Heads of University Management & Administration Network Europe

HUMANE 2018 Annual Conference - Programme

                Retaining public trust in universities in a post truth world

 

10:00

10.45

Registration opens - coffee available

Navigating the Annual Conference programme 

 

Ian Creagh

HUMANE’s Annual Conference facilitator 

10.50 11.00

Welcome and Introduction to the HUMANE Conference

University Director Susanne Wallmark and HUMANE Chair Esa Hämäläinen

Session one: what’s so high about higher education in a post truth world?

11.00 11.35

Reachout: widening access and participation in HE among non-traditional, underrepresented groups

Cecilia Christersson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement and Challenge Based Learning

11.35 12.10

Rhetoric verses reality: developments in post-truth political activism and how to deal with it

Chris Cobb, Pro Vice Chancellor (Operations), University of London

12.10  12.40

Facilitated Plenary: so what’s so high about higher education in a post-truth world?

Kerstin Tham, Vice-Chancellor, Malmö University

12.40 13.40

Lunch and networking 

Session two: the academy’s relevance to and connection with its communities and stakeholders

13.40 14.10

Stakeholder management as a new way of thinking for universities

 

Hans ten Brinke, Communications Strategist, MAPPA Consult 

14.10 14.40

Public engagement: the refugee labour market integration conundrum. What do we know and what should we do?

Pieter Bevelander, Professor of International Migration and Ethnic Relations 

14.40  15.10

Partnership with government and business to aid regional development

Ilmar Reepalu, former Chairman of the Municipal Board, Malmö

15.10  15.30

Small group workshop:  the academy’s relevance to and connection with its communities and stakeholders

Ian Creagh

Conference facilitator

15.30  16.00

Coffee and networking

16.00 16.20

Question time! 

Conference participants’ questions submitted in advance put to the panel of speakers and their responses debated by the audience and other speakers.

Ian Creagh

Conference facilitator

Session three: day one closing plenary 

16.20 17.00

Knowledge and understanding in a post-truth world

Troed Troedson, futurologist and trendwatcher

17.00 17.20

Reflections from the audience on the day’s proceedings 

19:00 HUMANE Conference Dinner:  

The City of Malmö will host our Conference Dinner at the  Malmö Rådhus (The old Town House)

Day two

Session four: winning, losing and regaining trust 

09.00 09.40

“The Times They Are a-Changin” – Intellectual and institutional challenges for European universities

Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General, Volkswagen Foundation 

09.40 10.20

Tone at the top: leadership, healing and public trust in the wake of organisational crisis 

Per Bengtsson, University Director, Karolinska Institute

10.20 10.50

Coffee and networking

Session five: communications, engagement and crisis 

10.50 11.25

Crisis communications in a digital world: managing public trust

Jesper Falkheimer, Professor of Strategic Communication, Lund University

11.25 12.00

Leadership lessons in establishing a credible public affairs voice: Student Union’s perspective

Jannica Aalto, Public Relations Manager, HYY Group

12.00 12.30 

Conference participants’ questions submitted in advance put to the panel of speakers and their responses debated by the audience and other speakers.

Ian Creagh

Conference facilitator

12.35 14.00

Lunch and networking 

Social programme 

·           17:00 Canal tour – boarding at the ticket store, Norra Vallgatan 3, Malmö

·           18:00 Swedish Midsummer celebration, High Court, Malmöhusvägen