Handelns utvecklingsråd

Programme

Preliminary program overview:

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

 

10:00-16:00 Doctoral colloquium, Location: P5 Väven

 

14:00-16:00 Researchers and practitioners workshop, (in Swedish) Location: P5 Väven

 

19:00-22:00 Welcome reception, Location: P5 Väven

 

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

 

08:30-09:00 Registration with coffee, Location: Umeå University, Vardagsrummet

 

09:00-09:30 – Welcome

  • Elin Nilsson, Chair NRWC 2021
  • Sofia Lundberg, Dean of Umeå School of business, economics and statistics
  • Lena Litens, Hakon Swenson Stiftelsen
  • Andreas Hedlund, Handelsrådet

 

09:30- 10:30 – Keynote Martin Rosvall, Professor at Department of Physics and entrepreneur

“Limitations and opportunities with machine learning”

 

10:30- 10:45 Coffee

 

10:45-12:15 Parallel Sessions

  • Service strategies and sales staff
  • Digital interaction and social media
  • Labor market and turnover
  • New retail concepts

 

12:15-13:15 Lunch

 

13:15-14:30 Parallel Sessions

  • Consumer behavior during covid-19
  • Sustainable packaging and distribution
  • Price comparison

 

14:30-15:00 Coffee break

 

15:00- 16:30 Parallel Sessions

  • Consumer behavior and purchase intentions
  • Digital consumer engagement and satisfaction
  • Retail firm strategy
  • Career in retail

 

19:00-01:00 Social Event: Conference Dinner P5 Väven

 

Thursday, November 11, 2021

 

09:00- 10:30 Parallel Sessions

  • Consumer behavior and the retail environment
  • New technology and consumer data
  • Sustainable motivation and retail change
  • Retail location

 

10:30- 10:45 Coffee

 

10:45-11:15 Keynote speaker

  •  Annakarin Nyberg, Future Reail Lab and Simon Nordberg, Childrenshouse

 

11:15-12:30 Parallel Sessions

  • Consumer behavior and food
  • Sustainability in fashion and second-hand products
  • Green and collaborative logistics

 

12:30-13:30 lunch

 

13:30-14:45 Parallel Sessions

  • Sustainability and groceries
  • Wholesale

 

14:45- 15:00 Coffee and mingle, end of the conference

 

Detailed program

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