PROGRAMME

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Wednesday, 23 May 2012
 
    Arrival of Participants (Hotel Palas, Hotel Rivijera and Hotel Castellastva)
    Evening Evens
18:00 - 19:00   Meeting of the Steering Committee Core Group (Lead Partners only) - American Bar
    Chair person
     

Lennart STÅHLE, Deputy University Chancellor, Swedish National Agency for Higher Education

18:00 - 18:30
18:30 - 19:00
   

Approving the Final Version of the Steering Committee Meeting Agenda
Discussing the role of the Steering Committee Core Group

19:00 - 20:30   Dinner (Hotel Palas Restaurant)
20:30 - 21:00   Informal Welcome Reception - American Bar
 
Thursday, 24 May 2012


All Sessions took place in the Congress Hall of the Palas Hotel  
08:30 - 09:30   Registration - Lobby of Hotel Palas
09:30 - 10:00   Opening Ceremony
    Welcome Addresses
     

Predrag MIRANOVIĆ, Rector, University of Montenegro
Mubera KURPEJOVIĆ, Deputy Minister, Ministry for Education and Sport, Montenegro
Biljana MIŠOVIĆ, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Education and Sport, Montenegro
Ligia DECA, Coordinator, Bologna Follow-Up Group Secretariat
Jelica MINIĆ, Deputy Secretary General, Regional Cooperation Council
Veljko MALBAŠA, Deputy Coordinator, University of Novi Sad

10:00 - 10:15   Opening Session
    Introduction to the Conference Theme
     

Ladislav NOVAK, Coordinator of “Novi Sad Initiative” and STREW Tempus project, University of Novi
    Sad

10:15 - 14:00   Inputs to the Round Tables
10:15 - 11:00   International Organisations
    Chairs
     

Predrag MIRANOVIĆ, Rector, University of Montenegro
Mladen DRAGAŠEVIĆ, Head of Unit, Regional Cooperation Council

    Keynote speakers
     

Ligia DECA, Coordinator, Bologna Follow-Up Group Secretariat,
Jelica MINIĆ, Deputy Secretary General, Regional Cooperation Council
Cezar MIHAI HAJ, member of the Bologna Secretariat

11:00 - 11:30   Group Photo and Refreshments - Hotel Palas, Terrace
11:30 - 12:30   EU Higher Education Authorities
    Chairs
     

Emilija JANEVIK, Vice-Rector, Goce Delcev University  
Mladen DRAGAŠEVIĆ, Head of Unit, Regional Cooperation Council 

    Keynote Speakers
     

Muiris O'CONNOR, Head of Policy and Planning, Higher Education Authority of Ireland, via Skype (tbc)
Lennart STÅHLE, Deputy University Chancellor, Swedish National Agency for Higher Education
Sigurd HÖLLINGER, Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research
Andrej KOTNIK, Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport , Slovenia

12:30 - 13:30   Lunch - Hotel Palas, Restaurant
14:00 - 15:00   WB Higher Education Authorities
    Chairs
     

Andrej KOTNIK, Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport , Slovenia
Zlatko ZOGLEV, Rector, University St.Kliment Ohridski

    Keynote speakers
     

Arjan SHAHINI, Head, Department of Private Education Dev. , Ministry of Education and Science,
    Albania
Boris ĆURKOVIĆ, Deputy Director Agency for Development in Higher Education and Quality
    Assurance, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mubera KURPEJOVIĆ, Deputy Minister for Higher Education Ministry for Education and Sport,
    Montenegro
Endre PAP, Vice-President, Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assurance

15:00 - 15:30   Analysis of Data Collated from Regional Stakeholders via STREW Questionnaire
    Chairs
     

Lennart STÅHLE, Deputy University Chancellor, Swedish National Agency for Higher Education
Mubera KURPEJOVIĆ, Deputy Minister, Ministry for Education and Sport , Montenegro

    Presenters
     

Nataša SIMIĆ, Researcher, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade
Martin RYAN, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Higher Education Policy Research Unit, DIT

15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break - Hotel Palas, American Bar
16:00 - 16:45   Round Table 1
    The role of professional administrators in the course of further development of higher education systems in the Region
    Moderator
     

Lennart STÅHLE, Deputy University Chancellor, Swedish National Agency for Higher Education

16:45 - 17:30   Round Table 2
    Private - public partnership in further development of higher education
    Moderator
     

Sigurd HÖLLINGER, Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research

17:30 - 18:00   Coffee Break - Hotel Palas, American Bar
18:00 - 18:45   Round Table 3
    New institutionalised arrangements for regional cooperation
    Moderator
     

Ligia DECA, Coordinator, Bologna Follow-Up Group Secretariat

19:00 - 21:00   Official Dinner - Hotel Palas, Restaurant
End of Day 1

Friday, 25 May 2012

09:00 - 10:00   Closing Session
    Feedback from Round Tables and Agreement of the Communiqué
    General Rapporteur
     

Lennart STÅHLE, Deputy University Chancellor, Swedish National Agency for Higher Education
Sigurd HÖLLINGER, Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research
Ligia DECA, Coordinator, Bologna Follow-Up Group Secretariat,  
Mladen DRAGAŠEVIĆ, Head of Unit, Regional Cooperation Council 
Vinayagum CHINAPAH, Head of IIE, University of Stockholm
Veljko MALBAŠA, Deputy Coordinator, University of Novi Sad

    Heads of Delegations Comments/Addresses
10:00 - 10:15   Coffee Break - Hotel Palas, American Bar
Special Events Collocated to the Conference
10:15 - 12:30   Strategic Working Group Meeting (parallel session) - Palas Hotel, Animation Hall
    Chair
     

Lennart STÅHLE, Deputy University Chancellor, Swedish National Agency for Higher Education

    Guests
     

Ligia DECA, Coordinator, Bologna Follow-Up Group Secretariat
Cezar MIHAI HAJ, member of the Bologna Secretariat
Sigurd HÖLLINGER, Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research
Andrej KOTNIK, Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport , Slovenia
Biljana MIŠOVIĆ, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Education and Sport, Montenegro
Vinayagum CHINAPAH, Head of IIE, University of Stockholm

    Members of the SWG
     

Arjan SHAHINI, Head, Department of Private Education Development , Ministry of Education and
    Science, Albania (tbc)
Mubera KURPEJOVIĆ, Deputy Minister for Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Sports,
    Montenegro
Biljana MIŠOVIĆ, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Education and Sport , Montenegro
Nada KOVAČ, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Education and Sport , Montenegro
Endre PAP, Vice-President, Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Serbia
Husein NANIĆ, Director, Agency for Development in HE and Quality Assurance, B&H
Jugoslav Vuk TEPIĆ, Deputy Director, Agency for Development in HE and Quality Assurance, B&H
Boris ĆURKOVIĆ, Deputy Director, Agency for Development in HE and Quality Assurance, B&H
Vanja ALEKSIĆ, Department for Strategic Planning, Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of
    Srpska, B&H

    Initial List of Themes
     

The role of professional administrators, managers and policy makers at

  • ministries and other stake holders
  • intermediary bodies / agencies
  • central university services

Higher education legislative

  • the issues to be regulated by national law on higher education
  • the issues to be regulated via bylaw (e.g., HEI's statute)

Launching new platform for regional cooperation (to be discussed at joint meeting of RWG and SWG)

  • Regional platform for benchmarking in higher education structural reform
  • interuniversity instruments for benchmarking in quality
  • Regional Info Centre for Higher Education
11:30 - 13:15   Rectors Working Group Meeting (parallel session) - Palas Hotel, Congress Hall
    General Chair
     

Predrag MIRANOVIĆ, Rector, University of Montenegro, host of Petrovac Conference

    Co-Chairs
     

Hazim BaŠIĆ, Vice-Rector, University of Sarajevo, host of the former Sarajevo Conference
Edmond RAPTI, Vice-Rector, University of Tirana
Zlatko ZOGLEV, Rector, University St.Kliment Ohridski

    Guests
     

Mladen DRAGAŠEVIĆ, Head of Unit, Regional Cooperation Council
Đorđe MARKEZ, Secretary General, University of Banja Luka  
Ofelija HRISTOVSKA, Secretary General, University St.Kliment Ohridski-Bitola
Martin RYAN, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, HE Policy Research Unit, DIT
Vladimir VEŠOVIĆ, Institute of International Education, University of Stockholm

    Members of the RWG
     

Sasho ATANASOSKI, Vice-Rector, University St.Kliment Ohridski-Bitola
Sofokli GARO, Vice-Rector, Aleksander Moisiu University
Emilija JANEVIK, Vice-Rector, Goce Delcev University
Simo JOKANOVIĆ, Vice-Rector, University of Banja Luka
Vojo VIŠEKRUNA, Vice-Rector, University of Mostar
Mira VUKČEVIĆ, Vice-Rector, University of Montenegro
Ljupco TRPEYANOVSKI, Vice-Rector, University St.Kliment Ohridski-Bitola
Nevenka ZARKIĆ JOKSIMOVIĆ, Vice-Rector, University of Belgrade
Emir ĆOROVIĆ, Vice-Rector, State University in Novi Pazar

    Initial List of Themes
     

Principal features of an integrated university: case studies followed by discussion

  • professional administrators, managers and policy makers
  • central university services based on comprehensive university information system
  • one voice outside
  • legal issues / obstacles

Launching new platform for regional cooperation

  • Regional platform for benchmarking in higher education structural reform
  • Interuniversity instruments for benchmarking in quality
  • Regional Info Centre for Higher Education

Input presentations

  • University Aleksander Moisiu in Durres (current state and vision)
  • University of Banja Luka (current state and vision)
  • University of Belgrade (current state and vision)
  • University Goce Delcev (current state and vision)
  • University St Kliment Ohridski in Bitola (current state and vision)
  • University of Montenegro (current state and vision)
  • University of Mostar (current state and vision)
  • State University in Novi Pazar (current state and vision)
  • University of Sarajevo (current state and vision)
  • University of Tirana (current state and vision)
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch - Palas Hotel, Restaurant
13:30 - 15:00  

Joint Meeting of Strategic Working Group and Rector's Working Group - Palas Hotel, Congress Hall

    Chairs
     

Lennart STÅHLE, Deputy University Chancellor, Swedish National Agency for HE
Predrag MIRANOVIĆ, Rector, University of Montenegro, host of Petrovac Conference

    Joint Proposal of SWG and RWG for the theme to be included into Regional Roadmap in Structural Reform
     

Launching new platform for regional cooperation

  • Regional platform for benchmarking in higher education structural reform
  • Interuniversity instruments for benchmarking in quality
  • Regional Info Centre for Higher Education
15:00 - 15:30   Coffee Break - Palas Hotel, American Bar
16:00 - 20:00   Steering Committee Meeting and Field Monitoring Visit
    General Chair
     

Lennart STÅHLE, Deputy University Chancellor, Swedish National Agency for Higher Education

    Co-Chairs (WP Lead Partners and Representatives of the STREW Project Countries)
     

Mike DAWNEY, Middlesex University, London
Hazim BAŠIĆ, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Belina BEDINI, Alexander Moisiu University, Albania
Emilija JANEVIK, Goce Delcev, Macedonia
Nada KOVAČ, Ministry of Education and Sport, Montenegro
Veljko MALBAŠA, University of Novi Sad, Deputy STREW Coordinator

    Introductory Report: Summing-Up and Looking Forward
     

Ladislav NOVAK, Conference co'Chair, Univeristy of Novi Sad
    Project phases an overview
    Do we advance well?
    Looking forward to Dubrovnik Events
    Partnership Agreement
    Visibility
    Communication
    Procedure for the Conflict Resolution within the Partnership
    Decision making structure
    Quality Control and Monitoring Structure
    Local and overall management

    Questions and Discussion
    Amending Work Plan and List of Events
    Uniform Understanding of the Maintenance of Supporting Documents
    Tempus Field Monitoring Visit
End of Petrovac Conference