Category : Partners

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2015: visits to Purdue University & University of Washington

This report follows the feedback meeting held in Paris on February 12, 2016 and covers the two day-long university visits and the various workshops attended at the EDUCAUSE conference itself.  The report focuses on the IT challenges, a comprehensive student experience and top 10 IT issues & trends 2016 in the Higher Education context in the US.

Read the full report here

European project on leadership for the digital transformation of universities

The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), the institutional member of EUNIS, will be running two leadership schools within the Transforming Universities for the Digital Age (D-Transform) project. The aim of the project is to introduce a leadership training programme for the presidents and vice presidents of European universities that takes into account the role of digital technologies and open educational resources (OER) to transform their institutions. The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is taking part in this project, which is intended to help university governing bodies define their digital strategies and coordinate them with the public policies defined at national and European level. Funded by the strategic partnerships sub-programme of the Erasmus+ European financing programme, it has a budget of around half a million euros and will continue until 2017.

The participating institutions are: Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, UOC, Université de Lorraine, Sero Consulting Ltd, METID – Politecnico di Milano, Budapest University of Technology and Economics and EDEN.

More information on the project here

ECCA on-line survey on eID credentials and campus card systems

European Campus Card Association (ECCA) is carrying out an important research study through an on-line survey with Education Institutions across Europe. The aim of this survey is to determine the current state of the art and the potential future requirements for eID credentials and campus card systems.

The research study will analyse the survey results and compile a report of the findings, which will be distributed to all the participating Education Institutions. The report will provide a valuable insight into current eID credentials, campus card systems and technology, together with identifying the future needs and requirements of systems.

It’s important that the survey reflects the views and opinions of a wide range of Education Institutions across Europe and your participation in this process would be very much appreciated.

The following link will provide access to the survey:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ECCA201602

The deadline of the survey is 20th of April 2016.

Thank you for your participation,

ECCA Board

CRIS2016: Call for Papers

From 9-11 June 2016,  euroCRIS will organise, in collaboration with the University of St Andrews,  the 13th International Conference on Current Research Information Systems, CRIS2016, which will be held in the town of St Andrews (Scotland, UK).

In the last two years many exciting developments have taken place within the research information domain and the CRIS Conference is an excellent opportunity to exchange views and experiences.

For CRIS2016 the theme is: Communicating and measuring research responsibly: profiling, metrics, impact, interoperability

The call for proposals is now open. At the same time the CRIS2016 website is launched.

Please do not hesitate to contact (at eurocris@eurocris.org) in case of any questions.

More information here

IACEE 2016: call for contributions extended till Jan 31, 2016

IACEE 2016, 15th World Conference, 17 – 20 May 2016, Porto, Portugal

Submit proposal till 31 January 2016

Organized by engineering organizations, the IACEE2016 international event will be the place to discuss the current state and best practices and foresee the future of continuing professional development (CPD). Major stakeholders are invited and interaction is sought to write the history of the future of CPD. The format of the conference will provide plenty of occasions to hear everyone´s opinion and to exchange ideas and plans.

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