What's New in Brussels? Recent Developments in European Policies and Programmes

Programme 

Thursday, 8 February 2018

19:00

Seminar dinner

Friday, 9 February 2018 

08.15

Registration starts

09.00

Welcome

Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA

 

European Education Area 2015

 

09.15

The European Education Area 2025

Sophia Eriksson-Waterschoot, Director for Youth, Education and Erasmus+, European Commission, DG EAC

09.55

Creating 20 European world-class universities

Florian Pecenka, Head of Unit, Education, Science and Research, Permanent Representation of Austria to the EU

10.35

Coffee break

 

The present and future of Erasmus+

 

11.05

Higher education in Erasmus+: results of the midterm evaluation and the last three years of Erasmus+

Vanessa Debiais-Sainton, Deputy Head of Unit Higher Education, European Commission, DG EAC

11.45

The future of the international dimension from 2021 onwards

Claire Morel, Head of unit, European Commission, DG EAC

12.25

Erasmus+ after 2020. A seasoned expert looking into the crystal ball

Peter van der Hijdenindependent higher education expert

13.00

Lunch

14.30

Stakeholder positions on Erasmus++ (panel discussions)

Chair: Nina Salden, DAAD Brussels

Panelists: 

·      Stefan Jahnke, Senior Policy Officer, European University Foundation (EUF);

·      Fernando Galan, Policy Officer, EURASHE;

·      Runo Isaksen, Senior Adviser, Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU);

·     Klaas Vansteenhuyse, Head of the International Office, UC Leuven-Limburg (UCLL).

 

The present and future of Horizon 2020

 

15.30

The mid-term evaluation of Horizon 2020 and an outlook to FP 9

Nikos Kastrinos, DG Research & Innovation, RTD A3: Horizon 2020 Policy and Foresight, European Commission

16.00

Marie Sklodowska Curie after 2020

Sophie Beernaerts, Head of Unit, European Commission,  DG EAC

16:30

Wrap up & good bye

16.40

End of the seminar