Summit “Transformation Towards World-Class Reseach”. Day 3

8.30

Transport from The Ritz-Carlton Hotel to NUST MISIS

9.15-

10.50

CREATING CULTURAL CHANGE

A series of lightning keynote speeches where the audience shall hear from senior leaders from academia and outside the higher education sector, where the leader has arrived at the university and successfully introduced a significant cultural change in the institution, resulting in functional success (and reflected in rankings success where appropriate).

What were the leadership challenges specific to their institution, how did they succeed in getting approval from faculty as well as government stakeholders, and how much of their previous experience helped them in this work, and how much of their personal experience did they have to abandon in order to take their institution forward?

9.15 — 9.20

Introduction

Phil Baty, chief knowledge officer, THE

9.20 — 10.20

Lightning keynotes (in order of appearance)

  • Sally Jeffery, partner, education and skills global leaders, PwC
  • Yeon Cheon Oh, president, University of Ulsan
  • Sir Malcolm Grant, chairman, NHS England, chancellor, University of York
  • Andrei Volkov, deputy chair, Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of Russian Universities (Project 5-100)

Location: Engineering Prototyping Centre, ground floor, NUST MISIS

10.20 — 10.50

Debate: Follow up discussion and audience questions and answers

Chair: Phil Baty, chief knowledge officer, THE

  • Sir Malcolm Grant, chairman, NHS England, chancellor, University of York
  • Sally Jeffery, partner, education and skills global leaders, PwC
  • Yeon Cheon Oh, president, University of Ulsan
  • Andrei Volkov, deputy chair, Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of Russian Universities (Project 5-100)

10.50 — 11.20

Networking refreshments

Location: Building B, 2nd floor, foyer, NUST MISIS

FUTURE EXCELLENCE IN MATERIAL SCIENCES

11.20 — 12.00

Collaborating for shared success: Embracing societal challenges posed by emerging technologies

Amy Lin, vice-president, Huawei

12.00 — 13.00

Panel debate: What does the future hold for engineering education?

Engineering experts in teaching and learning from academia and industry will explore the latest developments in engineering technology, including what talent is needed now by industry and how universities could adapt their curricula to provide it.

Chair: Olga Golyshenkova, president, International Association for Corporate Education

  • Hesham Gomma, director, institutional research and planning, Khalifa University
  • Vladimir Kuznetsov, director, NUST MISIS Fablab
  • Anastasia Minina, vice-rector for international affairs, Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University
  • Alexander Myaskov, dean, NUST MISIS College of Mining

Location: Engineering Prototyping Centre, ground floor, NUST MISIS

13.00 — 14.15

Networking lunch

Location: Building B, 2nd floor, foyer, NUST MISIS

13.20 — 14.10

THE session: Implementing a strong academic recruitment strategy — how and why?

Academic recruitment is often viewed as a functional necessity, this session will demonstrate why you approach this as a strategic activity and how to achieve the greatest result.

Nick Davis, strategic solutions director, THE

Location: Building B, Main entrance, Room B2, NUST MISIS

14.15 — 15.15

Panel discussion: Creating new clusters for scientific excellence

Is world-class scientific innovation increasingly restricted to geographic clusters that combine top universities and businesses in a favourable economic and social environment? Or can scientific excellence truly be a global endeavor? How might universities outside current tech-clusters still attract and develop world-class talent and produce world-class research?

Chair: Alexander Majouga, rector, MUCTR

  • Mariam Al-Maadeed, vice-president for research and graduate studies, Qatar University
  • Alexander Gromov, professor, NUST MISIS
  • Dmitry Shtansky, professor, NUST MISIS
  • Alexey Tarasov, head of laboratory of new materials for solar energetics, Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • Natalia Trunova, vice-president, Center for Strategic Research North-West

Location: Engineering Prototyping Centre, ground floor, NUST MISIS

15.15 —16.00

An open conversation: Russia’s progress to world class excellence: what does the data tell us?

  • Phil Baty, chief knowledge officer, THE
  • Andrei Volkov, deputy chair, Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of Russian Universities (Project 5-100)

16.00 — 16.10

Closing ceremony

  • Phil Baty, chief knowledge officer, THE
  • Alevtina Chernikova, rector, NUST MISIS

16.10 — 16.40

Farewell refreshments

Location: Building B, first floor, foyer, NUST MISIS

16.45

Transport from NUST MISIS to The Ritz-Carlton Hotel