2018 Congress Programme

Congress Programme

November 28, 2018

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS RESEARCH PARK VISIT

15:00  -  17:00

WELCOME RECEPTION

18:30  -  21:00

November 29, 2018

CONGRESS – WELCOME ADDRESS

09:15  -  09:45

TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITIES AND GLOBAL CHALLENGES

09:45  -  11:00
In this session university leaders will give examples of impact achieved at their institution on major global challenges. It will also provide an opportunity to discuss the potential future impact of technology univer...

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REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:00  -  11:15

A NETWORK OF INNOVATIVE COLLABORATION

11:15  -  12:30
From multi-national corporations to international agencies, government organisations to global innovation networks universities collaborate across sectors, industries and the world. This session will showcase examples...

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LUNCH AND NETWORKING

12:30  -  13:30

EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES PARALLEL SESSIONS: EDUCATION

13:30  -  15:30
Virtual Academy of Engineering, with online courses delivered by WTUN members

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EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES PARALLEL SESSION: RESEARCH

13:30  -  15:30
Joint M.S./ Ph.D. programs among WTUN member institutions

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EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES PARALLEL SESSIONS: INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

13:30  -  15:30
Partnerships among incubators & start-up's on WTUN member campuses to include a discussion on higher skills and student innovation and entrepreneurship.

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REFRESHMENT BREAK

15:30  -  16:00

UN SUSTAINABLE GOALS AND WTUN: OUR CONTRIBUTION TO TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD

16:00  -  17:30
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The SDGs work in the spirit of partnership and pragmati...

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CONGRESS DINNER

19:15  -  22:00

November 30, 2018

REVIEW OF DAY 1

09:00  -  09:30

WORLD TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITIES NETWORK: BOARD MEETINGS

09:30  -  11:30

WORLD TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITIES NETWORK: MOU SIGNINGS

11:30  -  12:00

LUNCH AND NETWORKING

12:00  -  13:00

SOCIAL EXCURSIONS TO EXPERIENCE THE LOCAL AREA

13:00  -  16:00
Options for guests to visit Mahabalipuram (World Heritage Site) or take a City Tour.

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