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25 April 2024 9:00 am – 12:30 am Almeria

U-Green. University Cooperation for Promoting the GREEN Transition and Sustainable Practices in Education and Training

On the 25th of April 2024, the University of Almeria will host the Final Conference of the U-GREEN Project in order to disseminate project results at national and international level. The Final Conference will aim at promoting and valorising the U-GREEN results, with a special focus on presenting an overview of project results developed, together with a Scientific Conference by an international expert.

The event will be the opportunity to present the project’s results conceived to be used by a wide spectrum of Higher Education actors who will get the chance to find out:

  • The U-GREEN Guidelines for Education & Training Institutions
  • The U-GREEN Label
  • An online Training Programme for U-GREEN Experts
  • A U-GREEN Virtual Knowledge Hub

This event is aimed at anyone in the Education and Training Institutions involved in implementing new green and sustainable practices, green professionals, companies and labour market actors; public stakeholders and policymakers; researchers; NOGs, associations and national/European networks active in promoting development and geen and sustainable practices in Education and Training.

The conference can be followed online from 9:00 am at 12:30 am, with prior registration.

Registrations are mandatory and open until the 19th of April.

9:00 – 9:15Conference Opening
Prof. Tomás Lorenzana de la Varga
Rector’s Delegate for UNIgreen European University and Erasmus+ KA2 Projects. University of Almeria.
Prof. Eva Deseada Carmona Moreno
Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Studies. University of Almeria
9:15 – 10:30Inaugural Conference: “ Green Growth Transitions”
Prof. Diego Vazquez-Brust
Professor of Global Business Sustainability and Strategy. University of Portsmouth (United Kingdom)
10:30 – 11:00Coffee break
U-Green Project. Presentation of Results
Moderator: Eva Alborch Martínez
Degree in Environmental Sciences. University of Almería.
11:00 – 11:20Result 1. U-GREEN Guidelines for Education & Training Institutions
José Joaquín Garcia Gómez.
Professor in the Economics Department. PhD in Economic History. University of Almeria
11:20 – 11:40Result 2. U-GREEN Label
Francesca Despini
MS in Environmental Engineering. PhD in High Mechanics and Automotive Design & Technology. University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy).
11:40 – 12:00Result 3. Online Training Programme for U-GREEN Experts
Mariana Restrepo Palacio
Innovation & Research Project Officer. INCOMA. Sevilla (Spain)
12:00 – 12:20Result 4. U-GREEN Virtual Knowledge Hub.
Katarzyna Świąder
Professor at the Institute of Human Nutrition Sciences.
Beata Gawryszewska
Professor at the Institute of Environmental Engineering. Warsaw University of Life Sciences (Poland)
12:20 – 12:30Conference closure