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23 NOVEMBER, 2023




The digitalization of universities is a topic that has become more and more relevant over the years. There is no doubt that technology is changing our world, and the educational sector is not left out of this process. That is why we invite you to take part in our online conference dedicated to the digitalization of universities.
At the conference, we will bring together leading experts in the field of digitalization of universities who will talk about their successes and failures. You will learn how technology can open up new opportunities for lecturers and students, simplify the learning process and save time.



NOVEMBER 23, 2023.


  • 10:30 am – 10:30 am Ensuring digital accessibility compliance through inclusive design and development processes.

Robert SalvenHead of Digital Experience, Aalto University.

  • 10:30 am – 11:15 am Building the campus of the future: experience of different countries. How to build an IT infrastructure to support an ecosystem of multiple digital services enabled by university data. How to effectively profile and promote university experts.

Vincenzo Maltese, Head of Dissemination and Evaluation of Research Outputs Division, Head of Digital services for research office, UNIVERSITY OF TRENTO.

  • 11:15 am – 11:30 am Coffee break
  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm Student mobility is blooming, but are the study administrative systems keeping up? Mobility is a keyword in the new European digital landscape. Students and staff should be able to cross borders, both physically and digitally but it is equally important that the study administrative systems can be interoperable and manage the flow of student related data seamlessly. This is not the case yet but there are several initiatives that are working in this direction. The talk gives an overview of the current situation and what is coming in the near future.

Tor Fridell, Head of Student Information System, Linkoping University; coordinator for international affairs for the national Swedish Ladok Consortium. 

  • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Digitilisation & Lifelong Learning

Rachid Hourizi, Director of the Institute of Coding, University of Bath.

  • 12:30 pm – 01:30 pm Lunch
  • 01:30 pm – 02:15 pm Digital Transformation Strategies at organizational level for universities.

Diana Andone, Director, e-Learning Center, Politehnica University of Timisoara.

  • 02:15 pm – 02:45 pm The best cases of digital strategy implementation. Creative storytelling techniques to engage their staff and students in a new digital 2030 strategy.

Tendai Charles, Assistant Professor - Faculty of Education, British University in Dubai.

  • 02:45 pm – 03:15 pm Avenues for Excellence: Exploring Innovations in the Transformation of Higher Education for Vice Chancellors and Rectors of Universities

Nauman Ahmad, Faculty at Centre for Preparatory Studies, Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman.

  • 03:15 pm – 03:45 pm The Metaverse in action: a digital twin of a campus in metaverse. Augmented Reality campus to facilitate immersive learning and connect students from different regions. Using a digital twin - attending classes, live performances. Involvement in the development of students.

Gül Akcaova, Lead futurist, SURF.

  • 03:45 pm – 04:15 pm University website and social networks. Recommendations for improving a university website. How to increase digital visits. University in social networks: best practices. How universities can successfully Iintegrate social media into the recruitment process. The type of content and formats that can be used to increase student engagement. What can universities gain from integrating social media into student recruitment? How to turn your students and alumni into your social media ambassadors?

Bjorn Thomson, Digital Experience Solutions Director, ImageX.