British Council’s annual international education conference Going Global 2017

Going Global is the British Council’s annual conference for international leaders of non-compulsory education. Going Global 2017 will take place on May 22 – 24, 2017, at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster, London, UK. Going Global conferences attract more than 1,200 leaders of international education from across 80 countries including ministers and policy advisers, heads of universities and colleges, leaders in vocational training, senior academic staff, directors of NGOs, business leaders and policy makers.

This year’s theme is ‘Global cities: connecting talent, driving change’. The conference will explore how universities and colleges support city-regional economies and social and civic engagement, connecting the world’s cities to global knowledge and talent and addressing global challenges. We examine this through four lenses:

  • Research and innovation
  • Talent development and flows
  • Societies and communities
  • Leadership

For more information about Going Global 2017, please visit the conference website at:

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