The New Digital Era in Higher Education

The 4th Eunis Rectors Conference was held in Helsinki and Espoo on April 3-5, 2014. The theme of the conference was “The New Digital Era in Higher Education” and the program featured leading experts on the subject, such as:

  • Zbigniew Marciniak, Former Under Secretary of State in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Institute of Mathematics at the University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Catherine Mongenet, Chargée de mission France Université Numérique, France
  • Ricardo Ferreira, Policy Officer – Opening up Education initiative, European Commission
  • Javier Uceda, General manager of the UPM “City of the Future” Initiative, Spain

Our conference speakers aim to give you the answers on what every rector should know to stay on top of the constant changes both in technology and in the overall environment:

  • Massive Open On-Line Courses (MOOCs)
  • Cloud technologies
  • Collaboration requirements to save costs
  • Competition on resources
  • Co-operation with enterprises
  • Expectations of the society in general

The hosts of the conference were University of Helsinki and Aalto University

Platinum Sponsors of the EUNIS Rectors’ Conference 2014:

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