Saturday 30 March 2019

Program

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Saturday 30 March 2019

9:00 Modernizing higher education in the Agenda 2030 era

Ole Petter Ottersen, Professor and President of Karolinska Institutet

9:20

Social justice, sustainable development and health equity

Sir Michael Marmot, Professor and Director of the Institute of Health Equity, University College London

9:55

Partnering for impact on sustainable development

Rt Hon. Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Head of UNDP

10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Workshops


1. Quality of governance


2. Inequity and health


3. Non-communicable diseases


4. Antibiotic resistance


5. Pollution, climate and health


6. Fostering action for societal change


7. Aging populations


8. Mental health for all


9. Decent work and economic development

12:45 Lunch
13:45 Reporting from workshops and summary
15:20   Panel discussions

Panel 1: Higher education curriculum change in the context of Agenda 2030

Moderator: Carl Johan Sundberg, Conference Chair, Professor, Head of Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet

Panellists:  Eva Wiberg, Vice-Chancellor, Professor, University of Gothenburg
Göran Finnveden, Vice-President for Sustainable Development, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Annika Östman Wernerson, Deputy Vice-President for Higher Education, Professor, Karolinska Institutet


Panel 2: The role of universities in addressing global challenges

Moderator: Carl Johan Sundberg, Conference Chair, Professor, Head of Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet

Panellist: Ole Petter Ottersen, President, Professor, Karolinska Institutet
Pam Fredman, President, International Association of Universities, Professor, University of Gothenburg
John Holmberg, UNESCO Chair in Education for Sustainable Development, Professor, Chalmers University of Technology

16:20 Next steps: Welcome to Gothenburg in 2020

Eva Wiberg, Vice-Chancellor, University of Gothenburg

Stefan Bengtsson, President and CEO, Chalmers University of Technology

16:30 Concluding remarks
16:30 Post-conference party at the Medical Students’ Union (MF)

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