Installation lecture with panel discussion

6 Nov. 2014, 13:00 - 14:00
Luleå, Vetenskapens hus
Published: 27 October 2014

In conjunction with the Academic Ceremony at Luleå University of Technology our expectant professors hold installation lectures within their research areas.

Todays lectures are estimated to last 10 minutes. A joint panel discussion id held as summation of the lectures.

Todays speakers:

Kristina Söderholm, Professor of History of Technology - A green innovation in Swedish industry.
In the 1960s, developed the Swedish government and industry a unique model of cooperation in the environmental field. Through strong consensus efforts, joint investments in environmental R & D, and a flexible yet rigorous environmental assessment, was achieved in the 1970s and 80s, very extensive emission reductions while increasing production. This is an important historical examples of successful environmental policy and green technology that we can draw lessons from central to today's environmental challenges. During the lecture, illustrated examples from the Swedish pulp and paper industry's environmental adaptation process in the 1970s and 80s.

Jesper Stage, Professor of Economics - Water as an economic resource.

Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck, Professor of Product Innovation - The role of innovation and creativity for sustainable growth of small business?

Maria Udén, Professor of Gender and Technology - the women's movement visions and gender studies analysis.