Conference Co-Chairs

Pete AlstonPete Alston

Pete joined Laureate Online Education as a Director for Learning Solutions, where he is responsible for cultivating relationships with partner institutions, and providing strategic vision and oversight for the design and development of academic programs. Serving as the primary relationship manager between partner universities and the Educational Product, Technology and Innovation (EPTI) Group within Laureate, he advises on trends and best practice in online education and oversees programme and course budgets. 

Helen O'SullivanHelen O’Sullivan

Helen O’Sullivan is Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Online Learning at University of Liverpool. She is responsible for Liverpool Online; a partnership between University of Liverpool and Laureate Online Education to deliver wholly online post-graduate programmes to working professionals across the globe. She acts as champion for technology enhanced learning within the University and leads on a range of projects that support the use of technology to enhance the student experience.

Helen is also Professor of Medical Education and her research focuses on emotional competence in medicine; particularly the role that emotional intelligence plays in developing good doctors and good medical leaders.