Universities as anchors: re-positioning knowledge economy

Saturday 12 July 2014 - 00:00 to Sunday 13 July 2014 - 00:00
Guangzhou, China

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Global Education Dialogues - Universities as anchors: re-positioning the knowledge economy

This Global Education Dialogue is in partnership with Guangdong Institute of Education Research

How can higher education shape national and regional futures?

It is recognised universally that higher education plays an increasingly important role in creating national and regional growth.


This global education dialogue will explore the following themes:

  • How can universities engage with industry and business to shape the knowledge economy?
  • How can entrepreneurship and innovation accelerate growth?
  • What is the future for universities in connecting enterprise and society in new and imaginative ways to harness the potential for economic and social well-being, effective knowledge transfer and commercialisation?
  • How can universities use digital technology to enhance effective engagement with industry and community?

How to attend

If you are interested in attending, please contact Zhao.Li@britishcouncil.org.cn for more information.