HUMANE SEMINAR – The leadership & management of people, knowledge and change: the contribution of ‘the administration’ to institutional sustainability

Date(s) - 07/04/2017 - 08/04/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Villa Mondragone



April 7th

Chair: Ian Creagh, Strategy Consultant, HUMANE (UK)

12:30 Registration and lunch for participants and accompanying people

13:30 Welcome to the University of Rome Tor Vergata
Giuseppe Colpani, General Director, University of Rome Tor Vergata (IT)

14:00 Introduction to the Seminar

Ian Creagh, Strategy Consultant, HUMANE (UK)
Practical information on the day’s proceedings
Francesca Dominici, International Division, University of Rome Tor Vergata (IT)

14:40 Internationalisation strategy and institutional sustainability: choices and challenges at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Prof. Michele Bugliesi, Rector, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (IT)
The digital revolution comes to Europe’s oldest university: digitisation strategy and sustainability at the University of Bologna
ing. Enrico Lodolo, Director of IT, University of Bologna (IT)

15:50 Leadership and change in achieving space efficiency at Utrecht University: a case study in sciences and geosciences
drs. Dries Berendsen, Director Real Estates and Campus, Utrecht University (NL)
with Ove Botnevik, Director of Estates and Facilities Management, University of Bergen (NO) as the lead discussant for the session providing some insights on space management in Nordic countries

16:30 Panel session: Lessons learned from leading change for institutional sustainability
Tiia Tuomi, HR Director at Aalto University (FI)
Katarina Bjelke, University Director, Uppsala University (SE)
Stephan van Galen, Secretary General, University of Groningen (NL)

17:10 Wrap-up and practical information for the evening’s events

19:30 HUMANE Dinner at the Hotel Flora, Viale Vittorio Veneto 8, Frascati


April  8th 

Chair: Ian Creagh, Strategy Consultant, HUMANE (UK)

09:00 Sustainable actions through the Alliance of Sustainable Universities in Austria and at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz
Mag. Joachim Ninaus, Director Central Services, University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz (AT)

09:40 Leadership and change for energy efficiency at the University of Rome Tor Vergata: how a university community may be driven to love a sustainable environment policy
Prof. Stefano Cordiner, Director of Energy Management, University of Rome Tor Vergata (IT)

10:20 World Café – Seizing the future, small changes; big ideas
John Worne, COO Arts and Sciences Faculties, King’s College London (UK)

10:50 Concluding session: Key themes and practical actions to take forward from the seminar
Cécile Chicoye, Director General of Services, University of Toulouse 1 Capitole (FR)
Chris Cobb, Chief Operating Officer and University Secretary, University of London (UK)

12:30 Lunch and networking

14:00 Guided Tour:
Tour of the Villa Mondragone followed by a visit to the Exarchic Monastery of Santa Maria in Grottaferrata, Frascati
Return to Frascati

19:30 Dinner at the Hotel Flora, Viale Vittorio Veneto 8, Frascati.