Final ProgrammeFinal Programme

Preliminary Programme

The full programme (including the detailed parallel sessions and the abstracts) can be found in the conference brochure.

Monday April 24, 2017

Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, Main Building (Budapest, Fővám tér 8.), Room 2001

13.00–14.00

Registration

14.00–14.05

Welcome 
Gergely KOVÁTS (Corvinus University of Budapest, Director, Center for International Higher Education Studies)

14.05–14.10

Opening
András LÁNCZI (Corvinus University of Budapest, Rector) 

14.10–14.20

Introductory remarks
Liviu Matei (Central European University, Hungary, provost and pro-rector)

Plenary Session I.
Chair: Liviu MATEI (Central European University, Provost and Pro-rector)

14.20–14.50

Keynote speech 1: European Trends in Teaching and Learning
Andrée SURSOCK (Senior Adviser, European University Association)

14.50-15.00

Discussion

15.00–15.20

Coffee break

15.20–15.50

Keynote speech 2: Structural Reforms in Higher Education: Recent Experiences and the Way Forward
Jeroen HUISMAN (Professor, Centre for Higher Education Governance Ghent, Ghent University)

15.50-16.00

Discussion

16.00–16.30

Keynote speech 3: Stratification and Diversification of Higher Education: From the Social Contract to the Mission of Universities
Attila PAUSITS (Head of Department for Continuing Education Research and Educational Management, Danube University Krems)

16.30–16.40

Discussion

16.40–17.00

Break

Plenary Session II.
Chair: Mátyás SZABÓ (Central European University, Budapest, Senior Manager, Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education)

17.00–18.00

Introductory presentations of Eastern and Central European higher education policy and research centers

19.00

Welcome dinner
Academy Club, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Széchenyi István tér 9)

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Venue: Central European University, (Budapest, Nádor u. 15, 1051)

 -9.00 

Registration (Monument Building, Popper Room, 102)

9.30–9.40

CEU Welcome (1st floor, room 103)
Liviu Matei (Central European University, Provost and Pro-rector)

Plenary Session III. (1st floor, room 103)
Chair: Gergely KOVÁTS (Corvinus University of Budapest)

9.40 - 10.10

Keynote speech 4: Long Term Strategies for Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe: a New National Trend or an Elusive Goal?
Ligia DECA (State Adviser to the Romanian President on Education and Research)

10.10- 10.20

Discussion

10.20-10.30

Coffee Break

10:30-11:00

Keynote speech 5: Towards a Contractual State Model in Higher Education. Changes in the Relationship Between the State and the HEIs
Harry F. de BOER (Senior Research Associate, Center for Higher Education Policy Studies, University of Twente)

11.00-11.10

Coffee Break

11.10-11.40

Keynote speech 6: Reaching for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Central European Higher Education
Manja KLEMENCIC (Lecturer in Sociology of Higher Education, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University)

11.40-11.50

Discussion

11.50-12.00

Coffee Break

12.00-13.00

Roundtable discussions with keynote speakers  (1st floor, room 103)
Moderator: Liviu Matei (Central European University, Provost and Pro-rector)

13.00-14.00

Lunch Break

14.00-15.40

PARALLEL SESSIONS I. (1st floor: rooms 101, 104 and 106)
(see broschure)

15.40-16.00

Coffee Break

16.00-17.40

PARALLEL SESSIONS II. (1st floor: rooms 101, 104 and 106)
(see broschure)

17.40-18.00

Concluding remarks
Liviu MATEI and Gergely KOVÁTS

18.00-

Farewell Coffee