Attendance Is by Invitation Only
Day 1 Wednesday, April 9
Reception and Dinner; Conversation Over Dessert
Knowledge for What? Have Universities Lost Sight of Their Purpose?
Moderator: David Remnick ’81, Editor, The New Yorker
Serge Haroche, Director, Collège de France; 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physics
Daniel Kahneman, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology Emeritus and Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs Emeritus, Princeton University; 2002 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences
Christine Musselin, Dean for Research, Sciences Po
Location: To Be Announced
Day 2 Thursday, April 10
Session I: Conversation
What Models Are Available for Sustainable Success?
Moderator: Matthew Bishop, U.S. Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief, The Economist
Vincent Berger, Special Advisor to French President François Hollande for Higher Education and Research
Helga Nowotny, President, European Research Council; Professor Emerita of Social Studies of Science, ETH Zurich
Wendy Piatt, Director General and Chief Executive, The Russell Group, London
Cecilia Rouse, Dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and the Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and Anna Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education, Princeton University
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Session II: Lecture
New Technologies: What Are the Risks and Rewards of Online Education?
Moderator: Tamar Lewin, Domestic Correspondent, The New York Times
Featuring: Daphne Koller, the Rajeev Motwani Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University; Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Coursera
Bruno Latour, Scientific Director, Sciences Po Medialab, Paris
William Lawton, Director, Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, London
Gideon Rosen, the Stuart Professor of Philosophy, Chair, Council of the Humanities, and Director, Program in Humanistic Studies, Princeton University
Break - Lunch on Own
Session III: Conversation
How to Expand Access for a Diverse Population
Moderator: Michel Wieviorka, Director, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme
Luiza Bairros, Minister of the Special Secretariat for the Promotion of Racial Equality, Brazil
Pankaj Chandra, Professor of Production and Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Caroline Hoxby, the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Lillian Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza, First Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Makerere University, Uganda
Reception for Conference Attendees
Session IV: Public Conversation
How to Think About Universities in the Global Age
Presentation: Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCO (to be confirmed)
Moderator: Christopher L. Eisgruber, President, Princeton University
Bernd Huber, President, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, and President, League of European Research Universities
Jeffrey Lehman, Vice Chancellor, New York University Shanghai
François Weil, Rector, Academy of Paris, and Chancellor, the Universities of Paris
Day 3 Friday, April 11
Session V: Lecture
Universities and Development: How Are Universities Agents of Social Change?
Moderator: Francisco Marmolejo, Tertiary Education Coordinator and Lead Tertiary Education Specialist, Human Development Network, The World Bank
Featuring: Harold Hongju Koh, the Sterling Professor of International Law, Yale Law School
Ambuj Sagar, the Vipula and Mahesh Chaturvedi Professor of Policy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Bernard Ramanantsoa, Dean, École des Hautes Études Commerciales, Paris
Lan Xue, Professor and Dean, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Session VI: Conversation
The Future of Undergraduate Education: Breadth or Depth?
Moderator: Olivier Bouin, Director, French Network of Institutes for Advanced Study
Jean-Lou Chameau, President, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Cheryl de la Rey, Vice Chancellor and Principal, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Don M. Randel ’62 *67, President Emeritus, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the University of Chicago
Pauline Yu, President, American Council of Learned Societies