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TIK Anniversary Conference 2019

The Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture (TIK) celebrates its 20th anniversary on March 20th, 2019. We invite all of our friends, staff, students, alumni and stakeholders to an anniversary conference at the University of Oslo.

Interdisciplinarity in the Age of Uncertainty 

(Preliminary Program)

09.30- 10.00

Coffee and registration

10:00- 10.30

Opening and welcome speeches
Fulvio Castellacci (Director, TIK)
Per Morten Sandset (Vice Rector for research and innovation, UiO)
Rebekka Borsch (State Secretary, KD)


10.30- 11.30

Research and Innovation for Sustainability
Keynote adress by Johan Schot (Professor, SPRU)
Comments by Allan Dahl Andersen (Associate Professor, TIK)
Joint discussion moderated by Olav Wicken (Professor, TIK)

11.30- 12.15  Lunch (served in main hallway)

12.15- 13.20

(Why) do we need interdisciplinary research to adress societal challenges?
Panel discussion moderated by Magnus Gulbrandsen (Professor, TIK)
Tanja Storsul (Director, Institute for Social Research)
Kristin Halvorsen (Director, CICERO)
Johan Schot (Professor, SPRU)
Johannes Waage Løvhaug (Department Director, NFR)

13.20- 14.20

Technologies and Politics of Life
Ingunn Moser (Professor and Rector, VID)
Anders Blok, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen
Jessica Mesman, Professor, Maastricht University

Joint discussion moderated by Susanne Bauer (Professor, TIK)

14.20- 14.40 Coffee break

14.40- 15.50

Undisciplined education: Reality-oriented or second rate?
Panel discussion moderated by Hilde Reinertsen (Postdoctor, TIK)
Tone Bjørndal (Project manager, Norsk Klimastiftelse)
Jarle Hildrum (Senior Research Scientist, Telenor)
Jessica Mesman (Professor, Maastricht University and ESST)
Asun Lera St.Clair (Senior Principal Scientist, DNV-GL)
Daniel Ras-Vidal (Director, Kunnskapsbyen Lillestrøm)
Helge Jordheim (Professor, IKOS, UiO)

Closing remarks and opening of the "TIK Fair"

16.00- 18.00

The TIK Fair
The TIK Fair is an interactive display of research and educational activities carried out by TIK staff, students and partners. Visitors are free to stop by, learn and discuss with us whilst enjoying complementary refreshments.

Tapas and drinks served



Published Jan. 15, 2019 2:23 PM - Last modified Feb. 19, 2019 2:05 PM