EUNIS 2008 is the 14th congress in a series of conferences within the framework of the European University Information Systems Organisation (EUNIS).
The 4-day congress (incl. tutorials) is an opportunity to share experiences with IT professionals from higher education in other countries, to attend several presentations on topics relevant to the current issues in IT, to visit EUNIS sponsors and learn more about the latest developments in the field. More than 370 people attended last year’s congress.
See the trailer for EUNIS 2008
(Install QuickTime on your computer to view the trailer)
The EUNIS congress in 2008 in Denmark is hosted by Aarhus University and will take place from the 24th - 27th of June 2008.
Århus is a beautiful and vivid city and easy to reach from other countries in Europe. The University of Aarhus offers excellent congress facilities for EUNIS 2008.
Visions for use of IT in higher education
EUNIS 2008 will focus on: Visions for use of IT in higher education - Vision IT. The themes for EUNIS 2008 are:
- IT strategy and governance
- IT infrastructure and integrated systems
- Identity management, federation, security and shared services
- IT support for globalisation and mobility
- Portals and student services
- Virtual libraries and repositories for research and teaching
- E-learning: Organisation and implementation
- Educational tools and technologies
- Vision IT for next generation universities
Pictures from EUNIS 2008
EUNIS 2008 sponsors
EUNIS 2008 appreciated the support of the following sponsors:
Keynote speakers at EUNIS 2008
Tor Nørretranders, non-fiction writer, DK
Looking back at 2028
Sugata Mitra, Newcastle University, UK
Learning styles and self organizing systems in education
Michael Zastrocky, Gartner
E-Learning in Higher Education, Have We Reached a Plateau? The Annual Gartner/EUNIS Update
Ronald Yanosky, EDUCAUSE
Process and Politics: IT Governance in North American Higher Education
Mark Stiles, Staffordshire University, UK
Sustaining Innovation but Keeping Control?
Richard Barrington, SUN Microsystems
Virtualisation in a Material world - ICT as a key enabler to a low Carbon Economy?
Dorte Olesen (President of TERENA), Martin Price (EUNIS) and Michael Nowlan (Independent Consultant)
Campus Networks - the next ten years
Søren Peter Nielsen, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, DK
EU eID programme and Liberty Identity Assurance Framework
- Niels Højberg, Director of Administration, University of Aarhus, DK