Program of Events
Please download the Program of Events (PDF) This program includes a welcome letter & session descriptions including times and meeting spaces.
The WUN AGM 2017 and Presidents Forum will be held on 3-5 May 2017 at Hotel ONE UN New York. All sessions and dinners will take place at this venue. Please view the Program of Events (above) for details.
NOTE: The entrance to One UN Hotel, which is given as First Avenue, is about 100 metres up East 44th Street. Please use One United Nations Plaza, 44th Street, Midtown East, New York for navigation.
For those attending the WUN academic workshops in Amherst (Heritage and Global Higher Education and Research) or in New York (Wellness Data for Healthy Societies and the WUN in-FLAME annual workshop) please consult the Event Page for information and contact details, or click the direct links in the schedule below.
|30 April-1 May|
|1-2 May||WUN GHEAR Workshop Sustainable Development Goals for Higher Education
Location: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Chair: Professor Joe Berger
|3-5 May||WUN in-FLAME Workshop
Location: Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel in New York
Chair: Prof Susan Prescott
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Global Challenge Steering Group Meetings
Global Higher Education and Research Steering Group Meeting
Understanding Cultures Steering Group Meeting
|3 May||Responding to Climate Change Steering Group Meeting
Location: hotel ONE UN New York
Between 12 - 2 pm, lunch will be served in breakout room
3-5 May WUN AGM 2017 Location: ONE UN New York
3 May 2017: WUN Strategic Plan & Governance Meetings
Agenda: Fundamental review of WUN in preparation for the Strategic Plan 2017-20
Recommendations from Partnership Board Steering Group
Research - Professor David Hogg
|11.30||Recommendations from the Partnership Board Steering Group continued
Education - Professor Peter Lennie/Professor Martin Paul
Comments: Postgraduate (RMP) - Dr Susan Jim
Undergraduate - Dr Jane Gatewood
Engagement - Professor Joseph Sung and Professor John Hearn
Communications and Media
|16.00||Plenary: Reporting Session (Chairs of breakout sessions report to assembly)|
|17.30||End of Session|
|18.30||Opening Reception and Working Dinners (PB, AAG and GC Chairs and Cross-cutting theme leaders; Coordinators)|
4 May 2017: WUN Strategic Plan & Governance Meetings & AGM
Partnership Board, AAG, and Coordinators Individual Governance Group Meetings
Governance Meetings Roundup Session
|15.30||Plenary: Reporting Session (Chairs of Governance Groups report to assembly on behalf of each group)|
|17.30||End of session|
|WUN Annual Conference Dinner (includes guests from international agencies)|
5 May 2017: Presidents Forum on Higher Education and the Sustainable Development Goals
Program: please view the event page for up-to-date information
Location: ONE UN New York
Time: 08.30 am - 16.45 pm
Background Papers: A selected set of 5-6 highly relevant and evidence based reference papers will be circulated to provide a platform for discussions and outcomes. If you wish to recommend such a paper for inclusion, please contact Professor John Hearn at firstname.lastname@example.org, cc email@example.com.
Forum: Speakers and panellists are asked for a 200-word abstract of their message, and a 200-word biography to be included in the program.