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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

Venue: Rikli Balance Hotel, Bled, Slovenia

08:45

Registration opens

09:15

Welcome

Alenka Flander, Director, CMEPIUS

Ulrich Grothus, President, ACA

09:30

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

Session 1:
Local impact of global activities
10:05

The economic effects of Erasmus+ mobilities in Slovenia and Austria

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

10:35

How the global changes the local: the international classroom

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

11:05

Coffee break

Session 2:
Local engagement
11:30

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


12:00

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

12:30

The FabLab and the “the digital innovation hub Slovenia”

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

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Jernej Pikalo, Minister of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia 

14:30

The role of universities in regional innovation ecosystems

Sybille Reichert, Director, Reichert Consulting, Bamberg/Berlin

15:00

Social responsibility: the Aurora Universities Network 

Kees Kouwenaar, Secretary General of Aurora Universities Network, Amsterdam

15:30

Coffee break

16:00

Diversity

Daniel Hurley, Policy Manager, Universities UK, London 

16:30

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

Ulrich Grothus, ACA President

17:00

End of day I

19:00

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

Day 2 Friday 18 October 2019

Venue: Rikli Balance Hotel, Bled, Slovenia

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, Sabina Sägi (Archimedes), Urška Šraj (CMEPIUS)
- knowledge exchange, Božidar Grigić (CMEPIUS), Christofer Carlsson (Swedish Council for HE)
- social responsibility, Robert Marinšek and Jelena Štrbac Nemec (both CMEPIUS)

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