UE4SD Annual Conference 2015

COPERNICUS Alliance Conference 2015

COPERNICUS Alliance Conference will be held on 24 November 2015 in Madrid, Spain. More information please find on CA website.

This year COPERNICUS Alliance Conference will focus on evaluation and assessment of higher education for sustainable development.

Conference venue: CaixaForum Madrid - Paseo del Prado, 36, Madrid E-28014

Draft Programme COPERNICUS Alliance Conference 2015

November 24th 2015 at Caixa Forum, Madrid, Spain

08.30- 9.00 Registration

9.00 – 09:30 Welcome by Clemens Mader. President of the COPERNICUS Alliance

09.30 - 11.300 Partnerships to enable global and local learning for sustainability in Higher Education

  • Mahesh Pradhan. Chief, Environmental Education and Training Unit Division of Environmental Policy at United Nations Environment Programme – The Global University Partnership for Environment and Sustainability
  • Fernando Galvan. President of the CADEP / CRUE Commission& Rector of the University of Alcala de Henares
  • Daniella Tilbury. University Educators for Sustainable Development (UE4SD) Project Lead
  • Jana Dlouha. Vice-President of COPERNICUS Alliance

11:00 - 11.30 Coffe break

11.30 - 13.00 Keynotes & Panel Discussion: Sustainability Assessment of Higher Education Institutions.

  • Aaron Benavot. Director Education for All Global Monitoring Report, UNESCO,  
  • Rodrigo Lozano.  Author of  different publications about Assessment for Sustainability in Universities.
  • Rafael Van Grieken. Director The National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain ANECA (To be confirmed)

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Open Space Workshop

15.30 – 17.30 Parallel Sessions

17.30 - 18.00 Coffee break

18.00 - 18.30 Summary of parallel sessions and Closing words.

  • Javier Benayas del Alamo. Universitdad Autonoma de Madrid, ES
  • Clemens Mader, COPERNICUS Alliance