Heads of University Management & Administration Network in Europe

HUMANE Annual Conference

The University of the future: People, values, organisation

Conference Chair: Marianna Bom, Chair HUMANE General Assembly; CFO, Aalto University, FI 

Wednesday, 12 June 2024

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

14:30

HUMANE Board meeting (14:30 – 16:00)

HUMANE General Assembly meeting (16:00 – 17:00)

17:00

Registration (coffee available) 

17:30

Welcome

17:40

Our Imaginary Universities

18:20

Icebreaking Session

19:00

Networking reception and buffet dinner

Thursday, 13 June 2024

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

09:00

Formal University Welcome

09:15

What should the University deliver in the future?

10:15

Coffee break

10:45

Two Workshops: Developing new narratives and delivering differently  

  • Workshop 1: What if we developed an attractive brand and value proposition for the University of the future?
  • Workshop 2: What if we delivered what society wants in the future?

One Masterclass: Communication in crisis times (restricted to HUMANE Heads of Administration):

  • What if we enhanced our communication in crisis times when our values are tested?

12:15

Lunch

13:30

The University of the future developing a modern workforce to deliver an ambitious strategic agenda:  professional service transformation – Digitalisation, Artifical Intelligence, Partnerships.   

14:15

Three Workshops:

Workshop 1: Developing staff and retaining talents in the University of the future (for Residential School Alumni Network only)

Workshop 2: Workforce planning in the University of the future: skills from Humans and/or from AI?  

Workshop 3: Partnerships for delivery – Academic and professional service staff creating powerful expert teams in the University of the future

16:00

Coffee break

16:30

Living in exciting times: developing agile teams, organisations and leadership to embrace changes and the future   

17:15

Key takeaways of the day  

17:30

Departure for hotels

19:00

Boat to Conference Dinner

Friday, 14 June 2024

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

09:00

Pioneering new business, financial and organisational models: approaches by alternative providers of higher education  

10:00

Coffee break

10:30

World Café session style: radical transformations for the University of the future: new business, financial and organisational models; shared delivery

11:15

Pioneering new business, financial and organisational models for the University of the future

12:30

Closing remarks

12:45

Closing lunch

Note: the programme is subject to marginal change.

Important information:

HUMANE and the University of Amsterdam fully intend to deliver the Annual Conference in Amsterdam. If however, restrictions require it to be postponed, participants will be notified with as much notice as possible.

Neither HUMANE or the University of Amsterdam are liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects during the Annual Conference in Amsterdam. Participants attending the Annual Conference in Amsterdam do so at their own risk and responsibility.