Author:

EUNIS Rectors’ Conference 2020: 22-24 April, U. of Malaga, Spain

A reminder that the registration is open for the EUNIS 2020 Rectors’ Conference entitled Leading the digital transformation success that will be held on 22-24 April, 2020 at the University of Malaga, Spain. We invite Rectors, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Provosts and Vice Chancellors from all over the world to attend the Conference and to share their experiences!

The Conference aims to foster strategic reflection on the main challenges of digital transformation. The themes of the Rectors’ Conference include:

I. Digital transformation: trials, tribulations and successes.
II. Digital Leadership and the involvement of the people.
III. Digital learning, focused on the student.
IV. Open Science, open data, fair principles!

You’ll have the opportunity to hear world-renowned experts in digital transformation who will present case-studies from different universities and make the attendees understand the importance of the Rector’s leadership and show them the way forward to achieve success.

Read more information on the programmekeynote speakers and social events here.

EUNIS Business Intelligence seminar: 3-4 February, U. of Ghent, Belgium

EUNIS BI Special Interest Group invites you for seminar Make data smart – a road map to the next level that will be held the University of Ghent, Belgium on 3-4 February 2020. Read the preliminary agenda and register here by 20 January 2020.

The overall goal of the Business Intelligence Special Interest Group at EUNIS is to act as a network of practitioners and researchers within the field of BI and analytics in European universities and Higher Education Institutions.

The network aims to promote a cooperative knowledge sharing environment for the development of innovative applications (e.g. predictive analytics or decision support, across all HE subject categories), and the exchange of ideas and experiences on BI in HE institutions such as success factors, technology and software. Finally, there is an intention to foster future BI and analytics projects joining institutions across Europe. Read more on the BI SIG activity here.

Register now for the EUNIS Information Security workshop: 27-28 Jan, Malaga, Spain

The EUNIS Information Security Group (Info Sec) is pleased to invite you to a workshop addressing various security and privacy issues, such as warning systems, incident response, vulnerability checks, information security training, risk management, GDPR in HEI, and more.

The workshop, with presenters from Norway, Spain, Germany, Netherlands and Portugal will be held at University of Malaga, Spain on 27-28 January 2020. It is targeted at CIOs, CISOs, Security and Privacy experts as well as policy makers.

In short presentations services and approaches to security and privacy issues will be presented, expertise and experience will be shared. If you are interested in SIM3, or want to know how to prevent your PCs being hacked, how local and national institutions collaborate on emergency response systems, this workshop is for you!

The workshop will be a fantastic opportunity for networking with CIO’s, CISO’s and policy makers from all over Europe. Get inspired by sharing good practices, compare services and discuss future plans. Read the preliminary agenda here.

Register here by 24 January 2020! Please, note the priority for registration is given to the EUNIS members.
If you have any questions, or want to share ideas on topics you would like to discuss with us, please email us at: thorsten.kuefer@eunis.org.
Read more on the EUNIS InfoSec SIG activity here.

EUNIS Award for Best Overall AV-enabled Education Space

Effective use of Audio-Visual (AV) technology is increasingly important in education and increasingly linked to IT. With this in mind, EUNIS is launching a new award with the support of AVIXA (the professional association for the AV industry).

The award celebrates great design where AV is an integral component of enabling education to take place in a given space or campus. Both new build and re-fit are eligible. The award is open to higher education providers worldwide.

Find out more and enter here.