Version 08 August 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017

14:30 Registration starts

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

15:10 Introduction: Tamer ATABARUT, eucen Steering Committee member

15:30 Poster Session

17:15 Keynotes:

  • Diana WU, Dean, University of California Berkeley Extension (US)
  • TBC

Social programme

20:30 Optional Seminar Dinner (restaurant to be confirmed)

Friday, 17 November 2017

09:00 Registration

09:30 Presentation of the day

09:45 Crossed view of research and practice

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Brainstorming in sub-groups

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Learning Café (1): in-depth presentations

Strand 1 “Financial models of ULLL/UCE centres using different sources of funding” – workshop leader TBC

Strand 2 “Identification of flagship programs: Open enrolment and Custom programs for diverse stakeholders” – workshop leader TBC

16:15 Coffee break

16:45 Learning Café (2): in-depth presentations

Strand 3ROI calculations in training environment” – Frank EDWARDS, Director, Pearson Workforce Development

Strand 4 “Balancing Financial Sustainability with the institutions’ Social Mission” – Raffaela KIHRER, Policy Officer, European association for the education of adults EAEA

18:30 Closing



Tamer ATABARUT, eucen. Bogaziçi University (TR)

Kari SEPPALA, Vice-President of eucen. University of Turku (FI)


Carme ROYO, eucen Secretariat

Ece Gokakın Kurtulduk, Bogaziçi University (TR)