Preliminary Program

Wednesday, 8 June 2022
15:00 Registration opens
16:00 Speed networking session - Meet your colleagues
17:00 Opening address by the President of eucen, Dr Balazs NEMETH
17:15 Official Welcome by the CEU authorities
17:30 Keynote “Education and ULLL in Hungary”. Dr Éva FARKAS, adult and lifelong learning expert (HU), member of the International Hall of Fame of Adult and Continuing Education
18:00 Closing of the day
18:10 Welcome – Wine Reception
Thursday, 9 June 2022
08:30 Registration opens
09:00 Welcome Speech from CEU
09:10 Formal Address from the EC – Klara ENGELS-PERENYI, DG Employment, European Commission
09:20 Opening Keynotes
  • Keynote 1: Dr. Mária CSEH, George Washington University (US)
  • Keynote 2: Ms. Nora LORENZ, UNESCO UIL (DE)
  • Keynote 3: Prof Marcella MILANA, University of Verona (IT)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Panel: Keys to a ULLL for increase participation, performance and partnership
Moderator: Seamus O’TUAMA, University of Cork (IE) and ASEM LLL Hub
  • Dr. Carmel BORG, University of Malta (MT)
  • Dr Hanne SMIDT, Senior Advisor for EUA and Director at Sodergard Consulting (DK)
  • Dr Gábor HALÁSZ, ELTE (HU)

12:45 Lunch
Moderators of the Parallel sessions:
  • Topic 1 - University Lifelong Learning in urban environments to enhance learning communities
    Eric AGBESSI, Clermont Auvergne University (FR)
    Seamus O’TUAMA, University College Cork (IE)
  • Topic 2 - Universities promoting Lifelong Learning through skills development and effective HRD
    Ulle KESLI, Tartu University (EE)
    Zsolt NEMESKERI, University of Pecs (HU)
  • Topic 3 - Universities’ roles in enhancing sustainable environment and social inclusion through LLL
    Kevin ORR, University of Huddersfield (UK)
    Eva CENDON, FernUniversität in Hagen (DE)
14:00 Parallel session A
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Parallel session B
17:30 Closing of the day
19:00 Conference Dinner
Friday, 10 June 2022
09:00 General Assembly (meeting opened to eucen members only)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Poster session
12:00 Open discussion
12:30 Final Keynote
DWFG, German Association for University Continuing and Distance Education (DE)
13:30 Short presentation from the host of 53rd eucen Conference – 2023 Utrecht (NL)
13:40 Official Closing of the Conference
13:45 Lunch
Extend your stay a few hours and attend the optional afternoon session
15:00 Optional Guided Tour in Budapest City Center (including visit to Open Society Archives) followed by wine tasting