Tuesday, 20 May 2014

CONFÉRENCE ANNUELLE DE L’ACA

good morning guys, 

HERE THIS IS AN INTERESTING EVENT FOR ALL THE STUDENT AND ERASMUS CITIZENS. IT IS ABOUT THE MEETING BETWEEN EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES WHICH TAKE PLACE IN BORDEAUX. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED YOU MAY QUICKLY SEND YOUR APPLICATION IN 'LE BUREAU ERASMUS& FORMATION'.  


so.....see you around. :D 

300 universitaires européens seront réunis à l'Université de Bordeaux les 16 et 17 juin prochains pour la conférence annuelle de l'ACA qui se déroule pour la première fois en France.
L'ACA, Association pour la Coopération Académique, réunit tous les grands organismes européens et internationaux spécialisés dans les questions d'internationalisation de l'enseignement supérieur. L'agence 2e2f est membre de l'ACA depuis 2011 et Antoine Godbert en assure la vice-présidence depuis fin 2013.
La conférence 2014 sera centrée sur la question de la place de l'enseignement supérieur européen dans le monde : « Europe in the world. Higher education developments across the globe ». Les deux jours de débats permettront de faire un tour d'horizon des grands défis de l'enseignement supérieur sur tous les continents.
Les participants français à la conférence ACA ont droit à un tarif préférentiel; Vous devez pour cela vous inscrire en ligne en cochant « regular fee » et spécifier dans le formulaire d'inscription « French participant ».
Inscription et infos sur le site de l'ACA
LE PROGRAMME: ACA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014: EUROPE IN THE WORLD. HIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENTS ACROSS THE GLOBE

Bordeaux, 15-17 June 2014

Programme

Pre-conference day: 15 June 2014
14.00 - 16.00   
Registrations
16.00 - 18.00
Discovering Bordeaux
19.00
Welcome dinner at the Château Luchey Halde
1st conference day: 16 June 2014
08.30
Registrations
09.00
Welcome addresses Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux, former Prime Minister of France (Bordeaux, France) (tbc)
Sijbolt Noorda, President, ACA (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Antoine Godbert, Director, Agence 2e2f (Bordeaux, France)
Manuel Tunon de Lara, President, Université de Bordeaux (Bordeaux, France)
09.45
Musical welcome
10.00
What this conference is aboutBernd Wächter, Director, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)
10.15
Opening keynote 1Cédric Villani, Professor of Mathematics at Université de Lyon, Fields Medal (2010), Administrator of the pro-European Think-Tank EuropaNova (Paris, France)
11.00
Coffee break
11.15
Plenary Session 1: The global attractiveness of European higher education
The European Union's global higher education strategy
Jordi Curell, Director, European Commission, DG Education and Culture (Brussels, Belgium)
Erasmus+: an instrument for global outreach?Christian Tauch, Head of Department, Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (Bonn, Germany)
The Bologna Process: a model for higher education worldwide?
Gottfried Bacher, Deputy Head, Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research (Vienna, Austria)
Assessing the attractiveness of European higher education. A view from the outside.
John Yopp, Associate Provost for Educational partnerships and International Affairs (Lexington, USA)
13.00
Lunch
14.15
Parallel workshops 1: regional perspectives
La Méditerranée: tendances, défis, projets de coopération (en Français)
Jean Christophe Menet
Diplomatic Adviser, Union pour la Méditerranée (Barcelona, Spain)
China: the new centre of gravity?Liqiu Meng, member Board of Management, Technische Universität Munchen (München, Germany) (tbc)
Marc Zolver, Deputy Director International Affairs, Ecole Centrale Paris (Paris, France)
Latin America: the sleeping giant?Francisco Marmolejo, Lead Tertiary Education Specialists and Coordinator Network Higher Education Specialists (Washington, USA)
The US: still reigning supreme?Rolf Hoffmann, Director, German-American Fulbright Commission (Berlin, Germany)
Patrice Simon, Professor Material Science, Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse, France)
16.15
Coffee break
16.45
Panel discussion: The geopolitics of global higher education
Chair (tbc)
Panelists
Patricia Pol, Advisor, Ministry of Higher Education and Research (Paris, France)
18.00
End of first conference day
19.30
Reception by the city of Bordeaux (Town Hall)
2nd conference day: 17 June 2014
09.00
Opening keynote 2
20 years from now: French higher education in a global comparison (in French)
Geneviève Fioraso, Ministre de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche (Paris, France) (tbc)
09.30
Plenary session 2 - The future of higher education
The end of the traditional University? MOOCs and open contentWilliam Lawton, Director, Observatory on Borderless Higher Education (Surrey, UK)
Reaching outTrends in trans-national education
Antoine Grassin, Directeur Général, Campus France (Paris, France)
Strategic Partnerships: rationales, problems, outcomesLesley Wilson, Secretary General, EUA (Brussels, Belgium)
11.00
Coffee break
11.15
Parallel workshops 2 : more regional perspectives
Afrique: les dynamiques de la coopération euro-africaine (en Français)
Emile Tanawa, Vice-Recteur, Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (Paris, France)
Beer Schröder, Adviser to the Board of Directors, Nuffic (The Hague, The Netherlands)

India: still grappling with quality?Lynne Heslop, Senior Education Adviser, British Council India (New Delhi, India)Shaun Curtis, Director International, Exeter University (Exeter, UK)
Russia: internationalisation all over?Maria Yudkevich, Vice-Rector, Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia)Richard Burger, Head Science and Technology, EU Delegation to Russia (Moscow, Russia) (tbc)
Caroline Dufy, Maître de conférences, Science Po (Bordeaux, France)
The Gulf: education hubs.
Robert Coelen, Vice-President International, Stenden University of Applied Sciences (Leeuwarden, The Netherlands)
Barthélémy Jobert, President, Paris Sorbonne University (Paris, France)
13.15
Lunch
14.30
Five uneasy questions on internationalisation in higher educatonSijbolt Noorda, President, ACA (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
15.15
Closing keynote
Higher education for all. Access and inclusion as the priority of the 21st centuryGeorges Haddad, Director, Education Research and Foresight in the Education Sector, UNESCO (Paris, France) (tbc)
16.00
Commentary
Lessons from this conference
Ulrich Grothus, Deputy Secretary General, DAAD (Berlin, Germany)
16.20
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