Programme

UNIVERSITY VALUES IN A CHANGING WORLD
On the way towards a revised version of
the Magna Charta Universitatum
 

XXX Anniversary of the Magna Charta Universitatum

DCCC Anniversary of the University of Salamanca

 

Salamanca, 17 - 18 September 2018

 

UNIVERSITY VALUES IN A CHANGING WORLD
On the way towards a revised version of
the Magna Charta Universitatum

XXX Anniversary of the Magna Charta Universitatum

DCCC Anniversary of the University of Salamanca

 

Salamanca, 17 - 18 September 2018

 

Programme

 

 

Monday 17 September 2018

09.00 – 18.30
University of Salamanca
Paraninfo
Historical Building, University of Salamanca

Patio de Escuelas

 

09.00 – 11.30

Registration
Historical Cloister

Welcome address
Ricardo Rivero Ortega, Rector, University of Salamanca, Spain
Pilar Aranda, Vice-President, CRUE, Spanish Rectors' Conference

Opening Remarks

Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory

Annual Report on the Magna Charta Observatory

David Lock, Secretary General of the Magna Charta Observatory

 

Keynote Address
The changing expectations of society

John Edward Sexton, President Emeritus, New York University, USA
Pilar Aranda, Rector, Universidad de Granada, Spain

 

11.30 – 12.00                     Coffee break
  

12.00 – 13.30

 
The Magna Charta Universitatum: the original aims and the outcomes: retrospective from authors
Fabio Roversi-Monaco, Honorary President, Magna Charta Observatory, Bologna, Italy
Josep Bricall, drafter of the Magna Charta Universitatum, Barcelona, Spain
Chair: Ricardo Rivero Ortega, Rector, University of Salamanca, Spain

 

Panel session
How Universities are responding to the challenges

Pam Fredman, President, International Association of Universities, Paris, France
Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Egypt
Ludovic Thilly, Chair of the Coimbra Group Executive Board, Belgium
Michaela Onofrei, Rector, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania

 

Keynote Address
The MCO Living Values Project: an introduction to the project and the afternoon workshops

Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory

David Lock, Secretary General, Magna Charta Observatory

 

13.30 – 15.00                    Lunch at Historical Cloister
 

 

15.00 – 17.00

 


Workshops

 Session 1:

 

1.1       Values based leadership

How Rectors and other senior leaders, especially when newly appointed, can use the tool to inform their priorities.
Facilitator: David Lock, Secretary General, Magna Charta Observatory
Pilot sites:
Dean Mundey, Senior Advisor, University of Tasmania, Australia
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Rapporteur: Dimitrios Tsougarakis, Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory

1.2       The process of using the Living Values Guidelines

What has worked well and not so well in the process so far, what the challenges were and how they were addressed
Facilitator: Caroline Parker, Lead GCU Values Project, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
Pilot sites:
Astrid Söderbergh Widding, Vice-Chancellor, Stockholm University, Sweden
Mono Bunwaree, Council Member, University of Mauritius
Rapporteur: Janja Komljenovic, Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory

1.3       Emerging values
The values that were identified as being relevant, the reasons why and implications for the University
Facilitator: Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory
Pilot sites
Vladimir Filippov, Rector, Peoples" Friendship University of Russia
Marcelo Knobel, Rector, University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil
Rapporteur: Ella Ritchie, Former Vice Rector, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

 

1.4       Triggers for undertaking the values project and evidence of success
Why universities choose to become a pilot sites, the means of assessing success and evidence of the benefits from undertaking the project
Facilitator: Agneta Bladh, Vice-President, Magna Charta Observatory
Pilot Sites
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Horia Iovu, Vice-Rector, University Politehnica of Bucharest
Rapporteur: Eva Egron-Polak, Council member, Magna Charta Observatory

 

Session 2:

 

2.1       Engaging with students
How were students engaged with the design and implementation of the project, what worked and what didn’t

Facilitator: Eva Egron-Polak, Council member, Magna Charta Observatory
Pilot sites:
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Horia Iovu, Vice-Rector, The University Politehnica of Bucharest
Rapporteur: Dimitrios Tsougarakis, Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory

2.2      Engaging with staff
How were staff (academic and administrative) engaged with the design and implementation of the project, what worked and what didn’t

Facilitator: Caroline Parker, Lead GCU Values Project, Glasgow Caledonian University
Pilot sites:
Alessandra Scagliarini, Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Italy
Mono Bunwaree, Council Member, University of Mauritius
Rapporteur: Ella Ritchie, Former Vice Rector, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2.3      Engaging with stakeholders

Which stakeholders were engaged with the design and implementation of the project, how were they engaged, what worked and what didn’t and what outcomes resulted

Facilitator: Gulsun Saglamer, Former Rector, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Pilot sites
Amr Elhelw, Head of  International Agreements & Cooperation Center, Arab Academy for science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Egypt
Marcelo Knobel, Rector, University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil
Rapporteur: Janja Komljenovic, Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory

2.4      Engaging with the Strategic Planning process
How did a focus on values integrate with formulating and implementing the strategic plan and related academic and administrative processes, how did it facilitate change, what worked and what didn’t

Facilitator: John Davies, International Consultant in Higher Education, University of Bath, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
Pilot sites
Astrid Söderbergh Widding, Vice-Chancellor, Stockholm University, Sweden
Dean Mundey, Senior Advisor, University of Tasmania, Australia
Rapporteur: David Lock, Secretary General, Magna Charta Observatory


17.00 – 17.30                     Coffee break

  

17.30 – 18.30
Final plenary session
to reflect on the outcome of the discussions and explore the next steps
Paraninfo

Chair: Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory

Reflections: John Davies, International Consultant in Higher Education, University of Bath, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Panel:
Caroline Parker, Lead GCU Values Project, Glasgow Caledonian University Eva Eva Egron-Polak, Council member, Magna Charta Observatory
Mono Bunwaree, Council Member, University of Mauritius
Marcelo Knobel, Rector, University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil

 

 21.00 – 23.00
Colegio Arzobispo Fonseca
C/ Fonseca, 4
Gala dinner


 

Tuesday 18 September 2018

08.30-14.30
University of Salamanca
Paraninfo
Historical Building, University of Salamanca

Patio de Escuelas 1

07.45 - 08.30
Security Check 
Please, bring your passport or id card you have submitted on-line

Signatories of the Magna Charta Universitatum are kindly asked to go to the first floor, Salon de Claustro Lucia de Medrano

7.45 - 09.00
Entering the room
Professors who will not sign the Magna Charta will robe at the grownd floor, Capilla de San Jeronimo, and enter the room

09.00 -10.30

Ceremony of the Signature of the Magna Charta Universitatum

Welcome address
Ricardo Rivero Ortega, Rector, University of Salamanca, Spain
Fabio Roversi-Monaco, Honorary President, Magna Charta Observatory, Bologna, Italy


Signature of the Magna Charta Universitatum

Words of thanks on behalf of the Signatories
Giga Zedania, Rector, Ilia State University, Georgia


Concluding remarks

Francesco Ubertini, Rector, University of Bologna, Italy

 

10.30 – 11.15             Coffee break

After the coffee break participants will have to go downstairs where they will be indicated where to take seat

11.15 - 11.30

Entering the room

 

12.00 - 13.30

 

Commemorative act
at the presence of Their Majesties the King and Queen of Spain

 

13.30 – 14.45 approx.

Academic Procession

Reception from the Mayor
Plaza Mayor
Alfonso Fernández Mañueco, Mayor of Salamanca
Ricardo Rivero Ortega, Rector, University of Salamanca
Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory

Rite of passage (of the magnifying glass) to the University that will host the event in 2019: McMaster University, Canada

Launch of the 31st Anniversary celebration

Academic Procession and Disrobing

14.45 approx - 16.00
Closing Lunch

Patio de Escuelas Menores

 

19.00 – 20.30
Concert of the Choir RTVE
To celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the University of Salamanca and the 30th Anniversary of the Magna Charta Universitatum
Teatro Juan del Enzina
Calle Tostado, 8, Salamanca

Director Javier Corcuera

Voice and guitar Amancio Prada
Registration: at the Registration desk of the Conference on 17 September

The conference will be in English and the ceremony will be in English or with simultaneous translation into English