Program

Last changed: 20 September 2017

WSAN seminar Uppsala 2017 - “Collaboration for greater impact”

 Friday 29 September

08:00

Transfer from Hotel to the venue

Pick up at Clarion Choice Hotel Gillet
Address: Dragarbrunnsgatan 23, 753 20 Uppsala

 

08.30 – 09.00

Participant registration and coffee

 

09.00 – 09.10

Welcome
Jane Sherwood, Chair Winter School Alumni Network
(WSAN) Steering Group

 

09.10 – 09.30

Welcome to SLU
Karin Holmgren, Deputy vice chancellor Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

 

 

 

Why do we collaborate?
09.30 – 10.30

Collaboration for research and higher education in Sweden

Erik Fahlbeck, Pro Vice-Chancellor for extension Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU )

 

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

 

11.00 – 11.45

Collaboration of HEI:s with industry in Europe –
The perspective and role of Humane and university support professionals.

Ian Creagh, Strategy consultant and member of the Executive
Committee of Humane (Heads of University Management & Administration Network Europe)

 

11.45 – 13.15

Collaboration in HEI:s in Europe – comparison between different countries – group discussions

David Beskow, Head of Leadership Development Unit Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Group discussion leaders:
Andrea Syring, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Hans de Jonge, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Jyri Pulkkinen, The University of the Arts Helsinki (Uniarts Helsinki), Finland?
Margit Nothnagl, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Anders Eriksson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

 PDF - Group discussion questions

 

13.15 – 14.15

Lunch

 

 
 
How do we collaborate and support collaboration?
14.15 – 15.00

Research partnerships and commercialisation
Urban Eriksson, CEO SLU Holding

 

15.00 – 15.30

Coffee break

 

15.30 – 16.30 Innovation parks as concepts for collaboration

Sara Brännström, Responsible for cooperation and research infrastructure, Green Innovation Park, Uppsala, Sweden

Ivar Björkman, Executive Director, OpenLab, Stockholm, Sweden

 

16.30 – 17.30

Professional support for collaboration activities – group discussions
David Beskow, Head of Leadership Development Unit Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

 

18.30

Dinner in Ultuna with guests

 

approx. 20.30

Transfer to the hotel in Uppsala

Drop off at Clarion Choice Hotel Gillet

 

Saturday 30 September

08:30

Transfer from Hotel to the venue

Pick up at Clarion Choice Hotel Gillet
Address: Dragarbrunnsgatan 23, 753 20 Uppsala

 

 
Our collaborators
09.00 – 10.00 Citizen Science – a way of collaborating with the public community

Dick Kasperowski
Senior lecturer, Theory of Science
Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

 

10.00 – 10.30

Coffee break

 

10.30 – 12.00 Panel discussion with stakeholders – advantages and challenges of collaboration

Bengt Norrving, Consultant, Karolinska Institutet, KI, Sweden
Andreas Scheutz, Director of Research and Innovation, Region Uppsala, Sweden
Anna-Carin Ramsten, Expert at Vinnova, Sweden’s innovation agency

 

12.00 – 12.15

Conclusions
Jane Sherwood, Chair Winter School Alumni Network (WSAN) Steering Group

 

12.30 – 13.30

Lunch

 

13.30 – 14.30

Campus Tour

 

14.30

Transfer to Uppsala

 

15.00 – 17.30

Free Time

 

17.30 – 19.00

Excursion - Guided tour in Uppsala. 

Start at the Linnaeus Garden. 

 

19.00 Dinner in Uppsala

Contact

Conference office 

For information about practical details and registration, please contact:

Academic Conferences
Tel: +46 18 67 10 34 
E-mail: wsan2017@slu.se

Page editor: Lina.Sarenius@slu.se