Wednesday 9 November


12.00 – 13.00 Lunch for the PhD Candidate Workshop
Ångström Laboratory

13.00 – 16.15 PhD Candidate Workshop (contact person: Marvin Schliemann;

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch and registration
University Main Building

13.00 – 17.00 Head of Departments Summit (contact person: Håkan Kullvén;
Lecture room / Sal I

13.00 – 17.00 Program Directors Council (contact person: Nina Kivinen;
Lecture room / Sal XI

13.00 – 17.00 Principal Investigator / Head of Research meeting (contact person: Marcus Lindahl;
Lecture room / Sal VIII

14.00 – 17.00 Head of Doctoral Education Council (contact person: Enrico Baraldi;
Lecture room / Sal IV

17.00 – 18.00 Welcome Reception
University Main Building, Chancellor’s room 

18.30            Dinner sponsored by the IEM programs and the Division of IEM
Vasasalen, Uppsala Castle


Thursday 10 November


08.30 – 09.00 Registration
University Main Building

09.00 – 10.00 Welcome Address
Lecture room / Sal X

10.00 – 10.15 Coffee break

10.15 – 11.45 Parallel Sessions 1

Meet the editors (contact person: Solmaz FIliz Karabag;
Lecture room / Sal X

> Anna Bergek, Research Policy
> Nina Kivinen Gender, Work, and Organization,
> Jennie Björk Creativity and Innovation Management & Management of Innovation and Technology (IMIT)
> Fredrik Tell, Industrial, and Corporate Change
> Miia Martinsuo, International Journal of Project Management ¨
> Ou Tang, International Journal of Production Economics
> Christine Ipsen & Kathrin Kirchner, International Journal of Workplace Health Management

The researcher’s role in industrial sustainability transformations: The observer or the facilitator of new eco-systems? Round Table Discussion (contact persons: Kristine Wilhelm Lund;; Erik Skov Madsen,
Lecture room / Sal IV

The role of curriculum development and educational actors in addressing the skill gap crisis. (Contact Person: Matias Urenda-Moris;, Masood Fathi; and Morteza Ghobakhloo;
Lecture room / Sal XI

How to teach organization- and management theory for engineering students: Is there a magical formula? Interactive World Cafe
(contact person: Hanne Finnestrand;
Lecture room / Sal VIII

11.45 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00 – 14.00 Keynote Address by Alf Rehn
Lecture room / Sal X

14.00 – 14.30 Coffee break

14.30 – 16.00 Parallel Sessions 2

Academic Misfits: How to make a career in the dark outside of academic life. Round Table Discussion (contact persons: Magnus Hoppe; and Serdar Temiz;
Lecture room / Sal I

The need for revised strategies in digital servitization. Round Table Discussion (contact persons: Martin Andreasson;, Solmaz Filiz Karabag;, Johan Simonsson; and Girish Agarwal;
Lecture room / Sal XI

“The Future of work” – implications for IEM (contact persons: Christine Ipsen, and Kathrin Kirchner;
Lecture room / Sal VIII

Organizing for mission driven innovation journeys – experiences from combining research and practice. Workshop (contact persons: Fredric Norefjäll;; Martin Warneryd;; Niklas Fernqvist; and Petter Forsberg;
Lecture room / Sal X

16.15 – 17.15 ScAIEM General Assembly
Lecture room / Sal X

19.00            The IMIT Gala Dinner
Norrlands Nation


Friday 11 November


09.00 – 10.00 Parallel Sessions 3

What is this thing called Mission-oriented Innovation Systems? Round Table Discussion (contact persons: Thomas Lennerfors;, Johnn Andersson;, Helena Fornstedt; and Paul Plummer;
Lecture room / Sal X

Management control concepts in the teaching of Industrial Engineering and Management. Round Table Discussion (contact persons: Carl-Johan Petri; and Mathias Cöster;
Lecture room / Sal IV

Virtual Reality in Business – Is employee training with avatars more fun? (contact persons: Britta Nordin Forsberg; and Kathrin Kirchner;
Lecture room / Sal VIII

Energy transition – who’s responsible? Assessing the responsibility using the Soft System Method. Workshop (contact persons: Cajsa Bartusch; and Klas Palm;
Lecture room / Sal XI

10.00 – 10.15 Coffee break

10.15 – 11.15 Parallel Sessions 4

Adoption of additive manufacturing in life sciences-Managerial perspectives.  Paper session. Chair: Marcus Lindahl .

  • Adoption of additive manufacturing in life-sciences – Managerial perspectives
  • Internal knowledge dissemination challenges for boundary-spanners in university-industry collaboration

Lecture room / Sal IV

Ethics in Industrial Engineering and Management Education. Round Table Discussion. (contact person: Thomas Lennerfors;
Lecture room / Sal XI

Blockchain & Industrial Engineering and Management. Round Table Discussion. (contact person: Serdar Temiz; Panelists: Simon Okwir; and Matthew Davis;
Lecture room / Sal VIII

11.30 – 12.30 Panel and Closing Address: Conclusions and Future Conferences
Lecture room / Sal X

12.30            Take-away lunch


Academic Conferences
Box 7059
750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Phone: + 46 (0) 18 67 10 03


Important dates

25 May: Submission opens
6 July: Registration opens
30 September: Extended deadline for submission
9-11 November: Conference

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