SEC Meeting (SEC members only) Wednesday, May 31st

Meeting place: Building B, First floor, Paseo de Juan XXIII 11, 28040 Madrid
Times are in CET

  • 15:00: start of the meeting
  • 17:30: end of the meeting

General Assembly Day 1 - Thursday, June 1

Meeting place: Paseo de Juan XXIII 11, 28040 Madrid
Times are in CET

  • 7:50 Meeting at: Paseo de Juan XXIII 11, Building B, 28040 Madrid
  • 8:00 Bus leaves* to the meeting location: Palacio del infante Don Luis de Borbon, Avenida Adolfo Suarez, 27, 28660 Boadilla Del Monte, Madrid
  • 9:00 Attendance check-up & registration
  • 9:15 Opening ceremony
    • Welcome by UPM Rector, Prof. Guillermo Cisneros
    • Welcome by the President of the Heritage Network, Prof. Raghunathan Rengaswamy
    • Welcome by the Vice-President of the Heritage Network, Prof. Teresa Zielinska
  • 10:00 Keynote by H. E. Mr. Dinesh K. Patnaik, Indian Ambassador in Spain
  • 10:30 Group picture and Networking break
  • 11:00 Thematic conferences (followed by Q&A)
    • Prof. Raghunathan Rengaswamy (IIT Madras) on School of Sustainability
    • Prof. Cezary Zielinski (Warsaw University of Technology) on Sustainability in Robotics Systems
    • Prof. Somnath Chattopadhyaya (IIT, ISM Dhanbad) on Sustainability of Academic collaboration with special reference to Indo-European Context
    • Prof. Vincent Frémont (Centrale Nantes) on Sustainability in studies, research and innovation at Ecole Centrale de Nantes, a review
  • 13:00 Lunch break
  • 14:30 Thematic conferences (followed by Q&A)
    • Prof. Avinash Maharu Sonawane (IIT Indore) on Development of Courses Related to Sustainability
    • Prof. Alberto Garrido (UPM) on Sustainability in UPM campus
    • Prof. Ercan Altinsoy (TU Dresden) on Sustainability Teaching Activities of Technische Universitaet Dresden with Indian Institute of Technology Madras - Global Water and Climate Adaptation Center
    • Ms. Maike Heitkamp-Mai (TU Dresden) on Combating environmental pollution through internationalisation of research in Germany and India
  • 17:00 End of the presentations and debates
  • 17:30 Bus trip back to Madrid
  • 19:00 Zarzuela Concert (Spanish music) at Industrial Engineering School
    • Going there: Stop at Metro station Gregorio Marañón. Exact address: Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Madrid, Main Hall, C/ José Gutierrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid) see details here.
  • 20:45 Gala dinner at Consejo Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)
    • Going there: 5 minute walk from concert place

* If you miss the bus departure, you can book a taxi, but the fare may be expensive as the ride is rather long

General Assembly Day 2 - Friday, June 2

Location : UPM rectorate, Building A, Room 1
Address: Raimro de Maeztu 7, 28040 Madrid
Times are in CET

  • 9:00 Attendance check-up & registration
  • 9:15 President Roadmap for the future of the Heritage Network
  • 9:30  Workshop: working on the future of the Heritage Network
  • 10:45 Networking break
  • 11:15 Management activities
    • Presentation of 2024 GA host applicants
    • Vote for the 2024 GA host
    • Reminder of the process to join the Heritage Network
    • Presentation of TU Dublin
    • Vote for TU Dublin inclusion
    • SEC candidates statement of purpose
    • Vote for SEC members (2 Indian, 1 EU)
  • 12:30 Lunch break
  • 14:30  Everyone meets at Raimro de Maeztu 7, 28040 Madrid to take the bus to the Mines School
  • 15:00 Tour of Mines School Facilities
  • 17:00 End of the day

Bonus Daytrip to Toledo - Saturday, June 3

Our hosts have organized a day trip to the beautiful city of Toledo, make sure you reach the meeting place at 8h45 to take the bus booked by UPM.

Meeting at 8h45 at Raimro de Maeztu 7, 28040 Madrid
Bus departure: 9:00
Bus return: 17:00

Learn more about Toledo here.
Published on November 5, 2019 Updated on June 1, 2023