Joint Arctic Agenda

13 - 14 sep. 2017, 12:00
Luleå, Luleå

Programme

Day 1

Registration from 11:30 (see above)

12:00  - 13:00  Joint lunch 

13:00 – 13:15   Welcome  - Roland Larsson, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, LTU

- Brief review of the Joint Arctic Agenda, aim and achievements so far

- Goals of the workshop

 

13:15 – 13:40  Overview of the ‘Arctic Five – a Nordic University Hub’ application -  Peter Sköld,                UmU

13:40 – 14:40 Guide to funding opportunities – facilitated by LTU:s Grants Office, information from Kolarctic, Interreg Nord, Horizon 2020 and EIT RawMaterials

14:40-15:00     Coffee break (by the workshop rooms)

15:00 – 17:30  Workshops in thematic groups – three established and three new areas

Representatives from the funding bodies will be available to take questions.

 

Established areas:                    

Continued development of collaborations within established areas

  • Mining, chair Anders Sand (LTU)
  • Energy, chair Ulrika Rova (LTU)
  • Health, chair Lars Nyberg (LTU)

Novel areas:

Introductions and invited presentations (one per partner institution, 10 mins each), followed by structured group work – identification and development of potential                 areas of synergetic collaboration

  • Education ,chair Johan Hansson & Kirk Sullivan (UmU)
  • Regional development, chair Bente Heimtun (UiT)
  • Sami/Indigenous issues, chair Sanna Valkonen (ULapland)           

15:00 – 17:30  Steering group meeting

 

Day 2

08:15  - 08:45  Presentation of JAA website – Henrik Sundberg, Webmaster, LTU

Presentation of proposed layout and discussion of operational format

08:45 - 09:00    Coffee break (by the workshop rooms)

Press invited for approximately 09:00 (coffee area)

09:00 – 10:15  Continued workshop – thematic groups

  • Mining 
  • Energy
  • Health
  • Education
  • Regional development
  • Sami/Indigenous issues

 

10:15 - 12:00   Concluding session – convener Erik Höglund, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, LTU

10:15 - 11:45   Summing up from the thematic group (6 x 10 minutes, presented by the chair of each thematic group)

11:45 - 12:00  Wrap-up and conclusions – Erik Höglund

12:00                 Lunch