Preliminary Programme. Educational Congress 2018

Preliminary programme for Karolinska Institutet's Educational Congress 2018.

Day One

Aula Medica, Solna

Grand opening of the congress as well as keynotes from KIPRIME winner Brian D. Hodges and Betty Leask, Internationalisation of Curriculum.

The program will include oral presentations from submitted abstracts as well as opportunites to network and discuss.

Short overview of the day:

Day 1  
08.30 - 9.00 Registration and Coffee  

Grand Opening

Keynote 1 Health Professionals in the 21st Century - what will we need humans for?

Keynote 2 Internationalisation - why and how?

Vice Chancellor Ole Petter Ottersen

KIPRIME winner Prof. Brian D. Hodges

Prof. Betty Leask

10.30 Tea  
11.00 The congress divides into three different stages with different themes. Slots will be open for oral presentations after submission of abstract.
Confirmed speakers are to be find in the "speakers list"
12.00 Lunch  
13.00 Continuing presentations in different themes  


In the spotlight - perspectives from our future colleagues

Challenges, pitfalls and strategy ahead - Sofa talk


Student led

Panel participants to be annonced.

16.00 Regroup and network opportunities  

Day Two

Workshops dedicated to Internationalization of Curriculum.

Venue: Strix, von Eulers väg 4. Limited to 82 places

Day 2    
9.00 - 9.15 Opening session  
9.15 - 10.00 Internationalisation of the Curriculum - How do we do this? Betty Leask
10.00 - 10.30 IaH  
11.00 - 12.00 Teaching in the international classroom / Clinic Kevin Haines
13.00 Breakout sessions  
  EMI – Language support, TEAK, Academic Writing (support language experts) Bob Wilkinson
  Admin staff as agents of change & admission Esko Pekkonen
  Intercultural education  
14.20 – 14.50 Coffee  
14.50 – 15.20 Debate - Experts vs students  
15.20 - 16.00 Conclusions - WHere do we go from here? Jennifer Valcke