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The Baltic University Programme’s Coordinating Secretariat at Uppsala University and Kaunas University of Technology, proudly present the BUP Student Conference 2023.

This year, focus is on the topic Sustainable production and consumption: A circular economy perspective. The conference is held on May 9-12.

The conference is free of charge and applications are open for students studying at bachelor and master level at The Baltic University Programme’s participating universities. In total 80 students from BUP participating universities will be selected to take part.

The first full day of the conference is held together with the International Young Researchers Conference hosted by Kaunas University of Technology. This means that the BUP Student Conference will have a focus on the development of young researchers’ competences in connection to sustainable industrial development, sustainable production and sustainable consumption.

Topic and program

The main topic is Circular Economy. All accepted applicants are welcome to apply to give a presentation during the conference within any of the following topics:

  • Advanced mechanical technologies
  • Industrial Design and Engineering
  • Material Science and Engineering
  • Production Technologies and Engineering
  • Sustainable Consumption and Business Management.
  • Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Sustainable Food Systems and Agriculture
  • Sustainable Urban and Rural Development
  • Transport Engineering and Sustainable Mobility

The student conference will offer a opportunity to learn about the issues addressed by other students works and their results, discuss and assess the international importance of scientific achievements for the industry and society.

All accepted students will have to attend a pre-conference training taking place online on 11 April 2023, focusing on introducing the main theme Circular Economy and the possibilities to present at the conference.

Conference program

9 May – Traveling day to Kaunas
10 May – Lectures and workshops at Kaunas University of Technology
11 May – Guided tour in Kaunas and the BUP Students’ Parliament
12 May – Traveling day from Kaunas

More information and applications

Application deadline: 2 April 2023, 23:59 (CEST).

For more information about presentations, publication and applications, please see the BUP’s website.