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Conference on the Role of Higher Education in the Development of Regions - 27 February

Papel do Ensino Superior no Desenvolvimento das Regiões
27 February 2020
Ical
Local: 
Auditorium of the Rectorate of NOVA University Lisbon

 

Registration

NOVA University Lisbon and the Coordination Commission for Lisbon and Vale do Tejo Regional Development (CCDR-LVT) organize on February 27, from 10 am to 12 pm, the conference "The Role of Higher Education in the Development of Regions", with Professor Peretz Lavie, former President of Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, as a keynote speaker.

About the Conference

Due to their unique characteristics and given their commitment to society, Universities can be stable active agents in attracting investment and creating future-oriented communities in the cities.

With planning and cooperation between economic and institutional agents, Universities - due to their movement of people and ideas - can also be a source of inclusive economic development, rejuvenating areas of cities and providing answers also in terms of integration with the communities where they are located. inserted. They can also act as a driving force for regional cohesion and development.

Programme

  • 10H00 | Reception to participants
  • 10H15 | Opening session
    • Rector of the NOVA University Lisbon, Prof. João Sàágua
    • President of CCDR-LVT, Architect Teresa Almeida
  • 10H45 | Keynote Speaker - Professor Peretz Lavie, President of Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (2009 to 2019)
  • 11:30 | Closing
    • Vice-Rector of NOVA University Lisbon, Prof. José Ferreira Machado
    • Moderation: André Veríssimo, Director of Jornal de Negócios newspaper

Conferência "O Papel do Ensino Superior no Desenvolvimento das Regiões"