HeKKSaGOn – Network of Universities
9th Japanese - German University Presidents’ Conference - 21/22 September 2023
“What Opportunities and Challenges does Artificial Intelligence offer to the Higher Education Sector?”
Göttingen University is pleased to welcome colleagues from the six HeKKSaGOn universities to Göttingen on September 21–22, 2023 for the 9th Japanese-German University Presidents' Conference.
Presidents, researchers, students and administrators from all HeKKSaGOn member universities – Kyoto University, Osaka University, Tohoku University, Heidelberg University, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), and Göttingen University – will participate in this two-day event.
A draft program schedule can be found below. This will be successively refined and updated.
We invite you to register for this event by August 20, 2023.
|9:00 - 9:30||Get together for HeKKSaGOn Presidents|
|9:30 – 9:45||Welcome by President Metin Tolan, University of Göttingen|
|9:45 – 10:15||Opening Addresses|
|10:15 - 11:15||Presentations: “Current developments and future perspectives for HeKKSaGOn”|
|11:15 - 12:30||Panel discussion of the presidents on “What Opportunities and Challenges does Artificial Intelligence offer to the Higher Education Sector?” moderated by Prof. Ramin Yahyapour (Göttingen University)|
|14:00 – 17:00||Parallel: Working Groups, Summer School Students’ Groups, Rectors’ Meeting (Title: "What opportunities and challenges does artificial intelligence offer to the higher education sector?")|
|18:30 – 19:30||Campus Tours|
|19:30 – 20:45||Standing reception with toasts of Presidents and Vice-Presidents: University of Göttingen, Tohoku University, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology|
|9:00 – 11:30||Parallel: Closed Presidents’ Meeting, Working Groups, Summer School Students’ Groups|
|12:45 – 15:00||Plenary Meeting: Presentation of Summer School Students’ Group, Presentations of Projects, Report from the Presidents’ Meeting, Signing of the Joint Statement, Exchange of Presents, Welcome to next meeting in 2025 by Osaka University|
|15:00 – 16:00||Farewell Coffee|
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