Heads of University Management & Administration Network in Europe

2022 Annual Conference Programme

The digital pivot: what will the hybrid campus of the future look like?

DAY ONE – Thursday, June 2  
Time Session Speaker
11:30 Registration and networking  
12:00 Buffet Lunch  
The campus of the future: drivers of change
13:00 Welcome to the University of Lisbon Professor Luis Ferreira, Rector, University of Lisbon
13:15 Campus 2030: Envisioning tomorrow’s multi-modal campus Brooke Thayer, Associate Director, Research Development, EAB Consulting
14:15 The Hybrid campus: combining high-tech with no-tech Prof Alexandra den Heijer, Chair of Public Real Estate, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft
14:55 Coffee break  
Institutional responses for drivers for change
15:20 Case study #1: Imagining the hybrid campus at Aalto University: resolving strategic choices Marianna Bom, Chief Financial Officer; Riitta Silvennoinen, Chief HR Officer; Raili Pönni, Head of Planning – Leadership and Support Services, Aalto University
16:00 Building the hybrid campus of the future: data, analytics and creating a sense of community Frederico Muñoz,
Cloud & Architecture Lead, SAS Institute

Panel session: this house believes that “….Ironically, and thankfully, the glorious abundance of the virtual has created an even greater longing for the real.”

      • Heidi Backman, Director of University Services, Åbo Akademi University
      • Andrea Silvestri, Direttore Amministrativo, Università degli Studi di Torino
      • Leslie Zachariah, Secretary General, IDEA League, Delft University of Technology

17:00 Wrapping up the day’s proceedings and practical information about the evening’s social events Ian Creagh
17:10 Depart for hotels  
19:00 Conference Dinner (details will be sent to registered participants)
21:00 Concert by the Mário Laginha Trio at the University of Lisbon
22:30 Return to hotels  
DAY TWO – Friday, June 3
Time Session Speaker
09:00 Case study #2: The Hybrid Learning Theatre: The Show Must Go On? Maud Pols, Learning Specialist, Microsoft Europe
09:40 The Campus, The University, Higher Education and its Futures Tobias Revell, Associate; Design Futures Lead, Arup 
10:20 Case study #3: Tilburg University’s hybrid journey: from excitement to disappointment to ….? Aukje Leufkens, Operations Manager, EDUiLAB
11:00 Coffee break  
11:25 Case study #4: Three tales on the path to blended education from the University of Groningen Louwarnound van der Duim, Director of Educational Support and Innovation, University of Groningen

Panel session: this house believes “…Universities […] are possibly the least intensively used space you can imagine.”

      • Ger Boonen, Managing Director, Faculty of Arts, Radboud University
      • Paul Greatrix, Registrar, University of Nottingham
      • John McMillian, Managing Director, EAB International

12:35 Closing remarks from the host and conference facilitator Dr. Ricardo Geraldes, Executive Director of Rectory Services, University of Lisbon and Ian Creagh
12:40 Buffet Lunch  
14:00 Close  

Note: the programme is subject to marginal change.

Important information:

HUMANE and the University of Lisbon fully intend to deliver the Annual Conference in Lisbon. If however, public health restrictions associated with the Covid-19 pandemic require it to be postponed, participants will be notified with as much notice as possible.

Neither HUMANE nor the University of Lisbon are liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects during the Annual Conference in Lisbon. Participants attending the Annual Conference in Lisbon do so at their own risk and responsibility.