ScAIEM conference programme for the 16th of November 2020

Online on Zoom


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All time slots are CET (Danish/Swedish Time)


Link to detailed programme for more information about the sessions

9.00 - 10.00


Welcome Session



10.00-11.30 Young Scholar Workshop

(3 parallel sessions)

Keynote Addresses

10.00 - 12.15 Council Meetings

10.00 - 10.45

Keynote; Sustainability and Management

Speaker: Allan V. Rasmussen (Plastix A/S)

Head of Departments Summit


Session Leader: Mette Wier (DTU), by invitation only

IEM Program Directors Council

Session Leader: Lars Alkærsig (DTU), by invitation only

Head of Doctoral Education Council

Session Leader: Miia Martinsuo (Tampere), by invitation only


Keynote: Technology and People

Speaker: Kasper Edwards (DTU)

11.30 -12.15

Talk by the Winner of the ScAIEM Doctoral Thesis Award 2020


Session Leader: Roland Hellberg (University of South-Eastern Norway)

12.15 - 13.00

Lunch break (individual, offline)

13.00 - 14.00

General Assembly



14.00 - 15.30 Young Scholar Workshop


(4 parallel sessions)


14.00 - 15.30 Parallel Session about IEM Research and Teaching
More Information about the sessions in the detailed programme


"MSc in Business Analytics at the Technical University of Denmark"

Session Leader: Dario Pacino (DTU)

"Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education Institutes /HEIs): An Operations and supply Chain Perspective"

Session Leaders: Mohammad Moshtari (Tampere University), Gemma Berenguer (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

"Work of the Future - Learnings from COVID-19"

Session Leaders: Christine Ipsen (DTU), Pernilla Ulfvengren (KTH), Claudia Manca (KTH), Gisela Bäcklander (Swedish School of Sports and Health)


"Teaching ethics and sustainability for IEM students"

Session Leader: Thomas Lennerfors (Uppsala University)


Meet the ScAIEM Editors


Session Leader: Ou Tang (Linköping University)

Round Table Discussion: "Post-Covid challenges for industrial management education"

Session Leader: Silvia Bruzzone (MDH) 

"Inquiring Virtual Reality in IEM research"

Session Leader: Britta Nordin Forsberg (KTH)


"Robotic Process Automation (RPA): Research Findings and 

Teaching Experiences"

Session Leader: Antti Ylä-Kujala (LUT)


15.30 - 16.30

Reception (Virtual Reality Session)