Panel debate

There will be two major panel debates during the conference.

The Main Panel Debate will be held Wednesday evening. The theme of this debate is: (preliminary) "What does the making activity in material entail for man?" The four keynote speakers are invited to participate in this debate, in order to get as thoroughly into the themes as possible. Associate Professor Ingvild Digranes (HIOA) will be the Moderator of this debate.

Confirmed participants are p.t.:

  • Professor Fredrik Nilsson
  • Professor Pirita Seitamaa-Hakkarainen
  • Reader, Dr. Kristina Niedderer
  • Professor Gunvor Guttorm
  • Professor Liv Merete Nielsen
  • Professor Mikkel Tin


The Thursday Panel Debate will be held on the fourth day of the conference. This will be the last and most forward-looking session of the conference, focusing on knowledge generation and research within the "fields of Making" in the future. The panel of this debate will consist of younger , but already internationally established researchers and research leaders. Professor Halina Dunin-Woyseth (AHO, Chalmers University and TUC) will be the Moderator of this debate.

Confirmed participants are p.t.:

and:

Nel Janssens

Nel Janssens is an architect-spatial planner, teaching at the Faculty of Architecture Sint-Lucas, University of Leuven and affiliated with the Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg.
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Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson is a sloydteacher, specialized at wood and metal, and a teacher educator working at Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning at Linköping University.


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Gunvor Guttorm

Gunvor Guttorm is Professor in duodji (Sámi arts and crafts, traditional art, applied art) at the Sámi University College in Guovdageaidnu/Kautokeino in Norway.

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Laila B. Fauske

Laila Belinda Fauske is an Associate Professor, teaching at Department of Art and Design Education, at Telemark University College.
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Sara Hanghřj

Sara Hanghřj is a teacher in textile crafts, a museum employee and a researcher working with material culture, exhibitions and edition at Museums on Eastern Funen.


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Halina Dunin-Woyseth

Dr. Halina Dunin-Woyseth is an architect and professor at the Telemark University College and at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. Dr.
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Mikkel B. Tinn

Mikkel B. Tin is professor of traditional arts at the TUC’s Department of Folk Art and Folk Music.
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Ingvild Digranes

Ingvild Digranes, PhD, is an associate professor at the Faculty of Technology, Art and Design at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.
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Liv Merete Nielsen

Liv Merete Nielsen is professor at the Faculty of Technology, art and design at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.
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