Creative University Conference 2016



Early registration on Wednesday the 17th of August from 17.00 to 18.00

opening reception will be held afterwards from 18.00 to 19.00 at the Utzon Center.


Download program as PDF here

Thursday 18/08 Friday 19/08

8.00 - 9.00


9.00 - 10.15

Keynote: Bengt Åke Lundvall, Professor AAU

The role of the university in the globalizing learning economy

9.00 - 9.15

Welcome to the conference, by Julie Borup Jensen (on behalf of the conference organization group)

9.15 - 9.30

Official Welcome to Aalborg University, by prorector Inger Askehave

9.30 - 10.15

Keynote: Birthe Lund, Associate professor AAU

Changing pedagogical concepts of creativity and democracy in education when introducing innovation and entrepreneurship as goal directed learning

10.30 - 12.30

Session 4

Panel discussion: Future perspectives for Higher Education /by Lone Krogh, Annie Aarup Jensen, Ann-Merete Iversen, Annie Stavnskær Pedersen
Paper Session: Teacher Education/Professional Education
Paper Session: Student perspectives
Paper Session: University, Digitalisation and Virtuality

11.00 - 12.30

Session 1

Session 1A, Symposium: Arts and Learning/by Julie Borup Jensen and lecturers from University College Nordjylland
Paper Session: The University in Society
Paper Session: Innovative Pedagogy
Paper Session: Meta-perspectives on Knowledge Cultures

13.30 - 14.30

Panel Discussion: A New Vocabulary for Creativity/ by Lene Tanggaard Professor, Charlotte Wegener Associate professor, AAU


13.30 - 15.00

Session 2

Symposium: The University as Institution with an Idea /by Michael Peters and Richard Heraud

Paper Session: Innovative Pedagogy
Paper Session: Teacher education/professional education
Paper Session: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

15.00 - 16.00

Keynote: Michaels Peters, Professor University of Waikato, New Zealand

Peer Production and Collective Intelligence as the Basis for the Public Digital University

16.00 - 16.30

End of conference

15.15 - 16.45

Session 3

Session 3A, Symposium: Arts-Based Methods in Higher Education /by Tatiana Chemi
Paper Session: The University in Society
Paper Session: University and Workplace
Paper Session: Learning processes and knowledge building

17.00 - 18.30

Keynote: Howard Gardner, Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (Video Transmission, USA)


Dinner at Restaurant Fusion