Forum on international education
International student mobility: from export of education to programs of sustainable development of the region
February 26-28 2019, Nairobi, Kenya
Forum "International student mobility: from export of education to programs of sustainable development of the region".
The meeting place for an open professional discussion of the most relevant and interesting trends in the field of academic partnership and recruitment of students from Africa. In 2019, the main discussion will be dedicated to issues related to the participation of educational institutions in national and corporate programs of sustainable development and training of employees and with creation of competitive advantages in promoting university brands on the continent and recruiting students.

Topics and questions for discussion
Higher education and human capital development in Africa
Africa on the map of international student mobility
National brands and university strategies for promoting educational programs
New generation of Africa: dreams, hopes, plans
Programs for sustainable development of the region: points of interaction for corporations and universities
Communication strategies of universities in foreign markets and their role in recruiting foreign students
Digital marketing
Program
Tuesday, February 26
18:00 - 19:00. Check in.
19:00. Greetings from participants. Cocktail.
Wednesday, February 27
The first day of the Forum

09:00 - 10:00. Check in.
10:00 - 11:20. Opening of the Forum. "Higher Education and Human Capital Development in Africa". Plenary session.
11:20 - 11:40. Break.
11:40 - 13:00. "Sustainable development programs of the region: points of interaction for corporations and universities". Plenary session.
13:00 - 14:00. Lunch.
14:00 - 15:20. "The New Generation of Africa: Dreams, Hopes, Plans." Panel discussion.
15:20 - 15:40. Break.
15:40 - 17:30. "Africa on the map of international student mobility: trends and perspectives". Round table discussion.
17:30. Summing up the results of the first day of work.
Cocktail.
Thursday, February 28
The second day of the Forum

10:00 - 11:20. "National Brands and University Strategies for Promoting Educational Programs: Points of Reference and Directions for Growth". Panel discussion.
11:20 - 11:40. Break.
11:40 - 13:00. "Horizons of a mutually beneficial partnership: expectations and realities of joint educational projects". Plenary session.
13:00 - 14:00. Lunch
14:00 - 15:20. "Digital Marketing and Students Recruitment." Plenary session.
15:20 - 15:40. Break.
15:40 - 17:30. "Business projects and communication strategies for attracting potential students to the African continent: trends, ideas, recipes." Round table discussion.
17:30. Summarizing the work.
18:30. Closing of the Forum. Cocktail
Leading international experts will introduce the participants to the best practices of recruiting foreign students and building long-term programs of interaction with African partners (state, educational, public and private organizations) and will talk about new opportunities for working in the existing and emerging educational markets of this continent.

Sessions are held in English.

Forum participants: foreign and Russian leaders and experts of state and public organizations, foundations, scientific and educational organizations, rectors and vice-rectors of higher education institutions' departments for international cooperation and marketing, deans of faculties and heads of centers specializing in implementation of programs with foreign partners, directors and leading experts of educational agencies and consulting companies specializing in the field of international education.
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Partners and sponsors of the Forum
Currently, negotiations are being held to support the Forum with representatives of Russian and international corporations, state and public institutions and organizations, including the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, FGBU "Interobrazovanie", specialized committees of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Rossotrudnichestvo, MIA "Russia Today" , "African Business Initiative", "Africa Active", etc.
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