LEAD2 Final Conference and Academic Leaders’ Forum, 28-29 Nov. 2022

                                               

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LEAD2 Final Conference and Academic Leaders’ Forum

28-29 NOV. 2022

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels)

National Academy of Education Administration (Beijing)

 

Program

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Topic: LEAD2 Final Conference & Academic Leaders' Forum 28-29 Nov.2022
Time: Nov 28, 2022 09:00 AM Brussels

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Meeting ID: 882 1903 7276
Passcode: LEAD2-2022

28 November

Plenary Session 

Academic Leaders’ Forum

(9:30-12.00 Brussels time)

 

 

Location at VUB

 

9.00-9.30 Brussels time

Welcome coffee

 

 

Plenary Session

 

 

Green Room, U-residence

 

Opening session

 

 

9.30-9.35

(16.30-16.35)

Opening video LEAD2 Project

 

 

9.35-9.45

(16.35-16.45)

Welcoming & opening words

Prof. dr. Jan DANCKAERT, Rector, VUB

 

9.45-9.55

(16.45-16.55)

Opening words

HOU Huijun, President, NAEA

 

9.55-10.10

(16.55-17.10)

The research and capacity building path of the LEAD and LEAD2 saga in a changing world.

Prof. dr. Jan CORNELIS, VUB

 

10.10-10.30

(17.10-17.30)

Keynote Speech

Leadership’s role in institutional transformation

 

Thomas ESTERMANN
Director, Governance, Funding and Public Policy Development, European University Association

 

10.30-10.50

(17.30-10.50)

Keynote Speech:

Global changes in university governance

Anthony ANTOINE, Brussels School of Governance, VUB

 

10.50                          Group Photo

10.55-11.20                Coffee/tea

                                  Visit of the LEAD2 Results Exhibition Posters, Photos & videos

11.20-12.30

(17.20-18.30)

Academic Leaders' Expert Panel Session:
Academic leadership in the new context of internationalisation

Panelists:

  • Prof. dr. João Amaro DE MATOS, Vice Rector, Universidade NOVA De Lisboa
  • Prof. dr. Tülin GENÇÖZ, vice Rector, Middle East Technical University
  • Thomas ESTERMANN, European University Association
  • Dr. Lucas ZINNER, University of Vienna
  • Prof. dr. WU Jiang, Tongji University
  • Prof. dr. LIU Baocun, Beijing Normal University

 

 

Moderator:

Prof. dr. Jan CORNELIS, VUB

 

 

12.30-13.50                 Lunch (Brussels)

Visit of the LEAD2 Results Exhibition Posters, Photos & videos

 

 

 

 

Academic Leaders’ Forum

Brussels Time (14.00-16.20)

European partners and participants

Chinese participants can join online individually

 

14.00-15.30

Academic Leaders Forum Parallel session (1)

Senior Academic Leaders Dialogue

  • Peer-to-peer introduction
  • Perceptions of Academic Leadership from own roles
  • Perceptions & Expectations of Academic Leadership regarding roles of other levels of academic leaders
  • Academic leadership in the digital era and in the context of crisis and transformation (from own perspectives)

Panelists:

  • Prof. dr. Oğuzhan HASANÇEBI, Vice Rector, Middle East Technical University
  • Prof. dr. Ivan SVETLIK, former rector, University of Ljubljana
  • Prof. dr. Melita KOVACEVIC, former vice-rector, University of Zagreb
  • Prof. dr. Anna CHROBOK, Director, College of Studies, Silesian University of Technology
  • Prof. dr. Gaye TEKSOZ, Advisor to the Rector,  Middle East Technical University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facilitator:

Anthony ANTOINE, School of Governance, VUB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red room,

U-residence

14.00-15.30

Academic Leaders Forum Parallel session (2)

Middle-level Academic Leaders Dialogue

  • Peer-to-peer introduction
  • Perceptions of Academic Leadership from own roles
  • Perceptions & Expectations of Academic Leadership regarding roles of other levels of academic leaders
  • Academic leadership in the digital era and in the context of crisis and transformation (from own perspectives)

Panelists:

  • Prof. dr. Pınar ACAR, Dean Faculty of Economic & Administrative Sciences, METU
  • Victoria WINTER, Nova School of Business & Economics, Executive Director - External Relations & Internationalization, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Dr. Barbara GOOD, Head of International Relations, University of Vienna
  • Prof. dr. Marcin GORSKI, Silesian University of Technology
  • Prof.dr. Barış SALIHOĞLU, Director for Marine Sciences Institution, METU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facilitator:

Prof. dr. Yasar KONDAKCI, METU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black room,

U-residence

14.00-15.30

Academic Leaders Forum Parallel session (3)

Junior Academic Leaders Dialogue

  • Peer-to-peer introduction
  • Perceptions of Academic Leadership from own roles
  • Perceptions & Expectations of Academic Leadership regarding roles of other levels of academic leaders
  • Academic leadership in the digital era and in the context of crisis and transformation (from own perspectives)

Panelists:

  • Assoc.Prof. Mecit Halil ÖZTOP, Outstanding Achievement Award in Education winner, METU
  • Prof. dr. Raquel VAZ-PINTO, NOVA
  • Prof. dr. Anna WALIGORA, Silesian University of Technology
  • Dr. Thea VIDNES, University of Vienna
  • Prof. Dr. Sevtap KESTEL, Director, Graduate School of Applied Mathematics, METU 
  • Dr. Aysun CALISKAN, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facilitator:

Dr. Rita FALCAO, NOVA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Room, U-residence

15.30-15.50                Coffee/tea

                                    Visit of the LEAD2 Results Exhibition Posters, Photos & videos

 

15.50-16.20

Joint sharing of perspectives of academic leadership

  • Own roles in academic leadership
  • Perceptions & Expectations of other levels of academic leaders
  • Insights about possible commonalities and differences and reflections for Academic Leadership Enhancement

 

Anthony ANTOINE

Prof. Yasar KONDAKCI

Dr. Rita FALCAO

 

 

Green Room, U-residence

16.30-17.30

 

Committee Meeting

Committee members for LEAD Academic Network

Facilitator:

Prof. Yasar KONDAKCI, Prof. Chang ZHU

Green Room, U-residence

 19.00

 Dinner (Brussels)

 

 

 

 

Plenary session

 

The path of LEAD2 on Academic Leadership: Linking Research and Practices

Results sharing and contribution to the Academic  Community

LEAD2 Project Results Dissemination

(9:00-12.00 Brussels time)

(16.00-19.00 Beijing time)

Chinese and European partners and participants

(with English and Chinese simultaneous interpretation)

 

 

 

Green Room, U-residence

9.00-9.30

(16.00-16.30)

Cluster 1: LEAD2 Research, LEAD2 Journal, and LEAD2 Online Knowledge Base

  • Testimonial Video
  • LEAD2 Research overview, Research Presentation & LEAD2 Journal Highlights (Prof. Chang ZHU & Dr. Aysun CALISKAN)
  • LEAD2 Online Knowledge Base: Unique Open sources (short video)

 

Chair:

Asso.Prof. dr. Merve Zayim KURTAY, METU

 

9.30-10.15

(16.30-17.15)

 

Cluster 2: LEAD2 MOOCs & Blended Training

  • LEAD2 MOOCs and Blended Training program overview (Dr. Ibrahim YORGUN)
  • LEAD2 MOOC expert presentation Prof. dr. Melita KOVACEVIC: A Decade of New Challenges for Universities: How Will Leadership Respond?   
  • Empower yourself, voices from Blended Training representatives: personal experiences & added value
  •  WU Xiao, NAEA  
  •  Sevgi KAYA-KAŞIKCI, METU  
  •  LV Dongye, TJU  

 

Chair:

Dr. Szymon OGONOWSKI, Silesian University of Technology

 

 

 

10.15-10.45

 

(17.15-17.45)

Cluster 3: LEAD2 workshops, seminars, forum and webinars

  • LEAD2 workshops overview & highlights (Zhengwen QI)
  • LEAD2 workshops & webinar expert presentation ‘Diversity and inclusive leadership’ by Prof. Dr. Ivan SVETLIK, former rector, University of Ljubljana 20'
  • LEAD2 Testimonial Video

 

Chair:

Dr. Angela MEYER, University of Vienna

 

 

 

 

10.45-11.00

Coffee/tea

Visit of the LEAD2 Results Exhibition Posters, Photos & videos

 

 

11.00-11.30

LEAD Academic Network (Network of academics and academic leaders)
Mission, objectives, prospects of the LEAD Academic Network  

  • Prof. dr. YU Jingtian, Vice President, National Academy of Education Administration
  • Prof. dr. Jan CORNELIS, former vice-rector, VUB

 

Chair:

Prof. dr. JING Meiying, NAEA
Prof. dr. Yasar KONDAKCI, METU

 

 

 

 

11.30-12.00

Closing session

Looking Forward & the prospects for EU-China cooperation in higher education and on Academic Leadership

  • Mr. CHE Weimin, Minister Counsellor for Education, the Chinese Mission to the European Union
  • Prof. Dr. LOU Yongqi, Vice President, Tongji University
  • Prof. Dr. Nadine ENGELS, Vice Rector, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

 

 

Chair:

Prof. dr. Chang ZHU, VUB

 

12.00-14.00             Networking Reception Drink

                                 Lunch

                                Visit of the LEAD2 Results Exhibition Posters, Photos & videos

 

 

European Academic Leaders’ Experiential Site Learning & Team Building

14.00-18.00

 

 

 

14.00-15.00

European Academic Leaders’ Experiential Case Sharing: Brussels School of Governance, VUB

Real case experiences 

Mr. Anthony ANTOINE, Brussels School of Governance, VUB

Green Room, U-residence

 15.00-18.00

Team Building of the LEAD2 project and LEAD Academic Network

 

 

 

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