THE EU DAY LUND 2021 - a day on the future of Europe
On 29 October the first of a new annual conference will take place in Lund. THE EU DAY LUND is a conference that will highlight the major societal trends that affect the future of Lund, Skåne and Europe as well as how the work with common challenges can contribute to making both Swedish business and research globally competitive and attractive.
The purpose of EU DAY is also to raise the EU knowledge by highlighting how EU policy affects the everyday life of organizations. With the conference,the organizers want to promoteknowledge exchange and networking with actors from all sectors and levels; i.e. business, research and the public sector at a local to European level.
The day is the first of what the organizers plan to be an annual forum for strategic discussions. 2021 will also be the starting point for Lund's Europe Direct Office, which will be established in Lund in the spring.
THE EU DAY LUND is a day for decisionmakers in the public, private and research sectors in Skåne and Copenhagen, EU interested researchers, students and other participants in the private, non-profit and public sectors.
When: October the 29th from 9 am to 4pm, followed by mingle between 4 pm and 5 pm at AF-Borgen in Lund.
Where: Lund University Hall and AF-Borgen.
A detailed program will be release this summer, examples are:
- The green deal and how the European challenges can be transformed into opportunities
- The digital age is here to stay - EU-Commissions plans for a stronger digital Europe, stories from world-class companies, entrepreneurs, and researchers on how technology is changing the way we will be solving tomorrow’s challenges.
- Mission: Climate-neutral and smart cities - stories from researchers, companies and the city of Lund on what and how they will engage in the mission.
The day will follow the current Covid-19 restrictions.
A warm welcome from Philip Sandberg (KSO City of Lund), Christian Danielsson (Head, EU Commission Rep. in Sweden), Erik Renström (Vice Chancellor, Lund University) and Ola Svedin (CEO Mobile Heights), Jörgen Hettne (Director Center for European Studies).
Welcome to Lund!
With one thousand years of history - Lund is one of the oldest cities in Scandinavia. Here tradition meets with innovation. In the north east parts a new area is developing with the multi-disciplinary research facility ESS and MAX IV developing material research in world class. The City of Lund has 124 000 inhabitants and as part of the Öresund region – one of the strongest regions in Europe with four million inhabitants.
THE EU DAY LUND is arranged by: City of Lund, The European Commission representation in Sweden, Europe Direct Office, Lund University and the Centre for European Studies, Mobile Heights and DigIT Hub.
More information will follow.