Saturday 28 March 2020 at Conference Centre Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20A, Gothenburg

The conference is postponed due to the Corona outbreak and due to the current rules applied by the Swedish universities.
Registered participants will be informed via e-mail. We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause you.

After entering your name and email address you can sign up for one of three workshop themes. The themes are:

Tools, resources and concrete measuHow do companies work with sustainability, what is trending? And what to think about when it comes to sustainable employment!res
The workshops will address concrete measures for integrating the SDG concepts in the curriculum, how a multidisciplinary degree programme can be organized, and tools for assessing how an activity, organisation or innovation affects the SDGs.

Future workforce
The workshops will address how students can choose employers that are committed to environmental issues, how different employers work with sustainability issues, and how the universities can best train the students to have the competence needed when entering the workforce.

University Partnerships and Collaboration
The workshops will address how the many different networks working with SDGs have achieved concrete measures and activities contributing to reaching the goals, practical cooperation guides, and pitfalls and opportunities when collaborating within and between universities.

There will also be a City Reception at Börsen on the evening of Friday 27 March at 18:30. You are welcome to sign up for this one as well.

If you want to attend the Conference in Gothenburg 28 of March (and attend to the dinner at Börsen the evening before on the 27 March) you should register your participation here at the website. If you are attending one of the satellite workshops at Blekinge Institute of Technology , Dalarna University or Umeå University you should register locally, please check your universities homepage.

There will also be the possibility to attend the workshops via Zoom (a tool similar to Skype for business).

Information about Covid-19
Due to the Covid-19-virus we are following organisations and the universities guidelines and updates. We wish to inform you that we are following the governmental authorities’ continuous information about the COVID-19 (Corona virus) closely, and at this stage, we are planning to go through with the conference as planned. If any changes would to occur, we will inform participants immediately.
Due to the possible changes in recommendations from authorities, we recommend all participants who are traveling to Gothenburg to book accommodations and traveling with cancelation options.
If you are uncertain about traveling to the conference, all delegates are advised to contact their employer and follow the guidelines provided by their employer. Students are recommended to follow the updates and guidelines provided by their respective universities.
If you wish to cancel your registration you do this via your registration confirmation. Use the option “Manage order” and follow the directions.
Read more about the recommendations and follow the update at Folkhälsomyndigheten and the Swedish Government.
We will update the webpage with information if we get any other news about this Conference.

We look forward to seeing you at Rethinking Higher Education 2020 in Gothenburg!

Rethinking Higher Education 2020 is organised by the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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