Presentations

Presented/chaired/convened over 150 sessions on trends and issues related to global higher education.

Webinars: The online events in partnership with University World News attracted more than 4,000 registrations from around the world. 

  • International Student Mobility Trends: Shifting Recruitment Priorities and Strategies
  • Transformative Leadership & Role of Universities
  • Embracing Technology for Global Engagement: A Leadership Challenge and Opportunity
  • Transnational Education: Growth at the Expense of Quality?
  • Asia-Pacific: Future-proof International Student Recruitment, Studyportals
  • Europe: Future-proof International Student Recruitment, Studyportals
  • US: Future-Proof International Student Recruitment, Studyportals
  • Envisioning Pathways to 2030: Megatrends Shaping The Future Of Global Higher Education, Studyportals

Conferences

  • ​Digital Strategies to Improve International Student Retention, American Council on Education (ACE) Executive Forum for Leading Internationalization
  • Empowering a New Generation of Talent: Drivers and Impact of Post-Study Work Policies, AIEC
  • [Chair] Getting Future-Ready: Impact of Megatrends on Global Engagement Strategies, AIEC, Sydney
  • [Chair] Innovative Strategies for Diversifying and Expanding International Undergraduate Enrollment, NACAC Salt Lake City
  • Admission and Recognition Feature Session: The Reality of Transparency in Admissions, EAIE
  • [Chair] The Innovation Imperative for Global Engagement Strategies, EAIE, Geneva
  • Thought Leadership Session On Megatrends Shaping Global Higher Ed, BCCIE, Vancouver
  • New Research to Inform International Enrollment and Success Strategies, NAFSA Annual Conference, Philadelphia
  • New Models Of Connecting Local and Global Higher Education, Going Global, Kuala Lumpur
  • Innovative Strategies for Recruiting and Supporting International Students: What Works, What Doesn’t, NAGAP, New Orleans
  • Pathway Programs as a Model of Public-Private Partnership, P3EDU
  • Future Ready: Aligning Internationalization Strategies with Emerging Growth Opportunities, UPCEA Annual Conference, Baltimore
  • The Shifting Mobility Of Students, AACSB Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • International Student Recruitment Bootcamp, San Diego
  • Preparing for A New World Of Student Mobility: Technology, Partnerships and Research, APAIE Annual Conference, Singapore
  • Innovation In Global Engagement: What Works, What Doesn’t, APAIE Annual Conference, Singapore
  • Data Wise Strategies for SIOs: Driving Intl. Enrollment Impact, AIEA Annual Conference, Washington DC
  • New Nationalism and Universities Global Perspectives On Politics and Policy and The Future Of Higher Education, Center for Studies In Higher Education, UC Berkeley
  • The Innovation Imperative for a Globally Relevant and Impactful University, Studyportals Webinar
  • Landscape Of Pathway Programs In The U.S.: Results from NAFSA’s Research, NAFSA, Los Angeles May 2017
  • Preparing for The Future: Aligning Institutional Strategies with Emerging Trends, NAFSA, Los Angeles May 2017
  • [Invited Keynote Speaker] Three Waves Of International Student Mobility: Implications for Recruitment and Partnership Strategies, IUNC, Moscow May 2017
  • [Invited Keynote Speaker] Accelerating Campus Internationalization with Technology: Emerging Trends and Strategies, SIT, April 2017
  • [Workshop] Global Mobility Of Students from and to Asia-Pacific: Emerging Trends, Evolving Strategies, APAIE, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, March 2017
  • International Campuses: What Works, What Doesn’t? APAIE, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, March 2017
  • Getting Future Ready: Aligning Institutional Strategies with Emerging Trends, AIEA, Washington DC, February 2017
  • Framing The Conversation: Using Data to Advocate for Campus-Wide Support Of The International Enrollment Management (IEM) Office, NAFSA November 2016
  • Attracting International Students to India, FICCI Higher Education Summit, November 2016
  • [Plenary] Global Trends Shaping International Education, Australian International Education Conference (AIEC), Melbourne, October 2016
  • [Plenary] Global Citizenship and Student Success, The British Universities’ International Liaison Association (BUILA), Liverpool, UK, July 2016
  • Webinar On Pathway Programs In The US, NAFSA, July 2016
  • Hot Trends and Issues for Senior International Officers, Denver, NAFSA 2016
  • Metrics Of International Student Success: Assessing International Enrollment Strategies, Denver, NAFSA 2016
  • [Keynote] New Opportunities Of Engaging Regionally Mobile “Glocal” Students”, International Universities Networking Conference (IUNC), Moscow, Feburary, 2016
  • [Keynote] Social Innovation Summit, Centennial College, Canada, May 2016
  • Metrics Of International Student Success: from Inputs to Outcomes, NAGAP: The Association for Graduate Enrollment Management, Nashville, April 2016
  • Metrics Of International Student Success: from Inputs to Outcomes, NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators In Higher Education, March 2016
  • Metrics Of International Student Success, Association Of International Education Administrators (AIEA), Montréal, February 2016
  • Innovation In Global Engagement: What Works, What Doesn’t, Association Of International Education Administrators (AIEA), Montréal, February 2016
  • [Keynote] Three Trends Shaping Global Higher Education and Its Implications for Institutional Strategies, International Universities Networking Conference (IUNC), Miami, February, 2016
  • Developing An International Enrollment Strategy, University Business Webinar
  • (Invited Seminar) Three Megatrends Transforming Internationalization Of Higher Education: Implications for Research Agendas and Institutional Strategies, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • The Rise Of ‘Glocal’ Students and New Models Of Transnational Education, Ministry Of Education, Singapore and OECD Conference On Higher Education Futures, Oct 2015
  • (Opening Session Of International Relations Managers-IRM) Innovation In Internationalization Of Higher Education, European Association for International Education (EAIE), Glasgow, Sept 2015
  • How Can Moocs Benefit Campus Students? EAIE, 2015
  • China: An Emerging Largest Destination for International Students In Asia – New Development, New Opportunities, EAIE 2015
  • [Invited Keynote] Global Student Mobility Trends: Overcoming Barriers to Attract Talent, Ministry Of Education, Colombia, 12 August, 2015
  • Strategic Issues and Priorities for International Enrollment: Survey Findings, American Association Of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) 2015 Academic Affairs Summer Meeting
  • Using Research to Advance Your International Education Goals, NAFSA: Association Of International Educators Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, May 2015
  • Hot Trends for Senior International Officers, NAFSA: Association Of International Educators Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, May 2015
  • (Webinar) Global Student Mobility: Insights and Implications for Your Recruitment Strategy, International Education Association Of Australia (IEAA)
  • (Webinar) Undergraduate International Student Retention Begins with Recruitment, National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
  • (Workshop) Can Asian Universities Become The Hub Of International Students? Opportunities and Strategies for Maximizing The Potential, Asia-Pacific Association Of International Education (APAIE), Beijing, March 2015
  • (Colloquium) Internationalization Of American Higher Education and Its Implications for India At The National University Of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA)
  • The Future Of Liberal Arts In India, New Delhi, March 2015
  • Enhancing The Impact Of Campus Internationalization, Association Of International Education Administrators (AIEA), Washington, DC, February 2015
  • The Role Of The SIO In The Retention and Engagement Of International Students, Association Of International Education Administrators (AIEA), Washington, DC, February 2015
  • Global Higher Education Trends, IUNC North America 2015, Washington, D.C., February 2015
  • Research Roundtable: Strategic Issues and Priorities for Campus Internationalization, American Association Of State Colleges and Universities’ (AASCU) Academic Affairs Winter Meeting, February 2015
  • International Student Mobility Trends: What’s New In Exchange and Enrollment, ISEP Conference, November 2014
  • Global Student Mobility and Implications for University Strategies, Invited Lecture At George Washington University
  •  Can China Become A Hub Of “Glocal” Students? Mobility Of International Students to China and Implications for Strategies, China Education Association for International Exchange (CACIE), October 2014
  • New Ways Of Learning: Digital Hype Or Cultural Shift? European Association for International Education Annual Conference (EAIE), Prague, September 2014
  • Transnational Education Strategies: What Works, What Doesn’t? European Association for International Education Annual Conference (EAIE), Prague, September 2014
  • Metrics Of Success In International Student Recruitment, European Association for International Education Annual Conference (EAIE), Prague, September 2014
  • A MOOC Revolution? Strategic Considerations and Lessons Learned, European Association for International Education Annual Conference (EAIE), Prague, September 2014
  • towards Informed International Student Enrollment Strategies, American Association Of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Academic Affairs Summer Meeting, fort Lauderdale, Florida, August 2014
  • Student Segmentation for An Effective International Enrollment Strategy, Association Of Professional Schools Of International Affairs (APSIA), Chicago, Illinois, June 2014
  • NAFSA International Student Retention Research: Results and Practical Implications, NAFSA Annual Conference, San Diego, California, May 2014
  • Is Internationalization Morphing As Its Drivers and Rationale Change?, NAFSA: Association Of International Educators Annual Conference 2014, San Diego, California, May 2014
  • Global Engagement Strategies: What Works, What Doesn’t? Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), Seoul, South Korea, March 2014
  • Scaling and Shaping Global Engagement Strategies In An Era Of Technology, AIEA, Washington, DC, February, 2014
  • Strategic Choices for Developing and Sustaining Institutional Partnerships, AIEA, Washington, DC, February, 2014
  • Context Of Higher Education In Russia and Ukraine, UPCEA International Briefing, Washington, DC, February, 2014
  • Higher Education In India: Purpose, Mission, Challenges and Solutions, India Conference At Harvard 2014, Boston, Massachusetts, February 2014
  • Internationalization Of Higher Education, SOCHE ED, Dayton, February 2014
  • Undergraduate International Student Recruitment: Quick Fix Or Lasting Legacy? ACE Leadership Network Meeting, Washington, D.C., December 2013
  • Informed International Student Recruitment: Understanding Students, Mapping Behavior, China Annual Conference for International Education (CACIE), Beijing, November 2013
  • [Invited Keynote] At Transnational Education: Opportunities to Engage, Share and Learn, UCAS, Universities UK and The UK HE International Unit Joint Event, London, October 2013
  • Marketing & Recruitment Opening Event–International Recruitment Strategy: What Works, What Doesn’t?, European Association for International Education Annual Conference (EAIE), Istanbul, September 2013
  • Grappling with The Onset Of Mass Higher Education: Media Coverage Of The Expansive Systems In India and China, Worldviews 2013, Toronto, Canada, June 2013
  • [Invited Presentation] Three Global Trends Shaping The Future Of Graduate Enrollment Management, NYGAP, June 2013
  • Transnational Education: Models and Measures Of Success, NAFSA Annual Conference 2013, St. Louis, Missouri, May 2013
  • International Recruitment: Strategic Choices for Delivering Results, NAFSA Annual Conference 2013, St. Louis, Missouri, May 2013
  • Innovative Practices In Graduate Enrollment Management, National Association Of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP), Orlando, Florida, April 2013
  • Indian Higher Education: Reforms In Context Of Political and Economic Changes, NYU Steinhardt (Invited Presentation), April 2013
  • Models Of Transnational Education Provision, Going Global 2013, Dubai, UAE, March 2013
  • Transregional Education At Its Best, Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), Hong Kong, China, March 2013
  • Redefining Internationalization Strategies: Adapting and Innovating for Success, Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), Hong Kong, China, March 2013
  • Social Media and International Education: Strategic Approaches, Association Of International Education Administrators (AIEA), New Orleans, LA, February 2013
  • Current Research In International Higher Education: Implications for Practice, Association Of International Education Administrators (AIEA), New Orleans, LA, February 2013
  • Not All International Students Are The Same, Washington International Education Conference, (WIEC), January 2013
  • Institutional Collaborations In Emerging Countries, Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), Montreal, November 2012
  • Cost-Effective International Recruitment: What Works, What Doesn’t, National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), Denver, CO, October 2012
  • Journeys Of Discovery In Researching Internationalization Of Higher Education, European Association for International Education Annual Conference (EAIE), Dublin, September 2012
  • International Recruitment Strategy: Defining Priorities, Delivering Results, European Association for International Education Annual Conference (EAIE), Dublin, September 2012
  • Engaging with Asia: Proven Practices and Strategies, European Association for International Education Annual Conference (EAIE), Dublin, September 2012
  • Social Media In International Enrollment Management: Conversations for Conversions, NAGAP Annual Conference, Austin, April 2012
  • Developing and Sustaining Institutional Partnerships, Asia Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), Bangkok, April 2012
  • Current Research In International Education, AIEA Annual Conference, February 2012
  • Institutional Collaborations with India: What Works, What Doesn’t? AIEA Annual Conference, February 2012
  • Context Of Indian Higher Education: Mobility, Quality and Collaborations, University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), January 2012
  • CII Higher Education Conference, New Delhi, November 2011
  • International Higher Education, FICCI Higher Education Summit, New Delhi, November 2011
  • Quality Assurance In US Higher Education, CONAHEC, Puebla, Mexico, October, 2011
  • Student Mobility and Immigration In North America, CONAHEC, Puebla, Mexico, October, 2011
  • The Global Reach Of Higher Education, SUNY Annual Conference, September 2011
  • Bilateral University Partnerships for Cooperation On Global Development Challenges: The Case Of EU and India, European Association for International Education Annual Conference 2011, Copenhagen
  • Best Practices In Engaging with Indian Institutions, European Association for International Education Annual Conference 2011, Copenhagen
  • Institutional Collaborations with Asia: Trends and Best Practices, European Association for International Education Annual Conference 2011, Copenhagen
  • Recruiting Students from China and India: The Quest for Quality and Efficiency, NAFSA-X Upstate NY, June, 2011
  • Social Media Marketing In China and India, NAGAP Annual Conference 2011, Washington DC
  • Developing and Expanding Partnerships with India: Why, How, and Where to Begin? NAFSA Annual Conference 2011, Vancouver
  • International Recruitment: Bridging Research and Practice, NAFSA Annual Conference 2011, Vancouver
  • The Internet and Social Media In International Higher Education, Association Of International Education Administrators AIEA Annual Conference 2011, San Francisco
  • Demystifying India’s foreign Universities Bill: Opportunities & Challenges, Association Of International Education Administrators AIEA Annual Conference 2011, San Francisco
  • Higher Ed In America, China and India: The “New Normal” Across The Pacific, Association Of International Education Administrators AIEA Annual Conference 2011, San Francisco (Upcoming)
  • Leveraging Research for Optimizing International Recruitment Efforts, New York Graduate Admissions Professionals (NYGAP) Meeting 2010, New York
  • Social Media Marketing In China and India (Marketing & Recruitment Opening Session), European Association Of International Education (EAIE) Annual Conference 2010, Nantes, France
  • The Higher Education System Of India, European Association Of International Education (EAIE) Annual Conference 2010, Nantes, France
  • Session Chair, OECD Institutional Management In Higher Education (IMHE)2010, Paris, France
  • ‘India: The Talent, Immigration and Competition’, Annual ICG Thought Leader Session, Kansas City, 2010
  • ‘Shifting Trends In Global Student Mobility: Who Is Going Where’, NAFSA Annual Meeting 2010, Kansas City.
  • ‘Measuring Return On Investment In International Student Recruitment’, NAFSA Annual Meeting 2010, Kansas City (Co-Presenting).
  • ‘International Recruitment: Bridging Research and Practice’, NAFSA Annual Meeting 2010, Kansas City (Co-Presenting).
  • ‘Integrated Marketing Strategies for The Recruitment Of Millennials/GenY: Global Perspectives’, NAGAP Annual Conference, San Francisco, 2010 (Panel Presentation).
  • ‘Changing Indian Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges’, AIEA Annual Conference, Washington DC, 2010 (Panel Presentation).
  • Invited Speaker On India Education At Education Industry Investment forum , Phoenix, AZ (2010)
  • ‘Getting Future Ready–Key Competencies for Graduate Admissions Professionals’, NAGAP Annual Conference 2009, New York
  • ‘Maximizing Potential Of Global Collaborations: Case Of Asian Business Schools’, AIEA Annual Conference 2009, Atlanta.
  • ‘Recruitment Strategy for India: Engaging Online Communities’, AIEA Annual Conference 2009, Atlanta.
  • ‘Inducing Money Magnetism: Fundraising Practices In American Universities and Lessons for Indian Higher Education’ (with Dr. Vijaya Narapareddy), World Universities form 2009, IIT Mumbai.
  • ‘Serving The Services Economy: Interdisciplinary Education In Engineering and Management’, World Universities forum 2009, IIT Mumbai.
  • ‘Leading without Leadership? A Call for A Scholarship and Profession Of Educational Leadership’, International Conference On Educational Leadership 2009, IIM Bangalore.
  • ‘Enabling Innovation Fission: Higher Education As The Catalyst for The Indian Economy’ (with Dr. Vijaya Narapareddy), Strategic Management Society 2008, ISB Hyderabad.
  • ‘Embracing The Connection Between Signals and Strategies: Envisioning New Theory and Practice Of Recruiting Graduate Students Of Color’ (with Dr. Frank Tuitt and Stephanie Krusemark), ASHE Annual Conference 2008, Jacksonville, FL.
  • ‘Integrating Inclusive Excellence: The Case Of Higher Education Program At The University Of Denver’ (with Bridgette Coble & Niki Latino), CAHEP, ASHE Annual Conference 2008, Jacksonville, FL.
  • ‘Open My Eyes to The New World: 3I’s Framework for Higher Education Curriculum,’ HGSE, Harvard University, 2008.
  • ‘Who CARES for My Soul? A Model for Integrating Inclusive Excellence In Doctoral Education’ (with Bridgette Coble and Niki Latino), HGSE, Harvard University, 2008.
  • ‘Moving from Quantity to Quality: Aligning Strategies for Attracting Indian Talent’ (with Shevanti Narayan) At NAGAP Annual Conference 2008, Denver, CO.
  • ‘Signals and Strategies for Recruiting Graduate Students Of Color’ (with Dr. Frank Tuitt), NAGAP Annual Conference 2008, Denver, CO.
  • ‘3C’s for An A: Ensuring Academic Integrity Of International Students’ (with Michael Elliott) At The NASPA Annual Meeting 2008, Boston.
  • ‘Service Encounters with International Students: Can America Win The War for Talent?’ International forum, ASHE Annual Conference-2007, Louisville, KY.
  • ‘TIE It together for The New World: Innovation In Doctoral Programs In Higher Education’, CAHEP, ASHE Annual Conference-2007, Louisville, KY.
  • ‘Discovering India: Approaches to Campus Internationalization’, NASPA International Symposium, ACPA/NASPA 2007 Joint Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  • ‘Chindia: Optimizing Recruitment Marketing for Attracting Quality Students’ (with Susan Nelson), NAGAP Annual Conference 2007, Orlando, FL.
  • ‘Collaborating for International Diversity: Case Of Asian Business Schools’ At International Globalization, Diversity, and Education Conference 2007, Washington State University.
  • ‘Integrating India’s Knowledge Economy with Higher Education’ At INTED 2007
  • ‘Integrated Web Marketing Strategy for Achieving Admissions Objectives’, AACRAO Annual Conference 2006, San Diego, CA.
  • ‘Cost Effective International Marketing and Student Recruitment: Collaborative Marketing Way’ (with Tim Rogers), QS Apple conference 2006, NTU Singapore.