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Conférence annuelle de l’ACA

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 ».

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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 about
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)

10.15

Opening keynote 1
Cédric 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 content
William 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, outcomes
Lesley 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 educaton
Sijbolt Noorda, President, ACA (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

15.15

Closing keynote

Higher education for all. Access and inclusion as the priority of the 21st century
Georges 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

Goodbye

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