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TEDxSalford - Dr. Adrian Graves - The Opening

Dr Adrian Graves is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Registrar and Secretary of the University of Salford. Dr Graves joined the University of Salford as Registrar and Secretary in June 2006. A graduate of the Universities of Adelaide and Oxford, Dr Graves has held academic posts at the Universities of Edinburgh, Adelaide and New South Wales between 1979 and 1989. He taught international economic history and achieved an international reputation for his research on the political economy of the international sugar economy. He joined the University of Adelaide in May 1989 as Head of Admissions, Access and Student Services, subsequently taking up the posts of Academic Registrar, Director of Strategic Planning and Policy and General Manager of New Business Development. Between 1996 and 1998, he was Director of Development of Ngapartji Cooperative Multimedia Centre, an innovative and highly successful collaboration of the private sector, Government and the Universities of South Australia. He holds positions on a number of national and international committees, Trusts and Boards, including HESA, AUA, AHUA Executive, the EUA and the Heads of University Management in Europe.Post production done by https://twitter.com/#!/CassiusClaysonAbout TEDx, x = independently organized eventIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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