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Conference Day Thursday 4 November 2021

9.00 - 9.30

Welcome address

Corine Mauch, Mayor of Z├╝rich

Olivier Tschopp, Director, Movetia - Swiss National Agency for Exchange and Mobility

9.30 - 10.00

Opening Keynote - TBD

10.00 - 10.15

Coffee break and networking

10.15 - 11.00

Campfire sessions - thematic areas

11.00 - 12.30

Policy prerogatives for innovative internationalisation - a 'sine qua non' or a 'nice to have' ?


Martina Hirayama, State SEcretariate for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI)

Piet van Hove, EAIE Vice-president and Director of the International Relations Office at the University of Antwerp

Christian Simm, Head of International Relations, University of Zurich

High-level Panelist, TBC

12:30 - 13.45

Lunch break

13.45 - 14.45

Innovative internationalisation practices, models and role-models

Three examples shared by panelists:

Olga Wessels, Head of ECIU (European Consortium of Innovative Universities) Brussels Office

Eva Haug, Coordinator Internationalisation & Senior Lecturer of Intercultural Competence, Faculty of Business and Economics, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences   

Marina Casals, Director of International Relations, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain

14.45 - 15.30

Discussion with panelists

15.30 - 16.00

Closing remarks


End of Conference

Martina Weiss, Secretary General, swissuniversities

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