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

Brussels, 2 February 2007

Programme

Thursday 1 February 2007

19.30            Welcome dinner @ Au Stekerlapatte

Friday 2 February 2007

8.45 

Registration

9.15

Welcome and introduction
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA

9.30

Erasmus Mundus and European attractiveness: new developments
Angelique Verli, European Commission

10.15

European higher education reform: Lisbon and Bologna, not far from 2010
Jurgen Rienks, European Commission

11.00

Coffee break 

11.30

Higher education in the new Lifelong Learning Programme: how to teach an old dog new tricks
Siegbert Wuttig, DAAD

12.15

The Atlantis programme: new perspectives in transatlantic cooperation?
Diego Sammaritano, European Commission

13.00

Lunch

14.00

The European Higher Education Fairs: lessons from Thailand and India
Louise Watts, EduFrance

14.45

The external dimension of the Bologna Process
Bernd Wächter, ACA

15.30

Coffee break

16.00

Closing panel: European policy and European programmes in higher education: echo or contradiction? 

17.00

Wrap up and end of seminar