On 17 and 18 June 2014 the 17th ECA Workshop and 1st Annual Meeting of the association ECA took place in Porto.
The event was hosted by A3ES in the historical premises of the University of Porto. During the Workshop the four ECA working groups discussed the work accomplished in 2013-2014 and established the new work plans for 2014-2015. The outcomes of these meetings were presented plenary in the afternoon of the following day.
On 18th June guest speaker Daniel Gohring from the European Commission presented the EU progress report on quality assurance.
This session was followed by the 1st Annual meeting of the association ECA. 13 of the initial ECA members have joined the Association.
The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) was welcomed to join ECA after a visit of a ECA delegation in the upcoming months to check the fulfilment of the ECA Code of Good Practice.
The discussions followed on financial issues, cooperation with other networks, ECA activities, business plan and ECA events.