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Events EUA Annual Conference 2012

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Thursday 22 March 2012

Opening Ceremony

  • Welcome by Jean-Marc Rapp, former EUA President
  • Welcome by Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick (welcome speech and presentation
  • Sir Alan Langlands, Chief Executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for England

Plenary Session I


  • Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Advisor to the European Commission
  • Sir Richard Lambert, Chancellor of the University of Warwick


Friday 23 March 2012

Plenary Session II

The different dimensions of sustainability

  • Rt Hon David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science
  • Lord Bhattacharyya, Chairman of the Warwick Manufacturing Group (speech and presentation)
  • Maria Helena Nazaré, University of Aveiro and EUA President


Working Group Session (I)

TRACK 1: European funding

TRACK 2: Innovative campus management

TRACK 3: Collaborative research

Best practice illustrated by case studies from the EUIMA-Collaborative Research project

TRACK 4: The impact of technological & social change on higher education learning


Working Group Sessions (II)

TRACK 1: Tuition fees in higher education

  • International panel moderated by Dirk Jan Van den Berg, Delft University of Technology
  • Christoph Badelt, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • Hannu Seristö, Aalto University
  • Steve Smith, University of Exeter

TRACK 2: Sustainable campuses

TRACK 3: Research tackling societal challenges

TRACK 4: Universities engaging in shared learning initiatives with the community


Final Plenary Session


  • Jon Baldwin, Murdoch University, Australia


  • Tony Chan, President of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Allan Päll, Chairperson of the European Students’ Union

EUA’s activities for sustainable universities

  • EUA President Maria Helena Nazaré