Please note this event is by invitation only.
11.00am Registration open and refreshments/lunch
11.30am Welcome and introductions from host and co-convener Professor Ross Garnaut, Professorial Research Fellow in Economics, University of Melbourne.
11.35am Overview of key reform issues and possible ways forward in Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training by Professor Peter Dawkins, Vice-Chancellor and President, Victoria University.
11.55am Skill needs and graduate employment: the implications for tertiary education in the 21st Century modelling results from the Centre of Policy Studies by Dr Janine Dixon, Victoria University.
12.05pm Fee deregulation in higher education and HECS repayments: an assessment by Associate Professor Chris Ryan, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne.
12.15pm Comments on the Government's reform agenda in higher education by Mr Andrew Norton, Grattan Institute, University of Melbourne.
12.25pm Comments on higher education reform and VET reform by Professor Peter Noonan, Mitchell Institute, Victoria University.
Forum Open for Discussion
12.35pm Forum open for discussion by members
1.45pm Forum concludes