The International education business Partnership Network
If you haven’t submitted an application for the Global Best Awards at IPN2016 but would still like to take part and share your work with a global audience then why not respond to our Call for Papers!! Successful submissions will be given a slot at the Cafe Conversation sessions, where they will host a small group discussion after presenting their project!
For more details on how to submit click here!
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR IPN2016
Rick Hieb welcomes delegates to IPN2016 in Oslo!
STEM Keynote Speaker Former NASA Astronaut, Rick Hieb.
Rick is a former NASA astronaut and a veteran of three space shuttle missions. He was a mission specialist on STS-39 and STS-49, and was a payload commander on STS-65. Rick has logged more than 750 hours in space, including 17 hours performing EVA (Extra Vehicular Activities – Space Walks). For more…..!
Partnership Research(Elementary to post-secondary)
Keynote by Michael Bloom and Doug Watt of the Conference Board of Canada.
Michael Bloom is the Vice-President of Industry and Business Strategy at The Conference Board of Canada. Michael is responsible for managing five research groups including Education, Health & Immigration Programs and Organizational Excellence. For more…..!
Doug is the Director of Research, Industry and Business Strategy, at The Conference Board of Canada. Doug has focused much of his work over the past two decades on skills, learning, competitiveness, innovation, partnerships and productivity. For more…..!
Social Entrepreneurship Keynote by Johan Andresen, CEO of Ferd
Johan H. Andresen is the Chairman of the Board of Ferd. The company is fully owned by him and his family. He has an MBA from Erasmus, Rotterdam School of Management, and a BA from Dartmouth College. Ferd is one of the largest privately held industrial and financial groups in Norway. For more……!
Other speakers at IPN2016 include:
Ellen Therese Rasmussen, Union Consult – Girls and Technology
Evita Tasiopoulou, EuroSchoolNet - EU Space Awareness
IPN2016, Oslo, Norway – 14-16 September 2016 – Conference website now LIVE!
The IPN has been working with NHO, an affiliate member of the IPN and chair of the Norway2016 Organising committee, to put together an exciting event in Oslo in September 2016. The IPN and the Norwegian conference partners are delighted to announce the IPN2016 website where you can find all you need to know about IPN2016 and of course where you can register to attend the event.
Houston Feb 2016 – Mission complete!
Delegates who took part in the IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program are all now safely back home and hopefully, for them, life in the classroom will never be the same again! They spent an amazing week in Clearlake, Houston, home of the US Space Program. They met astronauts, engineers, scientists and fellow STEM teachers and in the words of one of the delegates ‘ I think my head is going to explode…….it’s been more than I could ever have imagined!’ Watch this space for pictures and more comments from participants!
If you would like to be take part in future trips then for a taste of what delegates experience watch Houston – The Trailer
Want to star in Houston2017 – The Movie? - click here
Research and Tools to support partnership development
Value Assessment Process (VAP) Workbook. It’s a decision making tool to help establish partnership objectives and assess value.
Partnerships Report Partnering for Performance was published by the Conference Board of Canada in January 2016 and highlights the importance of partnership between post secondary education and business to Canada’s competitiveness and prosperity.