1st UnILiON Thematic Event: “Universities Fast Forward – Value in Diversity”

1st UnILiON Thematic Event: “Universities Fast Forward – Value in Diversity”

Join us for the first UnILiON Thematic Event ‘Universities Fast Forward – Value in Diversity’, which will take place on Tuesday 16 October 2018 from 17:30-21:00 at the Fondation Universitaire.

When? Tuesday 16 October 2018, 17:30 – 21:00
Where? Fondation Universitaire, Rue d’Egmont 11, 1000 Brussels

Senior representatives of UnILiON universities will showcase the societal and economic value of university education and research, followed by a panel discussion with high-level policy-makers and a reception:

Programme
17:30 Registration & Welcome
18:00 Introduction by Massimo Busuoli, Secretary of UnILiON and Head of NTNU Brussels Office
Moderation by Maryline Fiaschi, Managing Director Science|Business
18:15 Flash presentations by the following senior representatives of UnILiON universities:
Ignace Lemahieu, Vice Rector for Research, Ghent University
Anne Borg, Vice President for Education, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Ralph Blum, Vice President for Research, Nuremberg Tech
18:45 Panel Discussion with:
• The speakers from the UnILiON universities
Wolfgang Burtscher, Deputy Director-General, European Commission DG RTD
Stefaan Hermans, Director Policy Strategy and Evaluation, European Commission DG EAC
20:00 Networking Reception

Registration is now open via Eventbrite. For more information, please contact the UnILiON organisation team. The UnILiON event organisation team consists of the below offices:

• Aalborg University Brussels Office
• Alliance 4-Universities Office for the Promotion of European Research Activities
• BayFOR-Representative Brussels Office
• University of Bristol, Bristol-Brussels Office
• Freie Universität Berlin EU-Liaison Office • Norwegian University of Science and Technology Brussels Office
• Universidad Rey Juan Carlos / Universidad de Alcalá Brussels Office
• Vrije Universiteit Brussel European Liaison Office

We are looking forward to seeing your there,

the UnILiON Network

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