Photo: Pål Hoff

International Symposium: Interdisciplinary Collaborations for Innovation

Programme:

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 - 9:15 Welcome: Ingunn Johanne Ness & Barbara Wasson, UiB, SLATE

9:15 - 10:00 KEYNOTE: Vlad Glaveanu (Webster University Geneva, Webster Center for Creativity and Innovation)

Title: Unpacking interdisciplinary, cultivating creativity

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 - 10:50 Presentation 1: Bettina Husebø (UiB, Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine)

Title: Blue Zones and Living Lab

10:50 - 11:10 Presentation 2: Francesco Arese Visconti (Webster University Geneva)

Title: 'Sua Cuique Persona:' Face as Mask in Photographic Portraits of Italians in 21st - Century Switzerland

11:10 - 11:30 Presentation 3: Petter Bergerud (UiB, Department of Design)  

Title:  The Future Bridgebuilders

11:30 - 12:00 Lounge panel with morning speakers

Facilitator: Anders Waage Nielsen

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 13:15 Music / Jazz – Ole Fredrik Norbye

13:15 - 14:00 KEYNOTE: Mark Runco (Editor, Creativity Research Journal, Professor, & Distinguished Research Fellow)

Title:  Creativity for Interdisciplinary Collaborations for Innovation

14:00 – 16:00 Multidisciplinary Group Work

Ingunn Johanne Ness (SLATE, UiB): How to succeed with Innovation work in multidisciplinary groups

Bente Irminger (KMD, UiB): Design Thinking through multidisciplinary teams

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break

16:15 – 17:00 KEYNOTE: Michela Magas (Founder and Creative Director, Innovator)

Title:  Moonshots and Fuzzy Spaces: Creative Thinking as a Driving Force for Innovation and  Transdisciplinary Exchange of Knowledge

17:00 - 17:30 Final lounge panel

Michela Magas, Rector Dag Rune Olsen, Dean Bente Wold (Psychology) and others

17:30 – 17:40 Wrap-up: UiB Rector, Dag Rune Olsen