The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the future of international education will be the subject of an online conversation with leaders from European universities Thursday, July 9.
The fourth in a series of live discussions with educational leaders from more than a dozen countries, the European panel will include:
- Serge Fdida, vice president of international development at Sorbornne Université in Paris, France
- Matilde Sánchez Fernández, vice-rector of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Spain
- Sari Lindlom, vice-rector of the University of Helsinki in Finland
- Peter Mathiesson, principal and vice-chancellor of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland
The series, “The Future of International Education: Leadership Perspectives From Around the World,” is co-hosted by the Institute of International Education, or IIE, and the University of California, Davis. See the series news release.
IIE President Allan E. Goodman will moderate the regional panel on Europe, which will begin at 8 a.m. PDT ( 3 p.m. UTC).
The series will conclude July 16 with panelists from Latin America:
- Ignacio Sánchez Díaz, rector of Pontificia Universidad de Católica de Chile in Santiago
- David Garza, rector of Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico
- Soraya Soubhi Smaili, rector of Universidade Federal de São Paulo in Brazil
Gary S. May, chancellor of UC Davis, will moderate.
The hourlong sessions are open to the public. For each session, advance registration is required and will close when seats are filled. Recordings of the discussions are available on the series webpage.