Academic North: A Networking Breakfast and an Arctic Frontiers' Side-Event

Torstai, tammikuu 24, 2019

Are you interested in Academic employment and cross-border mobility in Nordic countries? Academic North – project aims to promote the proficiency, competitiveness and well-being of the northern parts of the Nordic countries by furthering academic mobility and employment in a socially sustainable way.

You are most welcome to join our networking breakfast and an Arctic Frontiers side-event – an armchair conversation in Arctic Frontiers conference 24.1.2019 in Tromsø University Campus!

AT 9:00 - 11.00 O'Clock HUMAN RESOURCES NETWORKING BREAKFAST
Tromsø University Campus, Medicine and Pharmacy Building, Kantina at 6th floor

at 10:00 Professor Peter Sköld from Umeå University gives a presentation of the Arctic Five collaboration in general, and the plans for an application to the European Universities Initiative.
at 10:30 Professor Jaakko Simonen from University of Oulu talks about The Cross-border cooperation on innovation -project.

AT 12:00 - 14.00 O'Clock ACADEMIC (UN)EMPLOYMENT AND MOBILITY IN THE ARCTIC NORTH
Tromsø University Campus, Farmasibygget Aud. 1 (F2.303)

Armchair conversation participants are:

HR specialist Heidi Huttunen / HR Manager Jarmo Okkonen, University of Oulu
HR Strategist Carina Mattson, Luleå University of Technology
Researcher Saila Piippola, Luleå University of Technology
Researcher Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Center for Women's and Gender Studies (UiT)
Professor Laura Jaakola, Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, (UiT)
Professor Rasmus Bertelsen, Department of Social Science (UiT)

Please see the: Academic North: Final Program 24.1.

We will hear success stories on cross-border mobility, but also elaborate challenges related to it. We will discuss on a role that of human resource services in the Arctic Five Universities region could organizationally and jointly take in an aim to support mobility aspirations of academics as well as their employability across borders. Furthermore, we will outline visions of how technology and connectivity may enhance academic employment, collaboration and cross-border mobility in a joint Arctic North labor market? How do we organise and utilize benefits of 'brain circulation’ in the Arctic North?

Registration to the events.


For more information, please contact:

Project manager Mervi Heikkinen

Project Coordinator Helena Parkkila

 

 

 

 

 

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