The Future of Higher Education – panel discussion

Thursday 29 February 2024
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Lectures and seminars, Conferences, Sustainability
Staff and students, General public, Alumni

Panel discussion exploring some of the big questions facing Higher Education, followed by networking.

This event considers the future of Higher Education through the lenses of inclusivity, sustainability and the impact of Artificial Intelligence, with insights from inspiring and influential guests: Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director General of the International Baccalaureate and former Minister of Education for Finland Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge, crossbench member of the House of Lords, chair of the Select Committee on Science and Technology, the Carbon Trust and the Henry Royce Institute Professor Arunangsu Chatterjee, Dean of Digital Transformation, University of Leeds.

Our panellists will share their ideas and hopes for student education, followed by an interactive Question and Answer session.

This event will take place in person, on campus at the University of Leeds. Tea and coffee will be served after the forum, where you’ll be able to network and continue the discussion.


3.30pm: Registration opens (School of Music reception)
4pm: Speaker presentations and interactive Question and Answer session
5.30pm: Refreshments and networking
6.30pm: Close