ACA European Policy Seminar - Crisis management in international higher education

Brussels, 13 October 2016

Programme

12 October 2016

18:00 Guided tour of Brussels 
19:30 Seminar dinner

 

13 October 2016

9.00 – 9.15

Welcome and introduction by the ACA Secretariat

9.15 – 10.00

Opening keynoteCrisis management, what is international about it?

Robert Coelen, Professor of Internationalisation of Higher Education, Stenden University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

10.00 – 11.00

Dealing with the shock and its aftermath 


Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Nicolas Dassonville, Spokesman and Deputy Head of the Communication Office, ULB, Belgium
Pierre Quertenmont, Head of International Office, ULB, Belgium

University of Barcelona (UB)

Maria CallejónVice-rector for International Policy, UB, Spain

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee break

11.30 – 13.00

Parallel sessions: Strategy and communication - round 1

Discussion session – Safety concerns and preparedness

Erin Wolf, International Risk and Insurance Analyst, University of Texas System, USA  

Workshop - Crisis management plan - Whys & Hows

Karin Granevi, Director of the International Office, Stockholm University, Sweden

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.30

Parallel sessions: Strategy and communication - round 2

Discussion session – Safety concerns and preparedness

Erin Wolf, International Risk and Insurance Analyst, University of Texas System, USA  

Workshop - Crisis management plan - Whys & Hows

Karin Granevi, Director of the International Office, Stockholm University, Sweden

15.30-16.00

Coffee break

16.00-17.00

Closing panel

Mohammad Salman, Head of the 'Welcome Student-refugees Programme' , Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium
Erin Wolf, International Risk and Insurance Analyst, University of Texas System, USA
Prof. Bernard Ribémont
Professor, ex-Vice President for international relations, University of Orléans, France 

17.00-17.15

Farewell