Preliminary Program

Wednesday, 8 June 2022
15:00 Registration opens
17:00 Opening address by the President of eucen, Dr Balazs NEMETH
17:15 Official Welcome by CEU Leadership
17:30 Keynote “Education and ULLL in Hungary”. Dr Éva FARKAS, adult and lifelong learning expert (HU), member of the International Hall of Fame of Adult and Continuing Education
18:00 Closing of the day
18:10 Welcome – Wine Reception
Thursday, 9 June 2022
08:30 Registration opens
09:00 Welcome Speech from CEU
09:20 Opening Keynotes
  • Keynote 1: Dr. Mária CSEH, George Washington University (US)
  • Keynote 2: Mr. Raul VALDES-COTERA (UNESCO UIL in Hamburg, DE)
  • Keynote 3: TBC
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Panel: Keys to a ULLL for increase participation, performance and partnership
Moderator: Seamus O’TUAMA, University of Cork (IE) and ASEM LLL Hub
  • Dr. Carmel BORG, University of Malta (MT)
  • Dr Hanne SMIDT, Senior Advisor for EUA and Director at Sodergard Consulting (DK)
  • Dr Gábor HALÁSZ, ELTE (HU)
12:00 Open discussion
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Parallel session A
  • Topic 1 - University Lifelong Learning in urban environments to enhance learning communities
  • Topic 2 - Universities promoting Lifelong Learning through skills development and effective HRD
  • Topic 3 - Universities’ roles in enhancing sustainable environment and social inclusion through LLL
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Parallel session B
  • Topic 1 - University Lifelong Learning in urban environments to enhance learning communities
  • Topic 2 - Universities promoting Lifelong Learning through skills development and effective HRD
  • Topic 3 - Universities’ roles in enhancing sustainable environment and social inclusion through LLL
17:30 Closing of the day
19:00 Conference Dinner
Friday, 10 June 2022
09:00 General Assembly (meeting opened to eucen members only)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Poster session
12:00 Open discussion
12:30 Final Keynote
University and academia - between social engagement and woke ideology
Dr Katarina POPOVIC - International Council for Adult Education and University of Belgrade (RS)
13:30 Short presentation from the host of 53rd eucen Conference – 2023 Utrecht (NL)
13:40 Official Closing of the Conference
13:45 Lunch
Extend your stay a few hours and attend the optional afternoon session
15:00 Optional Guided Tour in Budapest City Center