Keynotes

 

Jennifer Robertson, Associate Professor with Tenure, PhD, Organizational Behavior, Queen's School of Business, Western University, Canada.

Jennifer Robertson is an Associate Professor in the DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies and an Adjunct Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at Western University. Jennifer´s scholarship on psychological issues involved in organizational environmental sustainability and the nature and prediction of leadership have been internationally recognized through an Emerald Citations of Excellence award. Her work on these topics has been presented at various international conferences and invited talks and published in top-tier journals.

The topic of her keynote will be "Corporate Environmental Responsibility and Employees". 

Her main interests in research are: 

  • Organizational environmental sustainability
  • Environmental leadership
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • The prediction of leadership
  • Workplace pro-environmental behavior  

Giovanna Calogiuri, Proffessor, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of South-Eastern Norway.

Giovanna Calogiuri is a professor in Health Sciences at the Science Centre of Health and Technology, University of South-Eastern Norway. 

Giovanna is currently working within the Master's Degree in klinisk helsearbeid, as a supervisor of PhD candidates and a coordinator of the working group on Public Health. She also has several ongoing research projects: GO GREEN: Resilient Optimal Urban natural, Technological and Environmental Solutions, Green VR – Developing and testing health promoting VR systems, Mens Sana in Corpore Sano: a pilot study on the health of Italians living in Norway and Forske på etterlevelse og effekten av appen Empaziz i arbeidet for varig livsstilsendring.

The topic of her keynote will be: "Nature experiences in VR"

Her main interests in research are:

  • Public health and health promotion
  • Health-enhancing physical activity
  • Green exercise and nature experiences
  • Sleep-wake patterns and bioloigcal rhythms

Caroline Hägerhäll, Professor, Department of People and Society, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU.

Caroline Hägerhäll, has MSc and PhD degrees in Landscape Architecture and is currently professor in environmental psychology at the Department of People and Society at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Alnarp, Sweden, where she also leads the environmental psychology research group. Her research covers perception and experience of outdoor spaces and natural patterns and the connection to preference and wellbeing.

The topic of her keynote will be: "From scenic beauty to mental restoration: Reflections on research approaches in people nature studies

In her work she particularly focus on:

  • The experience of environments beyond the nature-built dichotomy
  • The perception and impact of fractal structural properties on landscape experience
  • Exploration of methods and approaches to studying multisensory experiences in real life settings.

Svein Åge Kjøs Johnsen, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Inland School of Business and Social Science, Norway. 

Svein Åge Kjøs Johnsen is leader of the environmental psychology research group at the Innland Norway University of Applied Sciences. He was a program leader for master in environmental psychology 2015-2020. He has a Ph.D. from NTNU (2014) within the field of environmental psychology. 

The topic of his keynote will be «Theories in environmental psychology»

His main interests in research are:  

  • Intersections between emotion research, environmental psychology and clinical psychology. 
  • He is also interested in research methods, specifically structural equation modeling, factor analysis (confirmatory and exploratory) and approaches for analyzing experiments.