The next meeting of UNISCAPE’s General Assembly will be held on Saturday 15 October 2011 at the Congress Center Het Pand – University of Ghent (Belgium).
Het Pand – Onderbergen 1 – 9000 Gent
h 9.45 – 10.15 – Arrival and registration of the participants (room Infirmerie)
h 10.15 – 12.30 – Morning session (room Infirmerie)
10.15 Welcome and introduction by Prof. Veerle Van Eetvelde
10.20 Welcome address by Prof. Paul Van Cauwenberge, rector of the University of Ghent
10.30 Welcome address UNISCAPE (Prof. Carlo Magnani, University IUAV of Venice and Prof. Bas Pedroli, University of Wageningen)
10.40 Lecture by Prof. Veerle Van Eetvelde
11.30 Open discussion
12.30 – 13.30 Sandwich lunch (room Kloostergang)
13.30 – 17.00 UNISCAPE 4th General Assembly (see Agenda below) (room Infirmerie)
15.30 – 16.00 coffee break (room Kloostergang)
17-18 Meeting of the new Executive Board (open to all members), and election of the Director for the years 2011-2014 (room Infirmerie)
18.00 – 19.00 Closing Cocktail (room Kloostergang)
Election of UNISCAPE’s Executive Board and Director
According to art. 8.2 of UNISCAPE’s Statute, “the Executive Board is composed of the President, the Vice-Presidents and eight representatives appointed every three years by the General Assembly among its own components. Candidates may be reappointed for the duration of one further term”.
During the meeting on the 15th of October, the General Assembly of UNISCAPE will nominate the eight representatives, while the President Carlo Magnani and the Vice-Presidents Annalisa Calcagno Maniglio and Florencio Zoido will remain on office until the 2012 General Assembly (according to art. 7.2 of our Statute).
After its election, UNISCAPE’s Executive Board will choose amongst its Members the Director for the next three years.
Please remember that, according to the Letter of Recommendation signed by UNISCAPE’s President and Director and approved during the last Executive Board meeting, representatives who are not able to be present in UNISCAPE’s Meetings shall delegate a colleague (part of their institution) or another UNISCAPE representative to act on their behalf (informing the staff with a written communication prior the meeting).
Venue and accomodation
Please find below a list of hotels with negotiated price in Ghent and some practical information for reaching the Congress Center.
Please note that reservation must be made by the University of Ghent. If you need to reserve a room, please contact the university’s secretariat: firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying you will participate in UNISCAPE 4th General Assembly ? 15 October 2011.
15 October 2011, Ghent (Belgium)