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Sunday 11, April
Welcome Cocktail
Monday 12, April
Welcome and Opening Remarks

(Main Conference Hall)

Prof. Dr. Gülsün Sağlamer (Chair of the Organization Committee, Istanbul Technical University)

Prof. Dr. Derin Ural (Vice Rector of Istanbul Technical University)

Mrs. Nimet Çubukçu (Minister of National Education)

Plenary Session I

(Main Conference Hall)

Chair: Gülsün Sağlamer (Istanbul Technical University)

The Developments in European Higher Education Policies in the last years and its Impact on the Higher Education Institutions
Maria Helena Nazare (Vice President, EUA)

Women’s Leadership: Individual Wisdom and Collective Experience of Women University Presidents
Liu Jinan (Rector, Communication University of China)

Coffee Break
Parallel Sessions I: Women’s Leadership in Higher Education

(Main Conference Hall)

Session A Chair (ROOM #1): Margret Wintermantel (HRK German Rectors' Conference) (to be confirmed)

Who is patching the glass ceilings? Krista Varantola (University of Tampere)

Standard procedures to appoint rectors as an obstacle for female candidates? The Swedish situation Kerstin Noren (Karlstad University)

Sharing the power with women at Spanish Universities? Carmen Fenoll (University of Castilla-La Mancha)

Road to equality – overcoming barriers Kristín Ingólfsdóttir (University of Iceland)

Private University Management, Between performance and political motivation Corina Dumitrescu (Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University)

My leadership experience from US to Turkey Derin Ural (Istanbul Technical University

Internationalization of the Universities and Women Leadership Liu Liqun (Communication University of China)

A try to make a difference Gülsün Sağlamer (Istanbul Technical University)

Session B Chair (ROOM #2): Maria Helena Nazare (Aveiro University)

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Policy measures in a Swedish Perspective Christina Ullenius (Karlstad University)

Women in higher education and science Gordana Kralik (Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek)

The motives and experience of women leaders of Universities in Latvia Tatjana Volkova (BA School of Business and Finance)

Koceali University, 1999-2010 Seeking success in difficult years Sezer Komsuoğlu (Kocaeli University)

Leading a Young Technical University almost from the Ground up Ayşe Semra Ülkü (Izmir Institute of Technology)

A woman rector of the University of Coimbra? Cristina Robalo Cordeiro, University of Coimbra

My experience as a vice rector at ITU Nuran Zeren Gülersoy (Istanbul Technical University)

Group Photograph
Plenary Session II

(Main Conference Hall)

Chair: Christina Ullenius (Karlstad University)

Women and Leadership in Higher Education – The Australian Experience
Ingrid Moses (Chancellor, University of Canberra)

The question of numbers and power: women in top university administration
Yeşim Arat (Vice Rector, Bogazici University)

Coffee Break
Parallel Sessions II : Women’s Leadership in Higher Education and Ways to Improvement

Session A (ROOM #1)
Krista Varantola (University of Tampere)

Promoting women for higher competitiveness Agneta Bladh (University of Kalmar)

Margret Wintermantel (HRK German Rectors' Conference)

E-Mentoring Supporting Female University Managers’ Leadership Development Marja-Liisa Tenhunen (Central Ostrobothnia University of Applied Sciences)

Education for Health Personnel, My Experience Canan Efendigil Karatay (Istanbul Bilim University)

Ways to improvement of women leadership in Higher Education in Africa Mary Okwakol (Busitema University) (to be confirmed)

Women rectors and campus conflict management Fuada Stankovic (University of Novi Sad)

Women in Higher Education and Research Decision-Making: The Case of Slovakia Alexandra Bitusikova – Milota Vetrakova (Matej Bel University)

Creative Thinking Ability: A Core Leadership Competence for Women Leaders Wu Jianhua (Nanjing Institute of Technology)

Session B (ROOM #2)
Tatjana Volkova (BA School of Business and Finance) (BA School of Business and Finance)

Promotion of Female University Managers Ursula Nelles(University of Münster)

Women At The Top: Administration and their Leadership in Higher Education Carmen Lamagna (American International University-Bangladesh)

Being a Vice-Rector in a State University Sevil Gürgan (Hacettepe University)

Experiences from academic leadership programmes for women Lena Nordholm (University of Boras)

Women in governing bodies in university and research: the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, as a study case Helena Pereira (Technical University of Lisbon)

Woman’s role in Education and Science of Ukraine Iryna Morozova (Odessa National Maritime University)

Conference Dinner
Tuesday 13, April
Results of the Parallel Sessions

Gülsün Sağlamer (Istanbul Technical University) and Christina Ullenius (Karlstad University)

Margret Wintermantel (HRK German Rectors' Conference),M. Helena Nazare (Aveiro University), Tatjana Volkova (BA School of Business and Finance), Krista Varantola (University of Tampere)

Coffee Break

Closing Session and Remarks

Chair: Mine G. Tan (Ankara University, Istanbul Technical University)

Gülsün Sağlamer (Istanbul Technical University), Christina Ullenius (Karlstad University), Krista Varantola (University of Tampere), M.Helena Nazare (Aveiro University), Margret Wintermantel (HRK German Rectors' Conference)

Excursion to Topkapı Palace (with Prof. Dr. Ilber Ortayli, President, Topkapı Palace Museum )
Concert at Topkapı Palace (Classical Turkish Music by Melihat Gülses)
Wednesday 14, April
Excursion ISTANBUL