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

Brussels, 20 January 2012

Programme

Thursday 19 January

19.30

Seminar dinner

Friday 20 January

08.30

Registrations and coffee

09.15

Welcome and introduction
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA

09.30

The European Commission's agenda for the modernisation of European higher education and the Erasmus for All Programme
Jordi Curell, Director, Lifelong Learning: Higher Education and international affairs, European Commission, DG Education and Culture

10.30

Higher Education in the "Erasmus for All" Programme: the view of a national agency
Siegbert Wuttig, Director, National Agency for EU Higher Education Cooperation, DAAD

11.10

Coffee break

11.40

The students' expectations on the new generation of EU policy and programmes
Allan Päll, Chairperson, European Students' Union (ESU)

12.20

A pan-European student loan scheme for Master study abroad
Julie Fionda, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG Education and Culture

13.00

Sandwich lunch

14.00

On the way to Bucharest: the Bologna Process in need of new sex appeal?
Ulrich Teichler, Professor, International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER), Kassel

14.40

Education and Training 2020: progress being made?
Richard Deiss, Head of Unit, European Commission, DG Education and Culture

15.20

The Horizon 2020 Programme: news from FP8
Peter van der Hijden, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG Research

16.00

Conclusions and farewell coffee
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA