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CONFERENCE  - THE EUROPE OF KNOWLEDGE 2020 -   25-28 April 2004 | Liège Convention Centre, Belgium
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CONFERENCE  - THE EUROPE OF KNOWLEDGE 2020 -   25-28 April 2004 | Liège Convention Centre, Belgium

Speakers contributions

Most speakers provided their biographies and/or discussion paper. Click on a session, and then on a name to find the relevant documents.

Monday 26
9:00 – 12:30
14:30 – 17:30
Parallel session 1

Knowledge production and certification
Parallel session 2

University-industry relations and innovation
Parallel session 3

Interdisciplinary research
18:00 – 19:00

Plenary session 1

How can Europe’s universities maintain excellence in research?

Tuesday 27
8:30 – 9:30

Plenary session 2
How can Europe’s universities attract the finest talents from around the world?

9:45 – 12:45
Parallel session 4

A new paradigm for relations between higher education and research
Parallel session 5

A changing environment and new demands for research training
Parallel session 6

Universities driving regional development
14:30 – 17:30
Parallel session 7

Enhancing internationally competitive research in Europe’s universities
Parallel session 8

Research for the service industry
Parallel session 9

University autonomy and governance

18:00 – 19:00

Plenary session 3

How can the new Member States best respond to the challenges of the “Europe of Knowledge 2020”

Wednesday 28
8:30 – 9:30
Plenary session 4
How can the European dimension of university-based research be enhanced?

9:45 – 13:00

You can read the programme in English, French and German (PDF, ~270 kb)

Preparatory workshops and background documentation

"The Europe of Knowledge 2020" was founded on a wealth of documentation and previous discussions. The conference was based on a series of preparatory workshops. Furthermore, access the section "Useful links" which contain a number of references of interest.