UNIFI Sustainability and Responsibility Seminar 2023!
Date: November 7-8, 2023
Location: Hanken School of Economics, Arkadiankatu 22, Helsinki
Format: Hybrid (On-site and selected sessions online)
The seminar is free of charge, however, the lunch is at its own cost on both days.
Welcome to the UNIFI Sustainability and Responsibility Seminar 2023 at the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki on November 7-8, 2023, for a dynamic event on collaborative approaches for sustainability transitions in Finnish Universities and Higher Education Institutions.
The event, organized by the Hanken School of Economics in collaboration with Aalto University and the University of the Arts Helsinki. The program is co-designed with the Student Union of Hanken School of Economics (SHS) and the National Union of University Students in Finland (SYL).
The event aims to foster a platform for exchange and dialogue on driving sustainable change in Finnish universities and higher education institutions. The seminar will feature panel discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities, aiming to inspire actionable solutions for a more sustainable future.
Join us at the UNIFI Sustainability and Responsibility Seminar 2023 and be part of the sustainability movement in Finnish universities and higher education institutions! Universities Finland UNIFI promotes cooperation between universities in Finland particularly on key issues related to research, education policy, and society. UNIFI consists of all 13 universities in Finland and the National Defence University. More information on UNIFI can be found here Opens in new window !
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Tuesday, November 7th
|11.30 - 12.00||Registration and coffee|
|12.00 - 12.40||Festsalen - 1st Floor||Welcoming words: Rector Ingmar Björkman & Keynote: Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Anders Adlercreutz|
|12.45 - 13.45||Festsalen - 1st Floor||
Panel 1 (Finnish) - Yliopistojen rooli ja yhteiskunnalliset vaikutukset luonnon monimuotoisuuden kannalta
|13.45 - 14.15||Coffee break|
|14.15 - 16.45||A306 - 3rd Floor||
Leadership workshop: Vihreän siirtymän ja kestävän kehityksen eurooppalainen osaamiskehys: yliopistojen rooli osaamisen kehittämisessä (Finnish, invitation only)
|14.15 - 16.45||Auditorium A305 - 3rd Floor||Parallel Session 1 - Yhdessä kohti vastuullisia, kestäviä ja vaikuttavia hankintoja korkeakouluissa (Finnish, two-day workshop)|
|14.15 - 16.45||Auditorium A303 - 3rd Floor||Parallel Session 2 - The status quo and future of sustainable investing in Universities (English)|
|14.15 - 16.45||Auditorium A307 & A308 - 3rd Floor||Parallel Session 3 - Alternative approaches for harmonizing carbon measurement and reporting (Finnish)|
|16.45 - 17.45||
Cocktail and mingle
Wednesday, November 8th
|08.30 - 08.45||Morning coffee|
|08.45 - 09.30||Festsalen - 1st Floor||Panel 2 (English) - Science-based organizing for sustainability in universities and HEIs|
|09.30 - 09.45||Technical break|
|09.45 - 12.15||Auditorium Naava A411 - 4th Floor||Parallel Session 4 - How can universities enhance social sustainability? (English)|
|09.45 - 12.15||Auditorium A303 - 3rd Floor||Parallel Session 1 (continues) - Yhdessä kohti vastuullisia, kestäviä ja vaikuttavia hankintoja korkeakouluissa (Finnish, two-day workshop)|
|09.45 - 12.15||Auditorium A307 - 3rd Floor||Parallel Session 5 - Transformative sustainability teaching: Creating prefigurative pathways for different university futures (English)|
|12.15 - 13.30||Lunch|
|13.30 - 15.00||Festsalen - 1st Floor||Final commentary|