Up to 300 higher education professionals from across Europe will converge on Dundee for a four-day conference in June.
Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau announced that Abertay University is to host the annual European University Information Systems Organisation’s (EUNIS) gathering, 9-12 June, under the theme: ‘The Journey to Discovery’.
Other recent EUNIS events have taken place in Helsinki, Prague, Paris and Bologna. The organisation’s members are responsible for the management, development and the policy for information technology in higher education in Europe.
The conference programme will include social and cultural programmes and Karen Tocher, business and tourism manager at Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau, says: “We are delighted to be welcoming the EUNIS 2015 conference. The Dundee and Angus area is at the forefront of academic excellence and is famed for pioneering accomplishments. It is also home to one of the largest research communities in Europe.
“With two universities, Dundee has one of the highest proportions of students to total population of any city in the UK. Our rich academic cohort of highly respected professors and lecturers plays a vital role in bringing valuable conferences and meetings to the area. We are also a centre of excellence for life sciences research, computer games and digital media, arts, business, education, hi-tech manufacturing and telecommunications.”
Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau has also helped land the isamDUNDEE2015 Congress (for the International Society for Addiction in Medicine) in October, which is set to welcome 500 international delegates.
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