ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 26 & 27 October 2016 “The Life Science University in the 21stC Global World” - 2nd Announcement - REGISTER NOW


Please see the outline programme for the Forum on the ICA Website and  REGISTER online.  

The Forum seeks to attract those who in are in charge of strategic decision making in Universities /Faculties of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The ICA Board invites Rectors, Vice Rectors and Deans, or persons of equivalent status in their university, college, school or faculty being responsible for education, research and innovation to participate in the Forum

The following keynote speakers have accepted the invitation to present in sessions 1 and 2:

Session 1: Challenging Life Science Universities to Deliver Leaders for a Global World
  Keynote 1: Richard Ellis, Dean Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Reading, UK
  Keynote 2: Guido Van Huylenbroeck, Former Dean Faculty of Bioscience Engineering & currently Academic Director for Internationalisation, Ghent University, BE

Session 2: The Student in the Global World
  Keynote 1: Lesley Wilson, Secretary General, European University Association, BE
  Keynote 2: Tiny van Boekel, Director of the Education Institute/Dean of Education, Wageningen University, NL.

Session 3: Leadership and University Management in the Global World

  Keynote to be confirmed

And confirmed panelists for the various sessions:

  • Miroslav Veskovic, Former Rector University of Novi Sad  & currently International, Inter-institutional and Stakeholder Relations Unit, European Commission Directorate General Joint Research Centre, BE
  • Doru Pamfil, Former Rector University Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, RO
  • Barbara Hinterstoisser, Vice Rector for Teaching and International Affairs, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna & Chair of the ICA-Edu Standing Committee, AT
  • Agnieszka Kita, Vice Dean for Research and Development, Faculty of Food Science, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, PL
  • Stefano Cesco, Dean Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen - Bolzano, IT
  • Jukka Kola, Rector University of Helsinki, FI


 The ICA General Assembly will be at 17.00 on 25 October.


25.07.2016