Call for Proposal

Crisis Management: Remaking European higher education amid unfolding social realities
28-30 June 2022 (Tuesday – Thursday, 9.30am-12.30pm GMT+1)

The deadline to submit your proposal is 13 May 2022.

Proposals will be evaluated on how well they fit within the theme and applicants will be informed about the outcome of the evaluation as soon as possible.

If you are new to the Proposal Submission System, please read the user guide.

Below are the following Tracks and Topics available for the event.

This track aims to discuss how to help refugees, as students, academics, and researchers in areas such as:

  • Policies to provide access to higher education, recognizing credentials and studies already undertaken.
  • Services provided and needed, such as accommodation, food, assimilation into society and mental health counseling.
  • Initiatives undertaken prior and during the Ukraine crisis

The connection between social justice and misinformation is often used to argue against social justice and equity (trans rights, immigrants, etc).

This track will investigate:

  • What are institutions doing to create a more equitable society and improve access to education?
  • How are universities benefiting society, building media literacy, and tackling misinformation?

This track looks at the current model of funding in European higher education, with a particular focus on the growing reliance on international student revenue and increased commercialization.

Sessions will focus on:

  • Who is advocating to increase research and teaching funding in the higher education sector? Are their initiatives successful?
  • What are the implications of an over-commercialized sector?

What is the role played by climate action within higher education?

This track’s sessions aim at exploring:

  • How are internationalization models and student mobility being affected by climate action’s initiatives?
  • What are the most successful university-led research projects on climate change and what impact are they having?
  • What does it mean to be a net-zero campus?

How are universities juggling multiple crises simultaneously?

This track will focus on:

  • Identifying what are key factors influencing universities in prioritising one crisis over another.
  • Creating a roadmap for institutions to tackle crisis management without blindly following crisis “trends”.

Information for Presenters

The below policy has been put in place to ensure the delivery of a varied informative and well-tailored presentations by diverse prominent presenters of the global higher education sector.

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Submissions By Non-Academic Institutions

Kindly note that there has been a revision in our submission policies. If a non-academic institution would like to present a paper at our conferences, please send in your enquiry to [email protected] and we will forward this to our conference chair for their consideration.

*Do note that there will be presenter fee applicable for non-academic institution.

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Multiple SUBMISSIONS BY Academic Institutions

All proposers of the said event are to abide to the following:

  • Each approved presenter will only be scheduled to a single presentation slot in the program
  • Each institution is allowed up to three approved presentation slots, of which are to contain three different presenters.

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