7 July 2020

08.00-12.30 (Mexico City, CST)

The THE  Latin America Universities Summit will be facilitated by our new immersive virtual events platform. Our online environment enables you to connect with delegates from around the world,  access essential content and create new partnerships through this time of global separation.

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On the theme Universities for the public good: reasserting the value of higher education post-pandemic, this summit will virtually unite leaders from across the Latin America region to examine how research universities can respond to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic to the higher education sector and society at large.

Amidst this period of extreme social and economic uncertainty, we aim to have a progressive and constructive forum about rebuilding the sector.  Leading researchers, policy-makers, and institutional experts will share their experience of maintaining their institutions’ research and teaching this year, and discuss the strategies they must take to build resilience, grow their impact and assert themselves as vital public assets for progressing and safeguarding Latin American society.

Our speakers include


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Vahan Agopyan
Rector
University of São Paulo
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Hilary Beckles
Vice-chancellor
University of the West Indies
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Raquel Bernal
Academic vice-rector
University of the Andes
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David Garza
Rector
Tecnológico de Monterrey
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Denise Pires de Carvalho
Rector
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

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