Programme

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Bonus Day - Sunday 29 September

Free Cultural visit to the Mont Saint Michel

* chances of rain *
9.45 am: Meeting in front of Centrale Nantes gate
10 am: Departure from Nantes
1 pm: Free lunch at La Ferme Saint Michel
3 to 5 pm: Free time at the Mont Saint Michel
5pm: Departure from the Mont Saint Michel
8 pm: Expected time of arrival back in Nantes (2 drop-off options: city center or Centrale Nantes)

 

Day 1 - Monday 30 September (Final agenda)

MORNING

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Building S, Lobby

8:30 - 9:00 am
: Registration


Building S, Lecture Hall S

9:00 - 9:45 am: Meeting opens
  • Opening of the General Assembly by the President of Magalhaes, Prof. Silvia Caro
  • Welcoming address by the Director of Centrale Nantes, Prof. Arnaud Poitou
  • Welcoming address by the Director of International Relations at Centrale Nantes, Prof. Fouad Bennis
9:45 - 10:30 am: Presentation from Erwan Jacquin, CEO of Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore, PhD in Fluid Dynamics

Building S, Lobby

10:30 - 11:00 am: Coffee break

Building S, Lecture Hall S

11:00 – 12:15 pm: General Assembly – Session 1
  • Approval of the agenda
  • Information on proposed new members from Latin America universities and voting (if any)
  • President’s report
  • Mobility statistics
  • Information regarding the activities of the General Assembly (voting for Day 2, candidates to host the General Assembly in Europe in 2021)

AFTERNOON

Building L

12:15 – 1:45 pm: Lunch and networking

Meeting in front of Building S

1:45 – 2:30 pm: Campus tour

Building S, Lecture Hall S

2:30 – 4:00 pm: General Assembly – Session 2
  • Prof. Rui Mendes (Técnico Lisboa) on international funding EU/LATAM: Dos and Don’ts in Eramus+ projects
  • Prof. Roberto Zanino (Polito): EU/Latam PhD possibilities
  • Mr. Mirko Varano (KTH): Future of the EU funded programmes for education 2021-2027

Building S, Lobby

4:00 – 4:30 pm
: Coffee break

Building S, Lecture Hall S

4:30 – 5:30 pm: Presentations and wrap-up of the first day
  • Ms. Vanessa Grünhagen (TUM): Accelerating Strategic Internationalization
  • Prof. María Boquera (UPV): Experience in Double Degrees
  • Prof. Juan Jesús Pérez (UPC): Towards a pan-European university model

< free time to rest / explore the city >


8:00 – 11:30 pm: Dinner cruise Les Bateaux Nantais
Tramway stop "Motte Rouge", line 2.
The cruise will start at 8.30 pm.
 
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Day 2 - Tuesday 1 October (Final agenda)

MORNING

Building S, Lecture Hall S

9:00 - 9:45 am: Presentation by Mr. Marc Zolver (CentraleSupélec): Internationalization of Higher Education: challenges and strategy – A case study with the Group of Ecoles Centrale

9:45 - 10:40 am: General Assembly – Session 3
  • Ms. Nina Moxnes (NTNU): Norwegian educational system
  • Prof. Paul Shepherd (Bath University): The Institute of Mathematical Innovation (IMI) at the University of Bath – a model for fostering knowledge exchange, research collaboration and industrial consultancy
  • Prof. Lope Barrero (UJaveriana): International social practicum at Javeriana - engineering for vulnerable communities

Building S, Lobby

10:40 – 11:00 am:  Coffee break

Building S: Lecture Hall S, Boardroom, S018

11:00 – 12:30 am General Assembly – Session 4
  • Working group sessions
  • Communication – Prof. Silvia Caro
  • External funding – Prof. Rui Mendes and Mr. Mirko Varano
  • Summer schools - Prof. Alberto Almendra
  • Report from working groups

AFTERNOON

Building L

12:30 – 1:30 pm: Lunch and networking

Building S, Lecture Hall S

1:30 – 3:30 pm: General Assembly – Session 5
  • Voting new follow-up committee members (one from each Europe and Latin America)
  • Voting for the venue of the General Assembly 2021 in Europe (candidates should communicate their intention to the Secretariat of the network before this session)
  • Presentation of venue for the General Assembly 2020 in Chile (Universidad de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María)
  • Comments and ideas from members regarding the 2020 GA
  • Closing of the General Assembly
Published on March 26, 2019 Updated on September 26, 2019