The UNICA Rectors Seminar "Digitalization and Education. Can universities keep up with Industry 4.0?” will be hosted by the University of Zagreb on Thursday and Friday, 23-24 May 2019.
The Rectors Seminar will address the added value and novel forms of inter-university cooperation and explore the background for the growing interest in topics of digitalization and education. The Seminar will also look at the specific benefits of cross-border and inter-institutional partnerships, including joint efforts to prepare universities and member states for Industry 4.0.
The Seminar - organised in the framework of the 350th anniversary celebrations of the University of Zagreb - will also look at how Croatia as a new EU Member State, and the University of Zagreb in particular, face these crucial challenges.
Rectors/Presidents, Vice-Rectors/Vice-Presidents, Deans, other representatives of Academic Leadership and university top management will participate and exchange their views about main topics of the Seminar. Prof. Miloš Judaš, Ph. D., Vice-rector for Science, Inter-Institutional Cooperation and International Relations of the University of Zagreb will be Overall Chairman, welcome speech will be held by prof. Damir Boras, Ph. D., rector of the University host, Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development and prof. Luciano Saso, Ph. D., UNICA President.
UNICA is an institutional Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe. It was founded in 1990, and it is currently made up of 51 universities from 37 capital cities of Europe, combining over 160,000 university staff and 1.900,000 students. The activities of the Network are guided by the principles expressed in its Mission & Vision.