LEAD2 Final Conference and Academic Leaders’ Forum, 28-29 Nov. 2022

                                               

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LEAD2 Final Conference and Academic Leaders’ Forum

28-29 NOV. 2022

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels)

National Academy of Education Administration (Beijing)

Draft Program

 

28 November

Plenary Session 

Academic Leaders’ Forum

(9:30-12.00 Brussels time)

 

 

Location at VUB

 

9.00-9.30 Brussels time

Welcome coffee

 

 

Plenary Session

 

 

Green Room, U-residence

 

Opening session

Moderator:

 

9.30-9.35

(15.30-15.35)

Opening video LEAD2 Project

 

 

9.35-9.45

(15.35-15.45)

Welcoming & opening words:

Prof. Dr. Karin Vanderkerken, Vice Rector, VUB (TBC)

 

 

9.45-9.55

(15.45-15.55)

Opening words

President, NAEA

 

 

9.55-10.05

(15.55-16.05)

LEAD and LEAD2 in the path of research and capacity building in university governance and academic leadership

Prof. Jan Cornelis 

 

10.05-10.20

(16.05-16.20)

Keynote Speech

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Versan Kök, Rector, Middle East Technical University

 

 

10.20-10.35

(16.20-16.35)

Keynote Speech

Prof. WU Jiang, former executive Vice President, Tongji University

 

 

10.35-10.50

(16.35-16.50)

Keynote Speech:

University Governance, leadership and networking (Governance of university networks & alliances)

Anthony Antoine, Brussels School of Governance, VUB

 

10.50                          Group Photo

 

10.55-11.10               Coffee/tea

11.20-12.30

(17.10-18.30)

Academic Leaders' Expert Panel Session:

Academic leadership in the new context of internationalisation

- Prof. dr. João Amaro De Matos, Vice Rector, Universidade NOVA De Lisboa

- vice Rector, METU

- UniVie

- BNU

- TJU

 

 

Moderator: Prof. Jan Cornelis, VUB

 

 

 

12.30-13.45          Lunch (Brussels)

 

 

 

 

Academic Leaders’ Forum

Brussels Time (13.45-16.20)

European partners and participants

Chinese participants can join online individually

 

13.45-15.15

 

Academic Leaders Forum Parallel session (1)

Senior Academic Leaders Dialogue

  • Peer-to-peer introduction
  • Perceptions of Academic Leadership from own roles
  • Perceptions & Expectations of Academic Leadership regarding roles of other levels of academic leaders
  • Academic leadership in the digital era and in the context of crisis and transformation (from own perspectives)

 

Panellists:

  • Prof. Pedro Saraiva, Vice rector, Universidade NOVA De Lisboa
  • Vice rector, METU (or Prof. Gaye, METU)Ivan Svetlik, former rector, University of
  • Ljubljana
  • Prof. Melita Kovacevic, former vice rector, University of Zagreb
  • University of Vienna
  • SUT
  • VUB

 

 

 

 

Facilitator:

Anthony Antoine, VUB

 

 

 

Red room,

U-residence

13.45-15.15

Academic Leaders Forum Parallel session (2)

Middle-level Academic Leaders Dialogue

  • Peer-to-peer introduction
  • Perceptions of Academic Leadership from own roles
  • Perceptions & Expectations of Academic Leadership regarding roles of other levels of academic leaders
  • Academic leadership in the digital era and in the context of crisis and transformation (from own perspectives)

 

Panellists:

  • Dr. Lucas Zinner, University of Vienna
  • Prof. John Taylor, Lancaster University
  • NOVA
  • Dr. Marcin Gorski, SUT
  • Dean, METU
  • VUB

 

Facilitator:

 

Prof. Yasar Kondakci, METU

 

 

 

 

 

Black room,

U-residence

13.45-15.15

Academic Leaders Forum Parallel session (3)

Junior Academic Leaders Dialogue

  • Peer-to-peer introduction
  • Perceptions of Academic Leadership from own roles
  • Perceptions & Expectations of Academic Leadership regarding roles of other levels of academic leaders
  • Academic leadership in the digital era and in the context of crisis and transformation (from own perspectives)

 

Panellists:

  • METU
  • NOVA
  • Dr. Angela Meyer, University of Vienna
  • SUT
  • VUB
  • AU

 

 

 

Facilitator:

Dr. Rita Falcao, NOVA

(TBC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Room, U-residence

Coffee/tea

 

15.40-16.20

Joint sharing of perspectives of academic leadership

  • Own roles in academic leadership
  • Perceptions & Expectations of other levels of academic leaders
  • Insights about possible commonalities and differences and reflections for Academic Leadership Enhancement

 

 

Anthony Antoine

Prof. Yasar Kondakci

Dr. Rita Falcao

 

 

 

Green Room, U-residence

16.30-17.30

 

Committee Meeting

Committee members for LEAD Academic Network

Facilitator: Prof. Yasar Kondakci, Prof. Chang Zhu

Red room,

U-residence

 

19.00

 

Dinner (Brussels)

 

 

         

 

 

Plenary session

 

 

The path of LEAD2 on Academic Leadership: Linking Research and Practices

Results sharing and contribution to the Academic  Community

LEAD2 Project Results Dissemination

(9:00-12.00 Brussels time)

(15.00-18.00 Beijing time)

 

Chinese and European partners and participants

(with English and Chinese simultaneous interpretation)

 

 

 

Green Room, U-residence

9.00-9.30

(15.00-15.30)

Cluster 1: LEAD2 Research, LEAD2 Journal, and LEAD2 Online Knowledge Base

  • LEAD2 Research overview (Prof. Chang Zhu)
  • LEAD2 Research Presentation by Dr. Xiao Xiao, NAEA
  • LEAD2 Research Presentation by  
  • LEAD2 Journal for Academic Leaders  (Dr. Aysun Caliskan)
  • LEAD2 Online Knowledge Base: Unique Open sources (short video)
  • Testimonial Video: Academic Leadership & Research 

 

 

 

Facilitator:

 

9.30-10.00

(15.30-16.00)

 

Cluster 2: LEAD2 MOOCs & Blended Training

  • LEAD2 MOOCs overview: Open MOOCs for Academic Leaders (Dr. Ibrahim Yorgun)
  • LEAD2 MOOC expert presentation by Dr. Merve Kurtay (TBC)
  • Empower yourself, voices from Blended Training representatives: personal experiences & added value
  •  Vienna (TBC) or SUT (TBC)
  •  Wu Xiao (NAEA)
  •  METU (YAL)
  •  Lv Dongye, TJU
  • Testimonial Video: LEAD2 MOOC/Blended training participant 

 

 

Facilitator:

 

 

 

 

10.00-10.20

 

(16.00-16.20)

Cluster 3: LEAD2 workshops, seminars, forum and webinars

  • LEAD2 workshops overview & highlights
  • LEAD2 workshops & webinar expert presentation by 
  • Testimonial Video: Personal Professional Leadership Growth with LEAD2 (Prof. YU Xuemei, Dr. Fan Wenji)

 

 

Facilitator:

 

 

 

10.20-10.40 

(16.20-16.40)

LEAD Academic Network (Network of academics and academic leaders)
Mission,  objectives, prospects of the LEAD Academic Network  

  • Speech of Dr. YU Jingtian, Vice President of National Academy of Education Administration
  • Prof. Jan Cornelis, VUB

 

 

 

10.40-11.00

Coffee/tea

 

 

11.00-11.30

TBC

Featured Dialogue with Prof. Jan Danckaert, Rector, Vrije Universiteit Brussel: university governance and leadership

  • Prof. Dr. Mustafa Versan Kök, Rector, Middle East Technical University 
  • Prof. Dr. Ivan Svetlik, former rector, University of Ljubljana
  • Vice rector, Universidade NOVA De Lisboa
  • Prof. Dr. Melita Kovacevic, former vice rector, University of Zagreb

 

 

 

Co-chairs:

Prof. Yasar Kondakci, METU

Prof. Leo Van Audenhove, VUB

 

 

 

 

11.30-12.00 

Closing session

Looking Forward & the prospects for EU-China cooperation in higher education and on Academic Leadership 

  • Mr. Weimin CHE, Minister Counsellor for Education, the Chinese Mission to the European Union
  • EACEA/EAC, TBC
  • Rector, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

 

 

Networking Reception Drink 

Lunch

 

 

European Academic Leaders’ Experiential Site Learning & Team Building

14.00-18.00

 

 

 

14.00-15.00

European Academic Leaders’ Experiential Case Sharing: Brussels School of Governance, VUB

Real case experiences

 

Mr. Anthony Antoine, Brussels School of Governance, VUB

 

 15.00-18.00

Team Building of the LEAD2 project and LEAD Academic Network

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4