This is the third international HE employers’ conference developed in partnership with UCEA’s counterparts in Canada - CAUBO/Faculty Bargaining Services - and Australia – the Australian Higher Education Industrial Association (AHEIA).
Monday 1 May at 6pm - official welcome drinks
Tuesday 2 May and Wednesday 3 May – full 2 day conference programme
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 May - Optional university study tours (included in conference package, full details to be confirmed) to visit the Australian Catholic University and Macquarie University.
The conference will explore and debate shared workforce challenges facing HE institutions operating in an increasingly globalised environment. It will also provide a valuable and timely opportunity to share experiences of different bargaining frameworks and approaches to employment issues across the countries represented.
The programme is in an advanced stage of development; major sessions already planned will include:
Concurrent sessions will cover:
Among the speakers who are confirmed to date are:
The conference, conference dinner, and optional study tours are all included in the conference fee, but accommodation is not included. You can register for the conference now by visiting the conference website. The website suggests accommodation options that will need to be booked separately. More information on the conference hotel and alternative hotels can be found on the dedicated page of the conference website.
UK delegates can get a 50% discount on the standard conference fee by using a special conference code when booking. When completing the online registration UCEA delegates must select the ‘Non-Member (AHEIA) fee’ and input a special conference code at the end of the registration process under payment to receive either of the discounted registration fee offers listed below. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm the code
Early bird registration closes on Monday 3 April 2017, but attendees are encouraged to register and book accommodation and flights as early as possible due to high demand in Sydney in May.
For any further queries about the conference bookings process, please contact Henry Wong, Conference Manager by emailing email@example.com