EUNIS 2008 VISION IT - Vision for IT in higher education
June 24 - 27, 2008

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  • IT strategy and governance (ITSG)
  • IT infrastructure and integrated systems (ITINFRA)
  • Identity management, federation, security and shared services (IDM)
  • IT support for globalisation and mobility (ITGL)
  • Portals and student services (PORT)
  • Virtual libraries and repositories for research and teaching (VIRB)
  • E-learning: Organisation and implementation (ELEARN)
  • Educational tools and technologies (EDU)
  • Vision IT for next generation universities
WEDNESDAY 25th of June
9.00 - 10.15
Auditorium 1
Welcome and opening keynote

Chair: Tom Latrup-Pedersen

Niels Højberg, Director of Administration, University of Aarhus

Jean-Francois Desnos, President of EUNIS

Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen, Rector, University of Aarhus

Looking back at 2028
Tor Nørretranders, non-fiction writer, honorary professor at Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School

10:15 - 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 - 11:45
Auditorium 1
Auditorium 2
Auditorium 3
Auditorium 4
IT Strategy and Governance (ITSG)
Implementing e-learning in universities, part I (ELEARN)
Developing systems across institutions (ITINFRA)
Architecture and strategy (IDM)

Chair: Tom Latrup-Pedersen

The CIO world in HE for 2015
Mark Clark

Illustrating “What’s in it for me?” in your ICT Strategy

David Lomas

Using our Intelligence: the Secrets of a Successful BI Portal

Doreen Stevenson

Back from the Future: reshaping our IT through future scenarios

Mario Rijn

Chair: Tove Bang

The Activities Value in e-Learning
José Palma

Behrloo: a virtual learning environment for Dutch police students

Natascha Blijleven-Tebbe

Activities of the E-learning Courses Integrator

Izabella Bednarczyk

“Stick & carrot” technique at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Berit Cecilie Brix

Chair: Jens Hørlück

U-GOV: an integrated Information Systems for University Governance
Nicola Bertazzoni

How Prepare for Moving All Universities in the Country to the Next System Generation?

Gunnar Backelin

Integrating Administrative Information Systems:The Case of Greece
George Dimitriou

Chair: Jan Madey

Strategy and tools for identity management and its process integration in the Munich Scientific Network
Wolfgang Hommel

Lowering costs of identity proofing by federate identity management

Kristina Leve

Federated Identity Infrastructure for the Andalusian Universities

Victoriano Giralt

The Kalmar eIdentity Union: Facilitating Common eServices in Norden

David Simonsen

11:45 - 12:00
Coffee break
12:00 - 13:15
12:00 - 13:15
12:00 - 13:00
Auditorium 1
Auditorium 2
Auditorium 3

Invited speakers

Implementing e-learning in universities, part II (ELEARN)
Perspectives on the future of e-learning (ELEARN)

Chair: Martin Price

Linking the Legos: Building a Global Network Infrastructure in Support of Research and Education
Jacqueline Brown, University of Washington, USA, Associate Vice President, IT Partnerships, UW Technology

SIFAC: an Inter-Universities and SAP Collaboration To Transform Public University Management in France

Malcolm Woodfield, SAP, Director of Global Industry Business Development, SAP Labs, Palo Alto

Chair: Arsenio Reis

First steps with Sakai
Yves Epelboin

Educational Technology: E-learning and Knowledge Management

Janaina Minelli de Oliveira

Changing the learning platform in virtual study units

Raijaliisa Laakkonen

E-learning Portal Integration to the Information System of Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia

Martin Drlík

Chair: Lars Kayser

Developing for the web 2.0 generation
Mark Ingham, Lucas Heymans

The future of visual communications: Applications for education and their impact on the IT infrastructure

Stefan Karapetkov

13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 15:30
Auditorium 1
Auditorium 2
Auditorium 3
Auditorium 4
Virtual libraries (VIRB)
Educational tools (EDU)
Lifelong learning and recruitment (PORT)
e-ID federations at the campus/ application level (IDM)

Chair: Tove Bang

REPLAY: An integrated lecture recording infrastructure to interactively generate a learning object repository
Olaf A. Schulte

mediaTUM: digital collection management at TUM

Arne Seifert

Quality factors for knowledge repository

Magdalena Ciszczyk

ARCA: Accessing federate multimedia content

Jose M. Fontanillo

Chair: Yves Epelboin

Perception and Reality in – and out – of SecondLife
Rasmus Blok

Social networking sites: Transparency in online education

Christian Dalsgaard

Learning objects as the Holy Grail in e-learning
Maria Lorents

Reusable Project-Based Learning Blocks for Higher Education
Cleo Sgouropoulou

High Quality Large Scale Virtual Classroom
Eva Hladka

Chair: Bas Cordewener

Wider horizons: a regional portal for lifelong learning
Viv Bell

A unified process for admissions to higher education in Sweden

Anders Mobjörk

From high school to University: guiding tools for the selection of the degree course

Alberto Leone

University recruitment system in J2EE using open source frameworks - Implementing features, needs and problems

Andrzej Rostkowski

Chair: David Simonsen

Wiki and mailing list integration, an example of middleware application
David Verdin

Access control, authentication and monitoring in Masaryk University computer network

Martin Osovsky

Federated and Service-Oriented Identity Management at a University

Frank Schell

Identity Management at the University of Sheffield

David Speake

A Federated Framework for Secure Collaborative Systems
Michal Prochazka

15.30 - 16:00
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:15
Auditorium 1
Keynote speakers

Chair: Peter Tinson

Sustaining Innovation but Keeping Control
Mark Stiles, Staffordshire University, UK, Professor of Technology Supported Learning, Head of Learning Development & Innovation, Information Services

EU eID programme and Liberty Identity Assurance Framework

Søren Peter Nielsen, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, DK

THURSDAY 26th of June
8:30 - 9:45
Auditorium 1
Keynote speakers

Chair: Jean-Francois Desnos

Virtualisation in a Material world - ICT as a key enabler to a low
Carbon Economy?

Richard Barrington, Head of Public Policy, Sun Microsystems UK

E-Learning in Higher Education, Have We Reached a Plateau? The Annual Gartner/EUNIS Update
Dr. Michael Zastrocky, Vice President and Research Director, Gartner

9:45 - 10:00
Coffee break
10:00 - 11:15
10:00 - 11:30
10:00 - 11:30
10:00 - 11:30
Auditorium 1
Auditorium 2
Auditorium 3
Auditorium 4
Managing infrastructure and datacenters (ITINFRA)
The learning process (EDU)
Building content repositories (ELEARN)
Managing IT-projects at universities (ITSG)

Chair: Hans-Dieter Weckmann

Information Systems Technological Infrastructure in the Polythecnical Institute of Setúbal – Steps to Evolution
Nuno Pina Gonçalves

IPTV for Educational Multimedia Content distribution. Uvigo-TV, ARCA and PuMuKIT projects in Spain
Vicente Goyanes

Data centre virtualization at UTAD – A hybrid consolidation aproach

Antonio Costa

The System Never Forgets. It Slows Down

Asko Tiidumaa

Chair: Vilian Mahnic

An Adaptive Educational System For Higher Education
Constantino Martins

Online Exams as Part of the IT-supported Examination
Process Chain
Dr. Klaus Wannemacher & Harald Gilch

A univeristy level online course in algebra with automatic assessment system

Przemyslaw Kajetanowicz

Plagiarism detection using software tools: a study in a Computer Science degree

Manuel Lama

A Rich Content Self Study Tool
Predrag Pale

Chair: Jørgen Bang

Enhancing Learning. Potentials of Virtuals Libraries and Repositories
Jørgen Bang

Is there a role for online repositories in e-learning?

Sarah Hayes

Pragmatic Podcasting: How to Easily Facilitate Podcasting

Christian Dalsgaard

The experience of a plan to promote the creation of a repository of reusable digital learning objects within the UPV

Miguel Ferrando

EduMedia – enabling the use of audiovisual content within Higher education in Denmark

Diba Markus

Chair: Peter Tinson

Development and use of administrative ICT in the context of small and large scale mergers of universities and higher education institutions
Lasse Mønster

A System for Projects Management: From R&D to Economics and Budgeting

Jana Kohoutková

Dematerializing processes

João Barroso

EUNIS 2008 - SAP corporate presentation
Malcolm Woodfield, SAP, Director of Global Industry Business Development, SAP Labs, Palo Alto

11:15 - 11:45
Break and poster session (auditorium 5)
Identity Architectures for Innovative e-Learning
Manuel Cebrián

Applying PAPI and SimpleSAML to web applications: two samples - DokuWiki and CMSMS
José Alfonso Accino

Heterogenous SIP+E-num VoIP infrastructure at Comenius University, Bratislava
Martin Domany
11:45 - 13:00
11:45 - 12:45
11:45 - 12:45
11:45 - 13:00
Auditorium 1
Auditorium 2
Auditorium 3
Auditorium 4

Benefits of standardisation and centralisation (ITINFRA)

Next generation LMS (Corporate session)
E-learning strategies and methods (ELEARN)
Managing process (ITSG)

Chair: Jens Hørlück

Centralized Approach to Large User and Computer Infrastructure Management
Lukas Rychnovsky

Developments in Exchange and Authentication of Higher Education Achievement Data
Jonathan Dempsey

The Taming of the Academic Freedom
Terje Vellemaa

Enterprise Service Bus at Comenius University in Bratislava

Pavol Mederly

Chair: Lars Kayser

What are the “Its” on Learning Management Systems – from scratch to the next generation of a LMS
Lise Myrdal, Sales and marketing director, it’s learning

The Collaborative Working Environment: Next Generation Learning Platform
Idar Ramberg, Sales Manager Europe, Fronter

Chair: Jørgen Bang

EUNIS E-Learning Snapshots 2008
James Cilia

ePortfolios: from puppies to old crocodiles
Eky Fioole

Technology-enhanced Teaching and learning

Noel Wilson

Chair: Markku Kuula

Integration of a Workflow System in Class Management and Teacher Service Distribution in ESTSetúbal
Nuno Pina Gonçalves

Electronic Document Management
Daniel Sánchez-Martínez

ITIL implementation roadmap based on process governance

Dorota Nicewicz-Modrzewska

12:45 - 13:45
13:45 - 15:00
Auditorium 1
Auditorium 2
Auditorium 3
Auditorium 4
Developing systems across institutions (ITINFRA)
EUNIS Dørup E-learning Award
Product and service session
Bologna, standards and integration (ITGL)

Chair: Gordon Young

HISinOne - Development and Early Adoption Partnerships
Uwe Hübner

Portal of Slovak universities – second phase

Iveta Kremenova

Integrating virtual learning environments using a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

Bert van Zomeren

Secure Electronic Transcripts Of Student Records
Mikael Berglund

Chair: Andrew Rothery

EELS: An Embedded E-Learning Solution
Simon Price

Risk Assessment Education: Utilising Interactive Video for Teaching Health and Safety

Joe Price

Basic Clinical Skills - E-learning in the veterinary curriculum

Henrik Kaas

E-tivities With a Wiki: Innovative Teaching of English as a Foreign Language

Miran Zlatovic

Chair: Orla Hoppe

Desktop as a Service: The Sun Desktop System Architecture - Eco friendly and flexible
Christian Betz, Sun Microsystems

Transforming Higher Education: Case Studies of SAP Customers
Malcolm Woodfield, SAP, Director of Global Industry Business Development, SAP Labs, Palo Alto

Chair: Javier Franco

The Bologna Process: Supporting the internationalisation of higher education in the UK
Marianne Sheppard

Identity Management and E-learning Standards for Promoting the Sharing of Contents and Services in Higher Education

Paulo Alves

Integration between systems in the higher education area
Jonas Brorsson

Management and Distribution of Course Catalogues with bolognaT3

Peter M. Schuler

15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
Auditorium 2
Auditorium 3
General Assembly and Council meeting
Product and service session
Chairs: Jean-Francois Desnos & Martin Price

Chair: Orla Hoppe

Considerations when choosing and supporting an LMS for higher education
Martin Bech, Deputy Director, UNI-C

Fronter open learning platform
Steinar Hov, Fronter Educational Consultant, Higher Education
Paul Grist, Director, International Product Strategy & Marketing

FRIDAY 27th of June
9:00 - 10:15
Auditorium 1
Invited speakers

Chair: Yves Epelboin

ESUP-Portail: uPortal-based software and community
Pascal Aubry, University of Rennes 1, France

Using Project Wonderland to develop and deploy virtual 3-D collaborative environments for teaching and learning
Michael Gardner, University of Essex, Director of the Digital Lifestyles Centre


10:15 - 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 - 11:45
Auditorium 1
Keynote speakers

Chair: Jan Madey

Process and Politics: IT Governance in North American Higher Education
Ronald Yanosky, EDUCAUSE, ECAR Interim Director and Fellow

Campus Networks – the next ten years
Dorte Olesen (President of TERENA), Martin Price (EUNIS) and Michael Nowlan (Independent Consultant)

11:45 - 12:00
12:00 - 13:15
Auditorium 1
Auditorium 2
Auditorium 3
Auditorium 4
IT support for flexible higher education (PORT)
E-learning Task Force meeting
Special focus session: AlmaLaurea (ITSG)
Software and application development (ITINFRA)

Chair: Jean-Francois Desnos

Information Systems Planning in Web 2.0 era, a new model approach
Jose Sousa

An automated and scalable solution for anonymous written exams realized by web services and smart card systems
Tor Fridell

Service Oriented Architecture to Manage Units of Learning based on the IMS LD specification
Manuel Lama

Chair: Andrew Rothery

The meeting will review the progress of current projects in the E-learning Task Force.

All interested EUNIS attendees are welcome to join the meeting.

Chair: Markku Kuula the database for international graduates
Matteo Sgarzi

AlmaLaurea recruiting and placement services: for the benefit of universities, graduates and companies

Matteo Sgarzi

AlmaLaurea Surveys

Matteo Sgarzi

Merging graduates data from remote and non-homogeneus information systems

Alberto Leone

Chair: Jens Hørlück

International Cooperation and Mobility in Higher Education from IT Perspective
Janina Mincer-Daszkiewicz

e-Me - the Student's Best Friend

Soren Berglund

Tools for spreading eAdministration at Universitat Jaume I
Vicente Andreu

13:15 - 14:00
14:00 - 16:00
Auditorium 1
Keynote and closing session

Chair: Tom Latrup-Pedersen

Learning styles and self organizing systems in education
Prof. Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University

EUNIS 2008 Awards
Martin Price, EUNIS

Presentation of the EUNIS 2009 venue
Javier Franco, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

EUNIS 2008
Orla Hoppe, EUNIS 2008 Organising Committee

Closing speech
Jean-Francois Desnos, President of EUNIS


Copyright notice

The author of papers, abstracts, presentations, etc. for the EUNIS 2008 Congress retains the copyright of such material. EUNIS and/or the University of Aarhus may publish such papers, abstracts, and enclosures on websites, in print and on other media for non-commercial purposes. Abstracts of all papers were reviewed by members of the Scientific Programme Committee. However, the responsibility for the contents of the papers rests solely upon the authors.

ISBN for electronic publication: 978-87-91234-58-3
ISBN for printed publication: 978-87-91234-56-9