Category : events

EUNIS2014 – 3 days, 6 tracks and over 100 speakers

From 11th to 13th of June, Umeå university is organizing EUNIS 2014 – the annual European congress on IT in higher education. This congress welcomes IT-professionals, teachers and researchers with an interest on how IT can be utilized for education, research and administration. This is the first time the EUNIS congress is held in Sweden. This year the annual congress is held for the 20th time and theevent coincides with Umeå being the European capital of culture 2014.

The theme for this years congress is “Higher education in the digital era”. The programme is divided into 6 distinct tracks: Supporting teaching and learning; University management – BI; The CIO and IT management; Software development; University Cooperation and Security.

Programme

Some of the internationally renowned speakers that will contribute at the event is: Gerry Pennell, CIO Manchester University; Michiel Boreel, CTO Sogeti and Eden Dahlstrom, Director of research at Educause. A detailed programme and a list of all invited speakers can be found at: EUNIS 2014. As always a large part of the programme is composed of contributions from the attendees themselves. In total over 100 speakers will present their insights and experiences at the congress.

Registration

Take this opportunity to visit Umeå and this years EUNIS congress. Eunis member institutions are awarded a lower registration fee and if the registration is completed before the 12th of may there is an additional reduction of the fee.

Register

Questions? Please contact:

Johan Bergström,
ITS, head of the organising committee
+46 (0)90 786 74 36
johan.bergstrom@umu.se

CRIS2014: May, 13-15, Rome

European Organization for International Research Information (euroCRIS) and the Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies of the National Research Council (CNR-IRPPS) invite you to the 12th International Conference of Current Research Information Systems (CRIS 2014) – in Rome, May 13th – 15th, 2014.

CRIS 2014 is the twelfth edition of the biennial series of conferences on Current Research Information Systems (CRIS) organised since 2002 by euroCRIS, a professional association of CRIS experts and custodian of the Common European Research Information Format CERIF.

The purpose of CRIS 2014 is to discuss recent trends in the management, availability, quality and use of research information in the context of e-Science bringing together researchers, managers of research-performing or funding institutions, evaluators, librarians, ICT experts and policy makers.

More information here

Rectors’ Conference, April 3-5, 2014

EUNIS Rectors’ Conference: April 3-5, 2014, University of Helsinki and Aalto University, Helsinki and Espoo, Finland

The theme of the conference is The New Digital Era in Higher Education.

The conference speakers aim to give 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

 More information at the event website