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2nd ACADEMIC SUMMIT EU-CELAC
Brussels, 8, 9 of June, 2015

DRAFT PROGRAM 

 
Monday 8th June


Morning CHANGE OF VENUE!
ICHEC - Brussels Managment School
Boulevard Whitlock, 2-4 see map

08:00        Participants registration

09:00        Inauguration Session

President: Jörg Monar, Rector of the College of Europe, Honor President of 2nd Academic Summit

Institutional Authorities
•    Martin Shultz*, President of the European Parliament 
•    Ramón Jáuregui Atondo, Co-President of the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (EuroLat)
•    Benita Ferrero-Waldner, President of the EU-LAC Foundation
•    Rene Ramírez, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ecuador
•    Irina Bokova*, Director General of UNESCO 
•    Federica Mogherini*, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission
Academic Authorities
•    Rafael Rosell, Rector of the Central University of Chile, Honorary President of the First Academic Summit
•    Fernando Galván, Rector of the University Alcalá, President of the Academic Council of the Permanent Academic Forum (FAP ALC-UE)
•    Gustavo Cobreiro Suárez*, Rector of the University of Havana
•    Paul De Knop, Rector of  the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and
Yves Poullet, Rector of the Namur University
•    Alberto Edgardo Barbieri, Rector of the University of Buenos Aires, Network of Macrouniversities of Latin America and Caribbean

10:45       Cofee Break

11:15          Keynote Speeches
•    Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, UN
•    Tibor Navracsics*, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Citizenship
•    Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary General for Ibero-America (SEGIB)

12:15          Objectives and program of the IInd Academic Summit
•    Ambassador Marc Otte and Christian Ghymers, representatives of the Local Organizing Committee of the II Academic Summit
•    Carlos Quenan y Patricio Leiva, Co-directors of the Executive Secretariat of the Permanent Academic Forum LAC-EU

12:30       Official picture of the II EU-CELAC Summit Academic

Afternoon: 

A.   European Economic and Social Committee
rue Beliard 99, see map

with Eurochambres, IPR Help Desk and IRELAC: "Innovation and intellectual property rights: towards a stronger EU-CELAC society through models of cooperation between universities and companies".
http://www.americasportal.eu/content/innovation-and-intellectual-property-rights 

B.   Egmont Palace
Place du Petit Sablon 8bis, 1000 Brussels

14:30 – 17:30   Thematic panels (in parallel)
http://www.americasportal.eu/content/call-papers

14:30 – 17:30    Panel 1: Strengthening the integration of higher education systems
President: Juan Manuel Zolezzi* (University of Santiago of Chile – USACH), and Magda Vincx (Ghent University, Belgium)

14:30 – 17:30     Panel 2: Bi-regional integration systems scientific research, technology and innovation
President: Monica Silenzi* (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Argentina) and Annick Castiaux (University of Namur, Belgium)

14:30 – 17:30     Panel 3: Bi-regional cooperation between higher education institutions and their relations with society and with the productive sector
President: Isabel Recavarren (Centre for Education and Information on Latin America - CEFIAL), and Christiane Daem (Observatory of Changing on Latin America - LOCAL)

14:30 – 17:30 Panel 4: Academia linkages with public policies
President: Laurence Whitehead (Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK), and Bettina de Souza Guilherme, (Institute of International Relations of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil).

14:30 – 17:30 Panel 5: EU-LAC Inter-generational forum
President: Patricia Morales (University of Leuven - KUL, Belgium), and Héctor Casanueva (Central University of Chile)

Tuesday, June 9th


Morning
Vrije Universiteit Brussel – VUB
271 Boulevard Général Jacques/ Bd Generaal Jacqueslaan, 1050 Elsene-Ixelles, Brussels
http://www.vub.ac.be/en/campus/etterbeek

9:00   Welcoming words

09:30-13:00 Thematic Groups Analysis (in parallel)

Group 1 - Strengthening the integration of higher education systems
Coordinators: Francisco Aldecoa (University Complutense of Madrid, Spain) and Patricio Conejero (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Group 2 - Promotion of regional integration of the research systems of science, technology and innovation
Coordinators: Michiel Baud (University of Amsterdam, CEDLA) and Nielsen de Paula Pires (Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana - UNILA, Foz-de-Iguazu, Brazil)

Group 3 - Bi-regional cooperation between higher education institutions and their relations with society and with the productive sector
Coordinators: Florence Pinot (ESCP Europe – CERALE, IdA, Francia) and Celso Garrido (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, REDUE-ALCUE, Mexico)

Group 4 - Academia linkages with public policies
Coordinators: Iordan Barbulescu (National School of Political Studies and Administration, ISLA, Rumania) and Cristian Parker (University of Santiago de Chile)

Group 5 - EU-LAC inter-generational Forum
President: Patricia Morales, University of Louvain - KUL, Belgium), and Héctor Casanueva (University of Chile)

 

Afternoon

Gothic Hall, City Hall Brussels
Grand Place, 1000 Brussels
http://www.brussels.be/artdet.cfm?id=4440&404;http://www.bruxelles.be:80/4440 

14:30    Roundtable on the programs and projects of academic cooperation between the two regions and open debate 

President: Jocelyn Gacel Avila, Director of the Division for the Study of State and Society at the University of Guadalajara, President of the Mexican Association for International Education (AMPEI)

16:00    Panel Reports, Analysis and Thematic Groups Roundtable

17:30   Presentation of the Academic Brussels Declaration
Marc Otte, Ambassador, Director General of Egmont Institute, Belgium
Fernando Galván, Rector of the University Alcalá, President of the Academic Council of the Permanent Academic Forum (FAP ALC-UE)
Itzcóatl Tonatiuh Bravo, Rector of the University of Guadalajara, Mexico
Remus Pricopie, Rector of the National School of Political Studies and Administration, Rumania

18:00   Closing Session

Presidents: 
Itzcóatl Tonatiuh Bravo, Rector of the University of Guadalajara, México
Remus Pricopie, Rector of the National School of Political Studies and Administration, Rumania

 

* To be confirmed