UNIC Strategic Conference

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UNIC Strategic Conference

The UNIC Strategic Conference brings together students, HEI staff and city stakeholders to discuss the future of our European University.

When and where

Date and time

Location

Erasmus University Rotterdam Burgemeester Oudlaan 50 3062 Rotterdam Netherlands

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About this event

The UNIC Strategic Conference will be hosted by Erasmus University Rotterdam in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from 17-19 October.

The purpose of this conference is to discuss and agree upon the future of the European University of Post-Industrial Cities. The conference will include plenary sessions, networking sessions, and in-depth, interactive workshops that allow all partners to provide their inputs on the proposals developed by the Development Teams.

Below is the agenda for the Conference.

Monday 17 October

09:30 – 11:00 Welcome and networking session at Erasmus University Rotterdam

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 Woudestein Campus tour

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:00 Opening

15:00 – 16:00 Plenary Round Table I: The Future of the European University

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break Main Hall

16:15 – 17:15 Plenary Round Table II: UNIC Mission 2024-2030

17:30 – 19:00 Reception for UNIC Family (informal) at Erasmus Paviljoen

19:00 – 21:00 Dinner for Rectors (special invitation only)

Tuesday 18 October

08:30 – 09:00 Coffee Break

09:00 – 10:30 Parallel Session I: UNIC General Assembly Meeting for Rectors, General Executive Office, and Chair of UNIC Student Board

09:00 – 10:30 Parallel Session II: Round table City Engagement

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00 Plenary Round Table III: Organisational Cultures – Student and Faculty

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:00 Parallel Lab Sessions: Provisional Research Themes

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00 Parallel Lab Sessions: Provisional Research Themes

17:00-19:00 Private Reception for Rectors and City Representatives hosted by Municipality of Rotterdam (formal)

17:30 – 19:00 Optional: City Walking tour

Wednesday 19 October

08:30 – 09:00 Coffee Break

09:00 – 10:30 Parallel Lab Sessions: Provisional Research Themes

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30 Parallel Lab Sessions: Provisional Research Themes

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:00 Plenary Round Table Feedback Session

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30 Plenary Round Table Feedback Session cont.

17:30 – 20:00 Closing party

Thursday 20 October

09:00 – 12:00 UNIC4ER Task Force Meeting (closed meeting - invitation only)

09:00 – 12:00 Student Board Meeting @ Community for Learning & Innvoation (closed meeting - invitation only)

12:00 – 14:00 Virtual Campus Meeting (closed meeting - invitation only)

Free