Call for contributions and registrations open for EURASHE’s 27th Annual Conference

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EURASHE has launched a call for contributions for its 27th Annual Conference titled ‘Professional Higher Education 4.0: A Change for Universities of Applied Sciences‘. The conference will take place in La Havre (France) on 30-31 March 2017.

A call for contribtuions has now been opened, and EURASHE is looking for:

  1. Breakout sessions
  2. Posters
  3. Good practices

The deadline to submit a contribution is Thursday 15 December 2016, 12.00 pm (noon) CET. All the details on the conference, and on the call for contributions are available on the conference page here.

The registrations for the conference have also been opened. Members will benefit from a reduced fee, as well as group registrations from the same organisation.

Join us in Le Havre to address the topics of the 4th industrial revolution, or so-called industry 4.0/industrie du futur, but especially the response of higher education: What do such developments mean for qualifications? What will be the impact on the width and specialisation of graduates and professionals? Will personal development still play a role in education? What challenges and impulses will rise for European higher education and its professionally oriented segment? Are universities of applied sciences ready to respond to this change? How will they turn the challenges and expectations of industry, the world of work in general and society at large into advantages? How can higher education stay relevant and change its learning design in the light of new digital opportunities, artificial intelligence and quantum computing? What about more social occupations like nursing and caring, will they be overwhelmed as well? How can future leaders and workers be prepared for contexts in perpetual evolution?

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