Higher education in 2030. A look into the crystal ball

Brussels, 12 October 2012

Programme

Thursday 11 October

19.30

Seminar dinner

Friday 12 October

08.30

Registrations

09.00

Welcome and introduction
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA

09.15

Opening keynote

Needs, opportunities and challenges: European higher education in 2030
Rolf Tarrach, Rector, University of Luxembourg

Regional perspectives

10.00

The global pecking order: will the US still lead?
Peter Scott, Professor of Higher Education Studies, Institute of Education University of London (UK)

10.40

Coffee break

11.10

Asia: the new powerhouse?
Nigel Healey, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International), Nottingham Trent University (UK)

11.45

Africa: Development aid: a ghost from the past?
Beer R.E.V.M. Schröder, Head of Expertise Department, Nuffic, The Hague (The Netherlands)

12.20

Bologna: all forgotten?
Johanna Witte, Senior Researcher, Bavarian State Institute for Higher Education Research and Planning, Munich (Germany)

12.55

Sandwich lunch

Thematic perspectives

14.00

Internationalisation: the salient characteristic of higher education?
Ulrich Grothus, Deputy Secretary-General, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Bonn (Germany)

14.35

Leadership, management and governance
Robin Middlehurst, Professor, Kingston University, London (UK)

15.10

Coffee break

15.30

Participation: universal access to higher education?
Kiira Karkkainen, Analyst, OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), Paris (France)

16.05

ICT: the end of the "brick-and-mortar university"?
Piet Henderikx, Secretary General, European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU), Heerlen (The Netherlands)

16.40

Wrap up and good-bye

16.50

End of the seminar