Thematic sessions

DECEMBER 1 (Friday)

10.00 – 11.30

Venue: Research Library, National Research Tomsk State University, Large Conference Hall (Lenina Prospect, 34а)

ROUND TABLE “SMART UNIVERSITY CITY: HOW TO BECOME APPEALING BY IMPLEMENTING PROGRAMS OF ACADEMIC MOBILITY. URDENTCHALLENGES OF THE SPECIAL TYPE OF MIRATION”

The competition among universities is rising due to the globalization of higher education. Higher education is becoming the important prerequisite for the successful regional development. Low levels of Russian higher education internationalization prove its insufficient competitiveness. To improve its positions Russian government launched the priority project “Export of education”. French government sets the same task for its higher education system. But what are key factors of student’s choice? How to attract and keep gifted person?

Moderators:

  • Michele DEBRENNE, Professor, director of the French Center, Novosibirsk State University (Russia)
  • Vadim SEN’KO, Head of TSU International Programs Office, National Research Tomsk State University (Russia)

Speakers:

  • Pascal CAUCHY, Attaché for University Cooperation of the Embassy of France in Russia (France – Russia)
  • Jun UENO, President, Tokyo Metropolitan University (Japan)
  • Anja HESS, Head of the DAAD Office in Novosibirsk
  • Svetlana SHKARINA, Head of the Regional Office of Campus France for Siberia and the Far East (Russia)
  • Karine HERTZLER, Professor, Administrative director of the Higher School of Professorship and Education(ESPE), Academy of Grenoble (France)
  • Vincent CHALLET, University of Montpellier (France)

Participants of the discussion:

  • Andreas WILMS, Vice President for Academic and International Affairs, Technische Hochschule Brandenburg (Germany)
  • Inna POMORINA, Professor, Bath Business School, Bath Spa University (UK)
  • Tohru YOSHIKAWA, Vice President, professor of urban planning, Tokyo Metropolitan University (Japan)
  • Liudmila AKHMETOVA, Director, International Euro-Asian Adaptation and Education Center, Tomsk State Pedagogical University (Russia)
  • Vadim ZYUBANOV, Director,  Department of International Cooperation, Tomsk State Pedagogical University (Russia)
DECEMBER 1 (Friday)

10.00 – 11.30

Venue: Research Library, National Research Tomsk State University, Large Conference Hall (Lenina Prospect, 34а)

UNIVERSITY IN THE SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGION AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE QUALITY OF LIFE: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP, THE CREATION OF A MARKET FOR SOCIAL SERVICES AND NEW BUSINESSES

In light of globalization, disruptive social changes and rapid growth of knowledge and technology, a range of new trends arise that is worth considering while universities define their strategy. Universities as centers for generation and dissemination of knowledge, based on culture and tradition, form the integral element of the national prestige. Social changes lead to changes in the university role as of “soft power” device. Contemporary university cities are the drivers of the disruptive social changes. Analysis of such city will give an answer, what is the role of traditions, intangible heritage and identity.

Moderator: Inna POMORINA, Professor, Bath Business School, Bath Spa University (UK)

Speakers:

  • Catherine VAUTRIN, President of the Association of University Cities of France  (France)
  • Inna POMORINA, Professor, Bath Business School, Bath Spa University (UK)
  • Andrey PANCHETOVSKIY, Acting General Director of the Entrepreneurship Support Fund of Ugra (Russia)
  • Natalia ZVEREVA, Director of the Foundation for Regional Social Programs “Our Future” (Russia) or Olga SIDOROVA, Regional Representative of the Foundation for Regional Social Programs “Our Future” (Russia)
  • Anatoly BATAEV, Professor, Rector, Novosibirsk State Technical University (Russia)
  • Yevgenia MIKHAILOVA, Rector, North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk (NEFU)
  • Valentina KAZIMIRENOK, Head of the investment department at “Irkutsk Kvartaly” project (Russia)
  • Tatiana PODKLADOVA, Founder of the autonomous noncommercial organization “Soglasie Resource Center”, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Social Work of the Faculty of Philosophy, TSU
  • Tatiana GUDZ’, Associate Professor of the Department of Architecture and Urbanism, Perm National Research Polytechnic University, General Director of LLC Polis Consulting (Russia)
  • Kseniya STEPANENKO, director of the autonomous noncommercial organization “Territory” (Russia)
  • Natalia KOLODIY, Professor of the Department of Social Communications, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University
DECEMBER 2 (Saturday)

10.00 – 11.30

Venue: Large Conference Hall, Research Library, National Research Tomsk State University (Lenina Prospect, 34а)

 UNIVERSITY CITY AND CONTEMPORARY TRENDS: LIFELONG LEARNING, EMPLOYMENT OF THE THIRD AGE POPULATION, DIGITALIZATION AND LABOR MARKET

The modern challenges for university cities are:

  • ageing of population (which causes great demand for lifelong learning);
  •  demographic situation and reduction of students’ number (the number of students in Siberian University Cities has decreased by 10%in the last 5 years).
  • digitalization and expansion of distance learning.

Is there a way to give quick and elaborated response to these challenges?

Speakers:

  • Andreas WILMS, Vice President for Academic and International Affairs, Technische Hochschule Brandenburg (Germany)
  • Anatoly BATAEV, Professor, Rector, Novosibirsk State Technical University (Russia)
  • Yevgenia MIKHAILOVA, Rector, North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk (NEFU)
  • Elena NOVIKOVA, author of the project “Silver University”, National Research Tomsk State University (Russia)
  • Tchanguiz RAZBAN, Professor, Director of the International Department,  Ecole polytechnique Université de Nantes (France)
  • Steve MILLINGTON, Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)
  • Roberto BRUNI, Research Fellow, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio (Italy)
  • Dina SPICHEVA, Associate Professor of the Department of Social Communications, National Research Tomsk State University (Russia)

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