Going Global 2015 Theme Announced

UntitledGoing Global 2015 takes place on 1 and 2 June 2015 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London, UK. The theme for the conference is “Connecting cultures: forging futures” with exploration into the fusion of diverse cultures; how networks of innovation evolve and grow; and what role universities and other tertiary institutions play globally in connecting diverse cultures and in anchoring and sustaining networks of innovation to produce a tangible return and measurable impact for the future. This theme will be explored through three perspectives:

  • National, regional and local cultures and the extent to which connecting people and ideas across these produces innovation and impact
  • Academic discipline and subject cultures including the impact of multi-disciplinary teams of sciences, arts, social sciences etc. Also different cultures of research, teaching and skills development
  • Organizational cultures – particularly those of universities and business; skills providers; NGOs; social and other enterprises.

Proposals can be submitted for paper or poster presentations or to facilitate a session. The call for proposals will open on August 27, 2014 and guidelines for submission are available on the British Council’s website. The session and chair call for proposals will close on Friday 31 October 2014, you have until early 2015 to submit a poster proposal.

Key dates

  • Call for proposals opens: Wednesday 27 August 2014
  • Registration opens: February 2015
  • Going Global 2015 conference: Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 June 2015

Center for Teaching and Learning accepting proposals for 2014 Edward C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching

The Edward C. Moore Symposium on Teaching Excellence is one of IUPUI’s oldest public events, dating from the years of IUPUI’s inception. Named in honor of Edward C. Moore, former dean of the faculties, the symposium brings the Indiana higher education community together to examine and celebrate teaching excellence and instructional strategies that encourage student learning.

The IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning is accepting proposals for the 2014 Edward C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching, which will take place Friday, April 4th, 2014. We hope that you will consider submitting a proposal, and encourage you to share this invitation and information with colleagues.

In addition to our traditional call for proposals, this year, we are offering a special call for proposals for an “Ignite” session. Please note that you can submit no more than one traditional proposal and one “Ignite” proposal. See the attached special call document to learn more about this exciting opportunity. Please see the attached documents for details on submitting a proposal and further descriptions on the types of sessions and content sought. You can also view the traditional call for proposals online here, and the “Ignite” call for proposals online here.

For more information about the symposium visit the Symposium website.

Proposals will be accepted through November 22nd 2013. If you have any questions, please email the Center for Teaching and Learning at: thectl@iupui.edu.