Building alliances, broadening inclusion towards excellence

17-18 June 2019, Lima, Peru

What is the THE  Latin America Forum?


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Times Higher Education, the company behind the world’s most influential university rankings and with five decades’ experience as a source of analysis and insight, is gathering higher education leaders in Lima for the 2019 THE  Latin America Forum.

This special event will bring together university leaders, experts and decision-makers to discuss and debate the best initiatives and newest ideas on how to achieve academic excellence in the region.

We will discuss how Latin America can confront challenges and embrace new strategies and ideas to further develop the great potential that the region undoubtedly has.

Join the forum to hear how both international and Latin American collaborations and alliances are creating fruitful partnerships to boost research in the region. Learn how a new research framework will be transformative in shaping Latin American universities’ impact in the arts and humanities in coming years. We will also map the region’s recent progress in terms of inclusion and diversity in higher education, and show how widening access is improving standards.

The forum’s closing event is a live launch of the THE  2019 Latin America University Rankings, which will examine the latest data, analyse the most recent trends and explain the current state of higher education in the region.

Reasons to attend

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Meet with a network of leaders, experts and decision-makers who set the agenda for universities in the region.

Gain exclusive analysis and understand the data on the performance of Australian universities in the World University Rankings, and in relation to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Obtain insight from previously undisclosed rich data intelligence behind the rankings.

Explore the challenges and opportunities for Australian universities posed by internationalisation and collaboration, and discover impactful strategies to help universities achieve excellence and success.

Share your experience with THE’s worldwide audience of higher education professionals.

Our speakers


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Vahan Agopyan
President
University of São Paulo
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Phil Baty
Chief knowledge officer
THE
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Martín Benavides Abanto
Superintendent
SUNEDU
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Verónica Natalie Crousse de Vallongue
Dean of the faculty of art and design
PUCP
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Luis David Prieto Martínez
Vice-president of academic affairs
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
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Jorge Gomez Tejada
Director of institutional advancement
San Francisco de Quito University
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Efraín Gonzales de Olarte
President
PUCP
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Jorge Heraud Perez
Director of the Radio Astronomy Institute
PUCP
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Luis Peirano Falconí
Dean of the faculty of performing arts
PUCP
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Patricia Zalamea
Dean of the faculty of arts and humanities
University of Los Andes

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