NUAS-Facilities & Environment

Revitalize - Campus

21–22 August 2023|Uppsala, Sweden

Sunday the 20th of August 2023 (Pre-conference)

The conference will take place at Uppsala University,
Venue: Uppsala University Main Building. Address: Biskopsgatan 3

15.30-16.30Guided tour of Uppsala Meeting point: In front of Uppsala University Main Building, Biskopsgatan 3
17.00-20.00Registration, Meet & Greet Uppsala University Main Building, Biskopsgatan 3

DAY 1 the 21st of August 2023

The conference will take place at Uppsala University,
Venue: Humanistiska Teatern, Thunbergsvägen 3, Uppsala

8.00-8.30Conference Check-in
8.30-8.40Welcome to Uppsala university UU
Peter Elenfalk, head of buildings department UU

8:40-9:00Welcome to NUAS conference and introduction of moderator
Ari Nisonen, group leader of the NUAS planning group Facilities & Environment
Session 1 – Environmental and energy savings
9.00-9.30Energy-saving agreements
Peter Elenfalk, head of buildings department UU
9.30-10:00Environmental and energy saving
Johanna Sennmark, Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU)

10.00-10.20Coffee break
10.20-10.40Energy issues & savings
Heikki Närhi, University of Helsinki, Finland
10.40-11:00Climate Neutral University 2030 - Impact on energy consumption and how to achieve our goal in savings
Steinar Sundberg, University of Bergen, Norway
11.00-11.20Innovative Aalto Works energy solution
Antti Säynäjoki, Aalto University, Finland
11.20-11.40Measuring and reducing university total carbon footprint
Tomas Refslund Poulsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
11.40-13.30Campus walk and lunch
Session 2 – Smart Campus
13.30-14.15Campus of the future – overall perspective
Brooke Thayer, EAB consultancy for university
14.15-14.45Smart Campus digital information
Peter Karlsson, Akademiska hus, state property company for University buildings, Sweden
14.45-15.15Coffee break
15.15-15.45Smart Campus – Data driven - and (more) sustainable – property management @ NMBU
Harald Nitavskris, Digital Estates NMBU (Norwegian University of Life Sciences), Norway
15.45-16.15Carbon footprint & environmental issues
Heikki Savikko, university properties, Finland
16.15-16.30Practical information – end of day 1
19.00-00.00Conference dinner; Wining and dining with entertainment
Takes place at Norrland´s nation house, Västra Ågatan 14, Uppsala

DAY 2 the 22nd of August 2023

The conference will take place at Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU) in Ultuna 4 kilometers from the city center in the Buildings: Loftet

To get there:

Buss number 4, 12, 100 and 101 from Uppsala bus station and to the busstop “Ultuna campus”. You can pay with credit card on the bus. There will be signs from the bus stop to show the way to the building “Loftet” where the conference will take place.

If you go by Taxi. The address is Almas allé 6 and then signs to show the way to the conference.

9:00-9:10Welcome to SLU
Johan Lindersson, SLU, Sweden
Session 3 – Biodiversity & Nature & Climate, New University Campus Projects
John Green, SLU, Sweden
9:40-10:05Biological Diversity
Gustaf Granath, Uppsala University, Sweden
10:05-10:30Campus outdoors supporting diversity
Aapo Pihkala, Aalto University, Finland
10:30-10:50Coffee break
10:50-11:15Outdoor office work
Susanna Toivonen, Mälardalens University, Sweden
Session 4 – Post covid situation – multi-locational working and learning
11:15-11:55Student social connectedness in hybrid University learning environments
Theresa Wheele, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Norway
11:55-12:15Post covid situation University of Gothenburg
Karolina Ganhammar, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
12:15-12:35Post covid situation Iceland
Jonina Kardal, University of Iceland, Iceland
12:35-12:45Closing the conference
12:45-13:15Lunch – Grab and go or sit down and eat
13:15-14:30Campus walk SLU´s campus Ultuna

Important dates

31 March

Registration opens


15 August

Last day to register



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