Building bridges between research and practice

Societal security research – results and potential impact on policies and practices

Location: Copenhagen

Venue: Mogens Dahl Koncertsal, Snorresgade 22, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark

Facilitator: Eivind Hovden, NordForsk

Dates: March 9th and 10th, 2017

Programme

Day 1: 

11:00-12:30
Registration & lunch

12:30-12:45
Opening of the conference  
Professor Gunnel Gustafsson, Director of NordForsk

12:45-13:30
Major challenges to Societal Security in the Nordic Countries – and the need for Research and Development
Cecilie Daae, General Director (DSB),Per Sündstrøm, Head of Research - Management Section (MSB), Karen Lund Petersen, Associate Professor and Director of CAST

13:30-15:00 
Societal security research – results

  • New Strains of Society: Hidden, Dynamic and Emergent Vulnerabilities and The Next Disaster 
    Stian Antonsen, Research Director, SINTEF
  • Societal impacts of volcanic eruption
    Nordic Centre of Excellence, NORDRESS
    Dr. Guðrún Gísladóttir, Project Leader
    NORDRESS and end-user emphasis, Dr. Guðrún Pétursdóttir, Project Co-ordinator
  • Laws of security and surveillance
    Tuomas Ojanen, Professor, University of Helsinki

15:00-15:30
Break

15:30-16:15
Group discussions:

  • Important research and potential impact on policies and practices in light of major challenges
    (Coffee and fruit)

16:15-17:00
Plenary discussions
Results and what's next?

17:00-17:30
Þórunn Hafstein, Director of Public Safety and Criminal Justice, Ministry of the Interior, Iceland

17:30
End of day one

19:00-19:30
Welcome drink

19:30-23:00
Dinner at Mogens Dahl Koncertsal
Speech by Henning Thiesen, Director at Danish Emergency Management Agency 

 

Day 2: 

08:00-08:30
Coffee and croissants 

08:30-09:00 
Bringing people together and creating an innovation flow
Karin Lintrup - WIN Guard/ Ideon Science Park Lund

09:00-10:30
How to work together on Research and Development?  

  • Development through relations and networks
    Per Morten Schiefloe, NTNU/Studio Apertura
  • Balancing the needs of researchers and practitioners: some insights from applied research
    Annika Carlsson-Kanyama, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Building bridges between theory and practice, Experiences from three research programs in Sweden
    Henrik Tehler, Professor, Lund University

10:30-10:40
Coffee break / Fruits

10:40-11:30
Group discussions: How to work together on Research and Development?

  • How to create the knowledge we need and put it into novel or improved practices – IN TIME?
  • How to ensure high-quality and high-impact Research and Development from an End-user point of view?

Groups with moderator

11:30-12:15
Plenary discussions
Group results – Discussions - Conclusions/findings

12:15-13:00
Lunch

13:15-14:15
Societal Security Research and Ethics
Matthias Leese, Senior Researcher, Center for Security Studies Zurich
Peter Burgess, Professor, Center for Advanced Security Theory

14:15-14:45
Strategic Research and how to achieve impact on society 

Dr. Tarja Cronberg, Former Member of the European Parliament, Distinguished Associate Fellow at SIPRI and Member of the Executive Board of the European Leadership Network

14:45-15:00
Anders Geertsen, Nordic Council of Ministers

15:00
Wrap up – end of conference

When

09.03.2017 12:00 to
10.03.2017 13:00
Registration deadline: 08.03.2017 - 23:00
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