Welcome to Umeå University's EU Day! A day filled with seminars, presentations, panel debates and workshops with invited guests and researchers at Umeå University.
Student ambassadors will also be on site, outside Aula Biologica, to talk about everything from exchange studies to internships in Europe.
We offer coffee and refreshments at Aula Biologica. A light lunch will be provided in limited numbers during the parallel program in the MIT Building.
Program in Aula Biologica:
10:00–10:15 Welcome Hans Adolfsson, Vice-Chancellor at Umeå University
10:15–10:55 EU – back to basics Annika Korzinek, the European Commission in Sweden Björn Kjellström, the European Parliament
11:00–11:30 Internationalization and mobility Karin Röding, the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR)
11:30–13:00 Lunch break
13:00–14:00 PANEL DEBATE: The vision of Europe; the future of Europe Magnus Blomgren, moderator Adrien Müller, Hungary's Ambassador to Sweden Hugo Brauwers, Belgium's Ambassador to Sweden Björn Wiechel, member of the Swedish Parliament, and also a member of the parliament's EU board
14:05–14:25 Northern Sweden at the top of which Europe? Mikael Janson, North Sweden European Office
14:30–14:55 What awaits in Horizon Europe? Jessica Umegård, Head of secretariat national EU policy, International Cooperation, at Vinnova
Program in the MIT Building (parallel during lunch):
11:10–11:30 Excellent impacts? Career and research outcomes from holding an EU grant Lotta Vikström, professor at the Centre for Demographic and Aging Research (Cedar), as well as at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
11:35–11:55 Infrastructures for Archaeological Data and Heritage Science Philip Buckland, associate professor at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
12:00–12:20 Arctic Visible: Finding a home for interdisciplinary research through the MSCA Individual Fellowship Eavan O'Dochartaigh, postdoctoral researcher at Humlab
12:25–12:45 The Department of Computing Science on the EU arena Lennart Edblom, associate professor at the Department of Computing Science