We received requests from several universities to extend the deadline of the call for contributions. We complied with these requests and extend the deadline to March 1st 2023! This to allow you extra time to submit your expert contribution in order to share with your colleagues from all of Europe!
Different types of contributions are requested, such as evidence based examples of successful university continuing education (UCE), as well as, best practices for facilitating UCE within universities. This call for contributions is geared towards researchers, practitioners and teachers, both individuals and organizations.
Consequently, we are looking for three categories of contributions:
1. Research papers including conceptual or empirical work on the topic of the conference; papers will be presented in 20 minutes time slots.
2. Testing ground laboratories where participants can experience concrete innovative UCE/ULLL practices, formats and didactics. The laboratories will have 90 minutes (including an evaluation and reflection part).
3. Short papers on Organisational and administrative innovations in domains as UCE-leadership, embedding UCE in university primary processes, improving the quality and professionalization of UCE and UCE teachers, connecting academia and society et cetera; short papers will be presented in 20 minutes time slots.
The theme for this conference is “University Continuing Education with Impact: The Power of Connection!” If you register before April 16th, you will receive an early bird discount!
The conference is held from May 31st until June 2nd 2023. The first keynote speakers are already confirmed, including Joost Korte, Director-General, European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EMPL), and Hester Bijl, Rector Magnificus Leiden University and Chairman of the National LLO-Catalyst.
We look forward to welcoming you at Utrecht University and we warmly welcome EUCEN participants from all over the world to come and enjoy our beautiful town of Utrecht!