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Sci-Vi Conference 2018

September 28, 2018
Public understanding of Science // Science understanding of public

This year’s Sci-Vi Conference topics are:

  • Imagination and storytelling in science and everyday life
  • Can cooperation between researchers and visual storytellers strengthen research dissemination?
  • How can we use narratives when we communicate research?
  • How do we strengthen the cooperation between scientists and visual storytellers?

Moderator: Tor Nørretranders
Time: September 28, 2018
Place: Poul Gernes salen, VIA University College, Prinsens Allé 2,  8800 Viborg

Image courtesy of academic.oup.com

Program 2018:

Sci-Vi

The Sci-Vi Conference facilitates knowledge exchange and networking between researchers and and visual storytellers.

The Sci-Vi Conference is focusing on these topics:

  • Can cooperation between researchers and visual storytellers strengthen research dissemination and to what level?
  • How can we use narratives when we communicate research?
  • What is the relationship between the visual and cognition?
  • How do we strengthen the cooperation between scientists and visual storytellers? (incl. examples of partnerships)
  • How can scientists in every field use knowledge about “temporal thinking” when creating, thinking and disseminating?

Friday September 28, 2018
Poul Gernes Salen, VIA University College, Prinsens Allé 2, 8800 Viborg

SCI-VI CONFERENCE 2018

09.00 – 09.30

Check in, coffee and light breakfast

09.30- 09.45

Welcome to Sci-Vi 2018

Tor Nørretranders, Author and Science Storyteller & Sia Søndergaard, Center for Animation, Visualisation and Graphic Storytelling

09.45 – 10.45

Imagine another day — the science, storytelling and politics of prospection

Tor Nørretranders , Author and Science Storyteller

10:45 – 11.00

Short coffee break

11.00 – 11.45

Open Media Science – Collaboration between science and documentary

Kristian Moltke Martiny, Ph.D.
Postdoc, Center for Subjectivity Research Co-Founder and Head of Research, Stages of Science

11:45 – 12:15

Documentary storytelling in VR

Uri Kranot, Filmmaker and artist

12:15 – 13:00

LUNCH

VR exhibition:

An example of Documentary storytelling in VR
– a unique collaboration between journalists, scientists, artists and technologists.

13:00 – 15:00

6 PITCHES

13:00 – 13:15

Pitch 1

Films inspired by science

Geneviève Anhoury, Director and writer

13:15 – 13:30

Pitch 2

Animated Science – Ted Ed and The Animation Workshop

Agota Vegso, Producer

13:30 – 13:45

Pitch 3

Human lifes – human stories

Pauline Asingh, Moesgaard Museum

13:45 – 14:00

Pitch 4

Re-Think Re-Wild – Visual research dissemination

Rob Lewis, Marie Curie Research Fellow Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity group

14:00 – 14:15

Pitch 5

Animation to present the winner of the Danish Science Communication Prize 2018.

Henrik Malmgren, Illustrator, composer, director

14:15 – 14:30

COFFEE

14:30 – 15:00

Pitch 6

Visualizing the Bacterium Streptococcus pneumonia

Ditte Høyer Engholm, ph.d., ITN manager
Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center – INANO-Kemi, iNANO-huset, Aarhus University

15:00 – 15:30

Thank you from The Animation Workshop/VIA UC, Invio and Visual Studies and Learning Design (VILD)
Mie Buhl and Sia Søndergaard

Round off

Tor Nørretranders

Networking and drinks in CAFÉ L’INTERVALLE