December 08, 2005

Case President Edward M. Hundert, M.D., to be among panelists at public services summit during Nobel Week

Hundert, Gonick to discuss“21 Century Education—Defining Excellence”

Case Western Reserve University President Edward M. Hundert, M.D., and Lev Gonick, Case’s Vice President of Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer, are honored to be among the panelists taking part in Public Services Summit @ Nobel Week 2005, co-hosted by Cisco Systems and the City of Stockholm. Hundert and Gonick will be members of the panel “21 Century Education—Defining Excellence.” A full description of the panel and the other participants is below.

21st Century Education—Defining Excellence

This year’s education specialist sessions will create highly focused, interactive opportunities to learn and exchange ideas with top education leaders from around the globe. This session will feature integrated panels with Ministry, University and School leaders on key topical areas in education. These sessions will address Global Education Transformation, Campus Innovation and Connected Communities. The premise of these sessions is that education is a key differentiator of countries, economies, academic institutions and individuals: These sessions will guide educators and leaders who are making a difference.



  • F F Tusubira, PhD, Director of ICT Support, Makerere University, Uganda, Africa

Asia Pacific

  • Professor Shih Choon Fong, President, National University of Singapore


  • Michael Stevenson, Director of Technology, Department for Education and Skills, UK
  • Mike Gibbons, Director, Innovation Unit, Department for Education & Skills, England
  • Les Watson, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland
  • John Connell, Director, Scottish Schools Digital Network, Scotland
  • Anthony Bravo, Principal, Crossways Academy, England

Middle East

  • Dr. Tayseer Alnoaimi, Secretary General, Educational & Technical Affairs, Jordan
  • Professor Menachem Magidor, President, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel

North America

  • Andrew Thomson, Minister of Education & Technology, Saskatchewan, Canada Lorna Marsden, BA, PhD, HonLLD, President and Vice-Chancellor, York University, Canada
  • Edward Hundert, President, Case Western Reserve University, US
    Jay Dominic, Vice President/CIO, Wake Forest, US
  • Lev Gonick, Vice President of Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer, Case Western University, US
  • Andy DiPaolo, Executive Director of the Stanford Center for Professional Development and Senior Associate Dean of Engineering, Stanford University, US
  • Patricia Iannuzzi, Dean of Libraries, University of Nevada , US
  • John L. Hennessy, President, Stanford University and Member of the Cisco Board of Directors, US

For more information: Jeff Bendix

Posted by: Heidi Cool, December 8, 2005 01:32 PM | News Topics: General, Lectures/Speakers

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