Below are speaker presentations from the 2012 DASSH Conference. For more information see speaker profiles and program (pdf, 1.4 MB).
Acknowledgement of Country - Engaging with Indigenous Students- Dr Peter Radoll, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Information Science and Engineering, University of Canberra. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Success Factors (pdf, 856 KB)
Plenary One: An ERA of Change- Mr David de Carvalho, Head of Division for Higher Education, DIISRTE. Base Funding Review (pdf, 258 KB)
Panel Discussion: Left to Our Own Devices- Professor Deb Verhoeven, Associate Head of School (Research), School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University. Digital Delivery and Australian Higher Education (pdf, 1.7 MB)
Plenary Two: Key Drivers of Funding- Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Australian National University. Unpicking the Complexity of Government Funding in the Higher Education Sector (pdf, 258 KB)- Professor Charles Daugherty, Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Research), Victoria University of Wellington. How Does New Zealand Fund Research? (pdf, 246 KB)
Plenary Three: Quality and Standards and Rates of Return- Dr Carol Nicoll, Chief Commissioner, TEQSA. TEQSA - A New Regulatory Agency for Australian Higher Education (pdf, 1.3 MB)- Professor Phil Lewis, Director, Centre for Labour Market Research, University of Canberra. The Private Rate of Return to a University Degree (pdf, 340 KB)
Plenary Four: Academic Careers- Associate Professor Sherman Young, Associate Dean, Macquarie University. What is an Academic Career? A Personal Reflection on the Journey (pdf, 819 KB)- Professor Toni Makkai, Dean, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU. Succession Planning for Academic Leaders (pdf, 336 KB)
Plenary Five: Complexity and Compliance- Professor Giselle Byrnes, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts, Charles Darwin University and Professor Joanne Scott, Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts and Business, University of the Sunshine Coast. Leading Multi-disciplinary Faculties - Preliminary Observations (pdf, 251KB)- Ms Linda Addison, General Manager, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences. Welfare, Health and Safety: Key Issues (pdf, 225 KB)
Breakout One - Deans- Professor Malcolm Gillies, Vice-Chancellor, London Metropolitan University. Funding Changes in UK Higher Education (pdf, 111 KB)- Professor Bruce Chapman, Professor of Economics and Director, Policy Impact, Australian National University Crawford School of Public Policy. Understanding HECS Charges: Theory, Historical and International Experience and Reflections on the Future (pdf, 221 KB)
Plenary Six: Internationalisation- Professor Brenda Yeoh, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University Singapore. Internationalisation: A Perspective from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS (pdf, 3.6 MB)
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The 2019 DASSH conference and AGM will be hosted by the University of NSW with support from the University of Technology Sydney, on 25-27 September in Sydney. Registrations will open mid-year.
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