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Socrates Gala Ceremony, 20.12.2016, Oxford, UK

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19 December, Monday

Welcome reception from EBA

Express exhibition opening ceremony

18:00–20:00 The Academic Lounge, 2 Woodin’s Way, Oxford OX1 1HF
 

- Registration;

- Welcome Reception of Europe Business Assembly Director General and the Academic Union Honourary President for academia and business representatives;

- Academic Lounge presentation;

- Opening of an express exhibition of printed research papers and books from AU members;

- Autograph and photo session;

- AU Training Center key programmes’ presentation

(upon special invitation)

20 December, Tuesday

Annual Gathering of the Academic Union, Oxford

Working sessions and panels of innovative trends in business and educational management

09:00–10:00 Assembly Room, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's, Oxford, OX1 1BX
 

Registration

09:00–10:00 Old Library, Oxford Town Hall
 

Morning coffee/tea and networking 

10:00–12:00 Assembly Room, Oxford Town Hall
Plenary session

Summit opening

‘Investment to Education As Investment to the Future’

Welcome speeches:

- Prof. John Netting, Director General, Europe Business Assembly, UK

- Dr. Vincenzo Costigliola, President of the Academic Union, Oxford, UK 

12:00–13:00 Old Library, Oxford Town Hall
 

Lunch and networking

13:00–16:30 Assembly Room, Oxford Town Hall
Business Working session

‘Innovative Solutions to Global Economic Challenges on Regional Level’

Moderator: Prof. Glauco De Vita, Centre for Business in Society (CBiS), Faculty of Business and Law, Coventry University, UK

Key-note speeches:

- Heinz Wehrle, Managing Partner, Horwath HTL, Switzerland, President ‘Prime Business Destinations’ investment promotion programme

- Mr. Emmanuel Noutary, General Delegate of Anima Investment Network, France

Presentations of investment and innovative projects from leading regional companies and Socrates awards winners

- Admission of new members to the International Club of Leaders (ICL)

16:30–18:00 Assembly Room, Oxford Town Hall
Academic working session

'Innovative Practices in Learning Process'

Moderator: Dr. Vincenzo Costigliola, President of the Academic Union, Oxford

Key-note speeches:

- Ivan Savvov, Director of International Relations, EBA Conferences, UK

- Dr. Ronke Ogunmakin, Media Director, National Open University of Nigeria

- Dr. Rommel Maglaya, Chief, Professional Development Division, National Educators Academy of the Philippines

- Dr. Vincenzo Costigliola, President of the Academic Union, Oxford

Presentations of achievements, educational programmes and international cooperation projects of leading regional

Admission of new members to the Academic Union (AU) and the Club of Rectors (CRE)

Announcement of the results and the presentation of certificates for the competition ‘Science and Education’ winners

Socrates Award Ceremony
19:00–20:00 Assembly Room, Oxford Town Hall
 

Welcome cocktail and photo session

20:00–21:30 Main Hall, Oxford Town Hall
 

Socrates Award Ceremony

The Major Event of the Year, the biggest gathering of Europe Business Assembly community members and partners from 50 world countries

Welcome speeches:

- Prof. John Netting, Director General, Europe Business Assembly, UK

- Dr. Vincenzo Costigliola, President of the Academic Union, Oxford, UK

Socrates Committee international awards presentation to rectors of educational institutions, scientists and CEOs of innovative regional companies

Master of the Ceremony: Peter Thompson, President, UK National Association of Toastmasters

21:30–23:00 Main Hall, Oxford Town Hall
 

Gala dinner: banquet, traditional light musical entertainment

21 December, Wednesday

Workshop Day ‘GLOBAL BUSINESS FOR AN EFFECTIVE MANAGER’ PROGRAMME
OXFORD CITY WALKING TOUR

10:00–15:00 The Academic Lounge, 2 Woodin’s Way, Oxford OX 1HF
 

'GLOBAL BUSINESS FOR AN EFFECTIVE MANAGER’ TRAINING PROGRAMME

15:00–16:30

Oxford City Walking Tour

 

 

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