Symposium 'Building academic partnerships in a changing global context'

For whom
Alumni , Business , Press , Employees , Private individuals
16-05-2023 from 15:30 to 21:00
Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent
International Relations Office & Research Coordination Office

Ghent University External Stakeholders' Networking Event with presentations and panel discussion on how to approach the current challenges in international (academic) cooperation, followed by networking dinner.

We invite our external parters for networking, presentations and discussions on building future-proof international partnerships, taking into consideration topics such as human rights, foreign interference, dual use, equal partnerships, ...

Programme (tentative)

16:00: Welcome words by Prof Rik Van de Walle, Rector of Ghent University

16:15: “Stimulating Ghent University’s international academic cooperation through Regional Platforms, International Thematic Networks and Strategic Institutional Partnerships” 

16:45: “Alumni Abroad: community building through international alumni chapters” – Em. Prof. Kristiaan Versluys

17:00: “Findings and recommendations of the research project ‘Moving beyond university development cooperation’” – Jolien Tegenbos

17:15: Panel discussion: How to approach the current challenges in international (academic) (academic) cooperation and how to build future proof partnerships?

18:15: Mix & Mingle walking dinner

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