XXIV Legal Conference on Higher Education

On the 10th and 11th, the XXIV Higher Education Legal Conference was held at the Universidad Católica del Norte, Antofagasta city.

Activity that annually brings together the legal advisers, general secretaries and comptrollers of the universities of the Council of Rectors, which on this occasion had the support of the Regional University Group and with the sponsorship of CRUCH.

The conference was opened by Misael Camus Ibacache, Rector of the Universidad Católica del Norte and president of the AUR; and by Rodolfo Walter, Secretary General of the University of Concepción and president of the Legal Commission of the Council of Rectors.

Among the agreements adopted, there is the formation of commissions in order to address five issues: a) Legislative Agenda for Higher Education (Superintendency, Financing and Quality Assurance); b) Student Participation; c) Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Policies; d) Risk Management; e) Public Procurement System, SERNAC in connection with university activity.

The 2013 Legal Commission was also formed, which was made up of Messrs. Cristian Moyano from the University of Valparaíso; Carlos Maturana from the University of Bío-Bío; Fernando Castillo from the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso; Jeromme Mac Auliffe from the Federico Santa María Technical University; Javier Millar from the Austral University of Chile; Andrés Prieto del Rio from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Rodolfo Walter from the Universidad de Concepción (Coordinator).

It was agreed that the next Higher Education Legal Jordanas will be held at the Austral University of Chile on January 6 and 7, 2014.