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EUNIS Rectors’ Conference: 14-16 April 2016, Kraków, Poland

The EUNIS 2016 Rectors’ Conference  is a follow-on from the previous successful conferences held in Paris (2003, 2006), Prague (2012) and Helsinki (2014). These conferences attracted many rectors and decision makers from various universities. The topic of this Conference is Smart European University and the programme is created to outline in which way Digital and Information Technologies (IT) may help European Universities in the ever changing and more challenging landscape. The Conference will provide certain innovative solutions to address some of the main challenges currently faced by European Universities. In particular, the following topics will be considered:

  • Decreasing population of young people in Europe
  • Competition of US and Asian Universities
  • Increased competition from private sector
  • Globalization
  • Rapid development of mobile devices reshaping approach to learning and knowledge acquisition
  • Digitalisation.

The EUNIS 2016 Rectors’ Conference organisers look forward to your Rector attendance and to discussing the following topics with your peers, conference speakers and experts.

Read the programme here

Please forward this invitation to your Rector in order to participate in these discussions on what every Rector should know in a time of rapid changes in technology and an increasing role of IT/Digital in shaping university activities.

Register for the Conference here

More information on the EUNIS 2016 Rectors’ Conference on the website: www.eunis.org/rectors2016.

We look forward to meeting your Rector in Kraków in April 2016,

EUNIS 2016 Rectors’ Conference Organizing Committee

e-mail: eunis2016@uj.edu.pl

 

EUNIS 2016: call for papers extended till 29th of February 2016

Dear Colleague,
The call for papers deadline has now passed, however due to a number of requests we have agreed to extend the period to allow for more submissions. We’ve had a fantastic response so far and look forward to receiving further papers before the final deadline. Please note the new deadline date is Monday 29th of February 2016This is the final deadline and no further extensions will be considered. 

Submissions are invited under one of the five tracks below:

  • Leadership & Management
  • ICT Infrastructure & Security
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Software Development
  • OpenX & Interoperability

For further information on how to submit please visit the web herePlease note that to apply for any of the EUNIS’ Awards, a Full Paper must be submitted and be compliant with the Template Guidelines.

Registration
Registration for EUNIS 2016 is now open – secure your place today! Start thinking about your plans for this summer! Are you ready for research, networking and recreation? Register early for the reduced fee. Early bird offer ends April 30, 2016.

Early Bird (by April 30, 2016) EUNIS Member: 400€,  EUNIS non-Member: 500€
Late registration (after April 30, 2016) EUNIS Member: 500€, EUNIS non-Member: 600€

The first 100 delegates to register will be entered into a prize draw to win a Greek Wine gift assortment.

Important Dates:
Submission Deadline (Final Call): 29 February 2016
Early registration ends: 30 April 2016
Late Registration ends: 31 May 2016
We look forward to welcoming you to EUNIS 2016 this June.
With kind regards
EUNIS 2016 Congress Team
eunis2016@auth.gr

EUNIS 2016: registration now open!

Dear EUNIS Attendees,

We are excited to invite you to join us at EUNIS 2016 taking place on June 8-10, 2016 in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Location

The Congress will be held at Aristotle University in the historical city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Thessaloniki, the second largest city and co-capital of Greece, is world known for the Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine monuments, the charming shopping thoroughfares, the indulging local cuisine and the exciting nightlife. EUNIS 2016 offers the opportunity to explore a unique place to visit.

Congress Scope

This Congress presents an opportunity to share the latest experience amongst international specialists, users, researchers, decision-makers, and teaching staff from across Europe. The event provides an ideal forum to present and publish the latest results in research, development, and deployment of Information Technology in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The Programme is divided into five tracks, as follows:

  • Leadership & Management
  • ICT Infrastructure & Security
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Software Development
  • OpenX & Interoperability

Read more information here

Call for papers

Call for papers deadline is February 15, 2016. Authors are invited to submit their papers in English. All submissions and updates on submissions are done using the EasyChair system. All submitted papers/abstracts will be subjected to the reviewing processes conducted by the Scientific Committee (at least three reviewers for each paper/abstract). Please check Submission Guidelines.

Awards

Please note that those author/s who wish to apply for any of the EUNIS’ Awards must submit a full paper.

Paper Publication

All accepted abstracts from all the tracks and the submitted full papers will be published online in the Congress Proceedings, prior to the Congress. Accepted papers must be presented at the Congress by one of the authors.

REGISTRATION

Registration for EUNIS 2016 is now open – secure your place today! Start thinking about your plans for this summer! Are you ready for research, networking and recreation? Register early for the reduced fee. Early bird offer ends April 30, 2016. To book your place please visit: http://www.eunis.org/eunis2016/registration/.

Early Bird (by April 30, 2016) EUNIS Member: 400€,  EUNIS non-Member: 500€

Late registration (after April 30, 2016) EUNIS Member: 500€, EUNIS non-Member: 600€

The first 100 delegates to register will be entered into a prize draw to win a Greek Wine gift assortment.

Keynote Speakers

  • John O’Brien, President and CEO of EDUCAUSE, The history of the future of educational technology
  • John Seiradakis, Professor at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Director of the Laboratory of Astronomy of Aristotle University,The Antikythera Mechanism: Τhe 1st ever computer, built 2000 ago
  • Joseph Sifakis, Emeritus Senior Researcher at CNRS, full professor at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and director of “Centre de la Recherche Intégrative” (CRI)-Grenoble, The Internet of Things – The Ultimate ICT Revolution
  • Jean-François Dechamp, Policy Officer, European Commission (TBC), Open Science and the European Commission

For more and updated information please check http://www.eunis.org/eunis2016/speakers/

Explore Thessaloniki and the surrounding area

To discover how you could combine your stay with leisure and pleasure please check  http://www.eunis.org/eunis2016/social-events/ & http://www.eunis.org/eunis2016/excursions/.

Conference Contact:
Email: eunis2016@auth.gr
Web site: http://www.eunis.org/eunis2016

Looking forward to welcoming you in Thessaloniki

EUNIS 2016 Congress Team

Join the benchmarking on-line session: 22 Jan, 2016

Welcome to the launch of BM2016

EUNIS BencHEIT Task Force invites you to join the next round of benchmarking launch session on:

Friday, 22nd January 2016, 2 pm UTC (duration approx. 1 hour) (calculate the time in your country)

The video meeting is a great opportunity to hear the latest news and get important information about the benchmarking tools and process. You will also have the chance to ask questions, and get valuable tips from other benchmarking professionals!

Join the session here

Programme:

  • BencHEIT, what is it and why it is important? Kurt Gammelgaard Nielsen, University of Southern Denmark
  • First timer’s insight to the process. What did I learn about my organization and how did I use the results? Yiannis Salmatzidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Comparison of my organization against others. Useful tips. Ole Langfeldt, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • The BM timetable, working space. What can you expect from the BM project group? Yvonne Kivi, University of Helsinki
  • Excel sheets and how to use them. Teemu Seesto, Network of Finnish Universities’ Chief IT Officers

The session will be a video meeting over Skype. It is to be recorded, so it can also be watched later.

If you have any comments or questions, please don´t hesitate to contact us on: bm-pg@eunis.org

2016 EUNIS Elite Award call for papers

2016 EUNIS Elite Award for excellence in implementing Information Systems for Higher Education call is now open!

All regular Members of EUNIS are eligible to compete for the Elite Award for Excellence. The submission document for the Elite Award should describe:

  • The goals of the project
  • The environment in which the project takes place, including technical, administrative and financial constraints
  • The results of the project and its impact on the institution
  • The state of development of the project
  • Any planned further developments
  • The applicability of the project to other institutions

A brief summary of the project is also required.

Submission procedure and deadline for 2016

A submission for EUNIS 2016 Congress (see call for papers) is requested with the indication of intention to submit an entry for the Elite Award contest at the same time. Only one entry per institution will be accepted.

Contest entry submissions (limited to 8 pages) deadline is: 15th February 2016

Award

The winner of the Award will have an invited slot at the Congress. At least one member of the winning team must register to attend the Congress and present the project. The project team of the winning submission will receive an honorary diploma. The winning presentation will be put on the EUNIS web together with the previous winners.

All entries should be sent by email to the EUNIS Executive Secretary: jfdesnos(at)orange.fr who is available for additional information.

Read more here