15.-17.9. Global Responsibility in Research and Education, Kuopio

Global Responsibility in Research and Education - Practices in Partnership and Daily Activities

September 15-17, 2010

University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Finland

Forum organized by the University of Eastern Finland and the Savonia University of Applied Sciences

The University of Eastern Finland and the Savonia University of Applied Sciences are pleased to invite you to attend the Forum on Global Responsibility in Research and Education, which will take place on September 15-17, 2010 at the Kuopio Campus of the University of Eastern Finland. The Forum activities will be videoconferenced to the Joensuu and Savonlinna Campuses of the University of Eastern Finland and to the Iisalmi and Varkaus Campuses of the Savonia University of Applied Sciences. On a separate agreement, the Forum activities may also be videoconferenced to other organizations.

Education and especially research-based higher education are important ways towards better practices for making this globe more sustainable and spreading the idea of global responsibility. Through the keynote presentations, parallel sessions and poster presentations, academics from different scientific fields will have the opportunity to discuss the dimensions and underpinnings of sustainable development and global responsibility in environmental, economic and socio-cultural aspects.

The aims and objectives of the Forum are:

The Forum language is English, on Friday both English and Finnish.

Participation in the Forum is free of charge.

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Publishing year: 2010

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