honoured as one of the UK’s ‘Most Inspiring Leaders’ due to her work in civic engagement.
- Professor Sharon Bell AM Deputy Vice Chancellor (Strategy and Planning) Western Sydney University
- Fiona Nash, Strategic Adviser Regional Development, Charles Sturt University
- Professor Jim Nyland, President and Chair, Engagement Australia
- Dr Tamson Pietsch, Director of the Australian Centre for Public History, University of Technology Sydney
- Dr Julie Wells, Vice-President (Strategy and Culture), Melbourne University
The Forum will seek to build ‘unity in our diversity’ as we move towards a truly engaged sector: a step from agency to action!