Preliminary programme 2018-01-10T13:57:35+00:00

Preliminary programme

Pre congress: Barnahus a travelling idea – The 20th anniversary of Barnahus in Iceland
Anniversary session: Something to look forward to!
Keynote: Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children
Michael E. Lamb, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge,
Bragi Guðbrandsson, General Director of The Governmental Agency For Child Protection in Iceland
More names to come!

The language of the pre-congress will be English.

Nordic Congress on Child Welfare – NBK2018
Opening session: The Icelandic Minister of  Social Affairs and Equality opens the Congress!
Opening plenary: Professor Eileen Munro CBE – Department of Social Policy, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Welcome reception: Reykjavik City Hall

Keynote 2 – 4
Kirsten Sandberg, Member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child,
Inge Bryderup, Professor at Aalborg University Denmark,
Dr. Elina Pekkarinen research manager in Finnish Youth Research Network
Questions and thoughts
Parallel Sessions 1- 10 (more information to come)
Parallel Sessions 11- 20 (more information to come)
Symposium: The Nordic Ombudsmen for Children

Congress Party – Food and Fun – with the Whales of Iceland!

Keynote 5 – 6
Elisabeth Gording Stang, Professor at the University College of Applied Sciences in Norway
Heida Bjorg Palmadottir, Chief lawyer of The Governmental Agency for Child Protection in Iceland
Questions and thoughts

Keynote 7 – 8
Dr. Maria Heimer, Department of Political Science, Uppsala University, Sweden
Hrefna Fridriksdottir, Professor of family and inheritance law at the University of Iceland
Questions and thoughts
Presentation of next NBK in Denmark 2021
Closing session: Gudni Th. Johannesson the president of Iceland concludes

All the keynotes will be in English and the parallell sessions will either be in English or Scandinavian language.