Leadership Program Keio University

Yokohama, Japan, 29 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the assessment of the “Science for Development of Super Mature Society” program of Keio Leading Graduate School Program, Keio University.

LERU & RU11 Japan

Yokohama, Japan, 29 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with a delegation of RU11 Japan and discusses further collaboration between LERU and RU11 Japan, and the other members of the Global Council of Research Intensive Universities.

Keio University Mita Campus

Minato, Japan, 28 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere visits the Mita Campus of Keio University.

2015 Global Research Council Meeting

Tokyo, Japan, 28 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the second day of the 2015 Global Research Council Meeting.

Prof Hitoshi Ushijima, Chuo University

Tokyo, Japan, 28 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere discusses over breakfast collaboration between the Law Schools of the University of Leuven and Chuo University, with Prof Hitoshi Ushijima.

Career Path Lecture

Yokohama, Japan, 27 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere holds a “Career Path Lecture” for the “Science for Development of Super Mature Society” program of Keio Leading Graduate School Program, Keio University.

2015 Global Research Council Meeting

Tokyo, Japan, 27 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the first day of the 2015 Global Research Council Meeting.

Global Symposium on Scientific Breakthroughs

Tokyo, Japan, 26 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the Global Symposium on Scientific Breakthroughs, preceding the start of the 2015 Global Research Council Meeting, and hosted by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Board of Directors, VREG

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 21 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

Board of Directors MRBB

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 21 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Board of Directors of MRBB.

Rectors' Assembly LERU

Geneva, Switzerland, 15 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU Board of Directors and Rectors’ Assembly meetings, as hosted by rector Jean-Dominique Vassalli of the University of Geneva, at the UN Palace of Nations and the Biotech Campus. Guest speakers were José Manuel Barroso (former EC President) and Michael Moller (acting Director-General UN Geneva).

Turkey and ERA

Brussels, Belgium, 13 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets President Ahmet Acar of the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, to discuss recent developments in the European Research Area.

LERU Rectors meet in Leuven

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 13 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere joins Prof Rik Torfs (University of Leuven), and Prof Michael Hengartner (University of Zurich) in their bilateral reflection on Leuven-Zurich, and broader LERU wise, cooperation.

Flemish Association for Energy Law

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 13 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the morning session of the 2015 annual conference of the Flemish Association for Energy Law.

Switzerland and EU

UCCLE, Belgium, 13 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets over lunch with the Swiss Ambassador, Roberto Balzaretti, in Brussels, together with a Swiss and EU delegation, to discuss recent developments in EU R&I policy.

ERA Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 12 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the ERA Platform meeting and lunch, discussing recent ERA developments, and preparing for the June 2015 ERA conference.

Ann Mettler, EPSC

Brussels, Belgium, 12 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Ann Mettler, head of the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), European Commission, and her staff, and discusses recent developments in EU R&I policy.

20 Years Swisscore in Brussels

Brussels, Belgium, 12 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the academic ceremony at the occasion of 20 Years of Swisscore in Brussels.

LERU and EIT

Budapest, Hungary, 7 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the EIT Innovation Forum and speaks about the role of universities in the EIT KICs during the EIT Stakeholders Forum.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 27 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

LERU-Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 27 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

ALLEA General Assembly

Lisbon, Portugal, 23 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks about LERU’s views on ERA at the General Assembly of ALLEA.

SON LERU

Paris, France, 21 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere gives an update of LERU activities for the LERU Senior Officers at University Paris-Sud.

IMER Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 20 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the IMER staff meeting, discussing staff issues, publications, conferences, and classes for the academic year 2014-2015.

ERA Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 13 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the ERA Platform at DG Research & Innovation, discussing the ERA MoU approach and ERAC ERA Roadmap.

LERU-Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 3 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

LERU - Universitas 21

Lund, Sweden, 2 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets the new rectoral team at Lund University and discusses with Prof Eva Wiberg, Executive Director Universitas 21, possible forms of cooperation between LERU and Universitas 21.

LERU in the European Parliament

Brussels, Belgium, 31 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs a LERU lunch event, hosted by MEP Philippe De Backer, informing MEP assistants about LERU’s views and positions on a number of R&I topics.

LERU and Cultural Institutions

Copenhagen, Denmark, 27 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Prof Patrik Andersson, director of Music at Lund University, to discuss the role of musea and cultural institutions in LERU universities.

LERU and Nordforsk

Helsinki, Finland, 26 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Prof Marja Makarow, chair of the Nordforsk Board, to discuss ERA related issues.

375th Anniversary of the University of Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland, 26 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the festivities (reception, museum opening, academic ceremony) of the 375th anniversary of the University of Helsinki.

Board of Directors MRBB

Helsinki, Finland, 26 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates through conference call in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

Future Universities Roundtable

Helsinki, Finland, 25 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the “Future Universities Roundtable”, preparing the 400th anniversary of the University of Helsinki.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 20 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

PhD Seminar Cathy Suykens

Leuven, Belgium, 17 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the PhD seminar of Dra Cathy Suykens on “Floods and International River Basin Districts: Europe stands United?”.

Appointments Committee MRBB

Brussels, Belgium, 17 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Appointments Committee of MRBB.

Uppsala University

Brussels, Belgium, 17 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Rector Eva Akesson and the senior management team of Uppsala University, and speaks on recent EU R&I developments.

Audit Committee MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 10 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Audit Committee of MRBB.

PhD Seminar Jean-Christophe Beyers

Leuven, Belgium, 10 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the PhD seminar of Drs Jean-Christophe Beyers on “The legal relationship between spatial planning and water management in the framework of adaptation to climate change”.

LERU-Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 6 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

TCD President Patrick Prendergast

Leuven, Belgium, 6 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere welcomes Prof Patrick Prendergast, President and Provost of Trinity College Dublin, in Leuven and discusses recent R&I developments in Europe.

LERU Policy Committee Meeting

Leiden, The Netherlands, 2 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Policy Committee at Leiden University, discussing recent R&I developments in Europe.

LERU-IDEA League

Leiden, The Netherlands, 2 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Dr Willemijn Dicke, new Secretary-General of the IDEA League, and discusses recent R&I developments in Europe.

SSH Research and Cardiff University

Leuven, Belgium, 27 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Prof Rick Delbridge and Prof George Boyne, Cardiff University, to discuss Social Sciences and Humanities Research.

LERU ERP-Community Meeting

Brussels, Belgium, 26 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents the recent EU developments in R&I at the meeting of the LERU Community of European Research Project Managers, at KU Leuven, Campus Brussels .

Advancing Technology for Humanity

Brussels, Belgium, 26 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with representatives of IEEE, whom’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

Universities, Innovation and Europe

Brussels, Belgium, 26 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the EIB Institute Event on “Universities, Innovation and Europe”.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 24 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

Future Challenges for Universities

Leuven, Belgium, 20 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Rector-Magnificus Bert Vander Zwaan, Utrecht University, to discuss future challenges for universities in Europe.

Transforming Innovation Policy for Europe

Florence, Italy, 17 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the conference “Transforming Innovation Policy for Europe: Towards a New Theory” at the European University Institute, Florence.

Online Learning

Brussels, Belgium, 6 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the morning session of the LERU Open Seminar on Online Learning at the Scotland House Conference Centre in Brussels.

Text and Data Mining

Brussels, Belgium, 3 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the High Level Roundtable Discussion on Text and Data Mining with Commissioner Günther Oettinger.

SSH and Interdisciplinary Research

Brussels, Belgium, 3 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU launch event for the LERU brochure on SSH and Interdisciplinary Research at KOWI, Brussels.

LERU Board of Directors Meeting

London, United Kingdom, 30 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU BoD meeting at University College London, discussing the state of affairs of LERU activities.

Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar

London, United Kingdom, 29 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar on “Implementing the Science and Innovation Strategy”.

Assessing the Impact of Science Funding in Europe

Brussels, Belgium, 27 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Bruegel/Simpatic workshop on assessing the impact of science funding in Europe.

VREG Business Plan 2015

Brussels, Belgium, 23 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the presentation of the VREG Business Plan 2015.

Understanding Research Involving Animals and the Alternatives

Brussels, Belgium, 20 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in an MEP hosted meeting of the Wellcome Trust on research involving animals and the alternatives, in the European Parliament.

INBO

Brussels, Belgium, 20 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Dr Jurgen Tack, Director-General INBO (Institute for Nature and Forest Research), to discuss issues of mutual concern in EU R&I policy.

EU-LIFE

Brussels, Belgium, 20 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Dr Marta Agostinho, EU-LIFE Manager, to discuss issues of mutual concern in EU R&I policy.

Environmental Border Taxes

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, 16 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the annual meeting of the PhD guidance commission of Alice Pirlot, working on Environmental Border Taxes, at UCL.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 16 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

Economic Impact LERU

Leuven, Belgium, 15 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Graeme Blackett of Biggar Economics to discuss the LERU Economic Impact Study.

Organisational Re-structuring of European universities

Barcelona, Spain, 12 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU seminar on organisational re-structuring of European universities at the University of Barcelona.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 6 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

Inaugural Lectures Faculty of Law KU Leuven

Leuven, Belgium, 6 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the academic session with inaugural lectures at the Faculty of Law of KU Leuven.