HUMANE Spring Seminar
Bridging the past and future: developing the next generation of 21st century university leaders – University of Padova, March 23-24, 2023
Registration, networking and buffet lunch
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
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 Emotions at work: how deepening emotional awareness strengthens leadership impact
To be finalised
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, Director of Human Resources, University of Helsinki
Case study Enabling transformational change: the University of Padova’s leadership and management development programme
Veronica Furlan, Head of Organisational Development, University of Padova
Optional short guided tour of the historic Palazzo Bo followed by return to hotels
Drinks and HUMANE Spring Seminar dinner
Depart for hotels
Workshop Advancing leadership development in an almost 400-year-old institution
Ineke Verhagen, Director of HR Development, University of Utrecht
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.
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.