TED5: Programme

Programme of the TED5 conference

1-3 February 2012, Budapest

Corvinus University of Budapest, Pest Campus (Main Building), Fovám tér 8, H-1093 Budapest


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Wednesday 1 February 2011

Opening session


Main Building Room E2001

Modern History of the Trans -European Dialogue: The twenty years of the Leuven-Corvinus cooperation (1992-2012)

16.00-18.00 Modern History of the Trans-European Dialogue: The twenty years of the Leuven-Corvinus
cooperation (1992-2012)
16.00-16.30 Welcome coffee
16.30-16.40 Official opening and introduction (by László TRAUTMANN, Dean, Faculty of Economics, Corvinus University of Budapest)
16.40-16.55 The Budapest-Leuven Dialogue (Mihály HŐGYE, Corvinus)
16:55-17.10 The Leuven Budapest Dialogue (Frank DELMARTINO, Leuven)
17.10-17-20 Observations from Laszlo VARADI, Corvinus
17.20-17.30 Observations from Marleen BRANS, Leuven
17.30-17.45 Closing words: Futures of Dialogues (Geert BOUCKAERT, Leuven)
17.45-18.00 Closing words: Dialogues of Futures (Gyorgy JENEI, Corvinus
18.00 Welcome dinner hosted by the National Labour Office. Venue: Main Building, AULA MAGNA
18.10 Welcome speech by Mr. Róbert KOMÁROMI, General Director (National Labour Office)


2 February 2012 (10.00-12.30)

Session 1: Agencies in Hungary

Moderator: György JENEI and György HAJNAL, Corvinus University of Budapest


Main Building, Ground Floor, Auditorium III.

10.00-10.15 Welcome by the host. Zsolt ROSTOVÁNYI, Rector, Corvinus University of Budapest
10.10-10.30 Welcome by the host: Norbert KIS, Deputy State Secretary for Higher Education, Ministry of National Resources
10.30-11.00 Keynote presentation: The
politics of agency governance (Introducing the topic of TED5) Sandra VAN THIEL, Erasmus University Rotterdam/Radboud University Nijmegen)
11.00-11.15 Presentation: András PATYI, Rector, National University of Public Service
11.15-11.30 Presentation: Márton GELLÉN, PhD student, Széchenyi University Gyor / Deputy Head of Division, Ministry of National Resources
11.30-11.45 Coffee break
11.45-12.00 Reflections by the discussant (David HEALD, University of Aberdeen Business School)
12.30-12.30 Further reflections and general discussion
12.30-13.30 Lunch break. Venue: AULA MAGNA, Main Building, Ground Floor

afternoon (13:30-17:30)

Session 2: Influence of agencies on policy making

Moderator: Koen VERHOEST, Catholic University of Leuven / University of Antwerp


Main Building, Ground Floor, Auditorium III.

13.30-13.45 Introduction by the moderator: Influence of agencies on policy making
13.45-14.00 Presentation: Tobias BACH, Leibniz Universität Hannover
14.00-14.15 Presentation: Anamarija MUSA, University of Zagreb
14.15-14.30 Presentation: Martino MAGETTI, University of Zurich
14.30-14.45 Presentation: Bernadette CONNAUGHTON (University of Limerick)
14.45-15.00 Coffee break
15.00-15.15 Presentation: Tatjana JOVANIC, University of Belgrade
15.15-15.30 Presentation: Reto STEINER & Etienne HUBER, Universitaet Bern
15.30-16.00 Reflections by the discussant (Éva KOVÁCS, Corvinus University of Budapest and Krisztián KÁDÁR, Ministry of Public Administration and Justice)
16.00-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-17.15 Further reflections; general discussion
17.15-17.30 Wrap-up by moderator
17:30 End of Session 2
18.30 Dinner. Venue: AULA MAGNA, Main Building, Ground Floor

morning (09:15-13:15)

Session 3: Political interference/influence on agencies

Moderator: Külli SARAPUU, Tallinn University of Technology


Main Building, Ground Floor, Auditorium III.

09.15-09.30 Introduction by the moderator: Political influence on agencies
09.30-09.45 Presentation: Dóra PIROSKA, International Business School Budapest
09.45-10.00 Presentation: Sjors OVERMAN, Ecole Nationale d’Administration
10:00-10.15 Presentation: David HEALD, University of Aberdeen Business School
10.15-10.30 Presentation: Vitalis NAKROSIS, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University
10.30-10.45 Coffee break
10.45-11.15 Reflections by the discussant (György HAJNAL, Corvinus University of Budapest)
11.15-12.00 Further reflections; general discussion
12.00-12.15 Coffee break
12.15-12.45 Further reflections; general discussion (continued)
12.45-13.00 Wrap-up by moderator
13.00 End of Session 3
13.00-14.15 Lunch break


afternoon (14:15-18:00)

Session 4: Politicization and political appointments

Moderator: Calin HINTEA, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj


Main Building, Ground Floor, Auditorium III.

14.15-14.45 Keynote presentation: Maria SPIROVA, University of Leiden
14.45-15.00 Presentation: Miroslav BEBLAVY & Emilia SICAKOVA-BEBLAVA, governance.sk
15.00-15.15 Presentation: Jan MEYER-SAHLING, University of Notthingham
15.15-15.30 Presentation: Juraj NEMEC, Matei Bel University, Banska Bystrica
15.30-15.45 Presentation: Dorina UZUNOVA, Erasmus University Rotterdam
15.45-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-16.30 Reflections by the discussant (Koen VERHOEST, Catholic University of Leuven / University of Antwerp)
16.30-17.30 Further reflections; general discussion
17.30-17.45 Wrap-up by moderator
17.45-18.00 Wrap-up for the TED5 event by Calin HINTEA, Babes-Bolyai University
18.00 End of TED5


Each presentation is followed by 3 minutes of technical Q&A / questions for clarification, which is included in the 15-minute time frame allocated for each presentation.