UI GreenMetric Participated in IREG-9 Conference, Belgium, 23-25 May 2018

Prof Riri Fitri Sari, Chairperson of UI GreenMetric attended the IREG-9 Conference entitled “Accreditation and rankings – Two roads to the same goal?”. The event was completed on 25 May 2018 in Hasselt University, Belgium. The event was attended by leaders who established regional and global accreditation and rating institutions, namely U-Multirank, RAEX Rating Agency, QS Intelligence Unit, HE Evaluation & Accreditation Council, UI GreenMetric Rankings, Shanghai Ranking, incorporated in the IREG Observatory. Keynote speakers was delivered by Mr. Ben Sowter, QS Ranking with updated their ranking and the reliance between accreditation as the theme of the conference “Accreditation and rankings – Two roads to the same goal?”. At the general assembly of IREG on May 25, 2018, IREG presidential and executive committee elections were held. Thus, the IREG President position changed have been passed from Prof. Jan Sadlak (Ex – Director of UNESCO-European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO-CEPES)) to be Prof. Luiz Claudio Costa (Vice Rector of the University of IESB University in Brasilia). Among the selected Executive Committees, 2 from QS and Shanghai Jiatong ranking and 3 are the National Coordinators of UI GreenMetric: Prof. Mirko Degli Esposti (University of Bologna), Mr. Habib M. Fardoun (King Abdulaziz University), and Ms. Birte C. Hornemann (Aalborg University).