The North American Universities Conference 2021



June 7, 2021
11:00 - 12:00 Pacific



The North American Universities Conference 2021

The North American Universities Conference 2021 gathered international student recruiters from hundreds of business schools, colleges and universities from across Canada and the United States.

This event was organised and hosted by Adam Patrick Fulham (founder of Startup Network Europe) for Docsity, an international community of over 20 million students. Docsity have kindly allowed us to feature this webinar in our event portfolio.

Agenda (Pacific Time Zone)

11.00am-11.15am: Webinar Opening (2+ minutes per speaker)

  • Andrea Pecetto, CCO of Docsity
  • Jing Luan, President of The American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) & Provost of International Affairs of The San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley
  • Lynn Pasquerella, President of The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • Jason Czyz, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Roger N. Casey, Chair of The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) & President of McDaniel College
  • Merrill Schwartz, Senior Vice President of Content Strategy and Development of The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB)
  • Bodo Schlegelmilch, Chair of The Association of MBAs (AMBA) and The Business Graduate Association (BGA), and Professor and Chair of The Institute for International Marketing at The Vienna University of Economics and Business

11.15am-11.25am: Keynote Speech (“the future of Digital Higher education, and how virtual events and virtual marketing can help universities, colleges and business schools recruit international students”)

  • George T. Sipos, Global Higher Education Strategy and Digitalization Expert

11.25am-11.45am: Rapid Fire Talks (moderated by Adam Patrick Fulham, of Docsity)

  • Alec Knight, Coordinator of International Student Admissions and Programs at Colorado Mesa University
  • Kathryn Kohut, International Program Manager at Cañada College (part of The San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley)
  • Dylan Mosenthal, Associate Director of MBA Admissions at The Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University
  • Kais Louati, International Recruitment & Admissions Manager at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

11.45am-11.55am: Audience Q&A

11.55am-12.00pm: Event Conclusion