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Tuesday, September 23 • 2:15pm - 3:30pm
(CE) Research Partnerships: A New Frontier?

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Streaming revenue income for higher education remains a constant challenge. The competition for new revenue sources are complicated by changes necessary in the traditional risk management model and the resultant international expansion. An outcome of these efforts created many partnerships that bring their own set of challenges to protect both parties -- regardless of where they are located. This session will explore a partnership between University of Cape Town and JHU, lessons learned, challenges with NIH grants, and future aspirations. Also the related area of clinical trials and emerging claims activity will round out this session.
Learning Objectives:
 Pricing models for education linked to partnerships
 Case Study on a partnership that is effectively meeting
 Impact of research commercialization and
reputational concerns.
 Risks arising from research and lessons learned

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Jean Demchak

Managing Director, Marsh USA, Inc.
D. Jean Demchak is responsible for managing Marsh’s global education and public entity practice. She also manages the integration of Marsh & McLennan companies in the education sector. Her responsibilities include managing and coordinating the education resources of the firm, assisting the various local offices with education issues, designing and building products for education, and serving as liaison with the marketplace, developing and... Read More →

Lawrence Foley

Director of Risk Management and Insurance, Johns Hopkins University
Lawrence Foley has been the director of risk management and insurance at John Hopkins University since 2001. He oversees the university’s insurance and risk management function and is also actively involved in the management of the university’s captive insurance operation. Before joining the university he was employed by the insurance brokerage firm of Marsh, Inc. based in Detroit, MI. Prior to that he spent 10 years in the manufacturing... Read More →

Peter Grant

Head: Financial Accounting & Reporting, University of Cape Town
Peter Grant joined the University of Cape Town’s finance department in 1983, having managed the audit on behalf of C&L since his arrival in Cape Town. He was appointed chief accountant in the early 1990s, the number two position within the department, and has acted in the position of director of finance on numerous occasions. Following a period in which he was deputy director to a major project, funded by the Mellon Foundation, to realign the... Read More →

Tuesday September 23, 2014 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Salon E