Annual NORDTEK conference will be dedicated to current events in higher education and research

28th of May, 2018

Riga Technical University will host annual NORDTEK Conference 2018 where rectors, deans, members of academic staff and students from most prestigious technical universities will meet to discuss current events in higher education and research. The conference will take place form 6th till 8th of June and topic of this year is «Changes in Globalisation- Challenges and opportunities for Nordic/Baltic higher education and research policy.»

Conference will focus on globalisation challenges that higher education and research area is facing today, tackling questions regarding better management of university infrastructure, creation of sustainable life-long learning environment, increase borderless cooperation, as well as digitalization as a tool for more effective governance.

Outstanding speakers from various organisations such as European Commission, Technology Institute Denmark, NordForsk, EIR RAW materials Baltic Sea Innovation Hub and others will share their experience and best practices in infrastructure management, international cooperation and the outlook on how University 4.0 could look in the near future. During the event, round table discussions and other networking platforms will take place, giving the opportunity for the participants to get valuable contacts. Conference will close by a Gala dinner.

Additionally, during the welcome reception on 7th June, conference participants will also be able to attend a historical event when NORDTEK will welcome new member universities from Baltic states- Riga Technical University, Tallinn University of Technology, Kaunas University of Technology and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.  This will ensure further possibilities for cooperation on a Nordic- Baltic scale in research and higher education field.

For more information about the NORDTEK conference, agenda and speakers, please, visit NORDTEK Conference 2018 homepage.

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