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Programme

 

COIMBRA GROUP GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Padova, 25-27 May 2011
Palazzo Bo

Agenda

 

Wednesday 25/05
8.30 am - 3.00 pm Registration of Participants - Sala Studenti
9.00 am - 1.00 pm

Executive Board Meeting - Sala del Consiglio
African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries - ACP meeting - Sala da Pranzo

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm Lunch - Sala delle Colonne (Basilica)
3.00 pm - 6.00 pm

Task Force Meeting

 

African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries - ACP - Sala da Pranzo
Latin America - LA - Sala della Nave
Eastern Neighbouring Countries-ENC (from 1.30 pm) - Aula di Scienze
Employability and Career Guidance-ECG - Aula di Lettere
Culture, Arts and Humanities-CAH - Aula di Giurisprudenza
Education, Training & Mobility-ETM - Aula di Medicina

3.00 pm - 4.00 pm Rector's Advisory Group & Executive Board Meeting - Sala del Consiglio
4.00 pm - 6.00 pm Closed Rectors' Meeting - Sala del Consiglio
7.00 pm

Welcome Buffet Dinner

Visit to the Scrovegni Chapel

   

Thursday 26/05

8.30 am - 3.00 pm Registration of Participants - Sala Studenti

9.00 am - 1.00 pm

 

Annual Conference - Aula Magna

 

The Mission of European Universities in a globalized world

 

Welcome address: Giuseppe Zaccaria, Rector of the University of Padova

 

Chair:
Alessandro Martin, University of Padova

 

Speakers:
- Zygmunt Bauman, Author, Sociologist, Leeds, UK

- José Mariano Gago, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal

- Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen, Rector, Aarhus Universitet

 

Panel of Coimbra Group Rectors: discussion

- Jean-Pierre Gesson, Université de Poitiers,

- Alar Karis, Tartu Ülikool

- Ulrike Beisiegel, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Lunch - Sala delle Colonne (Basilica)

3.00 pm - 3.30 pm Awarding of the Coimbra Group Arenberg Prize by H.S.H. Prince Leopold d'Arenberg - Aula Magna
3.30 pm - 6.30 pm General Assembly
7.30 pm

Reception by the Mayor of Padova; cocktail

Concert by I Solisti Veneti

   

Friday 27/05

9.00 am - 11.30 am

 

 

Task Force Meeting

 

Doctoral Studies and Research-DRS - Sala da Pranzo
Latin America-LA - Sala della Nave
E-Learning - Aula di Scienze
Employability and Career Guidance - ECG - Aula di Lettere
Education, Training & Mobility - ETM - Aula di Medicina

 

Satellite meeting: Universeum - Debate on University Heritage Today in Europe - Aula Nievo

11.30 am - 1.00 pm Executive Board & Task Force Chairs Meeting - Sala del Consiglio
1.00 pm - 3.00 pm Lunch - Sala delle Colonne (Basilica)
3.00 pm - 6.00 pm

Task Force Workshops:
1. Cooperation among University networks in a globalized world - Aula L
2. European Universities facing learning outcomes and competences - Archivio Antico

 

Satellite meeting: Botanical Gardens at Coimbra Group Universities - Sala da Pranzo

8.00 pm Conference dinner
   

Coffee Breaks will be offered every day at 11.00 am and 4.30 pm in Sala delle Colonne (Basilica)

    

Download the full Programme (PDF)

   
Saturday 28/05
  After Conference Tour: Venice and its islands (programme)

 

The International Welcome Office offers some Mini Tour proposals specifically arranged for the accompanying persons: please visit the page Guided Tours.