The seminar follows the growing commitment of Higher Education Institutions (HEI) to sustainability in a context in which HEIs are increasingly assuming a leadership role in the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
The commitment of Higher Education Institutions with the SDGs is reflected in their teaching and learning activities, research and interaction with society, as well as in the operational management of the campus.
In order to discuss these issues ISCTE-IUL will hold a seminar in partnership with Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, with panel and round table discussions, on March 21, from 09:30 to 13:00, at ISCTE-IUL.
This seminar will cover the integration of the Sustainable Development Goals into Higher Education Institutions, particularly those that focus on the sustainability of the Planet. The first panel will present best practices implemented in two International Universities.
The roundtable will highlight best practices implemented by various Portuguese Higher Education Institutions. It will also discuss how Higher Education Institutions assumed their leadership role in the pursuit of the SDG through its various missions (teaching, research, interaction with society and best practices).
Date: 21 March 2019
Venue: J.J. Laginha Auditorium, Sedas Nunes Building, ISCTE-IUL
09:30 | Reception and Registration
10:00 | Opening session
Jorge Costa, Vice-Rector for Quality and Information Systems at ISCTE-IUL
10:10 | Living and Teaching Sustainability
Pierre Ibisch, Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (Germany)
Peter Hobson, Writtle University College (UK)
Moderator: David Avelar, Faculty of Sciences of ULisboa
11:05 | Coffee break
11:20 | Sustainable Development Goals and the Portuguese higher education
Catarina Roseta Palma, Sustainability Director from ISCTE-IUL
Margarida Santos Reis, Faculty of Sciences of ULisboa
Helena Freitas, University of Coimbra and member of the European School of Sustainability Science and Research
Luís Roberto, Vice-President of GRACE
12:00 | Final discussion about the challenges and opportunities for teaching and practicing sustainability in higher education
Moderator: Vasco Rato, ISCTE-IUL
13:00 | Closing Session
Registration required. Please register here