Draft ProgrammeFinal Programme

Programme

The full programme (including the parallel sessions ) can be found in the conference flyer (updated). The book of abstracts (updated) contains the detailed programme and all the accepted abstracts.

Thursday April 12, 2018

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
Mátyás SZABÓ (Central European University, Hungary)

Plenary Session I.
Chair: Mátyás SZABÓ (Central European University)

14.20-14.40

Keynote speech 1: Key Trends in Efficiency and Effectiveness in Higher Education Institutions with a Specific Focus on Central and Eastern Europe
Thomas ESTERMANN (Director for Governance, Funding and Public Policy Development at European University Association)

14.40-15.00

Discussion

15.00-15.30

Coffee break

15.30-15.50

Keynote speech 2: Possibilities for Transformation in Baltic Higher Education Area: Case of Latvia 
Tatjana KOĶE (Vice Rector for Education, Riga Stradiņš University)

15.50-16.10

Discussion

16.10-16.30

Keynote speech 3: Reconsidering Higher Education Reforms in the Western Balkans 
Pavel ZGAGA (Professor of Philosophy of Education at the Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana)

16.30-16.50

Discussion

19.00

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

 

Friday, April 13, 2018

Venue: Central European University, (Budapest, Nádor u. 15, 1051), room 103 (1st floor)

 -9.00 

Registration (Monument Building, Popper Room, 102)

9.20-9.30

CEU Welcome (1st floor, room 103)
Mátyás SZABÓ (Central European University)

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

9.30-9.50

Keynote speech 4: Educational and Workforce Opportunities for Immigrants, Migrants and Refugees 
Michael NETTLES (Senior Vice President and the Edmund W. Gordon Chair of Education Testing Services (ETS), Policy Evaluation & Research Center)

9.50- 10.10

Discussion

10.10-10.20

Coffee Break

10:20-10:40

Keynote speech 5: The Impact of the European Qualifications Reform on Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe 
Gábor HALÁSZ (Professor of Education, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

10.40-11.00

Coffee Break

11.00-11.20

Keynote speech 6: Diverging Paths: University Autonomy and Academic Freedom in the European Higher Education Area
Liviu MATEI (Provost and Pro-Rector, Central European University, Budapest) - CANCELLED

11.20-11.40

Discussion

11.40-12.00

Coffee Break

12.00-13.00

Roundtable discussions with keynote speakers 
Moderator: Gergely KOVÁTS (Corvinus University of Budapest)

13.00-14.00

Lunch Break

14.00-16.10

PARALLEL SESSIONS I. (rooms 106, 202 and 203)
(see broschure)

16.10-16.30

Coffee Break

16.30-18.10

PARALLEL SESSIONS II. (rooms 106, 202 and 203)
(see broschure)

18.10-18.30

Concluding remarks
Mátyás SZABÓ and Gergely KOVÁTS