Baltic Nordic Young Academies Workshop

Baltic and Nordic Young Academies – Joint workshop

We look forward to a joint workshop for Young Academies in the Nordic and Baltic countries: a fantastic opportunity to interact across the borders, to exchange experiences, and to identify common interests.

Participants are members from the Young Academies (YA) in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, as well as young researchers from Iceland.

Program Day 1

12:00 Lunch

12:55 Group photo outside KVA

13:00 Welcome! Start of meeting (all Young Academies)

Tiina Suopajärvi, Arne Flåøyen

Tiina Suopajärvi, Arne Flåøyen

13:15 Keynote speaker: Dr. Tiina Suopajärvi, University of Tampere, Finland
– Gender Equality in Academia
(Arr: Young Academy of Finland)

14:15 Speed dating and group discussion on gender equality in academia
(Arr: Young Academy of Finland)

15:00 Coffee break

15:30 Director Arne Flåøyen
– NordForsk: supporting Nordic collaborations
(Arr: Young Academy of Sweden)

16:00 Selected topics/Success stories: Young Academies share their experiences in 20 minutes each sessions

16:00–16:20 Norway
16:20–16:30 Estonia
16:30–16:50 Finland
16:50-17:00 Latvia

~5 min break

17:05-17:25: Denmark
17:25-17:35: Lithuania
17:35-17:55: Lativa

18:00 Transportation to Stockholm City Hall

19:00 Reception at the Stockholm City Hall
The City of Stockholm (Stockholms stad) is hosting the event.

Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard, Katrine Hassenkam Zoref

Schmidt Kjærgaard, Hassenkam Zoref

Program Day 2

09:00 Meeting starts

09:05 Workshop on Outreach led by Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard, executive director, Videnskabsklubben Länk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster. and Katrine Hassenkam Zoref, project manager, Videnskapsklubben
(Arr: Young Academy of Denmark)

10:30 Coffee break

10:50 Presentations by the Global Young Academy

11:10 Joint European meeting
(Arr: Young Academy of Finland)

11:40 Summary and closure

12:00 Lunch in Klubbvillan

13:00 Guided visit to the Session hall at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences where the Nobel Prize in Physics, Chemistry, and the Prize in Economic Sciences are announced. Maria Asp, archivist, Center for the History of Science Länk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster., RSAS

13:15 End of meeting

Nordic and Baltic Young Academies Joint Workshop 2019 is organized with support from NordForsk and The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies.

Östersjöstiftelsen NordForsk logos

NordForsk Länk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster. facilitates and provides funding for Nordic research cooperation and research infrastructure.

Östersjöstiftelsen/The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies Länk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster.' mission is to support research and doctoral studies within the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, focusing on the Baltic Sea and Eastern European area, as well as the academic infrastructure at Södertörns högskola (Södertörn University).

Sveriges unga akademi
Lilla Frescativägen 4A
SE 114 18 Stockholm