CONFERENCE 21 SPEAKERS

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NEAS 2021 CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

A/Prof Klaus Veil

Australian Council of Professions

Presentation

Teachers of Speakers of Languages other than English - a Journey to Trust and Professionalism

Friday,
12:10:00 - 12:50:00

Andrew Houey

Director International Marketing, Study Adelaide

Belle Lim

Council of International Students Australia

Presentation

Transformative Experience of the Student

Friday,
14:20:00 - 15:00:00

Benn Gramola

General Manager, Quality Assessment and Compliance, ASQA

Christopher Lawson

International Education Specialist, Department Education Skills and Employment

Darren Conway

Chair, English New Zealand

Presentation

The Quality ELT Professional Initiative

Friday,
11:25:00 - 12:05:00

Dr Alexander Nanni

Associate Dean for International Affairs, Mahidol University

Mahidol University is a NEAS Quality Endorsed Centre.

Presentation

Transformational Technology in Thai Education

Friday,
13:35:00 - 14:15:00

Dr Alexander Nanni

Mahidol University International College

Dr Chan Narith Keuk

Royal University of Phnom Penh

Dr Emily Edwards

University of Technology Sydney

Dr Georgi Toma

Founder, Heart and Brain Works

Presentation

Simple Yet Powerful Techniques to Maintain Your Wellbeing During Times of Intense Stress

Thursday,
13:45:00 - 14:20:00

Dr Ivan Kumar

Australia Pacific College

Dr Kirsty McGeoch

4c Transformative Learning

Dr Lydia Dutcher

The University of Sydney

Dr Marie Yeo

Regional Language Centre Singapore

Presentation

Experiential Approaches in Online Language Assessment Training

Friday,
14:20:00 - 15:00:00

Dr Monica Jan

IIBIT Academy of English

Dr Pamela Humphreys

Director, Macquarie University English Language Centre

Presentation

How did I Get Here?

Friday,
10:40:00 - 11:20:00

Dr Patrick Pheasant

NEAS Australia

Presentation

Welcome from NEAS with Information on Getting Around

Thursday, Session 1
09:25:00 - 09:30:00

Dr Phil Chappell

Macquarie University

Dr Ruth Ferraro

Australian Council of Professions

Elizabeth McLaren

Accreditation Manager, British Council

Presentation

Conference Webinar Series: Voices from the Sector - International QA Agencies

Friday,
11:25:00 - 12:05:00

Emeritus Professor David Nunan

University of Hong Kong

Emmet O’Sullivan

Global Engagement Manager, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Presentation

Conference Webinar Series: The Role of Non-Governmental, Quality Assurance Specialists in the ELT Community in Australia

Friday,
13:35:00 - 14:35:00

Fiona Letos

Director International Education, Study Melbourne

Frankie Meza

Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)

Greg Simmons

Director, Data and Insights, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)

Heather Thomas

University English Centres of Australia (UECA)

Heidi Reid

Times Education Group

Hon. Phil Honeywood

International Education Association of Australia (IEAA)

Janelle Chapman

Chair, IEAA

Janelle Chapman

TAFE Queensland

Jarrad Merlo

E2 Language

Presentation

How to Increase Student Engagement in Online Learning Environments

Friday,
08:47:00 - 09:25:00

Jason West

University of Technology Sydney

Presentation

Enhancing Collaboration With Your Future Students via Transnational Education

Friday,
11:25:00 - 12:05:00

Julian Inglis

English Language Program Business Development and Program Manager, University of Guelph

Lu Qing Wang

The University of Wollongong

Mark Hitchcock

ABLS Accreditation

Michael Bos

The Morton Bay Colleges

Presentation

Welfare and Guidance for Under 18's in the Current Landscape

Friday,
12:10:00 - 12:50:00

Mr Alistair Maclean

Chief Executive Officer, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)

Mr Andrew Houey

Director International Marketing, Study Adelaide

Mr Benjamin Carkagis

University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching

Mr Brett Blacker

CEO, English Australia

Mr Darryl Blumel

TAFE Queensland

Mr David Atkins

Assistant Secretary, International Framework, Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Mr David Coarsey

Guided e-Learning (GEL)

Mr David Ferguson

John Paul International College

Mr David Jepsen

RTO Accountants

Mr Iain Mathieson

UQ College, The University of Queensland

UQ College, The University of Queensland is a NEAS Quality Endorsed Centre.

Mr James McIntyre-Ure

RMIT University Vietnam

Mr Jason West

UTS College

Mr Kit Perry

Townsville College of English

Mr Michael Bos

Director, Moreton Bay Colleges

Mr Michael Fay

Executive Director, ASEAN Focus Group

Mr Nick Philippou

RMIT University Vietnam

Mr Reza Tasviri

IELTS Assessment Research Lead, IELTS

Mr Robert Parsonson

Executive Officer, International Student Education Agents Association (ISEAA)

Mr Theara Chea

University of Technology Sydney

Mr Thomson Ch’ng

ASEAN Australia Education Dialogue

Mr Toshi Kawaguchi

Director, International Education and Study NSW

Mr Troy Williams

CEO, ITECA

Ms Andrea Pugh

Whites Hill College

Ms Cara Dinneen

Associate Director, Learning and Teaching, Macquarie University English Language Centre

Ms Christina Bolger

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)

Ms Karla Lampe

Executive Director Trade & International, Investment NSW

Ms Kate Kuzma

USQ College

Ms Kelly Kimura

former editor-in-chief of Language Education in Asia

Ms Kylie Cooper

Director, Study Queensland, Trade and Investment Queensland

Presentation

The Consummate Teaching Professional

Thursday, Session 1
10:00:00 - 10:45:00

Ms Melissa Banks

Head of International Education Centre of Excellence, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Ms Rebecca Hall

Commissioner for Victoria, South East Asia, Victorian Government

Ms Sandra Pitronaci

National Academic Director ELICOS & Pathways, ILSC Education Group

Ms Sharon Leslie

Southern Cross University College

Ms Sophie O’Keefe

Professional Development Manager, English Australia

Ms Vanessa Newbery

Hills International College

Oscar Zi Shao Ong

Council for International Students

Penelle Stern

Director Compliance and Assessment, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)

Presentation

The Road Ahead for International Students in NSW

Friday,
10:40:00 - 11:20:00

Professor Anne Burns

Professor of TESOL, School of Education, UNSW

Presentation

Transformative Journeys

Thursday,
11:15:00 - 11:50:00

Professor Peter O’Connor

Director of the Centre for Arts and Social Transformation, The University of Auckland

Presentation

Recovering, Rebuilding, Reimagining

Thursday,
14:55:00 - 15:30:00

Professor Tanya Buchanan

Chair of NEAS Australia Board,

Presentation

Welcome from Chair of the NEAS Board

Thursday, Session 1
09:30:00 - 09:35:00

Professor Thomas Roche

Southern Cross University College

Presentation

TBA

Thursday, Session 3
14:20:00 - 14:55:00

Rachael Shanahan

Director, StudyNT

Ragni Prasad

The University of Wollongong

Presentation

Transformations in UOW College’s ETS Assessment Tasks

Friday,
09:30:00 - 10:10:00

Renee Woodhouse

Director, Global Education & Migration, Study Tasmania

Robert Parsonson

Executive Officer, ISEAA

Rufus James

NEAS Australia

Presentation

Welcome and Housekeeping from Host and MC

Friday,
08:45:00 - 08:47:00

Presentation

Opening Plenary: A Long Way Home

Thursday,
10:00:00 - 10:45:00

Scott Ashton

Director, Study Queensland

Presentation

Conference Webinar Series: Voices from the Sector - State / Territory Government Study Agency

Friday,
10:40:00 - 11:20:00

Simon Winetroube

University English Centres of Australia (UECA)

Presentation

TBA

Presentation

TBA

Presentation

TBA

Thursday, Session 2
11:15:00 - 11:50:00

Thursday, Session 2
11:50:00 - 12:25:00

Thursday, Session 2
12:25:00 - 13:00:00

Presentation

TBA

Presentation

Closing Plenary Speaker

Presentation

Academic Plenary

Presentation

The International Professional: Panel and Q&A

Presentation

TBA

Friday, Session 7
14:30:00 - 15:05:00

Friday, Session 7
15:10:00 - 15:45:00

Thursday, Session 4
16:00:00 - 16:40:00

Thursday, Session 3
13:45:00 - 14:20:00

Thursday, Session 3
14:55:00 - 15:30:00

Presentation

Finance Workshop

Friday,
14:20:00 - 15:00:00

Steven Happel

Vietnam USA Society English Centres

Presentation

From Teaching to Leading the Learning: A Transformational Perspective

Friday,
13:35:00 - 14:15:00

Presentation

Welcome to Sydney

Thursday,
09:55:00 - 10:00:00

Torrique Borges

Chief Executive Officer, Education South Africa

Will Alderton

CQU English

Yulia Kharchenko

English Language Teacher, Macquarie University English Language Centre