Talloires Network
Leaders Conference
Live Engagement, Transform Lives

December 2–4
Cape Town
South Africa

Agenda at a Glance

2011 Talloires Network Leaders Conference Schedule At-A-Glance

Monday, June 13, 2011

Participants arrive throughout the day

19:00: Welcome reception at Occidental Hotel Miguel Angel in downtown Madrid

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

*** Simultaneous interpretation in English and Spanish will be provided for most sessions.

07:30-08:30: Breakfast

08:30: Buses depart hotel for The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

10:00-10:55: Welcome and Opening Ceremony

11:00-12:00: Plenary session: Creating supportive policy environments for university- community engagement

12:00-12:20: Coffee Break

12:20-13:20: Concurrent sessions, Group A

13:30-13:40: Introduction and recognition of Pearson by Brenda Gourley, Talloires Network Steering Committee and former Vice-Chancellor, The Open University

13:40-14:00: Keynote speech by John Fallon, Chief Executive International Education, Pearson

14:00-15:20: Lunch

15:30: Buses depart for Santander Financial City

16:15-16:45: Guided tour of the Santander Financial City

17:00-18:15: MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship Ceremony- Eight outstanding programs from Talloires Network member universities will be presented with awards in a ceremony to honor their achievements.

18:20: Reception

20:00: Buses return to hotel

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

07:30-08:30: Breakfast

08:45: Buses depart hotel for The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

10:00-10:30: Welcome, Presentation of The Engaged University: International Perspectives on Civic Engagement

10:30-10:40: Remarks by Mark Nieker, President of Pearson Foundation

10:40-11:30: Keynote speech by Jennifer Corriero, co-founder and Executive Director of TakingITGlobal

11:30-11:50: Coffee Break

11:50-12:50: Concurrent sessions, Group B

13:00-14:00: Concurrent sessions, Group C

14:00-15:40: Lunch

15:45-15:50: Introduction by Lawrence Bacow, President, Tufts University

15:50-16:10: Keynote speech by Margaret McKenna, President of the Walmart Foundation

16:10-16:40: Presentation by President Bacow regarding governance of the Talloires Network

16:40-16:55: Coffee break

17:00-18:00: Concurrent sessions, Group D

18:15: Buses depart for reception at US Ambassador’s residence

19:00: Reception at US Ambassador’s residence

21:00: Buses return from reception to hotel

Thursday, June 16, 2011

07:30-08:30: Breakfast

08:45: Buses depart hotel for The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

10:00-10:15: Welcome

10:15-10:20: Introduction and recognition of Mastercard Foundation by Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Talloires Network Steering Committee and former Minister of Education, Pakistan

10:20-10:45: Keynote speech by Reeta Roy, President, Mastercard Foundation

10:45-11:30: Plenary session: Expanding economic opportunities for youth

11:30-11:50: Coffee Break

12:00-13:30: Closing ceremony and announcement of conference resolution

13:30-14:00: Signing of the conference resolution by all participants

14:00-15:30: Lunch

15:45: Buses depart for hotel

20:00: Private tour of the Prado followed by a reception (optional, please sign up during check-in)