Study in Poland

CONFERENCE
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN POLAND 2018

Gliwice, 29-30 January 2018

Programme

International Students in Poland 2018

Organisers: CRASP, Silesian University of Technology, Perspektywy Education Foundation

Venue: Silesian University of Technology
Centrum Edukacyjno-Kongresowe
Gliwice, ul. Konarskiego 18b, aula A

Sunday
29-30 January 2018

15:00 - 18:00

Meeting of CRASP Commitee for International Cooperation (by invitation)

Venue: Silesian University of Technology, Senate Hall, Gliwice, ul. Akademicka 2A


15:00 - 19:00

Conference registration
Venue: hotel "Diament Plaza", Gliwice, ul. Zwycięstwa 30

19:30 - 22:00

Welcome reception
Venue: Palmiarnia Miejska, Gliwice, ul. A. Fredry 6

Monday
29 January 2018

08:30 - 09:30

Registration
Venue: : Education and Congress Centre, Silesian University of Technology,
Gliwice, ul. Konarskiego 18b, aula A

09:30 - 09:45

Conference Official Opening

  • Prof. Arkadiusz Mężyk, Rector of Silesian University of Technology
  • Prof. Jan Szmidt, President, Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland; Rector, Warsaw University of Technology
  • Zygmunt Frankiewicz, Mayor of Gliwice
  • Jonathan Knott, HM Ambassador to Poland
  • Waldemar Siwiński, President, Perspektywy Education Foundation
09:45 - 10:10

Special Guest

  • Jarosław Gowin, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education (tbc)
10:10 - 11:30

Plenary I
Science-business-local government cooperation as an opportunity to attract international students

Chair: Prof. Arkadiusz Mężyk, Rector of Silesian University of Technology

Panelists:

  • Zygmunt Frankiewicz, Mayor of Gliwice
  • Małgorzata Mańka-Szulik, Mayor of Zabrze
  • Marcin Krupa, Mayor of Katowice
  • Janusz Michałek, President of Katowice Special Economic Zone
  • Jarosław Czaja, President of Future Processing

Discussion

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 - 13:30

Plenary II (British Council session – in English)
How it is done by others – International cooperation in education and research after Brexit

Chair: Simon Gammell, Director of British Council in Poland

Speakers:

  • Bianka Stege, Director, Education & Society, EU Region, British Council
  • Michael Connolly, Head, English for Education Systems EU Region, British Council
  • Nadeem Hussain, IELTS Business Development Manager, EU Europe
  • Prof. Marek Pawełczyk, Vice Rector for Science and Development, Silesian University of Technology

Discussion

13:30 - 14:45

Lunch

14:45 - 16:15

Plenary III
Internationalisation in practice – how to recruit to Poland students from Kazakhstan and Central Asia countries?

Chair: Waldemar Siwiński, President, Perspektywy Education Foundation

Panelists:

  • Mr. Margulan Baimukhan, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Poland
  • Prof. Adam W. Jelonek, Rector's Proxy for Internationalization, Jagiellonian University
  • Dr Olena Shapovalova, Director of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
  • Prof. Marek Tukiendorf, Chairman of CRASP International Cooperation Committee, Rector of Opole University of Technology

Discussion

16:15 - 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 - 18:00

Plenary IV
Internationalisation of research – How to do it in Poland?

Chair: Prof. Stanisław Bielecki, former Vice President of CRASP, former Rector of Łódź University of Technology

Panelists:

  • Prof. Tomasz Szczepański, Vice Rector for Science, Medical University at the Silesia in Katowice (tbc)
  • Prof. Jarosław Bosy, Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences
  • Łukasz Wojdyga, Director of National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA)
  • Prof. Ryszard Naskręcki, Vice Rector for Science and International Cooperation, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
  • Dr Zygmunt Krasiński, Director of KPK "Horizon 2020"

Discussion

19:30

Transfer of participants from hotels to Gala dinner and award ceremony

20:00-23:00

Gala dinner and two Award Ceremonies: of the VIII edition of INTERSTUDENT Competition for the best international students in Poland 2018 and of the I edition of competition “Stars of Internationalisation”

Venue: Rezydencja Hotel, Piekary Śląskie, ul. Stara 1

Tuesday
30 January 2018

Venue: Educational and Congress Centre, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, ul. Konarskiego 18b

09:30 - 11:00

Plenary V
Strategies of university internationalisation – theory and practice

Chair: Prof. Stanisław Kistryn, Vice Rector for Science and Structural Funds, Jagiellonian University

Panelists:

  • Prof. Jolanta Choińska-Mika, Vice Rector for Students and Quality of Teaching, University of Warsaw (tbc)
  • Prof. Michał Zasada, Vice Rector for International Cooperation, Warsaw University of Life Sciences SGGW
  • Prof. Teofil Jesionowski, Vice Rector for Lifelong Learning, Poznań University of Technology

Dyskusja

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30

Special Guests

Chair: Dr Bianka Siwińska, Director, Perspektywy Education Foundation

Speakers:

  • Vivienne Stern, Director, at Universities UK International: Why our international links matter to UK universities?
  • Juliusz Szymczak-Gałkowski, Director of International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Science and Higher Education: Internationalisation in priorities and actions of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in 2018
12:30 - 12:45

Promotion session
Accommodation for international student

12:45 - 13:50

Plenary VI
Aspects of Internationalisation – problems, reports, announcements

Chair: Prof. Grzegorz Mazurek, Vice Rector of Leon Kozminski University

Panelists:

  • Dr Paweł Poszytek, Director General of FRSE
  • Katarzyna Aleksy, Head of the Department of programmes for institutions, Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange
  • Liliana Lato, Chair of IROs Forum, Head of International Office of Łódź University
  • Dmytro Furchak, Chairman of the Association of Ukrainian Students in Poland
  • Joanna Domagała, Coordinator of the Academy of Internationalisation “Study in Poland”, International Office of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
  • Dr Bianka Siwińska, Executive Director, Perspektywy Education Foundation
13:50 – 14:00

Special announcement:
Invitation for Conference „International Students in Poland 2019”

14:00 – 14:15

Final Session
Internationalisation of Higher Education in Poland - Challenges

    • Prof. Arkadiusz Mężyk
    • Prof. Marek Tukiendorf
    • Waldemar Siwiński
14:15 - 15:00
Farewell lunch

Honorary Patronage

Jarosław Gowin
Minister of Science
and Higher Education

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