CALIE Conference

Academic Leadership & Strategic Renewal of Education in Challenging Times, 18-19 May 2021

Rapid changes at the societal level place high demands on academic leadership and the ability to renew education. During two days academic leaders at various levels as well as decision-makers and other stakeholders who work in, and shape, the landscape for higher education met and discussed academic leadership and strategic renewal of education. Both topics have gained renewed relevance during the ongoing pandemic.

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Tuesday 18 May 2021

Welcome, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, President, Stockholm University and Henric Johnson, Swedish Science and Innovation Counselor to the United States at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington DC

Setting the scene, Darja Isaksson, Director-General, Vinnova and  Erik Renström, Vice-Chancellor, Lund University

Digitization and strategic renewal of  higher education, Mitchell Stevens, Professor of Education and, by courtesy, of Sociology, Stanford University

How do universities handle disruptive change? Tools and strategies, Mark Richards, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Washington

The future of higher education – long-term effects of Covid-19 and increased digitalization. Perspectives from university leadership and students, Fredrik Jonasson, Board member Uppsala Union of Engineering and Science Students, Uppsala University and Eva Wiberg, Vice-Chancellor, University of Gothenburg

Academic leadership in American universities, Francisco Ramirez, Professor of Education and, by courtesy, of Sociology,  Stanford University

Academic leadership in Swedish universities, Mats Benner, Dean, School of Economics and Management, Lund University

Universities in times of turbulence and transformation (panel discussion)
Sarah Church, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Stanford University
Mattias Goksör, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Gothenburg
Clas Hättestrand, Vice President, Stockholm University
Anders Malmberg, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2012-2020, Uppsala University
Jeffrey M. Riedinger, Vice Provost for Global Affairs, University of Washington
Linda Rugg, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, University of California Berkeley
Moderator: Sylvia Schwaag Serger, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2018-2020, Lund University

Universities and wicked problems: Opportunities for transatlantic collaboration, Robert Strand, Executive Director for the Center for Responsible Business at Berkeley Haas, University of California, Berkeley

Closing, Erik Renström, Vice-Chancellor, Lund University

Wednesday 19 May 2021

Välkommen, Eva Wiberg, rektor vid Göteborgs universitet

The 60-year curriculum. A lifetime of learning, Rovy Branon, Vice Provost, Continuum College, University of Washington

Livslångt lärande och framtidens kompetensförsörjning
Emil Högberg
, Statssekreterare, Näringsdepartementet
Magnus Wallerå
, Avdelningschef för kompetensförsörjning, Svenskt Näringsliv
Sophia Eriksson Waterschoot,
Director for Youth, Education and Erasmus+, Europeiska kommissionen

Ett europeiskt perspektiv, Sophia Eriksson Waterschoot, Director for Youth, Education and Erasmus+, Europeiska kommissionen

Europauniversiteten som ett verktyg för förnyelse av högre utbildning: vad vill svenska lärosäten? Dan Andrée, Senior Advisor, Stockholm Trio (Karolinska Institutet, KTH, Stockholms universitet)

Q&A Sophia Eriksson Waterschoot Director for Youth, Education and Erasmus+, Europeiska kommissionen och Dan Andrée Senior Advisor, Stockholm Trio (Karolinska Institutet, KTH, Stockholms universitet)

Är vi rätt riggade för framtiden –  ökad rådighet eller alltför räddhågsna? Eva Åkesson, Rektor 2012-2020 vid Uppsala universitet

Julia Nyberg, Vice ordförande Göteborgs universitets studentkårer
Ingrid Petersson, Generaldirektör, Formas
Johan Rockberg, KTH, Sveriges Unga Akademi
Astrid Söderbergh Widding, Rektor vid Stockholms universitet
Moderator: Anders Malmberg, Prorektor 2012-2020 vid Uppsala universitet

Avslutning, Anders Hagfeldt, Rektor vid Uppsala universitet