Rectors Seminar: Academic leadership for open science



UNICA Rectors Seminar:

Academic Leadership for Open Science

Université libre de Bruxelles, 14 September 2018


The UNICA Rectors Seminar will address the role of Academic Leadership on Open Science policies and will offer a unique opportunity to discuss different Open Science strategies and the financial and strategic impact on the Universities, the Academic Community and society at large
On this occasion, a press release will be issued on the role of the Universities in the “Open Science” transition.

In the afternoon of 14 September, all the participants of the Rectors Seminar are invited to attend the ULB Academic Opening ceremony, which will be held at the European Parliament on the theme “The Europe of knowledge", with the confirmed participation of Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation.

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Target audience:

Rectors/Presidents, Vice-Rectors/Vice-Presidents, Deans, other representatives of Academic Leadership


The participation in the Seminar is free of charge. Travel and accommodation of participants is to be covered by their Universities or the participants themselves.


Preliminary schedule:


Thursday, 13 September (evening): Welcome reception

Friday, 14 September

Morning & afternoon: Rectors Seminar
17:30 (TBC): ULB Academic Opening at the European Parliament


Contact & more information:

Detailed programme and online registration will be available in May/June 2018.

For further information, please contact Ms Laura Brossico (UNICA Secretariat): 



Friday, 14 September, 2018
Host Institution: 
Université Libre de Bruxelles