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Registration for the #EUNIS21 Congress and the pre-Congress workshops is now open!

Registration is now open for the #EUNIS21 Annual Congress, that will be held on 9 – 11 June 2021 in Virtual Athens hosted by the Greek Universities Network, and for the EUNIS pre-Congress workshops  1 – 4 June. Due to the Covid-19 the pandemic, the Congress will be 100% virtual.

See the preliminary schedule here.

Thanks to the Congress sponsors the event is open and free of charge to the whole EUNIS and HE community.

  • Register for the #EUNIS21 Congress here
  • Register for the pre-Congress workshops here

The Congress and the pre-Congress workshops, under the theme A New Era of Digital Transformation: Challenges for Higher Education, provide an opportunity for sharing of experience amongst international specialists, users, researchers, decision-makers, and teaching staff from all over Europe and beyond. You will hear about the latest results of research, developments, and deployments of Information Technology in HEIs. Find out more here.

Join the BM2020 benchmarking survey till 11 May

Due to many requests, we have decided to give you an extra two weeks for filling the BM2020 benchmarking  survey, and can gladly announce that the new and final deadline will be 11 May. We hope this gives you enough time to collect all the data!

Your input is valuable and we hope that everyone finds interesting peers for their own comparisons and use. This is also the first time we try to collect data on how the pandemic influenced on the IT costs, thus we are looking forward to an interesting analysis!
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: bm-pg@eunis.org.
See more information here.

Register for the EUA-EUNIS webinar on Information Security strategies for HEIs: 6 May 2021

The European University Association (EUA) and the European University Information Systems (EUNIS) are partnering for the first time to organise this webinar on information security strategies for higher education institutions. The event will be held online on 6 May 2021 at 14.00-15.00 CEST.

The webinar is free of charge and open to everyone interested in attending.

It will cover topics such as cybersecurity, governance and online presence, followed by
an interactive Q&A session.

Speakers:

  • Raimund Vogl, President, EUNIS
  • Bart van den Heuvel, Chief Information Security Officer, Maastricht University
  • Christian Foetinger, Information Security Unit, Bavarian State Universities
  • Pri Alagoda, Chief Information Security Officer, Nottingham Trent University
  • Charlie van Genuchten, Product Manager for Privacy and Security, SURF

Moderator: Christel Vacelet, Head of Communications, Public Affairs and Membership, EUA.

This webinar is designed for non-specialist decision-makers within European universities. It will provide a general understanding of the issues at stake and a basis to take informed decisions at the leadership level. Therefore, if the topic is new to you, have a look to an introduction to Information Security Terminology (by Laurence Desnos, EUNIS) and watch the pre-recorded keynote presentations:

Find out more here. Register here.

Managing and running large scale Moodle system webinar: 20 April 2021

After an intensive year of accelerated online learning, we gather to share information, success stories, challenges and solution from IT perspective of running and managing large scale Moodle system.

Join the webinar on Managing and running large scale Moodle system that will be held on 20 April from 10.00 to 12.00 CEST. It will include short presentation from different institutions that will share best practice about running large scale Moodle systems, including ideas about improving system performances, server architectures, managing course, supporting users, system upgrades and security considerations. Read more and register here.

EUNIS IT benchmarking survey: join the BM2020 round till 27 April

Registration for the benchmarking survey BM2020 on IT costs and volumes of Higher Education institutions is open till 27 April, so there is still time to join!

60 Higher Education institutions from 16 countries have already registered for this round of EUNIS BencHEIT Task Force survey. We hope you’ll also find time to be the part of the survey. Your input is valuable and we hope that everyone finds interesting peers for their own comparisons and use. This is also the first time we try to collect data on how the pandemic influenced on the IT costs, thus we are looking forward to an interesting analysis!

If you didn´t have a chance to attend the launch meeting and need some help to start, feel free to send us a message and we can book a private session to discuss with you: bm-pg@eunis.org

You can join this year´s round of BM200 survey on IT costs and volumes of Higher Education institutions by filling in your organisation´s info in this registration form.

Read more here: https://www.eunis.org/task-forces/benchmarking/