STOCKHOLM EXCELLENCE SEMINAR

Background
Program
Practical Information
Contact Information

1585634-riddarholmen-stockholm

BACKGROUND
The sixth and final joint SACF seminar will be held in Stockholm, Sweden in February 2017. Between 13-16 February 2017 participants will discuss the future of international research collaboration and sum up the achievements from the past two years of exciting research seminars in the Republic of Korea, Singapore, China, Indonesia and Brazil.


PROGRAM
Monday 13 February
(by invitation only)

19.00 Welcome reception at Stockholm City Hall, hosted by the City of Stockholm

Tuesday 14 February, 09.00-11.45, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
(by invitation only)

09.00 Registration and refreshments

09.30 Welcome
by Clas Hättestrand, Stockholm University Pro Vice-Chancellor

09.40 Introductions, agenda and process
by Peter Woodward, Seminar facilitator

09.50  Update on SACF Country Collaborations
by Eva Åkesson, Uppsala University Vice-Chancellor

10.00  Introduction to Round Tables
by Peter Woodward, Seminar facilitator

10.15  Round Table discussions

12.15 Lunch

13.15  Welcome to the afternoon session
by Peter Woodward, Seminar facilitator

13.25  SACF: The Key to Success is Cooperation
by Eva Wiberg, Lund University Deputy Vice-Chancellor

13.40  Messages from Round Table discussions

14.30  Keynote
by Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Swedish Minister of Higher Education and Research

14.50  Refreshments

15.20  Strategic and Comprehensive Academic Cooperation
by Andreas Göthenberg  Executive Director, The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education, STINT

15.40  Moving ahead: Insights and practical advice on future pathways, Panel discussion

16.30 Closing remarks

16.40 Close

Buses leave for KTH Campus

17.30 Banquet at KTH (by invitation only)


OPTIONAL PRE- AND POST-SEMINAR ACTIVITIES
(by invitation only)
You are welcome to visit each of the SACF-partners outside of the formal programme. In the registration link you have the opportunity to sign up for fixed programmes at Linköping University, Lund University and Uppsala University.

Upon request you can also arrange meetings with faculty, management, administration and students. To arrange meetings please contact:

Chalmers: Åsa Valadi, asa.valadi@chalmers.se
KTH: Erica Buck, ebu@kth.se
Linköping University: Helena Balogh, helena.balogh@liu.se
Lund University: Petra Moser-Nørgaard,  petra.moser-norgaard@er.lu.se
Stockholm University: Elisabet Idermark, elisabet.idermark@su.se
Uppsala University: Ulrica Ouline, ulrica.ouline@uadm.uu.se


PRACTICAL INFORMATION
Hotel reservation should be made directly with the hotel. Please click here for hotel suggestions in Stockholm.

If you are a citizen of a non-EU country, you may need a visa. Please click here for more information.

CONTACT INFORMATION
For more information about the seminar please contact:

Erica Buck, ebu@kth.se
Elisabet Idermark, elisabet.idermark@su.se