Access to Higher Education Summit 2012
Access to Higher Education Summit: The Bottom Line
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Woburn House Conference Centre, London, WC1H 9HQ
The focus of the Action on Access summit this year is on the economic contribution widening access to HE has made and how this can impact on social mobility. With keynote presentations from leading academics, practitioners and policy makers as well as a choice of discussion sessions the summit is an opportunity for you to engage with key stakeholders involved in access to HE. A detailed programme has been produced for information and confirmed keynote speakers include:
Professor Eric Thomas, Vice-Chancellor, University of Bristol and President, Universities UK
Professor Anna Vignoles, Director, Centre for Economics of Education (CEE) Institute of Education
Professor John Storan, Centre for widening Participation Studies, University of East London and Director, Action on Access
Martin Doel, President, Association of Colleges
David Barrett, Assistant Director, OFFA
Professor Liz Thomas, Action on Access, Higher Education Academy
Kath Dentith, Head of Access, QAA
Aimed at a multi-professional audience the summit will be of interest to academics, practitioners, policy makers and researchers working in the HE system.
To book your seat at the summit please complete and return the booking form. The success of last year’s summit has led to places filling up quickly and colleagues are advised to complete and return the attached booking form at their earliest convenience.