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2017 Groningen Declaration Meeting

Groningen Declaration Extending Engagement

Sixth Annual Groningen Declaration Meeting

The 2017 Annual Groningen Declaration Meeting will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 26 to 28 April under the theme Extending Engagement .

This sixth annual meeting will bring together signatories to the Groningen Declaration from around the globe who will hear stimulating and thought-provoking keynote addresses, participate in roundtable discussions and workshops, receive country updates and enjoy many opportunities for networking with colleagues.

Two streams reflecting the theme of the meeting will feature presentations focusing on Challenging barriers and borders in extending engagement  and Lifelong learning capabilities for all .

Registrations for the 2017 meeting are open and further information is available by clicking register now.

The 2017 meeting will be held at the University of Melbourne, one of Australia’s oldest universities. At the forefront of tertiary education and research in Australia, the University of Melbourne maintains its reputation excellence, currently ranking number 1 in Australia (Academic Ranking of Universities 2015 and number 33 in the world (Times Higher Education Rankings 2015-2016).

The University of Melbourne is located in the heart of Australia’s second largest city, Melbourne, a vibrant centre known for its food, wine, museums, art galleries and strong sporting tradition.

Attending the meeting will provide delegates with the opportunity to explore Melbourne and enjoy the many attractions of the city as well as visit nearby places of outstanding natural beauty in Victoria.

Higher Ed Services, a not-for-profit company owned by Universities Australia, the peak body for Australia’s universities, is working with the University of Melbourne to organise the 2017 meeting.

Meeting programme, presentations and video archive

TAICEP pre-GDN conference seminar

Prior to the Groningen Declaration Network (GDN) meeting in Melbourne, a group of stakeholders in credential evaluation and digital student data met. They felt the importance of discussing and sharing the needs of credential evaluators as they relate to the work of the GDN. It was decided to bring the stakeholders together in conjunction with the meeting in Melbourne, with the support of TAICEP, the GDN, and Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.

Symposium on Credential Evaluation Issues, Melbourne, 25-26 April 2017