​IMER Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 30 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the final staff meeting of the academic year 2015/2016 and looks forward to 2016/2017.

Global Council Research Intensive Universities

Leuven, Belgium, 30 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Prof Toshiaki Makabe, vice-rector Research at Keio University, to discuss the next meeting of the Global Council of RIU in Tokyo in November 2016.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 28 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Board of Directors of MRBB.

Board of Directors, VREG

​Brussels, Belgium, 28 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

EARMA Annual Conference

Lulea, Sweden, 22 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere gives a keynote presentation on the importance of funding for research, innovation and education at the 2016 Annual Conference of EARMA.

LERU Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 20 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

HUMANE Annual Conference

Groningen, The Netherlands, 18 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere gives a keynote presentation on university rankings at the 2016 Annual Conference of HUMANE.

Audit Committee MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 17 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Audit Committee of MRBB.

LERU Vice-Rectors Research Community

Barcelona, Spain, 10 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere gives an overview of recent EU developments in the field of research, innovation and education for the LERU vice-rectors for research, at the University of Barcelona.

LERU Policy Committee

Barcelona, Spain, 10 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere gives an overview of recent EU developments in the field of research, innovation and education for the LERU vice-rectors for research, at the University of Barcelona.

ERA Platform Meeting

Brussels, Belgium, 7 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the ERA Platform meeting, discussing recent developments on the European Research Area.

Reinventing Universities

Utrecht, The Netherlands, 3 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in a Young KNAW event on “Reinventing Universities”.

Board of Directors AIF

Leuven, Belgium, 2 June 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in a meeting of the Board of Directors of AIF.

Malta Legal Forum

Bruges, Belgium, 30 May 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Malta Legal Forum with external guests of DG Clima, EPA Taiwan and NTHU Taiwan, at the Hof Bladelin in Bruges.

LERU Directors of Communication

Milano, Italy, 26 May 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU directors of communication at the University of Milano, and discusses issues like Brexit and Open Science.

Flemish Association for Energy Law

Leuven, Belgium, 25 May 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the annual meeting of the Flemish Association for Energy Law at the Provincial House in Leuven.

LERU Rectors' Assembly

Utrecht, The Netherlands, 20 May 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU rectors’ assembly meeting at Utrecht University with EC Commissioner Carlos Moedas and Dutch Minister Jet Bussemaker as keynote speakers.

Board of Directors, VREG

Brussels, Belgium, 17 May 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

IMER Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 17 May 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the staff meeting of the Institute for Environmental and Energy Law, discussing the final classes, upcoming exams and external events.

700th Anniversary of Charles University

Prague, Czech Republic, 13 May 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere attends the 700th anniversary festivities of Charles University and gives a presentation on the legal frameworks for academic freedom.

EIT Digital

Leuven, Belgium, 10 May 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Prof Willem Jonker, CEO of EIT Digital, and discusses possible ways of cooperation.

LERU-Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 10 May 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

VVBBCI - Mediation Decree

Brussels, Belgium, 28 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the lunch seminar of the Flemish Association for Guidance and Mediation for Complex Investments, presenting a proposal for a Flemish Decree on Mediation in public law matters.

LERU Board of Directors

Leuven, Belgium, 23 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the extra-ordinary meeting of the LERU Board of Directors.

Board of Directors, VREG

Leuven, Belgium, 22 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

Strategic Plan Lund University

Lund, Sweden, 21 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the “Friends of Lund University”, discussing the next strategic plan of the university.

LERU Senior Officers Meeting

Edinburgh, Scotland, 19 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU senior officers and presents the state of affairs of LERU’s activities.

LERU Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 18 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

LERU Research Careers Community

Leuven, Belgium, 15 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Research Careers Community and presents the reform of the LERU groups and its consequences.

Environmental Border Taxes

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, 15 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the PhD examination jury of Alice Pirlot, dealing with environmental border taxes.

EARMA - Mid Term Review H2020

Brussels, Belgium, 14 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the EARMA H2020 Mid Term Review event and speaks about the challenges for the future EU R&I policy.

Audit Committee MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 14 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Audit Committee of MRBB.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai, China, 7 April 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in the 120th anniversary festivities of the University, the International Presidents Forum and the meeting of the C9 rectors.

Open Science Conference

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 4 April 2016

​Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the panel on Open Access publications at the Dutch EU Presidency conference on Open Science.

VREG BoD Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 25 March 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

IMER Staff Dinner

Leuven, Belgium, 25 March 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere hosts a farewell dinner for Jean-Christophe Beyers and Thomas Sterckx, whoms appointment at the Institute for Environmental and Energy Law has come to an end.

LERU Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 25 March 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

Master in Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law

Valletta, Malta, 18 March 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the examination board of the comparative block of the MEECL at the Faculty of Law of the University of Malta.

Animals used for Scientific Purposes

London, United Kingdom, 14 March 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Expert Group on the use of animals for scientific purposes.

Labs to Riches

London, United Kingdom, 11 March 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the “Labs to Riches” conference of the Royal Society, with a keynote address by Martha Lane-Fox .

LERU CIO-Community

Leiden, The Netherlands, 7 March 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Chief Information Community and discusses issues of open science and open access.

LERU ERP-C Meeting

Brussels, Belgium, 25 February 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere gives an overview of recent EU R&I developments for the half yearly meeting of the LERU European Research Project Directors.

LERU EI-C SG Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 24 February 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the steering group meeting of the LERU Enterprise and Innovation Community and discusses recent EU initiatives in the field of innovation.

LERU Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 23 February 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

VVBBCI

Mechelen, Belgium, 23 February 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the board of directors meeting of the Flemish Association for Guidance and Mediation in Complex Investment Projects.

LERU BoD Meeting

London, United Kingdom, 19 February 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Board of Directors at Imperial College and presents recent EU developments in the field of R&I.

MRBB BoD Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 16 February 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Board of Directors of MRBB.

VREG BoD Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 15 February 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

MEECL Board of Studies Meeting

VALLETTA, MALTA, 12 February 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Board of Studies meeting of the Master in Energy, Environment and Climate Change Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Malta, evaluating the academic year 2015/2016 and preparing the academic year 2016/2017.

Star Flood Conference

Brussels, Belgium, 4 February 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the final and closing conference of the FP7 Star Flood Project and chairs the panel on transboundary river basin districts.

Board of Directors, VREG

Brussels, Belgium, 29 January 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

VREG Business Plan 2016

Brussels, Belgium, 29 January 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the presentation of the VREG Business Plan 2016.

Multi-Annual Financial Framework EU

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 28 January 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Dutch EU Presidency Conference reflecting on the future EU Multi-Annual Financial Framework.

Open Access to Publications

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 27 January 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere and Prof Alain Beretz handed over the 10.000 signatures to the LERU Open Access Statement to Commissioner Carlos Moedas and Dutch Secretary of State Sander Dekker.

ERA Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 26 January 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the ERA Platform meeting, discussing innovation issues and the future of ERA.

Master in Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law

VALLETTA, MALTA, 22 January 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the examination board of the EU block of the MEECL at the Faculty of Law of the University of Malta.

Dutch Preparatory Meeting Open Science

Brussels, Belgium, 20 January 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the preparatory meeting for the April 2016 Dutch EU Presidency Conference on Open Science.

LERU Vice-Rectors Learning & Teaching Community

Milan, Italy, 8 January 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Vice-Rectors Learning & Teaching and gives an update on Recent EU R&I Developments.

LERU Law Deans Working Group

Milan, Italy, 7 January 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Law Deans and gives an update on Recent EU R&I Developments.

Inaugural Lectures Faculty of Law KU Leuven

Leuven, Belgium, 5 January 2016

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the academic session with inaugural lectures at the Faculty of Law of KU Leuven, followed by the New Year Reception.

LERU Vice-Rectors Research Community Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 16 December 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the LERU Vice-Rectors Research Community meeting at KU Leuven and presents the recent EU R&I developments.

Brexit and UK R&I

London, United Kingdom, 15 December 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere addresses the Science and Technology Committee of the House of Lords, which invited him to give his views on the relationship between EU membership and the effectiveness of UK Science & Technology (see the session again online at parliamentlive.tv).

IMER Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 11 December 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the IMER staff meeting, discussing staff issues, publications, conferences, final classes and papers for the academic year 2015-2016.

Board of Directors, VREG

Brussels, Belgium, 11 December 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

Global Council of Research-Intensive University Networks

Berlin, Germany, 7 December 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of LERU and several of the world’s other leading research-intensive university associations (Russell Group, RU 11 Japan, AEARU, U15 Canada, Go8), gathering in Berlin to further strengthen their ties, upon the invitation of German U15.

LERU Brainstorm Day

Turnhout, Belgium, 1 December 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the LERU brainstorm day, discussing future developments for LERU as an organisation.

Dutch EU Presidency 2016

Brussels, Belgium, 30 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Dutch Secretary of State Sander Dekker and discusses the Dutch and LERU priorities for the Dutch EU Presidency in 2016 in the field of research & innovation.

ERA Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 30 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the ERA Platform meeting, discussing ao the Luxemburg Comp Council conclusions on gender and research integrity.

Audit Committee MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 30 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Audit Committee of MRBB.

Board of Directors, VREG

Leuven, Belgium, 26 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

Humanitas University

Milano, Italy, 23 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the second meeting of the International Advisory Board of Humanitas University.

Rectors' Assembly Meeting at Imperial College

London, United Kingdom, 20 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU Board of Directors and Rectors’ Assembly Meeting at Imperial College London, upon the invitation of President Alice Gast.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 18 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Board of Directors of MRBB.

Starflood EU Expert Panel Meeting

Brussels, Belgium, 17 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the EU Expert Panel meeting for the FP7 Starflood project, discussing preliminary findings and conclusions.

LERU DoC-Community Meeting

Helsinki, Finland, 13 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU Directors of Communication Community meeting and highlights the LERU priorities fall 2015/spring 2016.

375 Years University of Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland, 13 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Helsinki Challenge Award Ceremony and Gala Banket at the occasion of the celebration of 375 years University of Helsinki.

LERU CIO-Community Meeting

Helsinki, Finland, 13 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU Chief Information Officers Community meeting and highlights the LERU Open Access Statement & Strategy.

LERU EI-Community Meeting

Helsinki, Finland, 11 November 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU Enterprise and Innovation Community meeting and highlights the LERU priorities re EU Innovation Policy

Flemish Administrative Courts

Brussels, Belgium, 22 October 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the academic ceremony at the occasion of the opening of the working year of the Flemish Administrative Courts.

NSF Director France Cordova

Brussels, Belgium, 22 October 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in a dinner at the US EU Embassy in honour of Dr France Cordova, NSF Director, visiting Brussels.

EP and Text & Data Mining

Brussels, Belgium, 19 October 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs in the European Parliament the LERU event for MEPs on EU Copyright Reform, and Text and Data Mining proposals in particular.

Board of Directors MRBB

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 9 October 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Board of Directors of MRBB.

Turkish universities in the European Research Area

Ankara, Turkey, 8 October 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks at the conference “Turkish universities in the European Research Area” about the role of Research-Intensive Universities in the ERA.

Science for Refugees

Brussels, Belgium, 5 October 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere declares LERU’s support at the launch event of Science for Refugees, an initiative of Commissioner Carlos Moedas in the framework of Euraxess.

Board of Directors, VREG

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 2 October 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

Lund in Leuven

Leuven, Belgium, 2 October 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents the recent developments on EU R&I policy to a leadership delegation of Lund University, led by rector Thorbjörn von Schantz, during their visit to KU Leuven.

LERU European Research Projects Managers

Zurich, Switzerland, 30 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents the recent developments on EU R&I policy to the LERU European Research Projects Managers Community at the University of Zurich.

LERU Board of Directors

Milano, Italy, 25 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU Board of Directors meeting at the University of Milano and reports on several pending and future LERU files.

ERA Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 22 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the ERA Platform, where several potential member organisations sketch their ERA plans.

Academic Opening 2015/2016 KU Leuven

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 21 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the activities of the opening of the academic year at KU Leuven.

Prof André Alen Emeritus

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 18 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the academic ceremony in honour of Prof André Alen becoming an emeritus professor at KU Leuven.

30 Years of Internationalisation TU Delft

Delft, The Netherlands, 17 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks on the role of Research-Intensive Universities in the 21st Century at TU Delft during the academic ceremony for 30 years of internationalisation at TU Delft.

Malta Legal Forum

Valletta, Malta, 15 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Malta Legal Forum with external guests of DG Clima and NTHU Taiwan.

Master in Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law

Valletta, Malta, 14 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere opens the second edition of the MEECL at the Faculty of Law of the University of Malta, and informs the students with the Malta/Leuven MEECL team.

LERU-Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 10 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

Environmental Border Taxes

LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, BELGIUM, 10 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the PhD guidance commission of Alice Pirlot, working on Environmental Border Taxes, at UCL.

IMER Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 10 September 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the IMER staff meeting, discussing staff issues, publications, conferences, classes and papers for the academic year 2015-2016.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 31 August 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Board of Directors of MRBB.

CERN

Geneva, Switzerland, 26 August 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with DG Rolf-Dieter Heuer and DG-elect Fabiola Gianotti of CERN to discuss collaboration between LERU and CERN.

LERU - UN

Geneva, Switzerland, 26 August 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with colleagues at the University of Geneva to discuss implementation of the LERU - UN collaboration (“LERU goes global”) as put forward during the LERU RA in Geneva in May 2015.

LERU-Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 17 August 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

IMER Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 17 August 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the IMER staff meeting, discussing staff issues, publications, conferences, and final exams for the academic year 2014-2015.

LERU - Open Access Publishing

London, United Kingdom, 14 August 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere and Dr Paul Ayris (UCL) meet with several publishers to discuss open access publications issues.

VVBBCI

Mechelen, Belgium, 3 August 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the VVBBCI.

University of Heidelberg LERU representatives

Heidelberg, Germany, 24 July 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets, upon the invitation of vice-rector Dieter Heerman, the Heidelberg LERU representatives and discusses the state of affairs of numerous R&I issues at EU and national levels.

University of Heidelberg Rectoral Team

Heidelberg, Germany, 23 July 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Rector Bernhard Eitel and his rectoral team at the University of Heidelberg to discuss recent LERU developments.

Knowledge Exchange

Oxford, United Kingdom, 13 July 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the opening day of the LERU Doctoral Summer School on Knowledge Exchange at the University of Oxford.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 29 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Board of Directors of MRBB.

Board of Directors, VREG

Leuven, Belgium, 25 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

ERA Joint Statement

Brussels, Belgium, 23 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere and Prof Alain Beretz sign, for LERU, a new Joint Statement on ERA with the European Commission, represented by Commissioner Carlos Moedas.

ERA of Innovation

Brussels, Belgium, 22 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents LERU’s vision on Open Science at the “Opening up to an ERA of Innovation” conference.

Academic Ceremony André Pictoel

Brussels, Belgium, 22 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere gives a laudatio, in the Flemish Parliament, in honour of André Pictoel, CEO of the Flemish Energy Regulator, at the occasion of his retirement.

IMER Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 19 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the IMER staff meeting, discussing staff issues, publications, conferences, and final exams for the academic year 2014-2015.

Audit Committee MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 17 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Audit Committee of MRBB.

Academic Ceremony 5000th ERC Grant

Brussels, Belgium, 16 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the academic ceremony at the occasion of the award of the 5000th ERC grant to Dr Iva Tolic.

LERU Vice-Rectors Research

Lund, Sweden, 15 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents recent EU R&I developments to the LERU Policy Committee and Vice-Rectors Research Community.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

London, United Kingdom, 11 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Enterprise and Innovation Community at Imperial College, with ao a visit to Imperial West.

ERA Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 10 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the ERA Platform meeting, discussing recent ERA developments, and preparing for the June 2015 ERA conference.

Humanitas University

Milano, Italy, 8 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the first meeting of the International Advisory Board of Humanitas University.

Directors of Communication

Barcelona, Spain, 4 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Community of Directors of Communication, at the University of Barcelona, and presents the latest EU R&I developments.

Vice-Rectors Learning & Teaching

Lund, Sweden, 3 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Community of Vice-Rectors Learning & Teaching, at Lund University, and presents the latest EU R&I developments.

ERC Scientific Council

Strasbourg, France, 2 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the dinner offered by Prof Alain Beretz, President of the University of Strasbourg and of LERU , to the members of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council.

IMER Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 1 June 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the IMER staff meeting, discussing staff issues, publications, conferences, and final exams for the academic year 2014-2015.

Leadership Program Keio University

Yokohama, Japan, 29 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the assessment of the “Science for Development of Super Mature Society” program of Keio Leading Graduate School Program, Keio University.

LERU & RU11 Japan

Yokohama, Japan, 29 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with a delegation of RU11 Japan and discusses further collaboration between LERU and RU11 Japan, and the other members of the Global Council of Research Intensive Universities.

Prof Hitoshi Ushijima, Chuo University

Tokyo, Japan, 28 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere discusses over breakfast collaboration between the Law Schools of the University of Leuven and Chuo University, with Prof Hitoshi Ushijima.

2015 Global Research Council Meeting

Tokyo, Japan, 28 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the second day of the 2015 Global Research Council Meeting.

Keio University Mita Campus

Minato, Japan, 28 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere visits the Mita Campus of Keio University, at the invitation of President Atsushi Seike and Vice-President Toshiaki Makabe.

2015 Global Research Council Meeting

Tokyo, Japan, 27 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the first day of the 2015 Global Research Council Meeting.

Career Path Lecture

Yokohama, Japan, 27 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere holds a “Career Path Lecture” for the “Science for Development of Super Mature Society” program of Keio Leading Graduate School Program, Keio University.

Global Symposium on Scientific Breakthroughs

Tokyo, Japan, 26 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the Global Symposium on Scientific Breakthroughs, preceding the start of the 2015 Global Research Council Meeting, and hosted by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Board of Directors, VREG

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 21 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of VREG.

Board of Directors MRBB

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 21 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Board of Directors of MRBB.

Rectors' Assembly LERU

Geneva, Switzerland, 15 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU Board of Directors and Rectors’ Assembly meetings, as hosted by rector Jean-Dominique Vassalli of the University of Geneva, at the UN Palace of Nations and the Biotech Campus. Guest speakers were José Manuel Barroso (former EC President) and Michael Moller (acting Director-General UN Geneva).

LERU Rectors meet in Leuven

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 13 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere joins Prof Rik Torfs (University of Leuven), and Prof Michael Hengartner (University of Zurich) in their bilateral reflection on Leuven-Zurich, and broader LERU wise, cooperation.

Switzerland and EU

UCCLE, Belgium, 13 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets over lunch with the Swiss Ambassador, Roberto Balzaretti, in Brussels, together with a Swiss and EU delegation, to discuss recent developments in EU R&I policy.

Flemish Association for Energy Law

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 13 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the morning session of the 2015 annual conference of the Flemish Association for Energy Law.

Turkey and ERA

Brussels, Belgium, 13 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets President Ahmet Acar of the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, to discuss recent developments in the European Research Area.

20 Years Swisscore in Brussels

Brussels, Belgium, 12 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the academic ceremony at the occasion of 20 Years of Swisscore in Brussels.

Ann Mettler, EPSC

Brussels, Belgium, 12 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Ann Mettler, head of the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), European Commission, and her staff, and discusses recent developments in EU R&I policy.

ERA Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 12 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the ERA Platform meeting and lunch, discussing recent ERA developments, and preparing for the June 2015 ERA conference.

LERU and EIT

Budapest, Hungary, 7 May 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the EIT Innovation Forum and speaks about the role of universities in the EIT KICs during the EIT Stakeholders Forum.

LERU-Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 27 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 27 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

ALLEA General Assembly

Lisbon, Portugal, 23 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks about LERU’s views on ERA at the General Assembly of ALLEA.

SON LERU

Paris, France, 21 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere gives an update of LERU activities for the LERU Senior Officers at University Paris-Sud.

IMER Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 20 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the IMER staff meeting, discussing staff issues, publications, conferences, and classes for the academic year 2014-2015.

ERA Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 13 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the ERA Platform at DG Research & Innovation, discussing the ERA MoU approach and ERAC ERA Roadmap.

LERU-Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 3 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

LERU - Universitas 21

Lund, Sweden, 2 April 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets the new rectoral team at Lund University and discusses with Prof Eva Wiberg, Executive Director Universitas 21, possible forms of cooperation between LERU and Universitas 21.

LERU in the European Parliament

Brussels, Belgium, 31 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs a LERU lunch event, hosted by MEP Philippe De Backer, informing MEP assistants about LERU’s views and positions on a number of R&I topics.

LERU and Cultural Institutions

Copenhagen, Denmark, 27 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Prof Patrik Andersson, director of Music at Lund University, to discuss the role of musea and cultural institutions in LERU universities.

LERU and Nordforsk

Helsinki, Finland, 26 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Prof Marja Makarow, chair of the Nordforsk Board, to discuss ERA related issues.

Board of Directors MRBB

Helsinki, Finland, 26 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates through conference call in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

375th Anniversary of the University of Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland, 26 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the festivities (reception, museum opening, academic ceremony) of the 375th anniversary of the University of Helsinki.

Future Universities Roundtable

Helsinki, Finland, 25 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the “Future Universities Roundtable”, preparing the 400th anniversary of the University of Helsinki.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 20 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

PhD Seminar Cathy Suykens

Leuven, Belgium, 17 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the PhD seminar of Dra Cathy Suykens on “Floods and International River Basin Districts: Europe stands United?”.

Uppsala University

Brussels, Belgium, 17 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Rector Eva Akesson and the senior management team of Uppsala University, and speaks on recent EU R&I developments.

Appointments Committee MRBB

Brussels, Belgium, 17 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Appointments Committee of MRBB.

Audit Committee MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 10 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Audit Committee of MRBB.

PhD Seminar Jean-Christophe Beyers

Leuven, Belgium, 10 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the PhD seminar of Drs Jean-Christophe Beyers on “The legal relationship between spatial planning and water management in the framework of adaptation to climate change”.

LERU-Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 6 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

TCD President Patrick Prendergast

Leuven, Belgium, 6 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere welcomes Prof Patrick Prendergast, President and Provost of Trinity College Dublin, in Leuven and discusses recent R&I developments in Europe.

LERU Policy Committee Meeting

Leiden, The Netherlands, 2 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Policy Committee at Leiden University, discussing recent R&I developments in Europe.

LERU-IDEA League

Leiden, The Netherlands, 2 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Dr Willemijn Dicke, new Secretary-General of the IDEA League, and discusses recent R&I developments in Europe.

SSH Research and Cardiff University

Leuven, Belgium, 27 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Prof Rick Delbridge and Prof George Boyne, Cardiff University, to discuss Social Sciences and Humanities Research.

Advancing Technology for Humanity

Brussels, Belgium, 26 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with representatives of IEEE, whom’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

Universities, Innovation and Europe

Brussels, Belgium, 26 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the EIB Institute Event on “Universities, Innovation and Europe”.

LERU ERP-Community Meeting

Brussels, Belgium, 26 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents the recent EU developments in R&I at the meeting of the LERU Community of European Research Project Managers, at KU Leuven, Campus Brussels .

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 24 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

Future Challenges for Universities

Leuven, Belgium, 20 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Rector-Magnificus Bert Vander Zwaan, Utrecht University, to discuss future challenges for universities in Europe.

Transforming Innovation Policy for Europe

Florence, Italy, 17 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the conference “Transforming Innovation Policy for Europe: Towards a New Theory” at the European University Institute, Florence.

Online Learning

Brussels, Belgium, 6 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the morning session of the LERU Open Seminar on Online Learning at the Scotland House Conference Centre in Brussels.

Text and Data Mining

Brussels, Belgium, 3 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the High Level Roundtable Discussion on Text and Data Mining with Commissioner Günther Oettinger.

SSH and Interdisciplinary Research

Brussels, Belgium, 3 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU launch event for the LERU brochure on SSH and Interdisciplinary Research at KOWI, Brussels.

LERU Board of Directors Meeting

London, United Kingdom, 30 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU BoD meeting at University College London, discussing the state of affairs of LERU activities.

Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar

London, United Kingdom, 29 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar on “Implementing the Science and Innovation Strategy”.

Assessing the Impact of Science Funding in Europe

Brussels, Belgium, 27 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Bruegel/Simpatic workshop on assessing the impact of science funding in Europe.

VREG Business Plan 2015

Brussels, Belgium, 23 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the presentation of the VREG Business Plan 2015.

Understanding Research Involving Animals and the Alternatives

Brussels, Belgium, 20 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in an MEP hosted meeting of the Wellcome Trust on research involving animals and the alternatives, in the European Parliament.

INBO

Brussels, Belgium, 20 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Dr Jurgen Tack, Director-General INBO (Institute for Nature and Forest Research), to discuss issues of mutual concern in EU R&I policy.

EU-LIFE

Brussels, Belgium, 20 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Dr Marta Agostinho, EU-LIFE Manager, to discuss issues of mutual concern in EU R&I policy.

Environmental Border Taxes

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, 16 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the annual meeting of the PhD guidance commission of Alice Pirlot, working on Environmental Border Taxes, at UCL.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 16 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

Economic Impact LERU

Leuven, Belgium, 15 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Graeme Blackett of Biggar Economics to discuss the LERU Economic Impact Study.

Organisational Re-structuring of European universities

Barcelona, Spain, 12 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU seminar on organisational re-structuring of European universities at the University of Barcelona.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 6 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

Inaugural Lectures Faculty of Law KU Leuven

Leuven, Belgium, 6 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the academic session with inaugural lectures at the Faculty of Law of KU Leuven.