Edmund Nibeneeh Aalangdong Assistant Secretary, Policy, Planning and Development National Council for Tertiary Education, Ghana - Quality assurance systems in Ghanaian Tertiary Education: an exploratory study of policy issues and practical implications for colleges of education (co-presented with Nicholas Fielmua)

Dr Mohamed Taki Al Kamil, Director, Al Reef Institute of Logistics & Applied Technology-ADVETI, UAE - Impact of culture on vocational education in Abu Dhabi

Dr Abdulhasan AlDairi, Chairman, Bahrain SMEs Society, Bahrain - UK-GCC research and innovation forum

Evans Takyi Ankomah-Asare, Assistant Secretary - (University and Polytechnic Coordinator), National Council for Tertiary Education, Ghana - Curricula development in emerging knowledge economies: adopting a cross cultural approach (co-presented with Prof. Nicholas N.N. Nsowah-Nuamah Rector, Kumasi Polytechnic )

Hilda Asante, Head of Publications & Public Relations, National Council for Tertiary Education, Ghana - Building a culture of excellence in tertiary education (co-presented with Alberta Tackie Larkai Publications Officer, National Council for Tertiary Education)

Dr Graeme Atherton, Chair - Global Access to Post-Secondary Education (GAPS) Initiative, Global Access to Post-Secondary Education Initiative (GAPS), UK - How to generate global networks in access & equity in higher education

Prof.  Colin Bain, Dean of Research, Durham University, UK - Transfusion and Transformation

Prof. Dr Vivienne Marie Baumfield, International Dean Eurasia and South Asia, University of Glasgow, UK - The academic journeys of international post graduate students

Mr Uzokboy Begimkoulov, Director, Centre for Research And In-Service Training Of Academic Leaders Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialised Education of Uzbekistan - International partnership for quality culture in higher education

John Bonilla, Director, External Affairs Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia - PEAMA programme

Dr Roger Brindley, Vice Provost, University of South Florida, United States - Bridging the divide across academic cultures

Dr Julia Brown, Head of External Relations, Aston University, UK - The World of Microbiology in East Africa

Jen Bruce, Head of University Value, UKIB StudyPortals, UK - Through student eyes

Dr Maxine Clarke, International Programme Director, Loughborough University, UK - The development of entrepreneurial attitudes through international student mobility

Mr Paul Croft, Lecturer in Fine Art Printmaking School of Art, Aberystwyth University, UK - Contemporary Chinese printmaking: lithographic research

Nina Di Stefano, Senior Policy Analyst, Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada - Internationalisation survey of Canadian Universities

Charlene Earl, EAP Tutor, Centre for English and World Languages, UK - Talking cultures: fostering cross-curricular intercultural awareness (co-presented with Hannah Mc Norton Acting Director Centre for English and World Languages, University of Kent)

Lizzie Fane, Founder, ThirdYearAbroad.com, UK - What year abroad students really think

Prof. Dr Kyria Finardi, Professor, Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil - English language and internationalization in Brazil: insights from the English without Borders Programme

Prof. Paul Gentle, Director of Programmes, Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, UK - Connecting cultures and forging future through developing leaders

Justyna Giezynska, CEO, Studybility, Poland - Still in transition: higher education institutional change in Central and Eastern Europe

Dr Mohamed Salah Harzallah, Director, National Erasmus+ Office of Tunisia - Tempus achievments in Tunisia

Dr Jitka Hlouskova, Senior Lecturer, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic - International collaboration as a source of innovations in ELT in higher education

Prof. Hilary Homans, Director, Centre for Sustainable International Development University of Aberdeen, UK - Shifting boundaries in a global world to respond to different cultures

Mrs Barbara Howell, Associate Dean Faculty of Engineering & Computing, Coventry University, UK - Making a case for online international learning that bridges the cultural boundaries and disciplines (co-presented with Lidia Bombin Martinez International Operations Manager - Faculty of Engineering, Coventry University)

Horia Iovu, Vice-Rector, Director of Council for Doctoral Studies, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania - Internationalisation of doctoral studies as a key factor for organising multi-disciplinary teams and promoting intercultural exchange throughout the world (co-presented with Mihnea Costoiu Rector,Politehnica of Bucharest) 

Lyndell Jacka, Head of Research, IDP Education Ltd, Australia - Expectations of today's international students; tomorrow's global citizens: a comparison of cultures

Prof. Dr Beverley Jackling, Professor of Accounting, Victoria University, Australia - Does an internship programme improve the work readiness of international accounting graduates?

Abigail Jones, Head of International Projects, Group UK NARIC, UK - Connecting cultures in international education - universities, colleges, and who else?

Ioanna Kapnopoulou, Head of Marketing, Communication and Student Recruitment, The University of Sheffield International Faculty CITY College, Greece - An entrepreneurial higher education model for regional development. The case of the International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, CITY College in South East Europe.

Dr Martha S Leal Gonzalez, Director, CEO Institute for Innovation and Technology Transfer Nuevo Leon, Mexico - The crucible for leading edge innovation: what are the right conditions that trigger a positive outco

Jonathan Ledger, Managing Director, Proskills UK Group, UK - The ABC of creating impact through skills

Dr Vicky Lewis, Director, Vicky Lewis Consulting - International Education Strategy and Marketing, UK - Collaborating across organisational cultures to market your international campus

Dr Monica Mallowan, Associate Professor, University of Moncton, Canada - Towards a cultural shift through the implementation of sustainable information, communication and documentary practices

Dr Anthony Manning, Dean for Internationalisation, University of Kent, UK - Investigating assessment literacy for teachers of English for Academic Purposes - Key considerations for assessing the language skills of international students

Tatiana Mednikova, Graduate Student, Senior Instructor Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Russia - The impact of the changed business environment and corporate cultures on the higher education sphere in Russia

Prof. Rafael Molina-Velazquez, Assistant Professor of Digital Education and Global Health, Loma Linda University, United States - International Graduate Education: from off-campus to online, lessons learned in program management

Catherine Monaghan, Lecturer - Education,  Queen's University Belfast, UK - A transatlentic experience - student and teacher perspective (co-presented with Patricia Campbell Lecturer, Queen's University Belfast)

Sirin Myles, Director of International Office, University of Reading, UK - UK Teamwork: The power of one voice (co-presented with Gary Davies Chair LUIP. London Universities International Partnership)

Dr Catherine O'Connell, Lecturer, Liverpool Hope University, UK - Global university rankings as a mediator of international partnerships: a creative or conservative force?

Dr Igot Ofem, Education Economist, Lagos State University, Nigeria - Integrating cultural diversity in higher educational institutions in Nigeria: a catalyst for edge cutting innovation (co-presented with Dr Stella Ahunanya Assistant Director Education, Nigerian Army School of Finance and Administration)

Mr Angelo Oliveira, Professor, CEFET-MG, Brazil - Intership experiences in Leopoldina, Minas Gerais, Brazil (co-presented ith Maria Inês Gariglio International Officer CEFET-MG - Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica de Minas Gerais)

Dr Erick Outa, Researcher Research and Consulting, Kenya - Research and entrepreneurship culture in Kenyan universities

Dr Patricia Gyaa Owusu-Darko, Director International Affairs and Institutional Linkages, Kumasi Polytechnic, Ghana - Blending academic cultures for enhanced competency based training - A model for Polytechnics in Africa 

Dr Hans Pohl, Programme Director, STINT - The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education, Sweden - Mapping and quantifying the international culture of a higher education institution (co-presented with Dr Andreas Göthenberg Executive Director, STINT - The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education)

Prof Bill Buenar Puplampu, Ag. Vice President (Academic), Central University College, Ghana - Towards reinventing research culture in African Universities - An intervention model

Dr Maryam Rab, Director Research Evaluation and Monitoring Unit, British Council Pakistan - A cross cultural study perceptions of Pakistani youth in Pakistan and UK: identity, values and aspirations (co-presented withDawn Lowry-Hair)

Prof. Dr Caroline Y. Robertson-von Trotha, Director, ZAK / Zentrum for Cultural and General Studies at KIT, Germany - The implementation of a scientific Euro-Mediterranean Network within the Anna Lindh Foundation

Prof. Dr Fernando Salvetti, Founder and Managing Partner, LKN-Logos Knowledge, Switzerland Network - Fostering innovation and the impact of multi-disciplinary teams

Louise Simpson, Director The Knowledge Partnership and The World 100 Reputation, UK - Network Communicating research effectively

Alberta Tackie Larkai, Publications Officer National Council for Tertiary Education, Ghana - From elite to mass to universal to international participation in higher education: cultural implications for policy makers in Ghana (co-presented with Hilda Asante Head of Publications & Public Relations, National Council for Tertiary Education)

Prof. Karim Tahboub, Professor, Palestine Polytechnic University, Palestinian Territory - Role of summer schools and joint programmes in connecting Palestinian academics in the regional and international scientific communities

Sangeeta Tewar, Executive Office Manager, The British University in Dubai - The British University In Dubai's contribution to Innovation in Dubai/UAE

Prof. Shiv K Tripathi, Professor, Mzumbe University Dar Es Salaam Campus, Tanzania - Anti-corruption in management education curriculum for sustainable development: a collective action framework for higher education

Dr Daniel Villar-Onrubia, Online International Learning Programme Manager, Coventry University, UK - Operational model for embedding intercultural development opportunities in the disciplines through Online International Learning (OIL) projects (co-presented with Brinder Rajpal Intercultural Engagement Manager - Centre for Global Engagement, Coventry University)

Duane Voigt, University Registrar, New York University Shanghai, China - Make the world your major - the global network approach in China with NYU Shanghai (co-presented with Diane Geng Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, New York University Shanghai)

Dr Ellen Whitford, Professor, Armstrong State University, United States - Global education goals and teacher education in the United States: A disconnect between purposes and outcomes (co-presented with Beth E. Barnett Provost, Ramapo College of New Jersey)

Dr Esther Wilkinson, Business Development Lead, Transnational Education Jisc Technologies (Janet), UK - Supporting Transnational Education: technology experiences and future plans (co-presented with Baoyu Wan International Services Manager, JISC)

Stephen Williams, Head of International Partnerships, The University of Warwick, UK - Connecting universities and industry to develop innovative and entrepreneurial partnerships with China