Friday, November 3rd, 2017, 9:00 – 2:00
9:00 – 9:20 Registration and Coffee
9:20 – 9:35 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Glen A. Jones, Dean, OISE
Glenn Craney, ADM Postsecondary Education, MAESD
9:35 – 11:00 Panel 1: The Multiple Faces of Internationalization
Chair: Roopa Trilokekar, York University
10:35 – 11:00 Q&A
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:45 Panel 2: Perspectives in Practice
Chair: Zoë Kroeker, Director, Postsecondary Education Policy Branch, MAESD
12:15 – 12:50 Q&A
12:50 – 1:00 Concluding Remarks
1:00 – 2:00 Box Lunch & Networking
Creso Sá and Leesa Wheelahan, CIHE-OISE
Helen Tewolde, HEQCO
Lucia Padure and Vicky Maldonado, MAESD
The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) Building is located at 252 Bloor Street West. The building is located above the St. George subway station and there is an entrance to the building inside the station close to the Bedford Road exit. Paid public parking is available in lots on Bedford Road, and underground parking is available beneath the OISE building via the entrance on Prince Arthur.
Glenn Craney is the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Postsecondary Education Division at the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. Glenn began his career within the Postsecondary Education Division of the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, now known as the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. Glenn has years of experience working as a Senior Policy Advisor to the President, and Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis at York University, as well as Chair of the Council on University Planning and Analysis (CUPA). He has also served as a Director of the Office of Institutional Analysis and Planning, and Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Guelph. Prior to this appointment, Glenn served on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) as its Founding Executive Director.
Cindy Dundon Hazell is professor emeritus at Seneca College and president of RCH Collaborations Ltd. She was vice-president academic at Seneca College from 2001 to 2012, and served as senior vice-president for the last five of those years. Cindy has contributed to college-university collaboration and credit transfer since 2001, when she joined the College University Consortium Council (CUCC) as the VPA representative on behalf of the college sector. She was appointed to the Deputy Minister’s Steering Committee on Credit Transfer in 2009, leading to the creation of ONCAT. Cindy has served as a Director on the ONCAT Board since its inception. Cindy also served on the Board of HEQCO — the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario — from 2013 to 2017, assuming the position of Interim Chair for the 2014/15 term. Most recently, Cindy was lead consultant working jointly for Colleges Ontario, the Council of Ontario Universities and then Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, towards the establishment of eCampus Ontario in 2015. In this role, she provided project management on behalf of a steering committee made up of senior representatives from both sectors.
Director, Postsecondary Education Policy Branch, MAESD
Zoë Kroeker is currently the Director of the Postsecondary Education Policy Branch in the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development where she has been leading strategic policy files including the consultation and development of Ontario’s International Postsecondary Strategy. Zoë has been working on public policy for the last ten years within the Ontario Public Service – holding a number of positions including Director of Canadian Intergovernmental Relations in Cabinet Office, and working in the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change. Prior to this, Zoë ran the Canada China Business Council in Beijing, worked at Global Affairs Canada, and helped manage a socio-economic practice for an international environmental and engineering firm. She has a bachelors’ degree from McGill and Masters from Dalhousie. Zoe is proud “adventurer” and strong supporter of exposing youth to international experiences.
Dr. Marilyn Lambert-Drache is currently Associate Vice-President International at York University. In this capacity she oversees York University’s international office that provides services for international students, offers global learning programs and facilitates the university’s global engagement activities. Marilyn Lambert- Drache joined York as professor of French linguistics in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (then Faculty of Arts). She holds a Ph.D (Doctorat de 3ème cycle) in applied and theoretical linguistics from the University of Aix-Marseille, France where she was also a research fellow at the CNRS Phonetics laboratory. Dr. Lambert-Drache has held senior administrative positions at York including the positions of associate dean student relations, director of the LAPS Centre of Student Success and advisor on the status of women. Outside of York she has been actively involved with the International Federation of Professors of French (FIPF) as elected vice-president and president of the FIPF North American Commission (FIPF-CAN) between 2008-2016. As an academic and senior administrator Dr Marilyn Lambert-Drache has considerable experience and expertise in international education and student success.
Creso Sá is Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Centre for the Study of Canadian and International Higher Education (CIHE) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto. He is as a member of the Board of Governors of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER) and has served as Academic Director, Graduate Education at OISE (2013-2015). His work focuses on science & technology policy, the evolving role of universities in the economy, and how academic research is organized and used. He is co-author of Tapping the Riches of Science: Universities and the Promise of Economic Growth, published by Harvard University Press in 2009; and of The Entrepreneurship Movement and the University, published by Pagrave Macmillan in 2015. His research has been funded by SSHRC, Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, the National Science Foundation, the Canadian Education Association, the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, and the Connaught Fund.
Roopa Desai Trilokekar