KPMG’s National Post-Secondary Education Symposium

Topics for this year's symposium include internationalization, expansion of funding sources and cap & trade

29 September 2016, 8:30AM - 6:00PM, EST Toronto, Canada

KPMG in Canada’s Education practice invites you to attend the inaugural National Post-Secondary Education Symposium.

This event will include three panel discussions for topics that you are telling us are the most important issues facing the sector today: Internationalization, Expansion of funding sources and Cap & Trade.

We are delighted that our keynote speakers for the event will be Mark Murtagh and Christopher Mossey from the Julliard School in New York who will share their experience of establishing international operations.

A reception will be held after the symposium, providing an excellent opportunity for you to build new or stronger connections with your peers. Please note breakfast and lunch will also be provided.

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Key Note Speakers

Mark Murtagh and Christopher Mossey from the Julliard School in New York who will share their experience of establishing international operations.

Panel 1: Internationalization – Risk and Reward

The twin trends of recruiting International students and establishing campus overseas continue across the sector. This panel will share current trends and learning on this key feature.

Panel 2: Expansion of funding sources

Institutions are consistently under pressure to maximize the traditional sources of funding as well as creatively consider alternate funding models. This panel will focus on ideas to expand traditional funding sources such as maximization of funding through promotion and expansion of ancillary services, creative fund development methodologies, and commercialization.

Panel 3: Cap & Trade – Overview and Impacts

The issue of emissions trading or cap and trade is becoming increasing in important to the sector. This panel will provide an overview of this emerging issue and will discuss how Universities will be affected in terms of operational and financial impacts.

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