Key Note Speakers
- Dr Tracey Bretag | Editor | International Journal for Educational Integrity (BMC, SpringerNature)
Tracey Bretag is an Associate Professor (Higher Education) at the University of South Australia. Tracey’s research for over 17 years has focussed on all aspects of academic integrity. Since 2011 she has led four large Australian Office for Learning and Teaching funded research projects, including the Academic Integrity Standards Project, the Exemplary Academic Integrity Standards Project, the Intercultural Learning in Asia Project and (with Dr Rowena Harper) the Contract cheating and assessment design: Exploring the connection project. Tracey is the Founding Editor of the International Journal for Educational Integrity (BMC, SpringerNature), Editor-in-Chief of the Handbook of Academic Integrity (Springer 2016), Editor of A Research Agenda for Academic Integrity (2020, forthcoming) and former President of the Executive Board to the International Center for Academic Integrity in the U.S.A. (2014-2016). Tracey is the Lead Advisor for the Epigeum Academic Integrity Program.
- Dr Thomas Lancaster | Senior Teaching Fellow | Imperial College London
Thomas Lancaster has researched issues surrounding academic integrity since 2000. He currently teaches at Imperial College London in the UK and regularly speaks at international academic integrity events. He is best known for research into contract cheating, a term he developed with now-retired colleague Robert Clarke to describe the phenomemum where students utilise third parties to complete their academic work for them. Much of Thomas’ recent research has related to investigating the commercial side of the contract cheating industry, including the operation of the essay mills, providers and individuals who help students to breach academic integrity.
- Dr Teddi Fishman | Program Director & Associate Professor | American Public University, USA
Teddi Fishman directed the International Center for Academic Integrity for nearly a decade, and is now a Program Director and Associate Professor at the American Public University. She’s an advocate for authentic, experiential and engaged learning as for comprehensive education reform. She believes that a combination of educational, comprehensive, and peer-based approaches are necessary to create and fully realize communities of integrity.
- Dr Tomas Foltynek | President | ENAI
Tomas Foltynek is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics and Academic integrity coordinator of the Faculty of Business and Economics, Mendel University in Brno, Czechia. He is also the founding President of the Board of the European Network for Academic Integrity.