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Save the date for the EUNIS pre-Congress workshops: June 4

EUNIS 2019 Congress, with the theme Campus for the future, will take place at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway, on 5 – 7 June 2019, but you can already save 4 June 2019 for the pre-Congress workshops. Therefore, we invite you to the:

Active learning in interactive spaces workshop

We will look at designing physical learning spaces based on sound pedagogic principles and incorporating effective use of technology. Join us to:

  • find out more about approaches to design; stakeholder engagement and working in cross functional teams;
  • hear staff and student experiences of piloting new types of learning space;
  • consider how to develop necessary staff and student digital capabilities;
  • tour (and try out for yourselves) innovative facilities including:
    • active learning classrooms;
    • makerspace and other student driven spaces;
    • virtual reality lab;
    • world-class interactive lecture theatre

The event will be of interest to anyone involved in learning space development whether your role is academic, IT, AV support, estates management or senior management. The event is free of charge for EUNIS members and registered Congress delegates.

More information about the other workshops soon. The preliminary agenda is available at the event web.

A reminder that the call for papers is already open and we are looking forward to your submissions! The deadline is 10 February 2019.

Submissions are invited under one of the six tracks below:

• Leadership & Management
• ICT Infrastructure & Security
• Learning, Teaching and Student Experience
• Software Development
• OpenX & Interoperability
• ICT in Research

Read more information on the call for papers here. You can already visit the event web to get more information and plan your trip!

Registration for the TNC19 is now open

Registration for the TNC19 is now open. It will be held on 16-20 June 2019 in Tallinn, Estonia, organised by GÉANT and hosted by the Estonian NREN.

This year’s conference title Forging Digital Societies is inspired by two main concepts: the idea that computer networks, by supporting human interactions, help to create and forge digital societies is combined with the innovative model of Estonia’s e-residency programme.

The annual conference is the place where the TNC community gathers to shape the future of research and education forging the society of the future with digital ’fire’ and passion for innovation and progress.

Read more here.

Call for papers is now open for the EUNIS 2019 Congress!

EUNIS is happy to announce a call for papers for its 2019 Annual Congress with the theme “Campus for the future”.

The Congress will take place from 5 – 7 June 2019 at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway.

The Congress presents an opportunity for sharing of experience amongst international specialists, users, researchers, decision-makers, and teaching staff from all over Europe. The event provides an ideal audience to present and publish the latest results of research, development, and deployment of Information Technology in HEIs.

Submissions are invited under one of the six tracks below:

•    Leadership & Management
•    ICT Infrastructure & Security
•    Learning, Teaching and Student Experience
•    Software Development
•    OpenX & Interoperability
•    ICT in Research

Read more information on the call for papers here. The deadline for submissions is 10 February 2019.

GDN Annual Meeting: call for presentations

The Eighth Annual Groningen Declaration Network (GDN) Meeting will be held in the city of Puebla, Mexico, from 24 to 26 April 2019.

EUNIS is the signatory of the Groningen Declaration and invites you, on behalf of the GD Network’s Annual Meeting Planning Committee, to submit a presentation for consideration for the 2019 Annual Meeting Agenda. The overall theme of the 2019 annual meeting is Creating the New World for Academic and Professional Mobility.

Presenting at the 2019 GDN Annual Meeting offers a valuable opportunity to connect directly with colleagues in the digital learners data ecosystem.

Read more information here.

EUNIS GDPR & information security workshop: live streaming available on 10-11 Dec

EUNIS GDPR & information security workshop: 10-11 December, Brunel University London

Data protection, privacy, and security are important topics that rule in the digital world, thus the workshop will provide insights in the legal, technological and organisational perspectives as well as the GDPR compliance at institutional, national and international level.

The event will focus on challenges and practices of Information Security for HEIs. The impact of ever-increasing importance of ensuring security, the organisational and technological challenges and developments will be addressed. Speakers will highlight and share the challenges and solutions found locally, nationally and internationally. Expertise and experience will be shared between universities and national organisations in European countries such as the UK, Germany and Norway.

Read the full programme here.

Live streaming available at: https://livestream.com/Brunel/EUNIS:

  • 13.00 -17.30 (GMT/UTC) on 10 December
  • 9.00 -13.00 (GMT/UTC) on 11 December