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University Leadership:
Bringing Technology-Enabled Education to Learners of All Ages
The Fifth Conference of Learning International Networks Consortium (LINC)

May 23rd - 26th, 2010 – MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Over 100 papers submitted from 40 countries



Charles Vest - President of the U.S. National Academy of Engineers, MIT President Emeritus.

Huda M. Al-Ghoson - General Manager, Training & Development, Saudi Aramco.

Nicholas Breakwell - Vice President for Academic Affairs and Knowledge Management at Hibernia College in Dublin, Ireland

Miguel Brechner - President of the Technological Laboratory of Uruguay (LATU) and director of "Plan CEIBAL", the one laptop per child project in Uruguay.

Cathy Casserly - Senior Partner, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Milton Chen - Senior Fellow at the George Lucas Educational Foundation

Gajaraj Dhanarajan - Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer of Wawasan Open University in Malaysia.

Bakary Diallo - Rector of the African Virtual University

Andy DiPaolo - Executive Director, Stanford Center for Professional Development, and Senior Associate Dean, School of Engineering, Stanford University.

Robert Hawkins - Senior Education Specialist at the World Bank Institute

Michael Horn - Co-founder and Executive Director of Innosight Institute and co-author of Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns (McGraw Hill, June 2008).

Said Jahama - General Manager of E-learning Arabia in Amman, Jordan, a company involved in creating BLOSSOMS animations and voice-overs.

Vijay Kumar - Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education at MIT and Director of the Office of Educational Innovation and Technology, providing leadership for sustainable technology-enabled educational innovation at MIT.

Patricio López del Puerto - President of the Virtual University Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico.

Naveed Malik - Rector of the Pakistan Virtual University, Director of the PANdora Project and Project Manager for MIT BLOSSOMS in Pakistan.

David Pritchard - MIT Professor of physics and inventor of Mastering Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy and Biology - an interactive computer program that functions as a personal tutor for a million students.

Rana Abuzeid Qubain - General Manager, Investment World for Development and Technology, Jordan and Project Manager for MIT BLOSSOMS in Jordan.

Andrew Reynolds - Deputy and Chief of Staff for the Office of the Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State.

Sean Rowland - Founder and President of Hibernia College in Dublin, Ireland

Milad Sebaaly - Founder and CEO of Universal Knowledge Solutions, Lebanon and Managing Director of Global Investment, Lebanon.

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