EWORA5thCONFERENCE

Program

 

 PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
 MONDAY, MAY 29 2017     Solvay Library, Brussels
 MC: Eda Pekelman

 08:00-09:00 

Registration

 09:00-10:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks:
EWORA - Film Screening 
Gulsun Saglamer, President, EWORA & Former Rector, Istanbul Technical University 
Liu Jinan, President of Women Leadership Academy
Jesper Simonsen Head of the Nordic programme on Gender Research, NordForsk 
Candan Fetvacı, Executive Director, Aydın Doğan Foundation, Turkey  

  10:00-11:15 

Plenary Session I
Chair: Krista Varantola, Vice President, EWORA & Former Rector, University of Tampere    
Jean-David Malo, Director, DG RTD Directorate B, European Commission
Martine Rahier, Vice President, EUA
Dagmar Schumacher, Director of the UN Women Brussels Office  

  11:15-11:30 

Coffee Break 

  11:30-12:45

Roundtable I: The Role of Women Leadership in Organizational Change 
Chair: Helena Nazare, Former Rector, University of Aveiro 
Liisa Laakso, Rector, University of Tampere 
Eva Åkesson, Vice Chancellor, Uppsala University
Eva Wiberg, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Lund University 
Pamela Gillies, Vice Chancellor, Glasgow Caledonian University
Sabine Schindler, Rector, UMIT Hall 

  12:45- 14:00

Lunch 

  14:00 -14:15 

Group Photograph 



  14:15- 15:30 

Plenary Session II
Chair: Mine G. Tan, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Ankara University 
Fanny M. Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong  
Pat O’Connor, Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Limerick
Liisa Husu, Professor of Gender Studies, Örebro University 

  15:30 -15:45

Coffee Break

  15:45 - 17:00

Roundtable II: Gender Action Plans & Change Management 
Chair: Kristin Ingólfsdóttir, Former Rector, University of Iceland
Viviane Willis-Mazzichi, Head of Sector “Gender”,  DG Research & Innovation, EC 
Therese Murphy, Head of Operations, EIGE
Pepi Patrón Costa, Vice-Rector (PUCP) & Magally Alegre Henderson, Sub-Director of the UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality in Higher Education Institutions & Jimena Sánchez Barrenechea, Executive Director, EMULIES
Bianka Siwinska, Executive Director & Head of Research, Perspektywy Education Foundation

 17:15 - 18:15

Plenary Session III
Chair: Christina Ullenius, Former Rector, Karlstad University 
Helene Hellmark Knuttson, Minister for Higher Education and Research in the Swedish Government

 19:00 - 19:30 
 19:30 - 22:00 

Cocktail Reception at Renaissance Hotel 
GALA DINNER at Renaissance Hotel 

 
TUESDAY, MAY 30 2017    Solvay Library, Brussels



  09:00-10:15

Plenary Session IV
Chair: Ursula Nelles, Former Rector, University of Munster 
Carmen Vela,  State Secretary for Research, Development and Innovation, Spain
Leopold Demiddeleer, Managing Director & Founder chez TechBridgeOne s.p.r.l. 
Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory

  10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

  10:30 - 11:45

Roundtable III: Empowering and Encouraging Women Academics: What works & What does not?
Chair: Carmen Fenoll, Former Vice Rector, University of Castilla-La Mancha
Maren A. Jochimsen, Managing Director, Essen College of Gender Research, University of Duisburg-Essen & Brigitte Mühlenbruch, President, EPWS 
Gita Revalde, Former Rector, Ventspils University College 
Ramona Mihaila, Vice Rector, Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University
Ana M. González Ramos, Senior researcher, Open University of Catalonia & Beatriz Revelles Benavente, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Barcelona & Nora Räthzel, Senior Prof., University of Umea
Marja-Liisa Tenhunen, Former President, Centria University of Applied Sciences 

 11:45- 12:45 

Roundtable IV: Best Practices & Lessons Drawn from the Experiences of Higher Education Networks 
Chair:    Fanny M. Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jacques Lanarès, Member of the UNICA Steering Committee
Stephan Kuster, Acting Director, Science Europe
Katrien Maes, Chief Policy Officer LERU   
David Bohmert, Secretary General, CESAER 

  12:45 - 13:30 

CONCLUSIONS
Chair: Gulsun Saglamer, President, EWORA & Former Rector, Istanbul Technical University 
EWORA BoD Members: 
Christina Ullenius, Former Rector, Karlstad University 
Helena Nazare, Former Rector, University of Aveiro
Krista Varantola, Vice President, EWORA & Former RectorUniversity of Tampere 
Kristin Ingólfsdóttir,  Former Rector, University of Iceland 
Ursula Nelles, Former Rector, University of Münster 
Carmen Fenoll, Former Vice Rector, University of Castilla-La Mancha

  13:30 - 14:30     

Lunch 






 

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