Published 2019-07-10

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Mistra topics in Almedalen: countryside and GM

As usual, Mistra is on the spot in Almedalen, Gotland. Several of the programmes are holding seminars and discussions. Some of the topics to be debated are the polarisation between urban and rural areas, new geopolitical risks and whether GMOs really can be green.

Mistra-related activities in Almedalen:

Sunday 30 June, 16:45–17:30

Would better site development reduce polarisation between city and rural areas?

A seminar held jointly by Mistra Urban Futures, West Sweden Arena and Chalmers University of Technology.

Location: West Sweden Arena, Strandvägen at Kruttornet

More information (in Swedish): https://www.mistraurbanfutures.org/sv/event/almedalen-minskar-polariseringen-mellan-stad-och-landsbygd

 

Monday 1 July, 08:00­–10:00

Climate change adaptation — new business opportunities and new geopolitical risks

Organiser: Mistra Geopolitics. Other participants include Björn-Ola Linnér from Linköping University and Karin Bäckstrand from Stockholm University.

Location: the County Governor’s Garden

More information (in Swedish): http://programme.almedalsveckan.info/event/user-view/57894

 

Tuesday 2 July, 10:30–11:15

How can partnerships generate impacts?

A seminar jointly organised by Misum, Skandia Fastigheter and Skandia’s Ideas for Life Foundation.

Location: Skandia’s new garden, at the junction of Donnersgatan and Strandvägen

More information (in Swedish): http://programme.almedalsveckan.info/event/user-view/59385

 

Tuesday 2 July, 11:45–12:30

‘Social washing’ — or real change?

Mistra Urban Futures jointly with West Sweden Arena and the University of Gothenburg

Location: West Sweden Arena, Strandvägen/Kruttornet

More information (in Swedish): https://www.mistraurbanfutures.org/sv/event/almedalen-social-washing-eller-forandring-pa-riktigt

 

Tuesday 2 July, 14:15–1500

Municipalities’ digitisation of maintenance and management: How?

Mistra InfraMaint , InfraSweden2030 and Smart Built Environment jointly

Location: E Building, Uppsala University, main entrance at Cramérgatan 3, Room E30

More information (in Swedish): http://programme.almedalsveckan.info/event/user-view/58477

 

 

Tuesday 2 July, 15:05–15:50

Innovation for municipal urban development — how will it work?

Mistra InfraMaint, InfraSweden2030 and Smart Built Environment jointly

Location: E Building, Uppsala University, main entrance at Cramérgatan 3, Room E30

More information (in Swedish): http://programme.almedalsveckan.info/event/user-view/58621

 

Tuesday 2 July, 17:15–18:00

Consumers, food and genetic engineering

Mistra Biotech, Live podcast with Shaping our Food

Location: Svea, SLU’s research vessel, Visby harbour, Quay berth 1

More information (in Swedish): http://programme.almedalsveckan.info/event/user-view/57576

 

Wednesday 3 July, 11:15–12:15

Trust in nano — how do we get there?

Mistra Environmental Nanosafety is participating.

Location: Kunskapstriangeln, Hästgatan 13

More information (in Swedish): http://programme.almedalsveckan.info/event/user-view/56320

 

Wednesday 3 July, 16:30–17:00

GMO     ECO = true?

Seminar organised by Mistra Biotech

More information (in Swedish: http://programme.almedalsveckan.info/event/user-view/57581

Location: Svea, SLU’s research vessel, Visby harbour, Quay berth 1