Kick-off Conference 25. November

Kick-off Conference 25. November 2019

LocationDokkhuset, Trondheim, Norway

 

Programme 

09.00 – 09.15   Opening – Bjarne Foss, Pro-Rector for Research, NTNU

09.15 – 10.00  Mila Vulchanova (NTNU, Norway) - Digital environments and young children

10.00 – 10.30  Nivedita Mani (University of Göttingen, Germany) – Early language development

10.30 – 11.00  Coffee break

11.00 – 11.30  Angelo Cangelosi (University of Manchester, UK) – Robotics and AI for Education

11.30 – 12.00  Kenny Coventry (University of East Anglia, UK) – Embodied and non-embodied language learning

12.00 – 12.30 Gabriel Skantze (FURHAT Robotics/KTH – Stockholm) – Furhat - a social robotics platform for face-to-face interaction

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch break

13.30 – 13.50 David Saldaña (University of Seville, Spain) – Reading in atypical development: the cases of deafness and autism?

13.50 – 14.20 Kate Cain (University of Lancaster, UK) – The language bases of reading comprehension in the digital age: what do we know and what do we need to know?

14.20 – 14.40 Rui Alves (University of Porto, Portugal) – From bursts of written language production to the European Literacy Network

14.40 – 15.00 Stefania Milan (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands) – Platforms, Algorithms, Data

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break

15.30 – 15.50 Jurgis Skilters (University of Latvia) – Spatial cognition, geometry, topology, and language

15.50 – 16.10 Louise Pasterfield, Founder and Managing Director & Kate Pasterfield, VP of Innovations (Sponge UK) – Software solutions for digital learning

16.10 – 16.40 Michael Spranger (SONY) – TBA

16.40 – 17.00 Melissa Allen (University of Bristol, UK) – Learning from iPads by children with ASD

 

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Pictures from the Kick-Off