30 years of Jean Monnet Activities: EU Studies in the digital age
The Closing Conference of the 30th anniversary of the Jean Monnet Activities will follow the Kick-off meeting organised by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) for coordinators of newly selected Jean Monnet beneficiaries.
The topic of the conference – “EU studies in the digital age" has been selected as one of the main priorities of the new Commission is to support the development of digital competences through education.
The discussions will focus on the challenges of digitalisation within education:
- Teaching Europe in the digital age,
- Jean Monnet projects on digital research,
- The European Commission’s Digital Education Action Plan and more in general
- The socio-economic and legal implications of digitalisation.
09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 09:35 Introduction by Diana Madill, Prospex
09:35 - 09:50 Opening by Themis Christophidou, Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, European Commission
09:50 - 10:10 Keynote speech:
“Education in the Digital Age” by Prof. Deirdre Butler, Dublin City University
10:10 - 10:45 Reaction to the keynote speech
by Prof Laura Malita, West University of Timisoara, and Paula Korsnakova, International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement
10:45 - 11:00 Open discussion with the audience, questions and answers
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:15 Panel discussion:
“Europe: Facing the Digital Challenge”
- Prof. Tetyana Malyarenko, Ukranian Institute of Crisis, Management and Conflict Solution
- Hakan Berber, Taltech Innovation and Business Centre Mektory
- Prof. Alessadra Silveira, Universidade do Minho
- Prof. Klaus Heine, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
12:15 - 12:30 Open discussion with the audience
12:30 - 12:45 Concluding Remarks
by Diana Madill, Prospex
12:45 - 14:30 Networking Lunch
The organiser of this event is the Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture.
Attendance to this event is by invitation only. Participants of the conference will be mostly the beneficiaries of the Jean Monnet activities who attend the kick-off meeting organised by EACEA on 18 November 2019 in Brussels. In addition, the Commission will invite members of the Jean Monnet Community, representatives of the EU institutions and Member States, journalists and active stakeholders.
Images from the event
All images © European Union, 2019
François Willekens, EACEA; Wolfgang Heusel, Academy of European Law; José-Lorenzo Valles, DG EAC
Diana Madill, Prospex - Moderator of the event
Stefaan Hermans, Director of Policy Strategy and Evaluation, DG EAC
Open discussion with the audience: Martin Dangerfield, University of Wolverhampton
Stefaan Hermans, DG EAC; Karin Lopatta-Loibl, DG EAC, Deirdre Butler, Dublin City University
Panel discussion: “Europe: facing the digital challenge” - Diana Madill, Prospex; Tetyana Malyarenko, Ukraine Institute of Crisis; Hakan Berber, Taltech Innovation and Business Centre Mektory; Klaus Heine, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam; Alessandra Silveira, Universidade do Minho
Organisers of the event, DG EAC: Maddalena Guglielmi, Jean Monnet team; Eleni Chronopoulou, Jean Monnet team, José-Lorenzo Valles, Head of Unit of Strategy and Investments; Karin Lopatta-Loibl, Jean Monnet team; Rose Brichard, social media team; Zelda Monticelli, social media team