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Forum on Sustainability in Education - University of Iceland

As a supplementary event to the NCI General Assembly, the hosting member university, University of Iceland, organised a special event titled Forum on Sustainability in Education. 

The forum was held on Friday, 28th October 2022 from 09:00-12:00 at Room No: 305, Setberg, University of Iceland

Organisers: Dr. Krishna K. Damodaran and Ms. Ingibjörg H Steingrímsdóttir University of Iceland





08.30 - 09.00



09.00 - 09.05

Dr. Jón Atli Benediktsson, Rector, University of Iceland

Welcoming remarks (recorded)

09.05 - 09.15

Mr. R. Shyam, Ambassador of India

Opening Remarks

09.15 - 09.35

Dr. Auður Pálsdóttir, Associate Professor, School of Education, University of Iceland

Curriculum development for the UN SDGs in our universities: What we know and what we need to do.

09.35 - 09.55

Dr Prateek Sharma, Professor, TERI School of Advanced Studies, India

Fostering sustainability through education, research and practice

10.00 - 10.30

Dr. Inga Minelgaité, Professor of Business Administration, University of Iceland

Expandables or (un)sustainables? Educator-centric approach

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee break


11.00 - 11.30

Dr. Lára Jóhannsdóttir, Professor, Environment and Natural Resources, University of Iceland

University of Iceland - sustainability, teaching and learning

11.30 - 11.55

Dr. Shilpa Khatri Babbar, ICCR Chair of Indian Studies, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, School of Humanities University of Iceland

New Education Policy of India: A sustainable blend of modern ideas and ancient ideals

11.55 - 12.00

Dr. Krishna K Damodaran, Professor of Chemistry and NCI Board Member Iceland, University of Iceland

Closing Remarks

12.00- 12.30



13.00 -16.00 (approx)

University of Iceland´s main building and Reykjavik city walk - guided tour (optional)