What's new in Brussels? Recent developments in European policies and programmes.

Brussels, 21 January 2011

Programme

Thursday 20 January 2011

19.30      

Seminar dinner

Friday 21 January 2011

8.30

Registrations and coffee

9.00 

Welcome and introduction
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA

9.30

Youth on the Move. Old wine in new bottles?
Christian Tauch, Head Department Education, HRK

10.10

Erasmus and the Lifelong Learning Programme. What to expect after 2013.
Filip Van Depoele, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission - DG Education and Culture

10.50

Coffee break

11.20

What Erasmus needs. The students’ view.
Bert Vandenkendelaere, Chairperson, European Students' Union (ESU)

12.00

Increasing participation in Erasmus. Results and recommendations of a recent study.
Hans Vossensteyn, Executive Director and Research Coordinator, CHEPS

12.40

Sandwich lunch

13.40      

The Future of the Erasmus Mundus Programme.
Vito Borrelli, Erasmus Mundus Coordinator, European Commission - DG Education and Culture

14.20

Marie Curie after 2013.
Vanessa Debiais-Sainton, Policy Officer 'People programme; Marie Curie Actions', European Commission - DG Education and Culture

15.00

Coffee break

15.20

The Innovation Union.
Peter van der Hijden, European Commission - DG Research

16.00

Assessing internationalisation in the Netherlands and Flanders: an approach for Europe?
Frederik de Decker, Senior Education Advisor, Ghent University Association

16.40

Wrap-up and goodbye
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA