On the first day of the seminar, a selected group of speakers will immerse the alumni in visionary approaches on strategic thinking and development. This day is defined as VISION day. The second day, ACTION day, a workshop is organized that will allow alumni to translate this theoretical visionary approach into a hands-on change framework.
FRIDAY 25TH - VISION DAY
|08:30 - 09:00||REGISTRATION AND COFFEE|
|09:00 - 09:20||WELCOME TO THE 17TH HUMANE ALUMNI SEMINAR|
|09:20 - 10:20||
(CONFIRMED) SPEAKER THOMAS ESTERMANN on Efficiency, leadership and governance
Thomas Estermann is Director for Governance, Funding and Public Policy Development with responsibilities for EUA’s work aimed at strengthening universities’ autonomy, governance, management and their financial sustainability.
|10:20 - 10:40||COFFEE BREAK|
|10:40 - 11:40||(CONFIRMED) SPEAKER SASKIA VAN UFFELEN on The Impact of Digitilisation
Saskia Van Uffelen has been working in the sector of information and communication technology (ICT) for over 25 years. She has held national and international sales and marketing functions in leading companies such as Xerox, Compaq, HP, Arinso, Bull and Ericsson. Since 2012, the federal ministry of economic affairs appointed Saskia Van Uffelen as ‘Digital Champion’ for Belgium representing the European Commission. To stimulate the roll out of the Digital Agenda in Belgium she sensitizes all parties involved in 5 areas: Digital Economy; Digital Government; Digital Infrastructure; Digital Security; Digital Skills.
|11:40 - 12:15||CAMPUS TOUR|
|12:15 - 13:30||LUNCH WITH RECTOR CAROLINE PAUWELS|
|13:30 - 14:00||TRAVEL TIME|
|14:00 - 17:00||
VISIT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION
He will talk about the European Education Area and the topics below, as discussed at the latest EU-summit (Sibiu) in May 2019.
- Promote cross-border mobility and cooperation in education and training
- Overcome obstacles that hinder learning in another country, the free movement of learners and the creation of a genuine European learning space
- Support Member States in improving the inclusive, lifelong-learning based and innovation-driven nature of their education and training systems
B. (Confirmed) Luka JUROŠ, Team Leader - Education and Training Strategic Framework
Mr.JUROŠ acts as the coordinator of the preparations for the post-2020 EU's education and training strategic framework
|18:30||DINNER AT THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION
The University Foundation was created in 1920 with the mission to support higher education and scientific research. The University Foundation is a meeting place for academics from the whole country and for Belgian academics with colleagues from abroad, and also a place where academics meet with civil society representatives (representatives of private companies and public servants).
SATURDAY 26TH - ACTION DAY
|09:00 - 09:15||WELCOME WITH COFFEE|
|09:15 - 10:15||SPEAKER DAAN SORGELOOS on Change Impact
Daan is Adjunct Professor, member of The Future Leadership Initiative and co-academic director of the Masterclass Change Management at the Antwerp Management School, Belgium. Teaching political skills and change management skills in master after master and executive leadership development programs, and delivering keynotes and doing research in these topics.
He also teaches at Sioo, the inter-university centre that teaches people and organisations how to be agile in change management and organisational processes.
|10:15 - 10:30||COFFEE BREAK|
|10:30 - 12:00||WORKSHOP WITH DAAN ON CHANGE IMPACT|
|12:00 - 12:30||CLOSING THE FORMAL PROGRAM|
|12:30 - 13:15||LUNCH|
|13:15 - 18:00||FREE TIME|
|16:00 optional||VISIT CHOCOLAT MUSEUM BRUSSELS|
GUIDED TOUR OF THE VANHAERENTS ART COLLECTION
The collection profoundly reflects the diversity and vitality of current art practices. Both established and emerging artists are represented in its holdings, with works in various media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography and video.
The Vanhaerents Art Collection is presenting its second major exhibition outside Belgium, which is part of the official Collateral Events program of the Biennale Arte 2019, 58th International Art Exhibition.
|19:30||GALA DINNER AT THE VANHAERENTS ART COLLECTION|