HFD Conference Week 2018: Register now!

Register now for Hochschulforum Digitalisierung’s 2018 conference week: Shaping the Digital Turn!

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How do we shape the future of higher education in the digital age? To answer this question, Hochschulforum Digitalisierung (HFD), in cooperation with key German and international stakeholders, invites you to join us for our second conference week in Berlin. Innovative models of cooperation, new prototypes, challenging ideas for the future and pathbreaking approaches will be presented and discussed at conferences, networking meetings, BarCamps or an edtech hackathon. The conference week will be held from 21 to 28 September 2018 in Berlin. Participation in all events is free of charge, and most events will be also be available as an online stream. Please note that if not specified otherwise, all events will be held in German!

Use this page to register for all events of the conference week. The only exception is our Hackathon #HackYourCampus, which requires a separate application. The following events will take place as part of this year’s conference week:

 

21/09/18, evening | Kick-off event: Fellow-Programm Freies Wissen (pre-conference)

"Fellow-Programm Freies Wissen", a programme to promote Open Science, enters its third round. During this evening event, the fellows of the 2018/19 programme year will present themselves and their projects.

Host: Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. | Please note that this event will be held in German.

 

21-23/09/18 | Hackathon: #HackYourCampus (pre-conference)

University students develop their own ideas and prototypes for the campus of the future. Their ideas will be presented over the course of the conference week.

Partner: Impact Hub Berlin | Host: Hochschulforum Digitalisierung | Please note that this event will be held in German.

 

24/09/18 | Quadriga Forum | HFD Strategy Conference

The conference provides insights into HFD’s peer-to-peer strategy consulting and an opportunity to share experiences about teaching and learning strategies in the digital age. The event is designed for individuals in charge of strategic development at higher education and science policy institutions.

Host: Hochschulforum Digitalisierung | Please note that this event will be held in German.

 

24/09/18, evening | Quadriga Forum | Closing event of the HFD ad hoc working groups

At this joint evening event, the HFD ad hoc working groups on ‘Teacher Education and Digitalisation’, ‘Curriculum 4.0 – Curriculum Development in the 21st Century’ and ‘Recognition and Transfer Credit for Digital Teaching Formats’ will present and discuss key findings of their work.

Host: Hochschulforum Digitalisierung | Please note that this event will be held in German.

 

25/09/18 2018 |  | Allianz Forum Berlin | Network for Higher Education Teaching Conference Day

The meeting provides an opportunity to engage with questions and problems in digital teaching and learning in the form of workshops and open BarCamps, facilitating cross-institutional dialogue.

Host: Hochschulforum Digitalisierung | Please note that this event will be held in German.

 

25/09/18, evening | Allianz Forum Berlin | Idea Pitch

Idea Pitch for innovative solutions for an international platform for university teaching.

Host: Hochschulforum Digitalisierung | Please note that this event will be held in German.

 

25/09/18, evening | Allianz Forum Berlin | Open Beer

Informal get-together, open to the entire HFD network.

 

26/09/18 | Allianz Forum Berlin | Bologna goes Digital

Experts from Germany and the entire European higher education area will discuss and inform each other about the impact of digitalisation on European higher education and the associated challenges and opportunities.

Host: DAAD |​ The conference will be held in English.

 

26/09/18, evening | Microsoft Digital Eatery | Fragmented Worlds: Universities in the Year 2030. AHEAD project presentation

The AHEAD project performs a horizon scan on the impact of digitalisation on higher education in the year 2030. The project team will present development trajectories for the areas ‘knowledge and skills requirements’, ‘teaching methodologies’ and ‘digital learning scenarios’ in the form of a gallery walk.

Wine and snacks will be served. | Hosts: FiBS and HIS-HE | Please note that this event will be held in German.

 

27/09/18 | Allianz Forum Berlin | Teacher Training for the Digtial World

The conference on teacher training in the digital age will examine all three phases of the teacher training process, especially the intersections and synergies between them. Participants will work together to identify, discuss and formulate innovative solutions..

Host: Forum Bildung Digitalisierung e.V. | Please note that this event will be held in German.

 

27/09/2018, evening | Allianz Forum Berlin | Parlamentary Evening: Smart Germany - Educating Engineers for the Digital Transformation

Which competencies will future graduates need? And how can they be taught? VDI will highlight visions and discuss the general framework for future curricula with guests from academia, industry, civil society and politics.

Host: Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e.V. | Please note that this event will be held in German.

 

28/09/2018 | Allianz Forum Berlin | Future Skills Day

As a joint programme of civil society and the business community, Stifterverband’s ‘Future Skills Initiative’ is designed to improve the conditions for acquiring digital and other relevant skills for the future. The most promising universities applying for grants in the Data Literacy Education programme will present themselves in a public jury meeting.

Hosts: Stifterverband and Heinz Nixdorf Foundation | Please note that this event will be held in German.

 

Please note: We will only share your registration information with the relevant co-hosts, for instance with the DAAD if you register for the Bologna goes Digital conference. Beyond that, your personal data will not be shared with other third parties.

Space for each event is limited, and we ask you to consider your registration binding. If you you are unable to attend, please notify us as soon as possible at info@hochschulforumdigitalisierung.de.

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