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EU Day: On the top of Europe

Time Thursday 17 October, 2019 at 09:40 - 15:10
Place Campus Umeå

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:

  • 09:40–10:00 Coffee

  • 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

  • 15:00–15:10 Summary


Program in the MIT Building (parallel during lunch):

  • 11:00–11:05 Welcome

  • 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

  • 12:50–13:00 Summary


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