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Summit of Leaders – 2019 ‘Mastery. Innovation. Partnership.’

Summit of Leaders – 2019 ‘Mastery. Innovation. Partnership.’

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Date: 17 December 2019

Venue: Oxford Town Hall, Oxford, UK

 

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Held in miraculous scenery of ancient Oxford in Holliday Season, the Summit of Leaders – 2019 will traditionally gather the Europe Business Assembly, Global Club of Leaders and Academic Union, Oxford honourable representatives, as well as guest participants – business and academic elite form all over the world.

This year summit will focus on the innovative trends in business, education, city management and healthcare, efficient skill acquisition tools, roles and responsibilities of leaders in the modern world.

Heads of leading regional enterprises will benefit from meeting with like-minded persons, top executives, business gurus from across the globe at Plenary and Working sessions. Grounded in, and attracting high profile delegates from the real world of business, the Summit of Leaders has been being a key driver in the development of practical and commercial exchanges and partnerships for 17 years.

Previously launched ‘Oxford Debate’ platform will not stand aside. 2019 is declared the Year of Knowledge and Proficiency, so summit will provide educational experts and executives with the excellent opportunity to communicate and talk about how the educational world has to be modified and move forward.

Gorgeous and memorable Socrates Award Ceremony to the sound of the oldest Oxford’s organ will conclude the afternoon programme, and rest assured that will be a night to remember.

Europe Business Assembly Committee will be pleased and highly appreciative to meet old friends, members and partners, and admit new guests to EBA’s community.

Let’s summarize the year with success!

 

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Oxford Debate 'Medical Education Molds the Future of Medicine’

Oxford Debate 'Medical Education Molds the Future of Medicine’

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Date: 27-09-2019

Venue: The Academic Lounge. 2 Woodin’s Way, Oxford

 

 

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An exclusive format of events in the Academic Union, Oxford. The event is held under the aegis of the European Medical Association. It is a special networking and discussion platform, where regional healthcare leaders, trendsetters, key experts on medical education, scientists, doctors, innovative healthcare facility managers search for ways to improve medical education.

Medical education is undergoing a real seismic shift due to digital technology and the complexity of technical progress in the medical sphere for future healthcare practitioners.Telemedicine, analytics, artifcial intelligence, and chatbots are changing the quality of medical aid. Educational institutions must keep up with the times, introducing innovations and foreseeing changes.

At the same time, the training of a highly qualifed medical specialist is a long and costly process, and it is important to provide graduates with successful employment and continuous professional development. Debate participants will share their opinions on how to meet the needs of medical specialists of the next decades, on innovative approaches to medical education and educational management. The participants will consider the model of a FUTURE-READY DOCTOR for the modern clinics and cooperation opportunities between innovative clinics and colleges of medicine.

The opinions of speakers and experts on the future and potential challenges in medical education may coincide or differ, but they are always extremely interesting for medical sphere professionals.

 

ADVANTAGES FOR PARTICIPANTS

• The Debates will be live streamed on the offcial channel of the Academic Union, Oxford and will be announced to professional audiences in 54 countries.
• Participants receive the Oxford Debate Expert Certifcate and special honors for achievements in the feld of science, technology, education named ‘The Name in Science and Education Award’.
• Speaking Notes will be published in the dedicated collection of scholarly articles University of the Future” (ISSN 2053-4736).
• Video presentation from participants will be shown on special screens in the center of Oxford.
• The sessions are held in the VIP format (12 participants only) which emphasizes the status of participants and allows maximum convenience and attention to everyone.

EVENT FORMAT

• Partner Sessionevery participant will give a brief presentation of his/her educational institution, clinic, and proposals on cooperation.
• Discussionsparticipants will share their opinions on medical education of the future and present their innovations and experiences from educational institutions.
• The Protocol part of the meeting will be devoted to awarding participants with the Oxford Debates Expert Certifcate and special honors for achievements in the feld of science, technology, education called ‘The Name in Science and Education Award’.
• For effective networkingthe Partner’s Dinner and an Oxford city tour are planned. 

THE AGENDA / IMPORTANT DATES

Date of the event: September 27, 2019.
The venue: The Academic Lounge (2 Woodin’s Way, Oxford, UK).
The deadline for presentation materials submission: 15 September 2019.
The deadline for submission of Speaking Notes: 30 September 2019.
The publication of the dedicated collection of the scholarly articles ‘University of the Future’: prior to 25 October 2019 – online version, prior to 12 December 2019 – printed version.

DISCUSSION TOPICS
Discussions: Part 1
1. What to do to promote Medicine as an attractive and sustainable profession?
2. Is it possible to make any predictions about the future of medical education for the coming decades, taking into account experience, achievements and current trends?
3. Is there a gap between the training of doctors and the future needs of healthcare? What changes in medical education should be done to create the college of medicine of the future?
4. In the era of globalization educational institutions should cooperate, not compete. Are you ready for initiative contacts, all-around partnership and joint projects with other universities all over the world?

Discussions: Part 2
1. Students need to study hard and long to get the right for treating people. Is there any problem with student’s motivation? What are effective recipes to improve motivation to study?
2. Is the statement that “Everything begins from the right selection of medical students” right? In your opinion, what is an effective system of an admission of applicants to medical schools?
3. According to a popular belief when training medical specialists, less attention should be paid to the basic subjects and more to ethics, communication skills and psychology in order to successfully influence patients and their families. Should the training of future doctors be aimed at meeting the multi-faceted needs of the patient, and not only of the medical science?
4. Can patient involvement be the future of medical education? Will patient evaluation help the medical students’ practice form a perfect doctor?
5. How to ensure the effectiveness of graduate employment? Can the factor of such effciency become the main indicator of the quality of higher professional education?
6. The evolution of continuing medical education.

 

Discussions: Part 3
1. Are global informatization and robotic medicine a challenge for a traditional college of medicine?
2. What medical professions will be the most in demand in the future? What new medical professions do you foresee? How to prepare for changes and keep up with the times?
3. The role and effective implementation of simulation training in medical education.
4. Successful cases of distance learning technologies implementation at the college of medicine.
5. Accelerated medical education programmes reduce the cost of education and solve the issue of doctors’ shortage, BUT does this method provides students with all the experience they need to achieve professional success?
6. The advantage of creating educational and medical centres or clusters. Successful cooperation model examples between innovative clinics and medical educational institutions.
7. How to completely implement educational management programmes at medical colleges?
8. Is it possible to effectively combine personal medical practice with clinic management?

MODERATORS

Dr Vincenzo COSTIGLIOLA
President of the European Medical Association, Honorary President of the Academic Union, Oxford, UK.
Dr. Costigliola graduated in Medicine from the University of Naples and in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care from the University of Pisa. He also attended post-graduate studies in Rheumatology, Dermatology, Proctology, Oncology, Surgery, Drugs Abuse, Emergency Treatment, Disaster Action, Hospital Organization, Medical Teaching Methodology and Computer, Audio-Visual Training for the Medical Profession.
His professional experience ranges from senior military positions as Chief of Medical Services in the Italian Navy for a number of years, the responsibility of the outpatients’ clinic of the Shape Hospital in Belgium and family practice in Italy and Belgium.
Present position: Family Practice, c/o Centre Medicis - Brussels.
Medical Advisor: W.E.U. (Western European Union); NATO Bruxelles Italian embassy, consulate, and representative to EU Membership of professional bodiesPresident of E.M.A. (European Medical Association); President of E.D.A. (European Depression Association); Member of Editorial Advisory Board of ‘Psychiatry in primary care journal’; Member of the Steering Committee Health First Europe; Stakeholder Nutrition & Health 2020; Extensive experience in health informatics programs. Teaching experience.
Speeches and publications at the national and international conferencesDr. Costigliola has extensive experience in clinical trials and healthcare in Europe. He is the speaker of the Belgian Parliament and the European Parliament on medical tourism.

THE AGENDA

09:00 - 09:15 Registration, coffee break

09:15 - 10:00 Partner session

10:00 - 11:00 Discussions: Part 1

11:00 - 11:05 Break

11:05 - 12:00 Discussions: Part 2

12:00 - 13:00 Discussions: Part 3 

Q&A. Summing up. Presentation of the Oxford Debates Expert Certifcates

14:00 - 17:00 Oxford city tour with a visit to The Turf Tavern, the Oxford’s oldest tavern, the favorite resting place of Bill Clinton, Indira Gandhi and other famous world personalities who studied in Oxford.

19:00 - 21:00 Partner’s Dinner 

 

  

 

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Oxford Debates ‘University of the Future’

Oxford Debates ‘University of the Future’

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Date: 27-09-2019

Venue: The Academic Lounge. 2 Woodin’s Way, Oxford

 

 

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It’s a unique event format of the Academic Union, Oxford.

Oxford Debates are a special partnerand discussion platform for regional leaders in higher education, key experts in national and global education.

Opinions of speakers and experts on the Future of the university education may coincide or differ, however, they are always interesting to education professionals.

 

BENEFITS FOR PARTICIPANTS
• Live stream from the Debates to the offcial AUO channels. Oxford Debates will be announced in 54 world countries.
• Participants will get Oxford Debates Expert Certifcates and special honors for achievements in the feld of science, technology, education called “The Name in Science and Education Award ”.
• Speaking Notes will be published in the dedicated collection of scholar articles University of the Future’ (ISSN 2053-4736).
• Within the session video presentations from participants will be shown on special screens in the heart of Oxford.
• Sessions are held in the VIP-format (12 participants only), which emphasizes their status and allows to bring maximum convenience and attention to everyone.

EVENT FORMAT
• In the Partner’s session every participant will make a brief presentation of his/her education institution and cooperation offers.
• During Discussions participants will share opinions about their vision of the university in the future.
They can also tell about their successful cases of innovations in college.
• The Protocol part of the meeting will be dedicated to Oxford Debates Expert Certifcates and special honors for achievements in the feld of science, technology and education, called
“The Name in Science and Education Award”.
• The Partner’s Dinner and Oxford city tour can enable better networking.

THE AGENDA / IMPORTANT DATES
Event Date: September 27, 2019.
Event Venue: The Academic Lounge (2 Woodin’s Way, Oxford, UK).
Deadline for materials submission: before 15 September 2019.
Speaking Notes for publishing: before 30 September 2019.
Publishing of the dedicated collection of scholar articles ‘University of the Future’: the digital version before 25 October 2019, the printed version before 12 December 2019
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TOPICS FOR DISCUSSIONS
1. Does a crisis of classical University models exist on the way from industrial to digital Era?
2. Your concept and aims of the University of the Future.
3. What will be a business model for universities?
4. What will be the university campus of the future ?
5. What and how will university students study?
6. What role do colleges play for continuing education?
7. How to engage students to university model development?
8. Does college education help develop practical skills and fnd a job faster? Should the syllabus be changed drastically?
9. Does a college have any future without effective online education strategy, mixed education, implementation of digital studies?
10. Universities should cooperate, not compete with each other. Are you ready to initiate communications, liaisons, and joint projects with other colleges around the world? 

 

MODERATOR

Dr Rui VERDE

Dr Rui Verde has a PhD in Law (University of Newcastle, UK) and a Doctorate in Humane Letters (HC-Indian Institute of Mangement, Delhi). Presently, he is Visiting Academic at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies, University of Oxford as well Distinguish Professor at the Indian Institute of Management. He is also Director of Executive Programmes in the Academic Union, Oxford. He has proffered during 2018/2019 several talks in conferences and chaired panels at the Universities of Oxford, London, Birmingham and LSE.Previously, Rui was Vice-Rector, Dean of Law, Vice-President and MBA coordinator in universities in Portugal, Brazil and Angola and a Professor of Law. He also taught in the UK and Kazakhstan.
Rui has authored several books and articles and he is a regular commentator of Deutsche Welle. He is a Member of the Royal African Society and ORCID ID- 0000-0002-9646-5296.
 

 

THE AGENDA

10:00 - 12:00 Oxford tour.
Meeting Point: Macdonald Randolph Hotel (Beaumont St, Oxford OX1 2LN, UK)

14:00 - 14:15 Registration, coffee

14:15 - 15:05 Partner session (Participants’ presentations)

15:05 - 16:05 Discussion session p.1

16:05 - 16:10 Break

16:10 - 17:30 Discussion session p.2

17:30 - 18:00 Q&A.Summing up. Presentation of the Oxford Debates Expert Certifcates

20:00 Presentation of the Academic Union member’s attributes

 

  

 

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European Awards Night - Excellence in Quality and Management Forum Cannes

European Awards Night - Excellence in Quality and Management Forum Cannes

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Date: 4 October 2019

Venue: Intercontinental Carlton Cannes, France

 

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World famous festivals capital Cannes will become a stage to honour excellence and successes
in politics, business, science, healthcare and culture.

 

The world-renowned city of Cannes, a jewel of the Côte d’Azur, never disappoints its visitors. It is on a par with its reputation: chic, dazzling, and magnificent like its festivals and great events. It can also be surprising in the simple authenticity of its neighbourhoods and bustling markets, and the evereffervescent yachting wharves. The sandy beaches and establishments along La Croisette contemplate one of the most splendid natural heritage sites of the French Riviera: The Isles of Lérins.

European Awards Night will celebrate the best companies and personalities for their outstanding achievements in international relations, economics, politics, science and social life. Regional leaders and prominent institutions are invited to this celebratory event.

Success Stories Day joins business, science and education leaders from around the globe for an unparalleled live knowledge and information sharing experience for professional and personal enrichment.

During morning coffee, lunch and the gala dinner the attendees will be able to exchange ideas, create connections, and ask the VIP guest any questions of their interest. It’s an easy way to see a potential business network at a glance, and to foster future collaborations.

 

AGENDA

 

09:00–10:00 Registration.

SUSSESS STORIES DAY SESSION

Intercontinental Carlton Hotel, Grand Salon

 

10:00 – 10:15 Official opening.

Keynote addresses from forum’s organizers, partners, official guests and diplomats.

 

10:15–13:00 Morning Session Success Stories 

Moderator: John Netting, Europe Business Assembly
Director General, UK.

The event’s aim is to promote and support national businesses who have achieved great success in the growth of their company alongside the implementation of best practice in the fields of business, international relations, science, healthcare and city management. Excellence in Quality and Management discussion is an interactive platform where participant regional leaders in quality can showcase the latest trends in quality management and their recipe for perfection.

The Business Triumph platform will let award winners and participants share their own achievements, experience and ideas on how to become a true business leader and how to win. The Best Regional Enterprise platform is dedicated to presentation of prominent national companies in different activity spheres including economy and business, healthcare and education.

 

13:00-14:00 Lunch and networking.

 

14:00-16:00 Award winners Interviews session with journalists of The Leaders Times Magazine

Interview session is open to all participants and guests

 

16.00-18.00 Networking (on preliminary appointment).

Intercontinental Carlton Hotel business centre.

  

 

EUROPEAN AWARDS NIGHT

  Intercontinental Carlton Hotel, Grand Salon

19:00–20:00 Welcome – cocktail session presented by the official partner for award winners and their guests.

Red carpet photo session of Award winners and VIP guests. 

Each awardee will have a personal dedicated photo session on the stage in the fabulous Grand Salon of Intercontinental Carlton Hotel.
Legendary, historic, associated with romance, celebrities and glamour, the InterContinental Carlton Cannes has traversed the ages and earned its status as a unique and authentic haven that values its memory and its soul.

Photo shooting by Christian Roy.

Video session and networking opportunities.

Presentation of the Unique English gift book ‘Awards in Masterpieces of Timeless Art’, a monumental work with no analogues in the world.

 

20:00–23:00 European awards night. Honouringregional leaders in business, science, healthcare and city management with prestigious international awards.

Master of Ceremonies: Peter Tompson, graduate of the UK School of Professional Toastmasters Ltd., and a Fellow of the National Association of Toastmasters Gala dinner, traditional musical entertainment Head Chef: Laurent Bune Chief Sommelier: Daniel Canton 

Special invited musical guest: Jazz Quartet of Jean Jacques Gobet All participants and guests can take photographs and video at the event.

Language of the ceremony is English.

Dress code: Men - business suit, dinner jacket or tail coat.

Women - evening/cocktail dress.

 

  

 

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Excellence in Quality and Management Forum

Excellence in Quality and Management Forum

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Date: 4 October 2019

Venue: Intercontinental Carlton Hotel, Cannes, France

 

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 World famous festivals capital Cannes will become a stage to honour excellence and successes in politics, business, science, healthcare and culture.

The world-renowned city of Cannes, a jewel of the Côte d’Azur, never disappoints its visitors. It is on a par with its reputation: chic, dazzling, and magnificent like its festivals and great events. It can also be surprising in the simple authenticity of its neighbourhoods and bustling markets, and the ever-effervescent yachting wharves. The sandy beaches and establishments along La Croisette contemplate one of the most splendid natural heritage sites of the French Riviera: The Isles of Lérins. 

European Awards Night will celebrate the best companies and personalities for their outstanding achievements in international relations, economics, politics, science and social life. Regional leaders and prominent institutions are invited to this celebratory event.

Success Stories Day joins business, science and education leaders from around the globe for an unparalleled live knowledge and information sharing experience for professional and personal enrichment. 

During morning coffee, lunch and the gala dinner the attendees will be able to exchange ideas, create connections, and ask the VIP guest any questions of their interest. It’s an easy way to see a potential business network at a glance, and to foster future collaborations.

 

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