Draft Programme

Monday, 27 November 2017

15:00-16:00

Registration of the participants and Welcome coffee

16:00-17:15

Plenary Session – Welcome Addresses (Ronda Hall, first floor)

  • Remus Pricopie – Rector of The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA) – the official host of the conference (moderator)
  • Ligia Deca – State Advisor, Education and Research Department, Presidential Administration
  • Lucian Georgescu – The Minister of Research and Innovation (TBC)
  • Representative of the Ministry of National Education (TBC)
  • Brigitte Plateau, General Director of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, France (TBC)
  • Marie-Odile Ott, Bologna Follow-Up Group Vice-Chair

17:15-17:45

Introduction to the conference (Ronda Hall, first floor)
Adrian Curaj Former Minister of Education, Science and Innovation (rapporteur of the conference)

19:00

Welcome cocktail and dinner (Rapsodia Hall, first floor)

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

09:30-11:00

Introduction to the thematic sessions (Fortuna Hall, 21st floor)

  • Ligia Deca - State Advisor, Education and Research Department, Presidential Administration, thematic coordinator “Twenty years of Bologna and a decade of EHEA: what’s next?” (moderator)
  • Hans de Wit - Director of the ‘Center for International Higher Education’ (CIHE) at Boston College, USA, thematic coordinator “Bologna Process and the wider world of Higher Education”
  • Jamil Salmi – Tertiary Education expert, thematic coordinator “Social dimension within a quality oriented HE system”
  • Sjur Bergan – Head of the Education Department, Directorate of Democratic Citizenship and Participation, Council of Europe – thematic coordinator “Twenty years of Bologna and a decade of EHEA: what’s next?”
  • Ellen Hazelkorn – Director, Higher Education Policy Research Unit (HEPRU), Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, thematic coordinator “Transparency Tools – impact and future developments”
  • Liviu Matei – Provost at the Central European University (CEU), Hungary – thematic coordinator “Financing and Governance”

11:00-11:30

Coffee break

11:30-13:30

Paper presentations and debates I (parallel sessions) (Fortuna East, Fortuna West, and Hora Hall, 21st floor, Opera and Bolero Hall, 2nd floor)

13:30-14:30

Lunch (Rapsodia Hall, first floor)

14:30-16:30

Paper presentations and debates II (parallel sessions) (Fortuna East, Fortuna West, and Hora Hall, 21st floor, Opera and Bolero Hall, 2nd floor)

19:00

Dinner (Fortuna Hall, 21st floor)

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

09:30-11:30

Paper presentations and debates III (parallel sessions) (Fortuna East, Fortuna West, and Opereta Hall, 21st floor, Opera and Bolero Hall, 2nd floor)

11:30-12:00

Coffee break

12:00-14:00

Concluding panel: the future of the European Higher Education Area post 2020 and fiinal debates (Ronda Hall, first floor)

  • Lazar Vlasceanu, Bucharest University (moderator)

Speakers

  • Adrian Curaj, General rapporteur of the conference
  • Ligia Deca – State Advisor, Education and Research Department, Presidential Administration, thematic coordinator “Twenty years of Bologna and a decade of EHEA: what’s next?”
  • Hans de Wit - Director of the ‘Center for International Higher Education’ (CIHE) at Boston College, USA, thematic coordinator “Bologna Process and the wider world of Higher Education”
  • Jamil Salmi – Tertiary Education expert, thematic coordinator “Social dimension within a quality oriented HE system”
  • Sjur Bergan – Head of the Education Department, Directorate of Democratic Citizenship and Participation, Council of Europe – thematic coordinator “Twenty years of Bologna and a decade of EHEA: what’s next?”
  • Ellen Hazelkorn – Director, Higher Education Policy Research Unit (HEPRU), Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, thematic coordinator “Transparency Tools – impact and future developments”
  • Liviu Matei – Provost at the Central European University (CEU), Hungary – thematic coordinator “Financing and Governance”

Respondents

  • Lesley Wilson, Secretary General European University Association (EUA), member of the Scientific Committee of the conference
  • Representative of the European Students’ Union (ESU)
  • Michal Karpíšek, General Secretary, European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE) member of the Scientific Committee of the conference
  • Hilligje van’t Land, Secretary General, International Association of Universities (IAU), member of the Scientific Committee of the conference
  • Jan Sadlak, President of the IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence, member of the Scientific Committee of the conference

14:00

Lunch (Rapsodia Hall, first floor)

* The overview thematic papers presentation session will include one general paper presentation presented by each thematic coordinator

** Each parallel session will include two/three papers presented by authors and a Q&A Session for each paper