Conversation as a tool for professional practice

Conversation. Illustration.

– A one-day interdisciplinary conversation analysis conference

06 Apr

Praktisk informasjon

  • Dato: 6. april 2018
  • Tid: Hele dagen
  • Sted: Campus Vestfold

  • Påmeldingsfrist: 1. mars 2018

Call for registration and abstracts

University College of Southeast Norway, Campus Vestfold, welcomes abstracts for presentations at the third interdisciplinary one-day conversation analysis conference, "Conversation as a tool for professional practice". 

Submit abstracts within 1st February 2018 to Associate Professor Karianne Skovholt. 200-300 words for short presentations (15 minutes).

Invited Speakers

Invited speakers at the CA symposium include:

  • Pål Aarsand (Professor of pedagogy, NTNU, Norway)
  • Charles Antaki (Professor of Language and Social Psychology, Loughborough University, UK)
  • Bethan Benwell (Senior Lecturer in English Studies, University of Stirling, UK)
  • Neil Mercer (Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Elizabeth Stokoe (Professor of Social Interaction, Loughborough University, UK)


For registration visit this webpage.

  • Registration fee: 995 NOK (includes lunch)
  • Registration fee for employees at USN: 350 NOK (includes lunch)


The symposium is connected to the PhD-course. See information about the PhD-course here.

Travel and accommodation

The nearest airport is Torp Sandefjord airport. It is positioned with a 20 minutes distance from Tønsberg. Alternatively, you may fly to Oslo Airport Gardemoen and go by train from Oslo airport station to Tønsberg. The train journey takes about 2 hours. We recommend Quality Hotel Tønsberg. It is close to the train station, and is close to the venue for the dinner in the afternoon. 

Hotels in Tønsberg:

How to get to Campus Vestfold.