Nolia, Umeå

Faculty Days at the Faculty of Forest Sciences:

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We invite you to an interesting lunch to lunch programme with interesting speakers and lots of time to mingle with colleagues you may not have met in a long time. There will be an Award Ceremony and the Faculty board will get up on stage for question-time, so start preparing your questions and yourself for two inspiring days together!

PROGRAMME (updated)

WEDNESDAY 16th November

11.00 Registration, inside the Nolia entrance

12.00 Lunch, restaurant Kummin, 2nd floor

13:00 Introduction, Göran Ericsson, dean, venue: Zonen

13.15  Questions to the Faculty board, venue: Zonen

14.15 Session 1 (Swedish): Skogen inom oss - vilken är kulturens roll i skogsdebatten?, Annelie Bränström-Öhman, Professor at the dep. of Culture & Media Studies, Umeå University and Clara Bodén, filmmaker & producer, production company Vapen och Dramatik, venue: Zonen

14.15 Session 2  (English): Forests, feelings and herbicides, Janina Priebe, Researcher in the history of science & ideas, Umeå University and Gerd Aurell, Associate professor at Umeå  Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University, venue: Miskovsky

15.30  Coffee break, venue: Showroom

16.15   We are all different - except me! About understanding other people... and yourself! Mattias Lundberg, associate professor at dep. of Psychology, Umeå University, venue: Zonen

17.00  Award Ceremony, venue: Zonen 

17.30  Mingle, venue: Showroom

18.15 Dinner, restaurant Kummin, 2nd floor

THURSDAY 17th November

08.30 Keynote speaker Maria Wetterstrand, VD at Miltton Europe, venue: Zonen 

09.30 Coffee break, venue: Showroom

10.15  Panel session: How can we meet society’s expectations while maintaining our academic freedom?, venue: Zonen

11.15 Concluding remarks, Göran Ericsson, venue: Zonen

11.30 Closing lunch, restaurant Kummin, 2nd floor


Tid: 2022-11-16 12:00 - 2022-11-17 13:00
Ort: Umeå
Lokal: Nolia
Arrangör: SLU Fakulteten för skogsvetenskap
Sista anmälningsdag: 20 oktober 2022
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Note: The programme is mainly in English. One session will be held in Swedish with a parallel session in English.  


No more registrations. 

Questions about the programme:

Elisabeth Nyström, elisabeth.nystrom@slu.se

Annika Mossing, annika.mossing@slu.se

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