Second announcement of the EM-iDEA conference in Ghent 23/11/11

This is the second announcement for the conference organised by the Erasmus
Mundus (EM) Action 3 project EM-iDEA, in Ghent (Belgium) on November 23rd, 2011.

The aim of the EM-iDEA project is to bring together the community working on
projects of EM  type, to exchange and to prepare collective actions.

The Ghent conference is the first of six regional conferences organised by the
project. The others will be held before July 2013 in: Lund, Vilnius, Valencia,
Novi Sad and Bordeaux. See below for the programme of the Ghent conference.

You should consider attending the conferences:

- if you are working on an existing joint programme of Erasmus Mundus type or
if you are preparing a new one

- if you wish to meet people involved in the implementation of joint programmes

- if you share the ambition to strengthen the cooperation within the European
Higher Education Area and with universities throughout the world

- if you would like to participate in the creation of a structured network of
professionals with experience in the development and implementation of joint


For more information on the EM-iDEA project and to register for the conferences


Registration closes on the 16th of November, 2011. Please note that places
are limited, so we encourage you to finalise your registration early.


Programme of the Ghent conference on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011:

Morning: two plenary sessions by invited speakers

P1 How joint programs can help make the European Higher Education Area more

P2 The day to day work of an EM coordinator and the problems he/she has to face.

Lunch (offered to all participants)

Afternoon: four workshops; final plenary session

The workshops will give participants the opportunity to take an active part
in the dicsussions. They will be lead by members of the EM-iDEA project.

W1 How to create synergies among EM coordinators, within an institution.

W2 How to best identify the needs of the EM community.

W3 Perceptions of the Erasmus Mundus program in third-countries.

W4 What role could an association of EM coordinators play?

P3 Plenary session summarising the day`s work.