Rektorsavtackning - Peter Högberg
Loftet, Uppsala

The Vice-Chancellor's farewell reception - Peter Högberg

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Rektor Peter Högberg.

On 31 December 2018, Vice-Chancellor Peter Högberg will leave his post. To mark this occasion, a farewell reception as well as a farewell seminar will be organised on 6 December to give staff, students, cooperation partners, friends and colleagues an opportunity to bid Peter farewell and thank him for all he has done for SLU.

On this page you will find the programme for the day. The farewell reception is open for all staff, students and external partners.

Programme for the Vice-Chancellor's farewell day on 6 December 2018

10am-12 noon Farewell seminar, Loftet auditorium

For invited guests only. Please note that the presentations will be given in Swedish, except for the presentation by Kevin Bishop that will be given in English.

Any spare seats will be assigned according to the first-come-first-served principle to staff, students and cooperation partners with an interest to participate. The seminar will also be webcast live on the SLU web.

Seminar programme: For a living world – SLU in the Swedish higher education landscape

  • Martin Melkersson, Head of University Administration
SLU in the research landscape
  • Mats Benner, Professor of Research Policy, Lund University
The role of SLU – reflections from the perspectives of the pro vice-chancellors and the deputy vice-chancellor
  • The hows and whys of collaboration – Erik Fahlbeck, Pro Vice-Chancellor for External Collaboration
  • SLU in the World – Ylva Hillbur, Pro Vice-Chancellor for International Relations
  • Observations from the real world that challenge – Kevin Bishop, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 
  • The world needs twice as many SLU students – Karin Holmgren, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Discussion with the SLU deans

Moderator: Mats Benner, Professor of Research Policy, Lund University


12 noon-1:30pm Lunch and unveiling of the vice-chancellor's portrait, Loftet main hall

Invited guests only.

3pm-5pm Open farewell reception, Loftet main hall

Open reception for all staff, students and external partners to thank the vice-chancellor for his services. Drinks and nibbles will be served, so we need to know how many will be attending.

Time: 2018-12-06 10:00 - 17:00
City: Uppsala
Location: Loftet
Last signup date: 26 November 2018


The academy stewards, Vice-Chancellor's Office

Jenny Sälgeback, Academy Steward, +46 18-67 10 74

Pia Schultz, Deputy Academy Steward, +46 18-67 20 65

Postal address: Vice-Chancellor's Office, Box 7070, SE-750 07 Uppsala

Visiting address: SLU, Almas allé 8, Ultuna

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