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World Bank experts in tertiary education, both in the Education sector and among the Regional staffs, regularly provide expertise to foreign education leaders through presentations and conferences. Recent examples include:

2011
Dec. 14
Brussels,
Belgium
Presentation on Rankings and Accountability at International Conference on Quality Assurance, organized by the European Commission and the Flemish Ministry of Education
Nov. 4
The Hague, Netherlands
Keynote Presentation on Tertiary Education in the 21st Century at The Hague University of Applied Sciences
Oct. 30
Shanghai, China
Keynote Presentation on World-Class Universities at the Fourth International World-Class Universities Conference, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Oct. 10-11
Moscow, Russia
RANEPA Workshop on Quality Assurance & Performance Assessment 
Presentation on Accountability & Quality in Tertiary Education - Jamil Salmi
Presentation on Accreditation - Alenoush Saroyan
Presentation on Quality Assurance - Alenoush Saroyan
Presentation on Performance Assessment at the Institutional level - John Fielden
Sept. 16
Curitiba, Paraná
Keynote Presentation on World-Class Universities at International Conference organized by the Federal University of Paraná
Sept. 15
Paris, France
Keynote Presentation on Rankings at the special Meeting on Rankings organized by the French Association of University Presidents (Conférence des Présidents d'Université)
Sept. 8
Yerevan, Armenia
Keynote Presentation on International Trends in Financing Reforms at International Conference on Higher Education Financing
May 27
Istanbul, Turkey
Presentation on World-Class Universities at International Higher Education Conference
May 17
Paris, France
Presentation on University Rankings, given at the UNESCO / OECD / WB International Conference on Rankings
May 11
Berlin, Germany
Presentation on Higher Education in the 21st Century, given at the DAAD International Conference on Higher Education and Development
Apr 19
Riyadh,
Saudi Arabia
Presentation on Higher Education in the 21st Century, given at the International Conference on Higher Education

"Riyadh Statement on World-Class Higher Education Systems", 21 April 2011
Apr 8
Hanoi, Vietnam
Presentation on World-Class Higher Education Systems, given at the Ministry of Higher Education Policy Workshop
Apr 6
Hong Kong,
China
Keynote on Higher Education in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges, given at the Association of Commonwealth Universities annual meeting of Executive Heads

Mar 24
Dublin, Ireland

Presentation on Higher Education in the 21st Century: the New Accountability Challenge
Mar 21
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Workshop on Sustainable Financing and Governance of Regional Initiatives in Higher Education in Africa
Presentation on The Challenge of Establishing Centers of Excellence
Mar 16
Moscow, Russia
Presentation on Ten Common Errors when establishing World-Class Universities at the Higher School of Economics
Mar 15
Moscow, Russia
Presentation on Equity in Tertiary Education at the Higher School of Economics
Feb 23
London, U.K.
HEPI Lecture, Royal Society
Flourish or Fail? The Crisis in Higher Education in a Global Context 
Feb 10-11
Sevilla,
Spain

OECD / IMHE Conference on Higher Education in Regional and City Development
Presentation on equity at OECD Conference on the Regional Contribution of Higher Education 

2010
Oct 7
Shanghai,
China

AC21 meeting on World-Class Universities
Presentation on the World-Class Universities: Lessons of Experience 

Oct 7
Germany
International Ranking Expert Group conference
Presentation entitled If Ranking is the Disease, is Benchmarking the Cure? 
Oct 1
Morocco
Lectures at the Universities of Rabat, Casablanca, and Tangiers
Presentations on New Challenges for Tertiary Education (in French)
Sept 30
Morocco
National Conference on Autonomy Reform
Presentation on Benchmarking of Tertiary Education Systems (in French)
Sept 27
Nigeria
National Conference on World-Class Universities
Presentation on The Challenge of Establishing World-Class Universities
Aug 3
Bogota

Presentation on "Equal Opportunities in Tertiary Education and the Role of Student Loans"

May 10
Senegal

Presentation on "New Challenges for Tertiary Education" at the University of Dakar
May 6
Paris
Presentation on "University Rankings" at a Roundtable organized by the French Senate | icon - Video Video 

Mar. 19
Luxor,
Egypt

Egypt Education Summit 
Presentation on World-class higher education systems - Jamil Salmi
Presentation on Financing reforms - Bruce Johnstone
Presentation on Pakistan governance and financing reform - Sohail Naqvi
Feb. 2
Slovenia
Annual Higher Education Conference
Presentation on Accountability 
Feb. 1
Ljubjlana
Presentation on Financing Reforms at workshop organized by the Slovenian Ministry of Higher Education in Ljubjlana
 
2009
Nov. 24
Santiago,
Chile
Presentation on Student Loans at International Seminar on Student Loans
Nov. 2-4
China
Presentation on Challenges of Establishing World Class Universities at The 3rd International Conference on World-Class Universities (WCU-3) organized by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Oct. 28
Budva, Montenegro
Presentation Impact of the Financial Crisis on Tertiary Education, presented at 5th ECA Higher Education Conference

Sept. 20-22
Vienna, Austria

Presentation on the Impact of the Financial Crisis on Tertiary Education at the 3rd Meeting of the International Association of University Governing Boards (IAUGB),

Sept. 15-17
Astana, Kazakhstan
Presentation on Unethical Behaviors in Tertiary Education at OECD Conference on Corruption and Good Governance
Sept. 10-12
Porto, Portugal
Presentation on Market Forces in Tertiary Education at Annual Conference of European Association of Higher Education Researchers (CHER)
Jul. 10
Santiago, Chile

Keynote presentation on Tertiary Education Reform in Chile, at the Rectors Conference organized by UNIVERSIA

Jul. 7
Paris, France

Presentation on Equity Challenges in Tertiary Education at the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education

Jul. 7
Paris, France

Presentation on the Challenge of Establishing World-Class Universities at the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education

Jul. 2
Paris, France
Presentation on Financing Reforms in Small States at IIEP Seminar on Tertiary Education in Small States
Jun. 30
Copenhagen,
Denmark
Ppresentation on the Impact of the Financial Crisis on Tertiary Education at the OECD international workshop on the impact of the crisis
Jun. 21
Glion, Switzerland
Glion Colloquium - Presentation on Emerging Research Universities in Developing Countries
Jun. 15
Astana,
Kazahkstan
Presentation on the Benchmarking of Tertiary Education Systems, at the Fourth Meeting of the International Rankings Expert Group
Jun. 13
Astana,
Kazahkstan
Keynote presentation on World-Class Universities at the Special Workshop for Kazakh Rectors
Jun. 2-3
Bogota, Colombia
Presentation on World-Class Universities (in Spanish) at the International Forum on Science and Technology
Mar. 20, 24Public Lecture at Beijing Normal University (20 March 2009) and the University of Hong Kong (24 March 2009) entitled "Universities: Will they Remain the Same?"
PowerPoint without pictures
Feb. 5 - Mar. 2

Partnership Development Tour
Kazakhstan-World Bank Joint Economic Research Program (JERP)

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