The University of Tartu conference: "VISION 2032"
You are invited to join the University of Tartu and other Estonian opinion leaders, visionaries, educators and scholars to discuss the state of the world in the year 2032.
The conference “Vision 2032”, to be held on 11 April 2014 at 10.00 in the University of Tartu Assembly Hall, intends to discuss what the world will look like in one generation from now, when children who are born today will reach college age.
The Assembly Hall will be the meeting place of opinion leaders and decision makers who are willing to think along with us. Those who will be unable to attend the conference can view the live webcast via the University of Tartu’s video portal at: http://www.uttv.ee where the recording of the event will also be archived for later viewing.
About their visions will be talking
Jaak Aaviksoo, Member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences "The fading away of the classical university";
Prof Jukka Kola, Rector of the University of Helsinki "Challenges of our Society";
Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson, Visiting researh fellow at Tartu University, Former minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade of Iceland "The bossy besserwisser versus the humble sceptic";
Robert Kitt, Member of the Management Board of Swedbank Estonia "Vision of the Estonian economy: dispersed risks and reduced poverty rate";
Jaan Undusk, Member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences "Estonian thought";
Academician Eero Vasar, Professor of Human Physiology, University of Tartu "Choices without liberty or liberties without choice – university and medical sciences in 2032";
Academician Jaak Vilo, Professor of Bioinformatics, University of Tartu "Of disruptions and (r)evolutionary changes";
Karin Lukk, Director of Tartu Kivilinna Gymnasium "Towards the school of the future – small steps or a complete rethink?"
The working languages of the conference are Estonian and English (with simultaneous interpretation from Estonian to English).
You are kindly invited to take active part in the conference and discussions.
See more information:http://visioon2032.ut.ee/en.
Contact: Elina Tehvand, e-mail elina.tehvand [ät] ut.ee or phone +372 737 4887