HUMANE Spring Seminar
Bridging the past and future: developing the next generation of 21st century university leaders
Registration and networking
Welcome from the University of Padova and introductory remarks on the seminar’s theme: leadership’s role in bridging the past and the future
Antonio Parbonetti, Vice-Rector of Organisation and Budget and Alberto Scuttari, Director General, University of Padova
Case study Towards a future-proof university – can systemic leadership and organisation development do the trick?
Riitta Silvennoinen, Chief HR Officer, Aalto University; and Tiia Tuomi, HR Director, University of Helsinki
Keynote Future university work scenarios and their impact on leadership and management development programmes
Nicky Dries, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Department of Work and Organisation Studies, KU Leuven
Workshop Advancing leadership development in an almost 400-year-old institution
Ineke Verhagen, Director of HR Development, University of Utrecht
Case study Enabling transformational change: the University of Padova’s leadership and management development programme
Veronica Furlan, Head of the Organisational Development Office and Tommaso Meacci, Human Resources Director, University of Padova
Optional short, guided tour of the Orto Botanico followed by return to hotels
Drinks and HUMANE Spring Seminar dinner
Depart for hotels
Workshop Is it safe for your team to bring their A-game? Reflections on leadership’s role in fostering psychological safety and intersectionality
Gabrielle Ferguson, Gabrielle Ferguson Coaching
Case study Leadership development thinking at Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the UTOPIA Alliance of European Universities.
Raf Devos, Director People & Organisation, and Public Affairs; and HR development lead, EUTOPIA Alliance, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Case study Leadership development: critical success factors for an effective Organisational Development function in UniTO (University of Turin) and UniSOF Community (Italian Universities Consortium of Training)
Vilma Angela Garino, Director of the Organisational Development & HR Department, Università degli Studi di Torino
Depart for transport
Note: the programme is subject to marginal change.
HUMANE and the University of Padova fully intend to deliver the HUMANE Spring Seminar. If however, public health restrictions associated with Covid-19 require it to be postponed, participants will be notified with as much notice as possible.
Neither HUMANE and the University of Padova 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.