Bologna, 9th and 10th May 2007

Wednesday 9th May 2007
Aula Magna "S.Lucia"
Via Castiglione, 36 - Bologna

9.00 – 9.45

Delegates' accreditation

9.45 – Opening session

Introductory greeting and coordination: Pier Ugo Calzolari, Rector of the University of Bologna "Alma Mater Studiorum"

  • Addresses by Representatives of the Institutions:
    Vasco Errani, President of Region Emilia-Romagna
    Monica Donini, President of the Legislative Assemblee of Region Emila-Romagna
    Sergio Cofferati, Major of Bologna
  • Introductory address by the Prime Minister, Romano Prodi
  • Address by the European Commissioner for Consumer Protection Meglena Kuneva
  • Address by a former Erasmus fellowship-holder
  • Lectio magistralis by Jacques Delors
  • Video projection on the experience of Erasmus students abroad

11.50 – 13.15

Erasmus: past, present and future

Coordinator: Myrta Merlino, RAI economic journalist

  • Fabio Mussi, Minister for Higher Education and Research
  • Domenico Lenarduzzi, former Director-General of the European Commission Education and Culture Directorate
  • Sandro Gozi, Coordinator of the General Steering Committee for the Great Event "Europa 2007"
  • Marcelino Oreja Aguirre, former European Commissioner for Energy and Transport Policy
  • Giovanna Melandri, Minister for Youth Policies and Sport

13.30 – Lunch

15.00 – Call to order

Coordinator: Myrta Merlino, RAI economic journalist

15.00 – 16.15

The value of the Erasmus experience in the world of employment

"The results of the Alma Laurea survey"

  • Andrea Cammelli, Professor, Director of Statistical Observatory, University of Bologna “Alma Mater Studiorum” and Director of the Interuniversity Consortium "AlmaLaurea"

"The professional value of Erasmus mobility"

  • Ulrich Teichler, Professor at University of Kassel and Director of the International Centre for Higher Education Research in Kassel

"Protagonists face-to-face"

  • Federica Guidi, Chief Executive Officer of "Ducati Energia"
  • Alessandro Lavenia, former Erasmus student
  • Maria Daria Taurisano, former Erasmus student
  • Luca Alfieri, former Erasmus student

16.20 – 17.45

Higher Education and the Erasmus experience

"Higher Education"

  • Antonello Masia, Director-General for Higher Education – Ministry of Higher Education and Research
  • Stefania Giannini, Rector of the University for Foreigner of Perugia and Coordinator for the internationalization of the Conference of Italian University Rectors

"The role of the Agencies in the development of Erasmus"

  • Giovanni Biondi, Director of the National Agency LLP - Italy

"Higher Artistic, Musical and Choral Education"

  • Giorgio Bruno Civello, Director General for Higher Artistic, Musical and Choral Education - Ministry of Higher Education and Research
  • Bruno Carioti, Director of Aquila Conservatory of Music and President of the Conference of Directors of Conservatories of Music
  • Mauro Mazzali, Director of the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna and Representative of the Conference of Directors of Academy of Fine Arts
  • Conclusions: Nando Dalla Chiesa, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Higher Education and Research

17.50 – Closing session

Luciano Modica, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Higher Education and Research

Registration of participants for the Round Tables the following day

19.00 – Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna - Galleria Guidi/Ala Collamarini

Via Belle Arti, 54

  • Opening of the ERASMUS EXHIBITION "DIFFERENZA"

21.00 – Bologna Conservatory of Music - SALA BOSSI

Piazza Rossini, 2

  • Concert: "Il bel danzar dell'anima gentile"

Thursday 10th May 2007
Nuovo Complesso Belmeloro
Via Belmeloro, 12A

9.00 – 9.45

Accreditation and registration of participants for Round Tables

9.45 – Opening Session

Plenary Assembly
"Erasmus: 20 years of mobility and cooperation in Europe"

Introductory greeting and coordination: Roberto Grandi, Prorettore of University of Bologna "Alma Mater Studiorum"

10.30 – 13.00

Round Tables

Welcoming, acknowledgement of university credits, and quality of mobility: the word to...

  • ...students
    Coordinator: Antonio Domenico Ialeggio, President ESN Italia
    Rapporteur: Manuel Marabese, President ESN Bologna
  • ...administrators of higher education establishments
    Coordinator: Fiona Hunter, Director of the Department of International Relation, University Carlo Cattaneo - LIUC
    Rapporteur: Tiziana Marotta, Chief executive of the Department of International Mobility, University of Lecce
  • ...higher education establishments
    Coordinator: Maria Sticchi Damiani, former national delegate for Erasmus, ECTS Counselor
    Rapporteur: Giancarlo Spinelli, Professor of Politecnico di Milano and delegate for Erasmus Programme

13.00 – Lunch

15.00 – Call to order

Plenary Assembly

Coordinator: Roberto Grandi, Prorettore of University of Bologna "Alma Mater Studiorum"

Reports of the Round Tables and open debate

17.00 – Closing session

Nando Dalla Chiesa, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Higher Education and Research

In the evening the delegates will be taken to Rimini

Sito realizzato con la gentile collaborazione del CASPUR