Webinar: Retaining Global Talent: Making Connections with International Students
February 19, 2014
Join Cities of Migration to learn about initiatives in Auckland and Halifax that recognize the potential of international students to meet local labour needs and strengthen emerging talent pools. What can smart cities and local institutions do to recruit and retain these promising young people and global citizens?
This webinar is co-hosted with Committee for Auckland
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Fred Morley is Executive Vice President and Chief Economist of the Greater Halifax Partnership. Mr. Morley has designed and driven many of Nova Scotia’s and Halifax’s high profile economic and business initiatives, several of which have won international economic development awards. He is a regular media commentator and the author of more than 100 articles on economic issues. His views are sought by organizations, companies and governments around the world.
Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley is one of New Zealand’s leading academics and a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. He is the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University. He has led numerous externally funded research programmes, including the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s $3.2 million Integration of Immigrants Programme and the $800,000 Nga Tangata Oho Mairangi. He has written or edited 25 books and is a regular commentator in the news media. In 2010, he was a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of California Berkeley where he conducted research on American-born Latino identities and in 2013, a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen. He was awarded the Royal Society of New Zealand Science and Technology medal in 2009 in recognition of his academic scholarship, leadership and public contribution to cultural understanding.
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