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The 25th EAN Conference: Silver Jubilee Celebration

Event Details
University College Dublin (UCD), Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
29 May 2016 - 31 May 2016

Retrospective for Perspective

Access and Widening Participation 1991 – 2014

The European Access Network (EAN) invites you to attend its 25th annual conference at the University College Dublin, Ireland’s Global University. This year, the EAN conference will take a retrospective look at the past 25 years of achievement in access to higher education and provide perspective for the next 25 years.

Why you should attend:

  1. EAN conferences are an opportunity to share and learn about research and practice in access to higher education. Conference delegates include academics, equity practitioners, policy-makers and students.
  2. Conference attendees will have an opportunity to network with people from all over the world, and discuss key issues in the outreach, access and support of higher education students, widening participation initiatives, diversity and inclusion, public policy and more.
  3. A keynote speaker at the 2016 will be Lumina Foundation CEO and President, Jamie Merisotis. The Lumina Foundation is one of the largest private organisations in the United States aiming to increase the percentage of Americans who attain higher education. Mr Merisotis will provide all conference attendees with a copy of his bestselling e-book, America Needs Talent: Attracting, Educating & Deploying the 21st-Century Workforce.

Key Dates:

31st March 2016 – End of early bird conference rate
15th April 2016 – Deadline for presenters to register for conference
30th April 2016 – Deadline for submission of paper/poster
25th May 2016 – Last day of registration

For more information and to register, please visit the 2016 EAN Conference website.

Posted 10 March 2016