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The UIS will host the congress and the ordinary general assembly of the Colombian postgraduate network

Luis A. Calvo Auditorium
Luis A. Calvo Auditorium

The Universidad Industrial de Santander will once again host an academic event of national stature. On this occasion, it receives the Ordinary General Assembly and the Congress of the Colombian Graduate Network, called ‘A new reality: Challenges for Graduate Education’, which will be held in Bucaramanga on Thursday, March 3 and Friday, March 4, 2022, in remote mode.

According to Professor Esperanza Herrera Villabona, president of the Colombian Graduate Network and director of Graduate Studies at the UIS, the congress will be held on Thursday, March 3 and will include the participation of prominent speakers of national and international stature to address and analyze crucial issues and also in the face of the impact that today is presented and affects academic institutions in the world because of the pandemic and post-pandemic.

“Among the most important topics to be discussed at the congress, the approval of the 2022 Ordinary General Assembly Regulations, the presentation of the management of the regional nodes in 2021, the presentation and approval of the 2021 Management report by the Executive Committee, the presentation and approval of the 2022 budget, the action plan for 2022 and the election of the Statutory Auditor for the 2022 period stand out,” said Professor Herrera Villabona. The agenda, with the respective conferences and speakers in charge, is as follows:

Time  Activity  
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.  Attendee registration.  
    8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Installation Ceremony   Industrial University of Santander   President of the Colombian Graduate Network.  
        9:00 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.  Transformations in postgraduate education during the crisis caused by the pandemic.   María Chantal Pérez (new AUIP director)   Executive Director Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Posgrados  
    9:40 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.  Postgraduate impact on research, innovation and knowledge transfer.   Elena Stashenko – Researcher Universidad Industrial de Santander  
    10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Panel: Reflections on postgraduate trends in the face of the pandemic crisis.   COMEPO, AUIP, ASCUN  
    2:00 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.  Postgraduate development based on digital ecosystems.    Doris Adriana Ramírez Salazar – Professor Universidad de Antioquia  
    2:40 to 3:20 p. m.  Foresight in higher education.     Javier Medina Vásquez – Professor Universidad del Valle  
        3:30 to 5:30 p. m.  Panel: Quality assurance of graduate programs in Colombia: a new reality?   Claudia María Payán Villamizar   Director of the Office of Self-Evaluation and Academic Quality of Universidad del Valle.   Dr. José William Cornejo Ochoa, Professor, Universidad de Antioquia.  
5:30 p.m.  Conclusions and commitments of the concentrated activity of Congress 2022  

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