Location of Welcome Reception
Fighting for Harmony - students, society and the academy in tune
EAIR Forum Vilnius 2009, Vilnius, Lithuania, 23-26 August 2009

Welcome and Opening Plenary
Sunday 23 August, 18:00 - 18:45 hrs.
Place: Old campus - St. John's Church

On Sunday 23 August Vilnius University and EAIR shall welcome all the participants of the 31st Annual EAIR Forum during the Opening Plenary. This Opening Ceremony will be followed by the Opening Plenary Keynote and the Welcome Reception.

The Opening Ceremony is free for all delegates and guests.

On each day of the Forum, a plenary keynote address will be given on one of the main Forum themes.

Information about the keynotes.

Parallel Sessions
The EAIR Forum is about meeting and listening to each other. The Forum is constructed around a daily plenary and parallel sessions organised in seven tracks and poster presentations, all connected to the main theme of the Forum. They will take place in Old campus of Vilnius University: Senate Hall, Theatre Hall, Seminar Room I-II, Aula Parva and one lecture room (Faculty of History).

Information about the parallel sessions.

Poster Presentations
During the entire Forum posters will be on display, giving succinct descriptions of higher education problems and case studies.

Programme Committee

  • Dr. Patrick Cashell University of Limerick Ireland
  • Prof. Juozas Rimantas Lazutka Vilnius University Lithuania
  • Ms. Anna-Maija Liuhanen University of Oulu Finland
  • Dr. Aleksas Pikturna Vilnius University Lithuania
  • Mr. Janis Stonis University of Latvia Riga Latvia
  • Dr. Rimantas Vaitkus Vilnius University Lithuania (Forum chair)

  • Ms. Asta Dumsiene Vilnius University Lithuania
  • Ms. Hetty van Heeswijk EAIR Secretariat Amsterdam the Netherlands