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16 October 2019, 18:00 to 19:00
Welcome reception

The welcome reception will take place at Villa Prešeren (Veslaška promenada 14, 4260 Bled), on 16 October 2019 from 18:00 to 19:00

Day 1 Thursday 17 October 2019

09.15

Welcome

Alenka Flander, Director, CMEPIUS

Ulrich Grothus, President, ACA

09.30

Opening address

Jernej Pikalo, Minister of Education of the Republic of Slovenia


10.00

Opening keynote

Towards a socially responsible university: balancing the global with the local

Josep M. Vilalta, Executive Secretary, Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP) and Director, Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI), Barcelona

10.35

Coffee break

Session 1:
Local impact of global activities
11.00

The economic effects of Erasmus+ mobilities in Slovenia and Austria

Jan Kluge, Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna

11.30

How the global changes the local: the international classroom

Jeanine Gregersen-Hermans, Honorary Senior Fellow, Glasgow Caledonian University

12.00

Lunch

Session 2:
Local engagement
13.15

Civic engagement and active citizenship as core elements in an institution's mission (linked to Europe engage project)

Lorraine Mcllrath, Dr. / Director of the Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI) National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland


13.45

Europe engage: service learning as part of civic engagement

Pilar Aramburuzabala, Director of the European Observatory of Service-Learning in Higher Education, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain

14.15

The FabLab and the “the digital innovation hub Slovenia”

Emilija Stojmenova, Assistant Professor and FabLab Network Slovenia Coordinator, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

14.45

Coffee break

15.15

The role of universities in regional innovation ecosystems

Sybille Reichert, Director, Reichert Consulting, Bamberg/Berlin

15.45

Social responsibility: the Aurora Universities Network 

Kees Kouwenaar, Secretary General of Aurora Universities Network, Amsterdam

16.15

Diversity

Daniel Hurley, Policy Manager, Universities UK, London (tbc)

16.45

Europe’s universities: driven by (which) values?

Ulrich Grothus, ACA President

17.15

End of day I

19.00

Conference dinner (19:00 to 21:30) at Avsenik restaurant

Day 2 Friday 18 October 2019

09.15

Ethical internationalisation and the Global Dialogue Declaration

Laura Rumbley, Associate Director, Knowledge Development & Research, EAIE, Amsterdam

Session 3:
Preparing joint projects
09.45

Parallel sessions to discuss and design future international projects in the following areas:

  • learning and teaching
  • knowledge exchange
  • social responsibility
11.45

Coffee break

12.10

Short reports from the parallel sessions

12.30

What have we learned in the last two days?

Pavel Zgaga, Professor of Philosophy of Education, University of Ljubljana, and former Minister of Education of the Republic of Slovenia

13.00

Farewell and lunch