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

Brussels, 24 January 2013

Programme

Wednesday 23 January

19.30

Seminar dinner

Thursday 24 January

08.30

Registrations

09.15

Welcome and introduction
Bernd W├Ąchter, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)

09.30

Empowering European Universities
Jo Ritzen and Cecile Hoareau, EmpowerEurope (Maastricht,The Netherlands)

10.30

Erasmus 4 all: the state of play
Jordi Curell, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium)

11.10

Coffee break

11.40

Higher Education in Erasmus 4 all: views and expectations of stakeholders
Anna Atlas, Foundation for the Developments of the Education System (FRSE) (Warsaw, Poland)
Jonna Korhonen, European University Association (EAU) (Brussels, Belgium)
Karina Ufert, European Student Union (ESU) (Brussels, Belgium)

12.20

The European Commission's foreign policy in higher education: issues for the 'Internationalisation Communication'
Claire Morel, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium)

13.00

Sandwich lunch

14.00

Horizon 2020 and the ERA: where do we stand?
Peter van der Hijden, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium)

14.40

The European Institute of Technology: Institutional development and operational activity
Endika Bengoetxea, European Institute of Technology (Budapest, Hungary)

15.20

The Bologna mobility strategy
Birgit Galler, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Berlin, Germany)

16.00

Conclusions and farewell coffee
Bernd W├Ąchter