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Register: IFC 7th GLOBAL PRIVATE EDUCATION CONFERENCE

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

IFC invites leaders in the education industry to join its 7th Global Private Education Conference on April 26-27, 2016 in Hong Kong, China.

Together we will explore the role of business partnerships in promoting impact and sustainability of education.

Join us for two remarkable days of learning and networking.

 

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

OPENING KEYNOTE: EDUCATION OF TOMORROW

Richard Gerver, an award winning educator, will share insights into the role of education in the digital era. 

   
CLOSING KEYNOTE: DESIGN THINKING IN EDUCATION

Tom Kelley, an innovation design leader, will share practices for design thinking and perspectives from other industries facing disruption. 

 
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WHY ATTEND? 

With global thought leaders in public and private education in attendance, the conference will provide a unique environment to exchange ideas, knowledge and best practices. It is also a great opportunity to build new relationships and strengthen existing ones.

 

TESTIMONIALS

...the conversations at the breaks, the people you get access to and how everyone is in sync are incredible.” 

JORGE STARR, ENOVA

 

...the conference is a great opportunity to think outside the box.” 

FRANCISCO MARMOLEJO, WORLD BANK

 

...the convening power of IFC is enormously important .”

DOUGLAS BECKER, LAUREATE EDUCATION, INC.

 

...great way of brokering new partnerships to take education to emerging markets.” 

LINDEN HARRIS, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

 

AGENDA

  • Opening Keynote: Education of Tomorrow
  • Business Partnerships in Education: A Renewed Agenda
  • Partnerships for A New Skills Agenda
  • The Challenge of Scaling Up: Joining Forces for Growth
  • Doing Business with IFC: Roadmap for Effective Collaboration
  • Business-to-Business Partnerships: Innovating in Collaboration
  • Business-to-Government/ Non-Government Partnerships: Towards Achieving Impact and Sustainabilty
  • IFC: Value-add Beyond Money
  • Edupreneurship and Venture Capital: An Effective Partnership for Emerging Markets?
  • Closing Keynote: Design Thinking in Education
  • Innovative Company Presentations: 
    • Distance Learning
    • Individualization and Personalization
  • Facilitated Networking and Roundtable Discussions
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WHEN & WHERE? 

APRIL 26-27, 2016
HONG KONG, CHINA
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SPONSORS

PLATINUM

iTutorGroup is the largest English language learning institute in the world. Its online education platform offers the optimal course size, the best teacher, and the right teaching material.

PLATINUM

Laureate Education is the largest global network of degree-granting higher education institutions. Laureate’s more than 80 universities educate over one million students in 28 countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Laureate’s universities offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in fields such as architecture, business, engineering, hospitality management, law and medicine. We are committed to making quality higher education accessible to students around the world.

DINNER

Maple Leaf Education is the largest international school operator in China. It provides high quality K-12 education by combining the merits of Western and Chinese educational philosopheres.

GOLD

Holtzbrinck is a media group dedicated to science, education and the wider cause of reading. Within the group investments Macmillan Education, a part of the Springer Nature group, is a leading, global business producing high-quality, trusted educational material, supporting students, teachers and institutions through a lifetime of learning.

SILVER

Asian School of Hospitality Arts is a premier educational institution in the Philippines offering hands-on learning experience.

SILVER

Pearson is the world's largest education company. It helps people everywhere aim higher and fulfill their true potential.

SILVER

Kaizen is Asia’s first private equity fund focused on Human Capital Transformation.

LUNCH

Learn Capital is a specialized education venture capital fund focused on early stage investments in education.

LUNCH

Grupo Ser Educacional is one of the largest private education groups in Brazil.

COFFEE BREAK

DeVry is a global provider of educational services that empowers its students to achieve educational and career goals. 

COFFEE BREAK

Careers360—The Education Hub is a data-enabled and technology-driven Educational Products and Services Company.

COFFEE BREAK

Anima is one of Brazil’s largest private higher education organizations, both in terms of revenue and the number of enrolled students.

COFFEE BREAK

Estacio is one of Brazil’s largest private-sector post-secondary groups. Its nationwide network consists of a university, seven university centers, thirty six colleges and one hundred seventy distance learning units recognized by the Ministry of Education. Estacio's campuses are always within reach of its target students--middle- and low middle-income workers.

BREAKFAST

Fullbridge is a high-growth, education technology company committed to helping college students and young professionals succeed in the global economy through transformational professional and industry-specific skills building programs.

MOBILE APP

Lumi is a global market leader in real-time audience insight technology for research, live events, meetings, corporate communications and teaching. Their proprietary audience response technology has been used in tens of thousands of meetings since the company was founded in 1991. Lumi maintains a presence in eleven countries: USA, UK, Finland, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. 

WI FI

SABIS® is a global education network that operates on four continents serviced through three independent corporations headquartered in the U.S., Lebanon, and the U.A.E. Schools in the SABIS® Network operate in 16 countries and educate 70,000 students. Based on a proven proprietary system, SABIS® Network schools provide students with a top-quality education that prepares them to meet the challenges of a changing world.


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