Going Global 2019 will take place from Monday 13 May - Wednesday 15 May in Berlin, Germany


Mr Dr. Aziz Amir - MD MSc EdD, President, Moraa Educational Complex (Afghanistan).

Dr Graeme Atherton, Director, National Education Opportunities Network (NEON) (UK).

Dr Firdous Azim, Professor and Chairperson, BRAC University (Bangladesh).

Professor Dr Marcus Baumann, Rector, FH/University of Applied Sciences Aachen (Germany).

Helmut Blumbach,  Former Director, Regional Office for Africa of the German Academic Exchange Service (Kenya).


Dr Rahul Choudaha,  Executive Vice President Global Engagement and Research, Studyportals (USA).

Ms Lakhana Dockiao, Director, Bureau of International Cooperation Strategy, Office of the Higher Education Commission (Thailand).



Ms Winnie Eley,  Vice-President (International), The University of Southampton (UK).

Mr Simon Emmett, CEO, IDP Connect (UK).

Dr Colman Farrell, Head of Programme Development, Innovation Academy, University College Dublin (Ireland).

Kitty Fehringer, Coordinator of the EURAXESS initiative, European Commission (Belgium).

Professor Dr Manar Khaled Fayyad, President, German Jordanian University (Jordan).


Professor Luke Georghiou, Deputy President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Manchester (United Kingdom).

Dr David Glowsky, Acting Head of International Strategy Office, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin (Germany).

Dr Marcus Hoppe, Deputy Director International Office, Leibniz University Hannover (LUH) (Germany).


Professor Angela Ittel, Vice President for Strategic Development, Junior Scholars, and Teacher Education Technische Universität, Berlin (Germany).

Suzie Jarvis, Founding Director, Innovation Academy, University College Dublin (Ireland).

Dr James Otieno Jowi  Executive Director/Secretary General, African Network for Internationalization of Education (Kenya).


Dr Anna-Maria Karl, Head of Global Talent Sourcing, Daimler AG (Germany).

Vivian Tos Lindgaard, Head of International Staff Mobility, University of Copenhagen (Denmark).


Professor Dr Setareh Maghsudi, Assistant Professor, Technische Universität Berlin and Einstein Center Digital Future (Germany).

Mr John Molony,  Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), Deakin University (Australia).

Professor Sibusiso Moyo, DVC Research, Innovation and Engagement, Durban University of Technology (South Africa).


Dr Charles Ong’Ondo, Commonwealth Academic Fellow, Moi University (Kenya).


Ms Sue Reece, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience), Staffordshire University (UK).

Dr Dorothea Rüland, Secretary General, German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD (Germany)


Dr Peter Schaumann, Owner & Managing director of SZ Metall GmbH & Co. KG, Vice Chairman of Industry Advisory Board to the German University Consortium for International Cooperations (DHIK) (Germany).

Professor Dr Martina Schraudner, Head of Fraunhofer CeRRI, Fraunhofer Center for Responsible Research and Innovation (CeRRI) (Germany).

Mr Paul Schulmann, Associate Director of Research, World Education Services (USA).

Professor Vibcent Ado Tenebe, Vice Chancellor, Taraba State University, Jalingo Taraba State (Nigeria).


Professor Dr Hà Thúc Viên, Acting President, Vietnamese-German University (Vietnam).

Mr Iain Watt, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International), University of Technology, Sydney (Australia).

Professor Wim de Villiers  Rector and Vice-Chancellor, Stellenbosch University (South Africa).