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19.

Bratislava, Slovak Republic, September 30 -October 1, 1999
UNIVERSITIES IN THE POLITICAL ARENA

Presentations

  • Welcome in Bratislava, opening of the conference
    Igor Hudoba, Slovak University of Technology
  • Past, presence and future of higher education in Slovakia
    Igor Hudoba, Slovak University of Technology
  • Trends in learning structures in European higher education
    Inge Knudsen, Confederation of the European Union Rectors' Conferences
  • University and government: independence, autonomy, influence
    Konrad Osterwalder, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)
  • Trends in education at the Czech Technical University in Prague at the turn of the millenium
    Petr Zuna, Czech Technical University, Prague
  • How do universities become politically accountable?
    Hans Peter Jensen, Danish Technical University, Lyngby
  • The Technical University of Budapest in transmission period of Hungary
    Akos Detreköi, Technical University of Budapest
  • A networked organisational model: the problem of governance
    Adriano de Maio, Politecnico di Milano
  • Technical education in the changing world
    Michail Zgurovsky, Kiev National Technical University
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20.

Milano, Italy, October 11-12, 2001
THE ROLE OF UNIVERSITIES IN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Presentations

  • The role of universities in regional development
    Richard Yelland, OECD
  • Teaching and continuing education: the university as a knowledge base in the region
    Paavo Uronen, Helsinki University of Technology
  • Research and business support - managing the regional role
    Ron Fletcher, Cranfield University
  • How to organise the support for innovation, spin-off companies and patents
    Jan-Eric Sundgren, Chalmers University of Technology
  • The university as an actor and partner in the regional technology and innovation fabric
    Hans Sünkel, Graz University of Technology
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21.

Istanbul, Turkey, September 26-27, 2002
PERSPECTIVES FOR UNIVERSITIES IN THE EUROPEAN RESEARCH AREA AND IN THE 6TH EU FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT

Presentations

  • First steps in the European Research Area
    Peter Kind, DG Research
  • Universities' experiences in EU research and technology co-operation and perspectives for FP6
    Ladislav Musilek, Vice-Rector for Science and Research
  • Human resources and mobility in the 6th RTD framework programme
    Nicholas Newman, DG Research
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22.

Gothenborg, Sweden, September 11-12, 2003
THE ROLE OF UNIVERSITIES OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE EUROPE OF KNOWLEDGE

Presentations

  • Chalmers in national and international research co-operation
    Jan-Eric Sundgren, Chalmers University of Technology
  • The role of universities in the knowledge society
    Rainer Gerold, "Science and Society", EC
  • The future of basic research funding in Europe and the role of universities
    Bertil Andersson, Linköping University
  • University-industry co-operation in Europe: a view from industry
    Jens Rostrup-Nielsen, Haldor Topsoe A/S
  • University-industry co-operation in Europe: a view from academia
    Bill Wakeham, University of Southampton
  • University experiences and perspectives in European research: TU Berlin
    Kurt Kutzler
  • University experiences and perspectives in European research: Warsaw University of Technology
    Piotr Wolanski
  • University experiences and perspectives in European research: ETH Zürich
    Konrad Osterwalder
  • University experiences and perspectives in European research: Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
    Juan Jesus Perez
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23.

Barcelona, Spain, September 9-10, 2004
PROVIDING AVOURABLE CONDITIONS FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AT UNIVERSITIES OF TECHNOLOGY: A CHALLENGE FOR UNIVERSITY MANAGEMENT

Presentations

  • UPC's approach for promoting excellence in research
    Juan Jesus Perez, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • The future of basic research in Europe
    Erika Szendrak, Hungarian Science and Technology Foundation
  • Policies and strategies to achieve the Barcelona 3% objectives and the contribution of universities of technology
    Enric Banda, Fundacio Catalana per a la Recerca
  • Methods and approaches for quality management and evaluation of research at universities
    Francisco Marcellan, Agencia Nacional de Evaluacion de la Calidad y Acreditacion

Best practices and future plans of European universities of technology for ensuring excellence in research

  • KTH Stockholm, Sweden
    Anders Flodström,
  • Imperial College for Science, Technology and Medicine, United Kingdom
    Rodney Eastwood
  • Budapest University of Technology, Hungary
    Akos Detreköi
  • University of Twente, the Netherlands
    Huib M. de Jong

Additional lecture

  • The mobility of European students - A MUST
    Jacob Fokkema, Delft University of Technology
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24.

Paris, France, September 22-23, 2005
ENSURING WORLDWIDE COMPETITIVENESS OF MASTER'S AND PhD PROGRAMMES AT EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES OF TECHNOLOGY

Presentations

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25.

Vienna, Austria, September 14-15, 2006
RESEARCH AT UNIVERSITIES OF TECHNOLOGY - NATIONAL, EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS

Presentations

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26.

Zurich, Switzerland, July 5-6, 2007
INDUSTRY AND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITIES: NEW AND OLD MODES OF COLLABORATION

Presentations

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27.

Kaunas, Lithuania, September 25-26, 2008
EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION BETWEEN UNIVERSITIES OF TEHCNOLOGY

Welcome addresses
  • Welcome address
    Raimundas Siauciunas, Kaunas University of Technology
  • Welcome address
    Algirdas Monkevicius, Minister of Education and Science
European universities in the global knowledge society
  • Strengthening the international role for European universities
    Konrad Osterwalder, United Nations University
  • The strategic European framework for international S&T cooperation
    Sigi Gruber, European Commission, Directorate General for Research
A European science and technology system that is open to the world
  • Universities in the new member states as "Ëœbridgeheads" of European integration in science and technology - the case of KTU
    Raimundas Siauciunas, Kaunas University of Technology
  • European Universities' Strategies in the Global Context
    John H. Smith, European University Association
  • EU initiatives supporting universities
    Luis Delgado, European Commission, DG RTD

PERSPECTIVES OF EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES OF TECHNOLOGY ON NATIONAL, EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

New configurations of university cooperation in Europe

Regional and national strategic alliances between universities
  • Paris Institute of Technology
    Cyrille van Effenterre, Paris Institute of Technology
  • University Center for Advanced Technologies Kladno
    Vaclav Havlicek, Czech Technical University in Prague
  • The Federation of Universities of Technology
    Jacob Fokkema, Delft University of Technology
Strengthening European engineering research, technology and innovation through trans-border university cooperation
  • Activities of BALTECH
    Ivars Knets, Riga Technical University
  • IDEA League Excellence Clusters
    Chris Hankin, IDEA League Strategic Research Committee
  • The European Institute of Innovation and Technology - Next steps: The first Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs)
    Thomas Sanders, European Institute of Innovation and Technology
International cooperation of universities of technology

Creating common spaces of research and higher education between the European Union and its neighbours
  • Preparing for the association of the Ukraine to the European research activities
    Michael Zgurovsky, National Technical University of Ukraine
  • The Black Sea University Network (BSUN) - A Bridge between the EU and Asia
    Eden Mamut, University "Ovidius" in Constantia
  • Strengthening university cooperation with the Western Balkan and the Mediterranean Countries
    Stavros Panas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Global partnerships between universities of science and technology
  • Utilizing the opportunities for collaboration with China - Nordic approaches and experiences
    Stefan Bengtsson, Chalmers University of Technology
  • The EU-Russia Common Space for Science and Education as an opportunity for enhanced university cooperation
    Yuri Pokholkov, Association for Engineering Education of Russia
  • Global partnerships between universities of science and technology: Cooperation with universities of technology in Latin America
    Gonzalo Leon, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
  • United Nations University
    Konrad Osterwalder, United Nations University
Outlook
  • Outlook for the 28th Conference of Rectors and Presidents of European Universities of Technology at DTU
    Henrik Täckholm, Technical University of Denmark

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28.

Lyngby, Denmark, September 18-19, 2009
CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY: THE ROLES OF UNIVERSITIES OF TECHNOLOGY

Welcome addresses
  • Welcome address
    Lars Pallesen, President, Technical University of Denmark
  • Preparing the higher education system for global challenges
    Helge Sander, Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Denmark


Climate change and sustainable energy - setting the stage
  • Climate change and renewable energy sources - scientific and technological challenges
    Carlo Rubbia, Nobel Laureate Physics 1984, Member of the High-Level Advisory Group on Climate Change set up by President Barroso, European Commission
  • Climate change and energy: a case for strengthening industry - university cooperation in research and innovation - the EIT
    Anders Flodstom, Member of the Governing Board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT); Head, Swedish National Agency for Higher Education and the University Chancellor of Sweden

Activities at university level and European initiatives in the areas of energy and climate change
  • The Technical University of Denmark addressing climate change and energy in education, research and public sector consultancy
    Niels Axel Nielsen, Director, Public Sector Consultancy, DTU, Technical University of Denmark
  • The European Strategic Energy Technology Plan
    Raffaele Liberali, Director, Energy Research, DG Research, European Commission
  • Adapting to Climate Change: Towards a European Framework for Action - Future Research Needs
    Anastasios Kentarchos, Climate Change and Environmental Risks Unit, Environment Directorate, DG Research, European Commission

SESSION 1: UNIVERSITY STRATEGIES, STRUCTURES AND PROGRAMMES
Universities' strategies, structures and activities for coping with the problems of climate change and sustainable energy
  • The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - A new institution for coping with new challenges
    Horst Hippler, Rector, Universitaet Fridericiana Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Providing a home for energy research across all Warwick disciplines
    John Flower, Professor of Engineering, Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick, UK

New university programmes in environment and energy
  • The Nordic MSc Programme "Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering" - a joint programme of universities in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden
    Peter Gudmundson, President, KTH --Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • The Post-graduate Programme "Environmental Technology & International Affairs", Vienna University of Technology & Diplomatic Academy Vienna, Austria
    Hans Kaiser, Rector Delegate for International Affairs, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

SESSION 2: RESEARCH AND TRANSNATIONAL COOPERATION
Getting organised for research on climate change and energy

  • Environmental, climate change and energy research activities at Politecnico di Milano
    Ennio Macchi, Head of the Department of Energy, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • ITU's research activities in the areas of energy and climate change
    Muhammed Sahin, Rector, Istanbul Technical University ITU), Turkey

European and international cooperation
  • Research on environment and sustainability and the opportunities for cooperation with the Joint Research Centre
    Frank Raes, Head of the Unit for Climate Change, Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES), Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission
  • Towards a European strategy for international cooperation in energy research
    Maeve Barry, Scientific Officer, Energy Directorate, DG Research, European Commission
  • Gearing European research towards sustainability and expected contributions from universities of technology
    Nicole Dewandre, Head of Unit for Sustainable Development, Environment Directorate, DG Research, European Commission

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29.

Trondheim, Norway, September 24-25, 2010
UNIVERSITIES OF TECHNOLOGY DEALING WITH INNOVATION AND IPR IN THE KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY

Presentations

  • Welcome address
    Torbjørn Digernes, Rector, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • Open R&D and open innovation: implications for universitybusiness interaction - opportunities and limitations
    Henry Chesbrough, Adjunct Professor, Executive Director, Center for Open Innovation, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Developing the European Research and Innovation Ecosystem
    Luke Georghiou, Professor of Science and Technology Policy and Management, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, Manchester Business School, UK
  • Intellectual property and innovation in the knowledge society: roles and contributions of universities
    Dominique Foray, Professor of the Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH
  • The role of innovation in the Strategic Plan NTNU 2020
    Torbjørn Digernes, Rector, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • Managing IPR in university-business relations
    Ulf Petrusson, LL.D, Professor of Law, Head of Department, Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of Gothenburg; Director, Center for Intellectual Property, Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg
  • Open Innovation, the new IP landscape and Responsible Partnering
    Jan van den Biesen, Vice-President, Public R&D Programmes of Philips Research, NL
    Member of ERAB European Research Area Board, European Commission
Session 1: Industry's expectations seen from industry's and universities' points of view
  • Technology Development in Statoil
    Svenn Ferry Utengen, Director Technology Management R&D, Statoil, NO
  • Universities, innovation and IPR: Industry expectations and university practices
    Sigrid Sterckx, Professor of Ethics, Universiteit Gent and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Session 3: University practices dealing with innovation and IPR
  • The RWTH Aachen Innovation Campus: A new approach to enrol industry into universities of technology
    Ernst Schmachtenberg, Rector, RWTH Aachen University, DE
  • Programa INNOVA: Research Valorisation and promotion of entrepreneurial spirit at the UPC
    Antoni Giró, Rector, UPC Polytechnic University of Catalonia, ES
  • WUT's approach to innovation transfer and IPR policies
    Tadescz Kulik, Vice-Rector for Scientific Research, Warsaw University of Technology, PL
  • Researcher-University-Industry-Society: is there a win-win-win-win formula?
    Paul David Feigin, Senior Executive Vice-President and Rector, and Professor Oded Shmueli, Executive Vice President for Research and Director of the Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd., Technion Israel Institute of Technology
  • Management of innovation and IPR : A view from CDEFI
    Christian Lerminiaux, President, University of Technology at Troyes, FR; Vice-President for Research and PhD, CDEFI Confederation des Directeurs des Ecoles Françaises d'Ingénieurs, France


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30.

Vienna, Austria, September 23-24, 2011
SYNERGIES BETWEEN EDUCATION, RESEARCH and INNOVATION

Opening and introduction

Keynote speeches

crp Forum: Are synergies between education, research and innovation a reality at European universities of technology?

Outlook


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31.

Istanbul, Turkey, September 21-22, 2012
HORIZON 2020: THE EU FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION 2014-2020 NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNIVERSITIES OF TECHNOLOGY

Keynote speeches

Session 1

Session 2

Outlook


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32.

Milan, Italy, September 27-28, 2013
UNIVERSITY-UNIVERSITY AND UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY NETWORKS AND STRATEGIC ALLIANCES PROMOTING EUROPEAN INTEGRATION AND GROWTH

Opening and introduction

  • Welcome: key figures and values
    Giovanni Azzone, Rector, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Keynote speeches

  • Opening keynote speech
    Maurizio Boiocchi, Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice-President, Pirelli Group, Italy
  • The Framework Programme as instrument for strengthening partnerships for research and innovation in the European Union
    Jacques Verraes, Assistant to the Deputy Director General for Innovation and ERA, European Commission
  • The networking strategy of Politecnico di Milano
    Giovanni Azzone, Rector, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • The role of university as key vectors for achieving the European Research Area
    Luke Georghiou, Vice-President Research & Innovation, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
  • The importance of strategic alliances with universities, for industry
    Daniel Michel Judkiewicz, Secretary General, EIRMA, European Industrial Research Management Association, Brussels, Belgium

Strategic alliances and networks: Regional, national, European and international examples
Session 1

  • New institutional structures bridging the gap between university, industry and society
    Jan Vrbka, Rector emeritus, and Karel Rais, Rector, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
  • DRESDEN Concept — a synergetic idea
    Hans Müller-Steinhagen, Rector, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
  • The strategic alliance of Austrian universities of technology: TU Austria — First experiences
    Johannes Froehlich, Vice-Rector for Research, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • France restructuring its higher education system, through the ParisTech and Paris Saclay cases
    Yves Poilane, Director, Telecom ParisTech, France

Session 2

  • EuroTech Universities Alliance — a strategic alliance of four universities joining forces for in-depth cooperation
    Aarnout Brombacher, Chair of the EuroTech Universities Alliance Governing Board; Dean of the Department of Industrial Design at Eindhoven Technical University, The Netherlands
  • The EIT: A new type of university-industry partnership making the knowledge triangle a reality
    Patrick Prendergast, President and Provost, Trinity College Dublin, Member of the EIT Governing Board, Ireland
  • The Sino-EU Engineering Education Platform — A CLUSTER initiative
    Eberhard Umbach, President of CLUSTER; President of KIT Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Partnerships for development and cooperation — the UPV approach
    Juan-Miguel Martínez-Rubio, Vice-Rector for International Relations and Cooperation Universidad Politècnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Strategic international partnerships and alliances of TU Delft
    Dirk Jan van den Berg, President, TU Delft, The Netherlands

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33.

Gothenburg, Sweden, September 19-20, 2014
UNIVERSITIES’ ROLE AND ABILITY TO HANDLE GRAND SOCIETAL CHALLENGES

Opening

Keynote speeches

Universities’ Role and Ability to Handle Grand Societal Challenges through Education, Research and Innovation - Examples and experiences
Session 1

Session 2

Outlook to the 2015 Conference


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34.

Espoo, Finland, September 18-19, 2015
CROSSING BORDERS

September 18
Pre-Conference Programme

Opening

Keynote speeches

September 19
UNIVERSITIES CROSSING BORDERS - EXAMPLES AND EXPERIENCES
Session 1: Overcoming borders of time, disciplines and values

Session 2: Crossing geographical borders: The emerging globality of higher education and research

Session 3: Activating the university-business interface

Session 4: Towards the virtual university?

Outlook to the 2016 Conference


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35.

Lodz, Poland, September 16-17, 2016
ASSESSING EDUCATION AND RESEARCH AS MAJOR ELEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP

September 16
Opening

Keynote speeches 1

Keynote speeches 2

September 17
ASSESSING EDUCATION AND RESEARCH AS MAJOR ELEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP - EXAMPLES AND EXPERIENCES
Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Outlook to the 2017 Conference


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36.

Graz, Austria, September 15-16, 2017
INTERNATIONALISATION OF UNIVERSITIES

September 15
Opening

Keynote speeches 1

Keynote speeches 2

September 16
INTERNATIONALISATION OF UNIVERSITIES - EXAMPLES AND EXPERIENCES
Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Outlook to the 2018 Conference


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37.

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, September 14-15, 2018
THE UNIVERSITY ROLE IN DEVELOPING INNOVATION ECO-SYSTEMS

September 14
Opening session

Keynote speeches

September 15
Universities' Roles in Innovation Ecosystems: Examples and Experiences

Closing session


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38.

Budapest, Hungary, September 13-14, 2019
HORIZONS OF EUROPEAN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION: EXPERIENCES OF HORIZON 2020 AND PERSPECTIVES FOR HORIZON EUROPE

September 13
Opening

Keynote speeches 1

Keynote speeches 2

September 14
Session 1

Session 2

Closing session


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