"Governance Education is the roadmap for an efficient and successful Pakistan".
   
Network Activating Workshop

May 11-12, 2009 (Hotel Marriott, Islamabad)

 

Date/Time

Activity

Day-I, May 11th, 2009

(Presentations of Sub-Committees’ Proposals)

0900-1200

Arrival of out station delegates

 1200-1230

Registration (Crystal Ball, Marriott)

1230-1315

Inaugural Session

1230-1245

Introduction of Workshop Objectives

1245-1315

Inaugural Address

1315-1415

Lunch (Nadia Coffee Shop, Marriott) 

1415-1500

Session-1: Governance Curriculum Development with a focus to examine existing governance courses/curriculums including governance related traditional disciplines and the potential career prospects/student body demand management strategy for governance in the light of international experience for developing Pakistan specific governance curriculums. 

 

Chair: Dr. Zafar Iqbal Jadoon, Director Institute of Administrative Sciences & Chair National Committee on Public Administration Curriculum, Punjab University Lahore

Panel:

  1. Ms. Ghayur Fatima, Deputy Director Curriculum, HEC, Islamabad.

  2. Dr. Nikhat Khan, Vice Principal, Kinnaird College University, Lahore.

  3. Prof. Rasul Baksh Rais, LUMS, Lahore.

  4. Maj Gen (R) Syed Usman Shah, Governance Department NUML, Islamabad.

  5. Dr. Idrees Khawaja, Consultant PIDE, Islamabad.

 

1415-1445

Presentation on Sub-committee’s proposals

1445-1500

Q & A

1500-1545

Session-2: Training Needs Assessment with focus to define faculty development requirements for the differentiated curriculums for developing capacity building programs and a training plan including  proposals for accessing regional institutions to participate in faculty development programs together with the integration of NIBR and other Norwegian institutions.

 

Chair: Dr. Syed Rifaat Hussain, Professor & Chairman Department of Defence & Strategic Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad

Panel:

  1. Prof. Saeed Shafqat, Director FC College University, Lahore.

  2. Dr. Aisha Ghaus-Pasha, Director Research Beaconhouse National University, Lahore.

  3. Prof. Dr. Akhtar Baloch, Chairman Department of Public Administration University of Karachi.

  4. Associate Prof Najaf Yawar Khan, Director & Chairperson, Management Studies Department,  G. C. University, Lahore.

1500-1530

Presentation on Sub-committee’s proposals

1530-1545

Q & A

1545-1630

Session-3: Executive Education focusing on examining the user needs profile of executive education on governance in Pakistan and the current state of executive education courses / programs being run in public and private sector for revising the existing curriculums of various executive education, capacity building, training courses/programs or developing curriculum for new recommended courses/programs.

 

Chair: Mr. Rahat Ul Ain Dean NSPP, Lahore

Panel:

  1. Prof. Saeed Shafqat, Director FC College University, Lahore.

  2. Associate Prof Aamir Haider, Hamdard University Karachi.

  3. Dr. Sarfraz Hussain Ansari, Asst Prof, Department of Government & Public Policy, NDU, Islamabad.

 

1545-1615

Presentation on Sub-committee’s proposals

1615-1630

Q & A

1630-1700

Tea/Coffee break

1700-1745

Session-4: Research focusing on examining the relevant  research themes/agenda and their yearly priorities for developing a calendar of research activities and methodology for conduct of research including call up of research proposals on the approved themes and award research to the selected organization/persons and monitoring and evaluation of the research outputs in collaboration with NIBR.

 

Chair: Dr. Khalida Ghaus, Managing Director SPDC, Karachi

Panel:

  1. Mr. Pervez Tahir, Ex-Prof Government College University, Lahore.

  2. Mr. Sarwar Bari, National, Coordinator PATTAN, Islamabad.

  3. Dr. Aisha Ghaus-Pasha, Director Research Beaconhouse National University, Lahore.

  4. Associate Prof Aamir Haider, Hamdard University Karachi.

  5. Mr. Aazar Ayaz, The Researchers, Islamabad.

 

1700-1730

Presentation on Sub-committee’s proposals

1730-1745

Q & A

1745-1830

Session-5: Annual Conference focusing on development of a yearly calendar of inputs by Program Sub-Committees as well as members of the network for the annual conference and plan for the conduct of annual workshop and dissemination of post conference report among all stakeholders.

 

Chair: Prof. Saeed Shafqat, Director FC College University, Lahore

Panel:

  1. Maj Gen (R) Syed Usman Shah, Governance Department NUML, Islamabad.
  2. Ms. Farzana Shahid, Registrar, BNU, Lahore.
  3. Mr. Aazar Ayaz, The Researchers, Islamabad.

1745-1815

Presentation on Sub-committee’s proposals

1815-1830

Q & A

2000-2130

Conference Dinner (Dynasty, Marriott)

Day-2, May 12th, 2009
(Finalization of Sub-Committees’ Proposals)

0930-1010

Open discussion on proposals of Governance Curriculum Sub-committee

1010-1040

Open discussion on proposals of TNA Sub-committee

1040-1110

Open discussion on proposals of Executive Education Sub-committee

1110-1130

Tea/Coffee break

1130-1210

Open discussion on proposals of Research Sub-committee

1210-1240

Open discussion on proposals of Annual Conference Sub-committee

1240-1340

Concluding Session

1240-1310

Presentation/discussion on network website & quarterly newsletter design developed by GINI

1310-1340

Concluding Statement/Address

1345-1430

Lunch (Nadia Coffee Shop) / Dispersal