What's new in Brussels?
Recent developments in European policies and programmes

Brussels, 22 January 2010 

Programme

Thursday 21 January

19.30

Seminar dinner @ Au Stekerlapatte

Friday 22 January

8.45

Registrations and coffee

9.15

Welcome and introduction
Irina Lungu, ACA Policy Officer

9.30

Putting the spotlight on quality in higher education – the European Quality Assurance Register (EQAR)
Andrée Sursock, European University Association (EUA)

10.15

 

An emerging European vision on innovation - the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). What it is and what it strives to accomplish
Lucia Recalde Langarica, European Commission, Directorate General for Education and Culture

11.00

Coffee break

11.30

European Union cooperation programmes with the wider world: from Erasmus Mundus II to Tempus and beyond…
Nina Salden, DAAD, Germany
Claire Morel, European Commission, Directorate General for Education and Culture

12.30

Planning the next generation of EU higher education programmes – first steps and views of stakeholders
Filip Van Depoele, European Commission, Directorate General for Education and Culture
 

13.15

Lunch

14.15

Supporting the development of European higher education – current role of EIB on student loans and future perspectives
Luisa Ferreira, European Investment Bank (EIB)

15.00

Coffee break

15.30

Bologna and Lisbon in the next decade: the future of the European Higher Education and Research Areas

Chair: Bernd Wächter, ACA Director
Input presentation: Christian Tauch, European Commission, Directorate General for Education and Culture

Peter van der Hijden, European Commission, Directorate General for Research
David Crosier, EURYDICE
Cornelia Racké, Bologna Secretariat
Michael Gaebel, European University Association (EUA)

16.45

Wrap-up and good-bye
Irina Lungu, ACA Policy Officer

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