Agenda

Venue: University “Aleksander Moisiu”, Durrës, Albania. L.1, Rr Taulantia

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

08:30 – 09:00

 Registration
09:00 – 09:30 Welcome

Vice Minister Mr. Arbjan Mazniku (Ministry of Education and Sport of Albania)

Mithat Mema, Rector of the University of Durres (Albania)

Javier Vidal, Project Coordinator, University of León (Spain) Municipality Head

09:30 – 10:30 Inaugural Conference

International Expert – Prof. Francisco Marmolejo (World Bank’s Lead Tertiary Education Specialist and Coordinator of its Network of Higher Education Specialist)  

Moderator: Prof. José-Ginés Mora (Institute of Education, University of London, United Kingdom)

10:30 – 11:00  Session 1

Presentation of U3M-AL TEMPUS project results – Prof. Javier Vidal (Coordinator, University of León, Spain)

11:00 – 11:30              Coffee break
11:30 – 12:00 Session 2

Presentation of Albanian Network of 3M activities (Ministry of Education and Sport of Albania)

12:00 – 13:00 Session 3

Presentation of the Regional Development Centres: final results of the project (Albanian partners, 15 minutes)  Moderator: Mr. Petteri Sinervo (University of Turku, Finland)

        • Universiteti Eqrem Çabej i Gjirokastrës (University of         Gjrokastra)
        • Universiteti Aleksandër Moisiu Durrës (University of Durres)
        • Universiteti Bujqesor i Tiranes (Agricultural University of         Tirana)
        • Universiteti Luigj Gurakuqi i Shkodrës (University of Shkodra)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Session 3 (continued)

Presentation of the Regional Development Centres: final results of the project (Albanian partners, 15 minutes)

        • Universiteti Politeknik i Tiranës (Polytechnic University of         Tirana)
        • Universiteti Fan Noli i Korçë (University of Korça)
        • Universiteti i Vlores (University of Vlora)

14:45 – 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 – 16:30 Session 4

Thematic session: Institutional perspective and Social Engagement (15 minutes per contribution) Moderator: Prof. Agnes Simonyi (Institute of Economics and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)  

1.      The Third Mission of Universities: focus, main indicators and descriptors in a selected group of Higher Education Institutions in Puerto Rico

María de los A. Ortiz Reyes. University of Puerto Rico Mercy Delgado Cordero. University of Puerto Rico Joselyn López Villafañe. University of Puerto Rico Natalie Negrón Torrens. University of Puerto Rico  

2.      Good practices of 3M activities in Latin American universities

José-Ginés Mora. Institute of Education, University of London (United Kingdom) María-José Vieira. University of León (Spain)  

3.      3M Activity of Students of Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Aida Spahiu. Polytechnic University of Tirana (Albania) Nike Shanku. Polytechnic University of Tirana (Albania) Sonila Allkoci. Polytechnic University of Tirana (Albania) Krenar Caushi. Polytechnic University of Tirana (Albania)  

4.      Engaging Albanians: a Pyramidal Guide Model to Community Integration of Orphan Persons with Disabilities

Suela Ndoja. Italian-Albanian Association Progetto Speranza (Italy)

5.      The role of universities in fostering regional development: not only technology transfer and innovation matter

Stefano Boffo. Università di Napoli Federico II (Italy) Enrico Pugliese. Sapienza Università di Roma (Italy)

Friday, September 19th, 2014

09:00 – 11:00

 Session 5

Thematic session: Technology Transfer & Innovation (15 minutes per contribution)

Moderator: Prof. Pasi Malinen (University of Turku, Finland)  

6.      3D body scanning technique for anthropometric measurements and custom clothing designing

Tatjana Spahiu. Polytechnic University of Tirana (Albania) Jorgaq Kaҫani. Polytechnic University of Tirana (Albania) Ermira Shehi. Polytechnic University of Tirana (Albania) Genti Guxho. Polytechnic University of Tirana (Albania) Erald Piperi. Polytechnic University of Tirana (Albania)  

7.      The monitoring techniques of the otter and the impact on the conservation and management of the water ecosystems, along the Drinos Valley, Southern Albania

Etleva Hysaj. University Eqrem Çabej, Gjirokastra (Albania)            Majlinda Terpo. University Eqrem Çabej, Gjirokastra (Albania)

8.      Moss biomonitoring technique of air in urban and rural zone of Gjirokastra región

Majlinda Terpo. University Eqrem Çabej, Gjirokastra (Albania) Romeo Mano. University Eqrem Çabej, Gjirokastra (Albania) Etleva Hysaj. University Eqrem Çabej, Gjirokastra (Albania)  

9.      The role of universities as collaboration platforms in emerging economies

Kaapo Seppälä. University of Turku (Finland)          Céline Charpentron. University of Turku (Finland) Tuomas Mäkilä. University of Turku (Finland)         

10.      Education for Innovative and Inclusive Economic Development

Jozef Bushati. University of Shkodra Luigj Gurakuqi (Albania) Adriana Galvani. University of Bologna (Italy)

11.      The use of technology for a more qualitative education in medical sciences

Isidor Kokalari. University Eqrem Çabej, Gjirokastra (Albania) Theodhor Karaja. University of Tirana (Albania)

12.      The Evolution of University Technology Transfer towards Involvement with Industry: the Case of the Politecnico di Torino

Augusto Cocorullo. Università di Napoli Federico II (Italy)

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00  Session 6

Thematic session: Continuing Education (15 minutes per contribution) Moderator: Prof. Kseanela Sotirofski (University of Durres, Albania)

13.      Application of museum space within the university

Dorina Xheraj-Subashi. Center of Albanological Studies (Albania)  

14.      Charter school performance and continuing education challenges

Ledia Kashahu – Xhelilaj. University of Durres Aleksander Moisiu (Albania) Jozef Bushati. University of Shkodra Luigj Gurakuqi (Albania) Gezim Dibra. University of Shkodra Luigj Gurakuqi (Albania)          Mimoza Priku. University of Shkodra Luigj Gurakuqi (Albania)  

15.      Starting Lifelong Learning Activities: A New Experience on Developing the Third Mission in Vlora University to support Community Needs

Eva Cipi. University Ismail Qemali of Vlora (Albania) Evelina Bazini. University Ismail Qemali of Vlora (Albania)

16.      The role of human capital in the national economic development

Klodian Muço. University Eqrem Çabej, Gjirokastra (Albania) Blerina Serjani. European University of Tirana (Albania)

13:00 – 13:30  Conference close
 13:30 – 14:30  Lunch

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