WUN AGM 2023

  • Sunday, 21 May

    16.30 – 18.00 |  Informal cocktail reception

    Venue: Sierra Madre 1, MS Milenium Hotel (Conference Hotel)

  • Monday, 22 May

    All venues listed are on the Tecnológico de Monterrey campus (TEC) unless noted otherwise.

    08:10 | Bus departs Conference Hotel for campus

    09:00 – 12:30 | Welcome and Research Highlights
    Venue: Rectoria Sala Mayor 


    PETER LENNIE - WUN Executive Director

    DAVID GARZA - Rector, Tecnológico de Monterrey

    WUN Research Highlights

    RALPH MANCHESTER - University of Rochester and MEMORY MUTURIKI  -University of Cape Town.

    Student Mental Health Working Group Co-Chairs.

    ALF COLES - University of Bristol.

    Innovating the Mathematics Curriculum in Times of Change.

    TSAIR-FUH LIN AND CHUNG-YING LIN - National Cheng Kung University, and JOSEPHINE ESAETE- Makerere University.

    Global Research Group – SDGs in Asia.

    JESUS VALDEZ-RESENDIZ - Tecnologico de Monterrey.

    Development of a low cost-high efficiency electric vehicle battery charger for emerging markets.

    ROB DE CONTO and MATTHEW LACKNER - University of Massachusetts Amherst.

    Establishing The Low Carbon Energy Transition in a Changing Climate.

    PAUL REVILL - University of York.

    Informing health resource allocation decisions: models of interdisciplinary research emphasising local engagement and policy impact

    BUKOLA SALAMI - University of Alberta.

    One Child, Every Child: A Transformational Child Health Research Initiative.

    ANDREAS NEEF - The University of Auckland.

    Report on a WUN Academic Air Policy Review.

    12:30 – 14:00 | Lunch and group photo

    14:00 – 16:30
    Governance Group Meetings
    Special topic discussions

    Partnership Board
    Benchmarking of University Performance Section 1: Research
    Section 2: Operations and Costs
    Venue: Rectoria Sala Mayor 
    Academic Advisory Group

    The implications of Large Language Models like ChaptGPT for education and research
    Venue: La Caretta​ 

    Developing International Priority Partnerships
    Venue: Rectoria, Ceddie Meeting Room 

    16:45 | Bus departs campus for Conference Hotel

    18:40| Bus departs Conference Hotel for dinner venues

    19:00 – 21:30
    Governance Group Working Dinners

    Partnership Board
    Venue: Rectoria Sala Mayor 

    Academic Advisory Group
    Venue: La Caretta 

    Venue: Stadium Banorte, Borregos Room 

    21:45 | Bus departs dinner venues for Conference Hotel

  • Tuesday, 23 May

    07:45 | Bus departs conference hotel for campus

    08:30 - 13:45

    Governance Group Business Meetings

    Partnership Board
    Venue: Rectoria Sala Mayor 

    Academic Advisory Group
    Venue: Congress Center

    Venue: Rectoria, Ceddie Meeting Room 

    13:45 | Bus departs campus for Conference Hotel

    14:30 - 16:30 | Unstructured time for delegation meetings

    Venue: Conference Hotel meeting rooms available on request

    16:30 - 17:15 | AGM Plenary Session

    Venue: Sierra Madre 1, Conference Hotel

    18:00 | Bus departs Conference Hotel for dinner venue

    19:00 - 22:00 | Conference Dinner
    Venue: Fundidora Park

  • Wednesday, 24 May

    07:45 | Bus departs conference hotel for campus

    08:30 - 14:45  | WUN Presidents Forum 2023


    Universities’ contributions to a sustainable world
    Venue: Rectoria Sala Mayor TEC

    The WUN Presidents Forum 2023, entitled Universities; Contributions to Environmental Sustainability, is focused on the role of universities exemplars of leadership in
    environmental sustainability. Divided into key themes of ‘Leadership in Research,’ ‘Leadership in Education and the Curriculum,’ and ‘Leadership in Policy and Practice,’
    three panels of WUN principals will discuss and debate how universities are responding to the global environmental crisis, and what more they can and should do.

    08:30 | Keynote address

    09:10 | Session One: Leadership in Research

    11:00 | Session Two: Leadership in Education and Curriculum

    13:00 | Session Three: Leadership in Policy and Practice

    14:30 |  Concluding Remarks

    14:45 | Program ends

    For those who must leave immediately after the program, buses will depart at 14:50 for the airport and conference hotel. A cocktail reception will be held for those who can stay on and a bus departs Campus for Conference hotel at 16:40.

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