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Global: "Networking into the Future"2
“ PostGlobalisation: Higher Education Institutions facing the
Knowledge Society/Economy and GATS”

Originality and topicality is largely provided by you the participant. We are looking forward to receiving your abstracts ASAP. The abstracts will be meticulously reviewed by an international panel of experts. Selected poster authors will be offered speaking opportunities within the “Networking into the Future” Session.
Global is organized around a series of five HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS Clusters. Abstracts are invited on a variety of topics, some of which are listed below:

Economic & Political Globalization
Technological Globalization
Social Globalization
Global Trends
Post Globalization: Knowledge Economy/Society

* Internationalisation: At home and Abroad
* Global Market: Education Import-Export
* Global Job Market
* The new role of Transnationals Companies/Corporations
* Economic Integration & Educative Agendas (NAFTA, EU, MERCOSUR, APEC, FTAA, etc.)
* Financing Education & Educational Projects (Grants, Scholarships, etc.)
* GLOCAL: local policies within global tendencies
* McDonalization
* New Curriculum, New Professions, New Jobs, New Places
* Managing in the New Context

* Internet
* Virtual Communities
* Impact of Tecnology in Learning and Teaching
* Marketing New Educational Products through Tecnology
* Tecnological and Scientific Collaboration
* Sustainable Development
* Managing Complexity
* Democracy on the WWW
* Databases
* Managing S & T Networks
* The New patterns of Knowledge sharing and distribution
* Communication, storage and retrieval of Knowledge

* Global Society
* Global Citizenship
* Global Governance: the new role of International Organisms
* Fighting poverty and Social Development
* International Volunteer Communities
* NGO's or the Third Sector
* Internships and Cultural Inmmersion
* Global Human Rights
* Global Education: Market or Humanism Oriented?
* Education For All: what have we accomplished?
* Anti-globalization
* Managing Social Development

* Multinationalization
* Languages Learning and Teachingas Institutional strategy
* Diplomacy
* Twinning
* Virtualization
* Mobility
* GATS (the General Agreement on Trade in Services)
* Certification & Acreditation & Harmonization
* Privatization
* Organization & Managing in the Knowledge Society / Economy
* University International Affaires
* Global flows of Knowledge
* Internationalisation of the Curriculum
* The new Exchange Programs schemes
* The Impact on Academe
* Selling - Buying

* Innovation Competitiveness
* Knowledge and The future of Science & Tecnology
* Innovation Consortia & Networks
* Human Resources for the Knowledge Society/Economy
* Knowledge Without Frontiers
* The Systems Approach to Learning and Teaching
* New Educational Models for The Innovation Systems
* Local, National and Regional Systems of Innovation
* Managing Inovation
* Lifelong Learning

Any relevant paper within the context of the event will be considered for presentation even if the topic is not included in the clusters.

Veracruz, Mexico. July, 2005

Get global perspectives!!!!

A unique opportunity for people involved in higher education (universities, government, international organisms, corporations, etc.) to share experience and knowledge in an international context. Enjoy an exciting and innovating format wich combines both academic activities and lots of fun.

Global: "Networking into the Future", promotes:

* Intellectual exchange to understand the global context, the transition towards the Knowledge Society, and the operational factors that make it possible.
* To share and learn in a format of innovating congress.
* Internationalization processes for universities, government, companies and for all participants.

Global: "Networking into the Future" 2, tries to create a platform to provide:

* Enriching perspectives for all participants.
* International cooperation in its best expression.
* A more solid base to understand the global context, which extends beyond of what happens in our own countries. Building blocks for a common future.
* Identification and/or activation of networks to face the challenges of the globalización in the future. (NETWORKING).
* Academic and scientific spaces "Without Borders", to face better the challenges of the Knowledge Society.

Who should attend?

Education/Economy Ministries Officers. All levels of university management, corporations interested in higher education, international organisms directors, government authorities, professional associations representatives, international agencies, faculty, students, etc.

The Conference is open to all those individuals, institutions and organizations that have something to say or to share on the central issue.



Paseo del Malecón 244

Additional Information

....... REGISTRATION REGISTRATION DETAILS 1.- Fill the registration form click here 2.- Wire transfer the proper fee to the next Bank Account * Wire transfer to our Bank Account in México: Account : Fundación para la Educación Superior Internacional, A.C. Bank: Banamex Country: México Branch Office: 0974 Account Number: 374 2882 Swift or ABA Number: BNMX MX MM Sucursal: PLAZA CRISTAL, JALAPA Nº. Sucursal: 000974 Calle: AV LAZARO CARDENAS Nº LOC 12 Colonia: ENCINAL C.P.: 91180   3.- Send a copy of the Wire Transfer to the Fax +52 (228) 812 44 70 - We strongly recommend the Early Bird Registration* (to take the advantage of an incredible discount and to ensure your place) * - Early Bird Registration - before December 30, 2004: Graduate Students and Professionals $ US 150 Students $ US 75 Accompanying Person $ US 75 From December 30, 2004 to April 30, 2005: Graduate Students and Professionals $ US 200 Students $ US 120 Accompanying Person $ US 120 From May 1- July 21, 2005 Graduate Students and Professionals $ US 300 Students $ US 150 Accompanying Person $ US 150* Does not include entry to Gala INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE: * Conference Material (will include a Book of Abstracts). * Attendance to all academic activities (WORKSHOPS not included) * Coffee Breaks * Social & Cultural Events (Except Gala) * International Certificate as Attendant, Presenter or Speaker (Attendance of a minimum 80% of the Academic Program is required). * Travel assistance * Veracruz International Airport Pick-Up by a FESI staff member (previous notice)   ACCOMODATION (Not included in the registration Fee) Details of accomodation with specially negotiated discounted rates wil be available on the website soon.