Heads of University Management & Administration Network in Europe

HUMANE Spring Seminar

New business models for universities: exploring Artificial Intelligence and Data Governance

Thursday, 11 April 2024

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

12:00

Registration and lunch

13:30

Welcome and introduction

Theme: Using Data to improve Teaching and Learning and business decisions

13:45

Senior university leaders and academics working with Learning Analytics Insights: What needs to change. Lessons from around the world.

Professor Bart Rienties, Professor of Learning Analytics, Institute of Educational Technology, Open University, UK

15:00

Legal aspects (GPDR, European AI Act) and the use of data to improve Teaching & Learning

Professor Aline Klingenberg, Faculty of Law, University of Groningen, NL

15:45

Coffee break

16:15

Case study of the University of Groningen: Analytics for Teaching & Learning in action

Dr Jan-Willem Brijan, Lecturer / Project manager, University of Groningen, NL

Theme: Artifical Intelligence

17:00

Case study of the University of Helsinki: Artifical Intelligence for Education

Professor Kai Nordlund, Vice-Rector Academic Affairs and Digitalisation, University of Helsinki, FI

17:45

Discussion and wrap up

18:00

Return to hotels

19:00

Seminar Dinner

Friday, 12 April 2024

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

Theme: Artificial Intelligence and Data Autonomy

09:00

Artificial Intelligence in higher education: opportunities and threats

Gavin McLachlan, Vice Principal, Chief Information Officer, The University of Edinburgh, UK

10:15

Recalibrating strategic autonomy and digital sovereignty                                                                                                                     

Dr Oskar Gstrein, Assistant Professor; Programme Director BSc Data Science and Society; Deputy Department Head Governance and Innovation; Campus Fryslân Data Research Centre, University of Groningen, NL

11:15

Coffee break

11:45

Panel discussion with all speakers on three seminar themes

12:45

Concluding remarks

Nadine Burquel, Director General, HUMANE, BE

13:00

Buffet lunch

Note: the programme is subject to marginal change.

Important information:

HUMANE and the University of Groningen fully intend to deliver the HUMANE Spring Seminar. If however, restrictions require it to be postponed, participants will be notified with as much notice as possible.

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