Preliminary agenda

Summary

Tuesday 20 Oct.

19:00: Pre-Course networking dinner at Crowne Plaza Hotel – Le Palace, Brussels.

Early registration

Wednesday 21 Oct.

The meeting room Vision

9:00-17:00 Course day 1

12:00 Networking Lunch at Crowne Plaza Hotel – Le Palace, Brussels.

19:00 Networking dinner at TBD

Thursday 22 Oct.

The meeting room Vision

9:00-13:00 Course day 2

13:00 Farewell lunch at Crowne Plaza Hotel– Le Palace, Brussels.

* All Catering is included with your registration fee.

 

 

(Tuesday, 20 Oct.) @  Le Nouveau Taste restaurant, Crowne Plaza Hotel – Le Palace, Brussels.

19.00

Pre-course networking dinner for everybody

 

 

 

DAY 1 (Wednesday, 21 Oct.)

8.45

Registration

9.00

Session 1: Scene setting and introductions (John Donovan, Nik Claesen)

Getting to know each other and broad expectations, speakers introduce themselves, introductions briefly from attendees.

Overview of the Course structure

10:00

Session 2: Hot topics in Research Management and Administration (All trainers, John Donovan moderates)

  • Open Research
  • Research Impact
  • Data Management, GDPR and Ethics
  • Gender and Diversity

Participants introduce themselves to each other, explain their role to each other as if they were speaking to their hairdresser!

 

10.30

BREAK – Lobby 1st Floor

10.50

Session 3: Research process and related administrative service needs

PRE-AWARD (Angela Noble)

 

Overview of pre-award tasks for a research administrator.

Role Play on funding opportunity

12.30

LUNCH – Lobby 1st Floor

 

13.30

Session 4: Research process and related administrative service needs, POST-AWARD (Ellen Schenk)

Overview of post-award tasks for a research administrator, problems that can be encountered and how to avoid or solve problems.

Practical exercises

Pre- and post-award Q&A

15.15

COFFEE – Lobby 1st Floor

15.45

Evolution of the Research Support Role.

Session 5: Research administration as a career “The accidental RMA” (John Donovan)

17.00

End of day 1

 

19.00

Networking dinner (John Donovan) all available trainers at TBD

 

DAY 2 (Thursday 22 Oct.)

9.00

Session 6: Personal Competences (John Donovan)

The difference between roles, competencies and skills

Group discussions

 

10.20

BREAK – Lobby 1st Floor

10.50

Session 7: Ethics, integrity & data access (Olaf Svenningsen)

Presentation

Group exercise

11.45

Session 8: Developing high performance skills for administration (Olaf Svenningsen)

Presentation (25 minutes)

Activity (20 minutes)

–         Exercise: Identifying your own preferences regarding professional development and possible career paths.

 

12.30

Discussion, course evaluation & personal action planning (All trainers, Olaf Svenningsen moderates)

What did you like?

What are your key learning points?

13.00

LUNCH at Crowne Plaza Hotel –  Lobby 1st Floor

Airports

  • Brussels International Airport (Zaventem Airport)
  • Antwerp International Airport
  • Brussels South Charleroi Airport –

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