2012 Summit on the Occasion of the G8

2012 International Education Summit

International Education: A Global Economic Engine

Washington, DC, May 2-3, 2012

The Institute of International Education (IIE) convened the 2012 International Education Summit on the Occasion of the G8, entitled “International Education: A Global Economic Engine.” The Summit brought together 50 high level delegates from 15 countries and the EU in Washington, DC on May 2 and 3.

The delegations involved in this year’s higher education summit represented Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Qatar, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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IIE's President and CEO Dr. Allan E. Goodman

IIE International Education Summit on the Occasion of the G8

“This Summit brought the education policy leaders from countries and regions that host 80% of the world’s 3.4 million globally mobile students to look at how we can best collaborate to meet future needs. The exchange of students and scholars helps foster economic and diplomatic engagement between countries, keeps our universities vibrant and competitive, and prepares the future workforce to meet global challenges”

 


Opening Session Welcome

IIE International Education Summit on the Occasion of the G8

 Martha Kanter

Undersecretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education

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IIE International Education Summit on the Occasion of the G8

Adam Ereli

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs

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U.S. Delegation: Statement of National Priorities

 IIE International Education Summit on the Occasion of the G8

Marianne Craven

Managing Director of Academic Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

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    2012 Summit Resources
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