2014 Annual Conference for Partner Institutions

Programme and resources for 2014 Annual Conference for Partner Institutions.

Friday 17 October 2014, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, Greenmount Campus, Antrim

Theme: Students and Partners

Programme
TimeSessionSpeaker

09:30am – 10:00am

Tea/Coffee on arrival

 

10:00am – 10:30am

Welcome and opening remarks

Professor Denise McAlister,Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning, Teaching and Student Experience), University of Ulster

10:30am – 11:00am

Retention of 1st Year Students

  • Mr Martin McKinney, Head of School of Computing and Information Engineering, University of Ulster
  • Dr Michaela Black, Senior Lecturer in Computing Science, University of Ulster

11:00am – 11:30am

Teaching spaces without rooms:  The future of anywhere on anything video conferencing.

  • Mr Noel McDaid, Customer Engagement and Support Manager, Joint Academic Network (JANET)

11.30am – 11.45am

Tea/Coffee

 

11:45am – 11:55am

Colleges Northern Ireland/ Overview of the FE Sector: Connected: South Eastern Regional College

  • Ms Karen Lennon, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Colleges Northern Ireland
  • Mr John Ross, Research Lecturer, South Eastern Regional College.

11:55am – 12:15am

Ulster Business School/Belfast Metropolitan College Connected Project

  • Ms Ursula Quinn, Ulster Business School Subject Partnership Manager, University of Ulster

12:15pm – 12:30pm

Share and Learn: HSC Knowledge Exchange

  • Mrs Margaret Murray, Senior Training Consultant, HSC Leadership Centre
  • Mr David Elder, Senior Training Consultant, HSC Leadership Centre

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Connecting with Industry: Campus Walk

  • Dr Sam Kennedy, Head of Education Service, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE)
  • Mrs Deidre Cooper, Senior Lecturer, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE)

1.30pm

Lunch