Annual general meeting, 2014

Annual general meeting of the Sustainability Initiative, 2014

Hotel Hérað, April 29 2014, 14:30 - 18:30

The fourth annual general meeting of the Sustainability Initiative was held in Hotel Hérað, Egilsstaðir, on Tuesday, April 29 2014, from 14:30 to 18:30. This time, educational issues were spotlighted.

Björn Ingimarsson, mayor of Fljótsdalshérað, is chairing the meeting.

Agenda

    
 14:30
Opening - Ragna Árnadóttir, deputy CEO of Landsvirkjun
 
 14:40
Introduction to the Sustainability Initiative - Guðrún Áslaug Jónsdóttir, coordinator of research and university studies, Austurbrú
 
  14:50Measurements in compulsory school operations - Þóroddur Helgason, director of education, Fjarðabyggð
 
 15:05
University students and continuing education in East Iceland - Bergþóra Hlín Arnórsdóttir, continuing education coordinator, Austurbrú
 
 15:15
Education in rural areas and the influence of education on sustainability and regional development - Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir, Ph.D. student in the University of Iceland School of Education
 
 15:45Coffee break
 
 16:00
Sustainability measurement results related to education - educational affairs at Alcoa Fjarðaál and Landsvirkjun.
  • Sigrún Birna Björnsdóttir, Alcoa Fjarðaál
  • Berglind Rán Ólafsdóttir, Landsvirkjun
  • Sigrún Víglundsdóttir, Austurbrú
 
 16:30
Group work
  • How do we measure school quality ?
  • How can the Sustainability Initiative be used in the study of schools and their operations ?
  • How can the knowledge community support sustainable development in East Iceland?
  • Are educational indicators lacking in the Sustainability Initiative ? If so, which ones ?
 
 17:00
 Group work conclusions presented
 
 17:30
Motion for amendment:  Indicator 1.2 - Employee satisfaction af Fjarðaál and Landsvirkjun - Guðrún Áslaug Jónsdóttir, coordinator of research and university studies, Austurbrú

 
 17:35
 Main results of sustainability measurements, 2013
  • Sveinn Kári Valdimarsson, Landsvirkjun:  Glaciers - effects of hydropower development.
  • Helgi Jóhannesson, Landsvirkjun:  Work performed at the mouth of the Lagarfljót river.
  • Árni Jóhann Óðinsson, Landsvirkjun:  Monitoring at Hálslón reservoir
  • Geir Sigurpáll Hlöðversson, Alcoa Fjarðaál: Results from Alcoa Fjarðaál
 
  18:20 Summary and discussion
 
  18:30 Meeting adjourned
 

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