UI GreenMetric and University College Cork Collaboration in The 5th International Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings (IWGM) 2019

UI GreenMetric and University College Cork Collaboration in The 5th International Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings (IWGM) 2019

This year we have conducted The 5th International Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings (IWGM) in collaboration with University College Cork, Irlandia on 14-16 April 2019. The theme for IWGM 2019 is “Sustainable University in a Changing World: Lessons, Challenges and Opportunities“. Representatives of UI GreenMetric team were Prof. Riri Fitri Sari, Dr. Nyoman Suwarta, Ph.D and Asst. Prof. Junaidi.

The event began with steering committee meeting at the North Wing Council Room, University College Cork. The national coordinator who presented the report were Prof. Tadeu Malheiros (University of Sao Paolo), Dr. Freddy Leonardo Franco Idarraga (Universidad Nacional de Colombia), Dr. Jaime Alberto Romero Infante (El Bosque University), Mr. Pascal Caizergues (Inseec U.), Dr. Mochamad Arief Budihardjo (Universitas Diponegoro), Prof. Mirko Degli Esposti (University of Bologna), Prof. John O’Halloran (University College Cork), Mr. Juris Iljins (Riga Technical University), Prof. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui (Sukkur IBA University), Prof. Paulo J. S. Cruz, (Universidade do Minho), Dr. Sc. Redina Margarita Mikhailovna (RUDN University), Prof. Habib M. Fardoun (King Abdulaziz University), Dr. Chang Hsien Tai (National Pingtung University of Science and Technology), Prof. Mustafa Çufal? (Bulent Ecevit University), Kitikorn Charmondusit, Ph.D. (Mahidol University), Prof. Dr. Sany Sanuri Mohd. Mokhtar (Universiti Utara Malaysia), Mr. Andy Nolan (University of Nottingham), Dr. Esmail Karamidehkordi (University of Zanjan), Mr. Abzal Abdramanov (Kazakh National Agrarian University), and Dr. Dario Liberona (Universidad Federal Tecnico Santa Maria). The event continued with a discussion to discuss about sustainable efforts in the future and also the announcement of the UI GreenMetric Award.

Fig 1. Steering committee meeting at the North Wing Council Room, UCC

 

Fig 2. UI GreenMetric awardees

On the next day, Prof. Patrick O’Shea (President of University College Cork), H.E. Mr. Simon Coveney (Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland), and Prof. Riri Fitri Sari gave the opening speech. The keynote speech delivered by Dr. Michael John O’Mahony (Director of the Environmental Education Unit, The National Trust for Ireland) and Dr. Gerard Mullally (Department of Sosiology, University College Cork).

The event followed by parallel presentations. The presentations are divided into three sessions. The topics were about issues and innovation in managing settings and infrastructure, managing energy and climate change, managing waste, managing water, managing transportation, managing education and research. Participants are given the opportunity to discuss important matters at the end of each parallel presentation session. There were also a poster session held at the same venue which is the first of its kind in UI GreenMetric Workshops. The agenda continued with a campus tour around University College Cork.