NordFo and University College Copenhagen invite you to join the ‘Make it Together’ conference in April 2022.
This conference was originally scheduled for September 2021, but has been postponed because of covid-19. All registered participants have received an e-mail regarding the postponement. Please contact us if you are registered but have not received an e-mail.
The conference ‘Make it Together’ is for researchers and teachers at universities and university colleges within craft and design/sloyd and associated subjects in the Nordic countries. The conference will be held in Nordic languages as well as in English.
The conference will be focusing on collaboration as an overarching theme. By sharing knowledge and experiences, we will explore how collaboration can pave the way to learning and education.
The conference will take place 6-8 April 2022 with an opening reception on the evening of Tuesday 5 April.
The conference is being held with the current Danish Covid 19 restrictions.
Registration and fee
Registration for the conference will open in July 2022. At the same time, we will open for abstract submissions.
- Registration deadline: 15 February 2022
- Registration deadline for abstracts: 07 January 2022
- Conference fee: DKK 4,600
- Excursion and conference dinner: DKK 1,100
At the Make It Together conference, we have the pleasure of presenting the following Keynote Speakers:
6. April 2022
- Keynote Lars Emmerik Damgaard Knudsen
- Keynote Birgit Bonefeld (awaiting final approval)
7. April 2022
- Keynote: Anne Kirketerp
- Excursion: Lejre Land of Legends
- Conference dinner
8. April 2022
- Keynote: Lene Tanggaard
The programme will be continuously expanded.
Excursion and conference dinner (7 April)
We will travel by bus from Campus Carlsberg to Lejre Land of Legends. Upon arrival we will enjoy coffee and cake.
In Lejre Land of Legends we will join a guided tour to the working workshops and learn how new knowledge is developed through ethnological, historical and archaeological experiments. We will also explore how Lejre Land of Legends intermediate through active dissemination and teaching.
Furthermore, we will be visiting the newly build Kings Hall. We will travel by bus back to Copenhagen and have dinner at a traditional danish restaurant in Frederiksberg.
About the conference
The conference is organised by the Teacher Education and the Textile Design Programme at Copenhagen University College, in collaboration with the Nordic Forum for Research and Development within Sloyd Education (NordFo). NordFo works for various forms of cooperation between the Nordic countries’ teacher training programs to initiate, stimulate and report research and development work in the field of Sloyd.
Three submission categories:
It is possible to submit abstracts within the three categories: research, development and workshops, as presented below.
Common guidelines for abstracts:
- Abstracts should be written in the same language it will be presented in (Nordic languages or English).
The abstract should consist of:
- Title of the presentation (font size 12, Arial, bold)
- Name, department, university/university college and country (font size 12, Times New Roman, bold)
- 200‒250 words (font size 12, Times New Roman)
Abstracts should be sent to:
Guidelines for each of the three categories
Five themes for content
Whether you participate with a research contribution, development work or practice in workshop we encourage the content to be focused on one of the following five perspectives:
Publish your paper as a scientific article
NordFo and KP encourage everyone to contribute to continuous development and knowledge sharing within the subject area Sloyd.
After the conference, it will therefore be possible to publish your paper as a scientific article in NordFo’s journal Techne series.