Agenda

QS in conversation

“Enhancing Visibility Through International Cooperation:
Mobility, Recognition, Branding”

Day 1: 14 October 2019, Monday
Location: Conference Hall (2nd Floor), Vytautas Magnus University
08:30 – 09:30 Registration I Welcome Coffee
09:30-10:00

Welcome Addresses

Moderator Ineta Dabašinskienė,
Vytautas Magnus University

Juozas Augutis
Rector
Vytautas Magnus University
Yerlan Sydykov
Rector
Eurasian National University
Zoya Zaitseva
Regional Director
QS
10:00 – 10:45 Keynote:
Academic and humanistic values for changing societies
Cathia Jenainati
Dean of Arts and Sciences
The Lebanese-American University
Beirut – Byblos – New York
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:30

Panel Discussion

“Universities’ Cooperation: Key Elements in Changing Societies”
Moderator Ineta Dabašinskienė

Panellists:

▪ Julie Brooks,Director of Postgraduate Programmes,University of St.Andrews
▪ Juozas Augutis, Rector, Vytautas MagnusUniversity
▪ Yerlan Sydykov, Rector, Eurasian NationalUniversity
▪ Representative ofthe Lithuanian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport
▪ Gediminas Urbonas, MIT
▪ Representatives of the Estionia and Latvia education system

12:30 – 14:00 Networking Lunch
Section 1:
“University & Media Relations: How to Make It Work”
Moderator – Zoya Zaitseva
Room 402 (4th floor) Vytautas Magnus University
14:00 – 14:30 Universities and the media:bringing education stories to life
Rachel Hall, Editor, The Guardian
14:30 – 15:00 How a University can attract the interest of the international media? Tips on how to build long term relations with media

Stephen Hoare, Journalist

15:00 – 15:30

The role of university cultural centers abroad in recognition and branding

Seit Ali Avcu, Director of Internationalization and Image, L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
Section 2:
“Skills for the future careers: the role of creativity for entrepreneurship”
Moderator – Cathia Jenainati
Room 402 (4th floor) Vytautas Magnus University
16:00 – 16:30

Swamp school (creativity/interdisciplinarity)

Gediminas ir Nomeda Urbonai (MIT)

16:30 – 17:10

“EQ-THINKING” MODEL: Where business meets new generation. Re-designing curriculum using “Smart Practice” concept at Vytautas Magnus university Centre for Enterprise Practice.
Osvaldas Stripeikis, Head of VMU Centre for Enterprise Practices

Xeniya Uzhanina-Karadenizli, Director of Entrepreneurship development Centre, AlmaU

17:10 – 17:40

Entrepreneurial skills for developing the potential of the creative industry: ENU case

Armiyash Nurmagambetova, Head of Center entrepreneurship CACTLE, L.N.Gumilyov
Eurasian National University

19:00 Welcome Gala Dinner

QS in conversation

“Enhancing Visibility Through International Cooperation:
Mobility, Recognition, Branding”

Moderator – TBC

Day 2: 15 October 2019, Tuesday
Location: Conference Hall (2nd Floor), Vytautas Magnus University
08:30 – 09:30 Registration I Welcome Coffee
 

 

09:00 – 09:30

Section 1:
“Strengthening a Culture of Cooperation: Tools and Solutions”
Moderator – Gediminas Urbonas
Room 402 (4th floor) Vytautas Magnus University
Advantages of BOVA university network

Prof. Dr. oec. Irina Pilvere, Rector of LatviaUniversity of LifeSciences and Technologies

09:30 – 10:00 Translating Science to the World

Alexandra Borissova, President, Akson TBC

10:00 – 10:30 Alumni – Underestimated Soft Power

Nurlan Kiyassov, EdCrunch, Russia

10:30 – 11:00 Akbota Zholdasbekova, Vice Rector for Internationalization and innovations, L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
Section 2:
“University Branding:Finding Your Identity in a Competitive Space”
Moderator – TBC
11:30 – 12:00 Julie Brooks, Director of Postgraduate Programmes, University of St. Andrews
12:00 – 12:30 Rankings and Webometrics: CRIS as a Tool for Enhancing Visibility
Julija Kiršienė, Vice-Rector for Research of Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
12:30-13:00 Submission 3
13:00-14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 –14:30 QS EECA University Rankings 2019 launch
Leigh Kamolins, Head of Evaluation, QS
14:30 –16:00 “Branding Through Rankings: How to Make the Most of QS”
Zoya Zaitseva, Regional Director, QS
16:00 – 16:30 Closing Remarks Juozas Augutis
Rector
Vytautas Magnus University
Yerlan
Sydykov

Rector
Eurasian National University
Leigh Kamolins
Head of Evaluation,QS
16:30 – 18:30 Campus Tour
City Excursion (Tour around Kaunas)
Registration required

QS in conversation

“Enhancing Visibility Through International Cooperation:
Mobility, Recognition, Branding”

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