The programme for this event to be held at the Sports Science Institute includes three international speakers: Professor Geoff Scott, the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Quality) at the University of Western Sydney, A/Professor Simon Barrie, the Director of the Institute for Teaching and Learning at the University of Sydney, and Dr Caryn Musil, the Senior Vice President at the Association of American Colleges and Universities who oversees the Office of Diversity, Equity and Global Initiatives. (Refer to the short bios of these speakers for further details.)

In addition to these international perspectives, Dr Lis Lange, the ex-Executive Director of the HEQC, CHE, will offer a national perspective and staff from the four universities will give overviews of developments within their institutions. Student representatives and representatives from government, business and civil society will also participate in presentations and discussions.

The last session will focus on a possible research project to assess the quality of graduates in the region.