Thursday, 24 November 2016

14:30 Registration starts

15:00 Formal Welcome and Opening: Françoise DE VIRON, President of eucen

15:10 Introduction [PRESENTATION]: Tamer ATABARUT and Ahidoba DE FRANCHI, eucen

15:30 Poster Session:

  • Digital Transformation – Formats of Knowledge Transfer between Universities and SME , Peter VON MITSCHKE-COLLANDE, Leibniz University Hannover (DE) [PRESENTATION]
  • Quality in online open and flexible education; E-xcellence and OpenupEd , George UBACHS, EADTU (NL) [PRESENTATION]
  • Humanitarian Distance Learning- Intermodality and Knowledge transfer in working situation , Edith FAVOREU, University of Geneva (CH) [POSTER]
  • Learners’ e-learning competence, a major challenge for digital education , Daniel K. SCHNEIDER, University of Geneva (CH) [PRESENTATION]
  • Self-Learning Open Online Courses (sLOOC) , Baha THABET, Al-Quds Open University (PS) [PRESENTATION]
  • The learning course as a collaborative OER platform: A hands-on perspective on quality issues , Susann KRIEGLSTEINER, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (DE) [Abstract] [POSTER]
  • Online Courses, ICT & Instructional Methods – Lifelong Learning at UPV , Felix BUENDÍA, Polytechnic University of Valencia (ES) [PRESENTATION]
  • MOOQ:  the European Alliance to improve quality of MOOCs , Lina MORGADO, presented by António TEIXEIRA, Universidade Aberta (PT) [PRESENTATION]

16:30 KeynoteAntonio TEIXEIRA,  Open University (PT) and former president of EDEN: Opening up, scaling up and mashing up: How European universities are facing the digital challenge [PRESENTATION]

17:15 KeynoteAlbert SANGRÀ, Academic Director, UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change, Open University of Catalunya (ES): Digital Learning and Sustainable Development: opportunities, risks and challenges [PRESENTATION]

Social programme:

19:30: Optional Walk to the restaurant

20:30 Optional Seminar Dinner at Asador de Aranda (Av. Tibidabo)


Friday, 25 November

09:00 Registration

09:30 Presentation of the day

09:45 Crossed view of research and practice

  • View of the practitioner: Arnaud TERMONIA, Director Continuing EducationDirector Health & Life Science training center-BIOPARKUniversité Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels (BE) [PRESENTATION]

Dialogue between the speakers and with the audience

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Brainstorming in sub-groups: what can we build together for our everyday work from the previous two presentations?

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Learning Café: in-depth presentations

  • Strand 3 |A global view on quality in digital learning [read more]Ebba OSSIANNILSSON, ICDE Operational Network BOLDIC, responsible for ICDE_ON_BOLDIC, EDEN EC, Vice President, The Swedish Association for Distance Education  and EADTU Quality Reviewer, Learning and MOOCS (Excellence and OpenupEd) [PRESENTATION]

16:00 Coffee break

16:30 Test the tools workshop: come try the outcomes of projects!

18:15 Conclusions [PRESENTATION] and closing

18:30 End


  • Ahidoba DE FRANCHI, eucen and University of Geneva (CH)
  • Tamer ATABARUT, eucen and Bogaziçi University (TR)


  • Carme ROYO and Jenny GILBERT, eucen Secretariat
  • Ahidoba de FRANCHI, eucen and University of Geneva (CH)