Registration and coffee
Short welcome addresses
Jürgen Lüthje, President of the University of Hamburg
Bernd Wächter, Director of the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA)
Europe on a higher education world map: Is the sleeping beauty waking up?
Peter Scott, President of the Academic Cooperation Association and Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University, England
Chair first block
Bernd Wächter, Director of the Academic Cooperation Association
Trends in the building of the European Higher Education Area in a global context
Christian Tauch, German Rectors' Conference (HRK)
Quality assurance and accreditation: Confidence-building or multiplication of national, European and global agencies?
Angelika Schade, German Accreditation Council (DAR)
...but how to select the best quality students from a global pool? The growing importance of quality-oriented admission procedures
Jochen Hellmann, University of Hamburg
The three cycle structure, a global reference? Recognition of Bologna degrees beyond the borders of the EHEA
Sjur Bergan, Council of Europe
Parallel regional sessions: Bologna as a model and cooperation tool for other world regions?
Latin America between the US and Europe: does Bologna open new perspectives?
Chair: Maria Esmeralda Almeida-Teixeira, European Commission, tbc.
Presenter: Salvador Malo, CENEVAL, Mexico
Asia: From importers of education to partners in cooperation?
Presenter: KB Powar, Amity Foundation for Higher Learning (former Secretary General of the Association of Indian Universities), India
Africa, the forgotten Continent?
Chair: Ulf Lie, Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education (SIU)
Presenter: Biodun Adediran, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife, Nigeria
Round table discussion
How readable is Europe? European and non-European views on the EHEA and the Bologna reforms
Chair: Ulrich Teichler, University of Kassel, Germany
Panelists: Peter van der Hijden, European Commission, Salvador Malo, CENEVAL, Mexico,
KB Powar, Amity Foundation for Higher Learning, India, Catharine Stimpson, New York University, USA
End of first conference day
Venue: Restaurant Hotel Hafen Hamburg