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Digital Futures for Education: Back to the future! What do universities look like in 2040?

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May 25

Date and time: 25 May 2022, 13:00 – 14:30 CEST (UTC+2)
Title: Back to the future! What do universities look like in 2040?
Where: Online – Zoom link will be distributed upon registration

For participation – please register latest on 20 May HERE

Digital Futures for Education is a new series of conversations and events that bring together key actors from academia, civil society, and the private and public sectors. Its mission is to provide a colloquial space for discussion and reflection on the digital transformation in education and the role of universities in today’s complex societies. The goal is also to build a community with key national and international educational actors.

More specifically, Digital Futures for Education aims to:

Now Digital Futures welcome interested in participating in these conversations about the digital futures for education. Please sign up to indicate your interest in participating as a speaker or attendee.

CONVERSATION SCHEDULE 2022

Conversation 1: Back to the future! What do universities look like in 2040?

Date for the event: 25 May 2022

In this conversation, we bring together experts from political science, education, and sustainable human-computer interaction to discuss visions about the future of higher education.

Confirmed speakers:

Moderator: Teresa Cerratto Pargman, Stockholm University

Some of the questions leading the conversation are:

Conversation 2: AI Imaginaries in Education: Hitting the target but missing the point?

Date for the event: September 8, 2022. Time: 13.00-14.30.

This conversation discusses the opportunities and risks of deploying AI and, more specifically, automation in higher education.

Confirmed speakers:

Moderator: Cormac McGrath, Stockholm University & Digital Futures Faculty Member

The following questions lead the discussion:

Conversation 3: EVENT: Postcards from the YEAR 2033

Date for the event: November 

We invite students, teachers, ed-tech companies, and anyone interested in learning, competence development, academia and higher education to write postcards from 2033, looking back at a successful university digital transformation: what decisions were vital? What are we thankful for?

Suggest topics and potential speakers!

This space for conversation aims to bring together key actors from academia, civil society, and the private and public sectors in Sweden and abroad. We warmly invite you to be part of the conversation on the digital transformation in education by suggesting topics and potential speakers to Teresa Cerratto Pargman, Associate Director Outreach, Digital Futures. Please send your suggestion to  tessy@dsv.su.se. Write “Digital Futures Outreach” in the subject of your email.