Conference 2012

Conference 2012

Dear colleagues,

The FFNT and the LNVH are pleased to invite you to the conference:

‘Gender in Academic Leadership: challenges and perspectives’

on Thursday April 19, from 9.00 till 17.00 hrs.

in building Vrijhof (Amphitheater) at the University of Twente

Key-note speakers:

Prof. Rosemary Deem (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of London, UK),

Prof. Janka Stoker (University of Groningen, Member of the UT Supervisory Board),

Prof. Simone Buitendijk (Vice-Rector, Leiden University),

Prof. Curt Rice (Vice-Rector, University of Tromso, Norway)

The president of the University of Twente Board, Anne Flierman will open the conference. The four speakers will give their vision on the leadership universities need to embrace excellence and diversity. After lunch we invite you to join a Discussion café to unpack the issues regarding academic leadership, factors for success in academic career advancement, and performance and diversity in organizations. The conference ends with a panel discussion moderated by Prof. Saharso, the member of the FFNT Board, followed by a reception.

Please see the attached FFNT conference programme for further details. They can also be found at: or http:/ This event is co-funded by the LNVH.

Please register below.

Kind regards on behalf of the Female Faculty Network Twente (FFNT),

Dr. Liudvika Leisyte

FFNT Chair