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Thursday, 24 June, 2010
  Arrival of participants
14:30 Registration opens

Mykolas Romeris University

16:00-17:00 Solemn Award of the Title of Doctor Honoris Causa of Mykolas Romeris University to Professor Juan Ramon de la Fuente, President IAU

Mykolas Romeris University

18:00 Welcome reception

Mykolas Romeris University

Friday, 25 June, 2010
08:00 Registration


Inaugural Ceremony

Presentation on Lithuanian Higher Education

11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Plenary Session I

Ethics and Values: Distinct and related Challenges of the Social Sciences, the Humanities and Technology

13:00 Lunch
14:30 Parallel Sessions 1

What Place for Enduring Higher Education Values in the Era of Globalisation

1.a. Survival or Revival? – Higher education values across time and culture

1.b. Values as Defining Features of the ‘Modern’ University

1.c. Ethics and Values: Roles and Responsibilities of HEIs and their stakeholders in promoting a Sustainable Future

16:00 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Parallel Sessions 2

Human Needs, Rights and the Dilemmas of Choice

2.a. Increasing accessibility in educational opportunities in a competitive world

2.b. Risks and threats to Academic Freedom and Institutional Autonomy

2.c. The ethical dimensions of international student recruitment and international research cooperation

19:30 Gala Dinner
Reval Hotel Lietuva
21:30 City tour: Vilnius by night.
Saturday, 26 June, 2010
08:30 Registration
09:00 Plenary Session II

Safeguarding Values and Ethics in Higher Education: a Shared Responsibility

10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Parallel Sessions 3

Serving New Students: Diversity, Technology and other Challenges

3.a. The Changing Higher Education Classroom

3.b. Interdisciplinary Networks, Focus on learning outcomes, Problem solving approaches to learning

12:30 Lunch
13:30 Update on IAU
14:30-16:00 Closing Plenary


Towards an Interdisciplinary Global Code of Ethics for Higher Education? Closing Remarks

16:00 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Special Session

Re-Inventing Rankings: in Search of Alternative Performance Assessments

20:00 Closing Dinner with a Cultural Event
Trakai Island Castle