Universities in the Knowledge Economy: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific and Europe

Auckland Conference "Universities in the Knowledge Economy"

The conference "Universities in the Knowledge Economy: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific and Europe" was held 9 -13 February 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand in the University of Auckland´s Owen G. Glenn Business School.

24 panels, four keynote speeches and three workshop sessions addressed a diverse range of subject such as internationalization of Higher Education, Academic Freedom, Leadership and Management in the Neoliberal University only to mention a few. For more information please take a look at the final programme.

This conference gave PhD and postdoctoral students experience in presenting academic papers in a public content and brought together academics, researchers and experts from Europe and the Asia-Pacific in an exchange on the topic of the global knowledge economy.

Attendance far exceeded the initial estimates, with a total of 197 registered participants, including 102 graduate students and 88 speakers, around half having travelled from overseas to attend.

Visit the conference website on the University of Auckland's homepage.

Keynotes on video

Sue Wright

Jill Blackmore

Nick Lewis

Stefano Harney