Conference Programme


Plenary session (Room SEM15)
8.30 - 9.00


9.00 - 9.15

Introduction & Moderation by Young Social Innovators and Veronika Hornung-Prähauser, Salzburg Research

Welcome address

  • Siegfried Reich, Director Salzburg Research
  • N.N., Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science & Research
9.15 - 9.30 

Opening message: Young Innovators - Makers of the European Future!

  • Paul Rübig, Member of the Governing Board of the European Institute of Technology & former Member of the European Parliament
9.30 - 9.50

Plenary Keynote: Educating the next generation of innovators 

  • Madeleine Gabriel, Head of Inclusive Innovation, NESTA Innovation Foundation, United Kingdom
9.50 - 10.20

The DOIT Programme: Making Social Innovators

  • Santi Fuentemilla, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Spain
  • Eva Hollauf, Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
10.20 - 10.40

Maker Education in Denmark: National Strategies and Examples from the FabLab@School project

  • Hanne Voldborg Andersen, National coordinator of Fablab@School, Denmark

10.40 - 11.10

Lessons learned from DOIT Success Stories: Award Ceremony of the DOIT Challenge winners

  • Challenge winners from Slovenia (Age group 11-16) with DOIT facilitator Petra Vanic (Kersnikova)
  • DOIT mentors John di Stefano (Entrepreneurship Academy) and Rozina Spinnoy (Analogue to Digital) (tbc)
  • Challenge winners from Austria (Age group 6-10) with DOIT facilitator Margit Hofer (Centre of Social Innovation)
11.10 - 11.30

How can you use the DOIT platform content and toolbox material as open educational resource?

  • Antti Knutas, Lappeenranta University of Technology, FI

11:30 - 13.00

Walking (to) Lunch: Experience the different thematic DOIT workshops

  • Experience the different replicable workshops and learn how to integrate social innovation and making workshops in your educational institution: 
    • Accident Prevention in Our School
    • Artificial Intelligence and Society
    • Design your Future Monster
    • Measuring Our Environment
    • Designing & Prototyping With Data
    • and many more! 

Optional: Lunch (Served Menu)



Parallel sessions
13:00 - 14:30

Session A: Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Youth Education - Skill Development, Room 2

The participants will discuss current scientific findings and evaluation data from different European initiatives on social entrepreneurship education, innovation training and maker education.


  • European Youth Start Social Entrepreneurship Programme for Kids, Susanne Spangl, University College of Christian Churches for Teacher Education Vienna/Krems, AT
  • European programme: DOIT "Making Social Innovators", Elisabeth Unterfrauner, Centre for Social Innovation, AT
  • Discussants: Maria Grandl, Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science, Graz University of Technology, AT and Christine Trültzsch-Wijnen, Salzburg University of Education Stefan Zweig, AT

Moderator: Christian Voigt, Centre for Social Innovation, AT

13:00 - 14:30

Session B: Education Policy - Making Social Innovation in School Curricula, Room 3

This working group will deal with the enablers and barriers to implementing social innovation projects with maker activities in school curricula. Requirements for teacher training will be discussed and European and national policy recommendations developed.


  • National Action Plan for Entrepreneurship Education, Johannes Lindner, University College of Christian Churches for Teacher Education Vienna/Krems, AT
  • Integration of the DOIT facilitator programme in national teacher training, Isabel Allaert, eduCentrum, BE
  • Experiences from teacher training in Finland, Daria Podmentina, Lappeenranta University, FI
  • Discussants: Sabine Harter-Reiter, Salzburg University of Education Stefan Zweig, AT

Moderator: Pam de Sterke, WAAG technology & society, NL

13:00 - 14:30

Session C: Equal & Fair Access to Digital Making and Makerspaces for Everyone, Room 10

How can we enable inclusive access to Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education and Making for everyone? How can open spaces be used for informal maker education and how can interested people build networks in the field?


  • Experiences from inclusive makerspaces and activities in Croatia, Roberto Vdovic, University of Zagreb, HR
  • How to cooperate with Open Technology Labs, Martin Hollinetz, Otelo Network, AT
  • Connecting with makerspaces in public spaces/SySTEM 2020, Frank Vloet, WAAG technology & society, NL
  • Co-Creation of public space for and with children, Borko Jovanovic, Polyhedra, RS
  • Discussant: Ruth Arrich, Grand Garage Makerspace Linz, AT and Helmut Windinger, Stadt:Bibliothek Salzburg, AT

Moderator: Simona Simulyte, European Social Entrepreneurship and Innovative Studies Institute, LT

13:00 - 14:30

Session D: Innovative Maker and STEAM-Education for building the Future, Room "Clubraum"

How to integrate the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in traditional Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics-Education? The experts give insight into their approaches and workshop designs and discuss the role of technology and making as an enabler for innovation projects tackling the SDGs. 


  • Environmental Education in Primary and Secondary Schools, Ökolog Network, Regina Steiner, University of Education Upper Austria, AT
  • Art as an enabler for Making and SDGs, Petra Vanič, Kersnikova Institute, SI
  • Discussant: Sonja Schachner-Hecht, Südwind Salzburg, AT

Moderator: Christine Kolbe,, GER



Parallel Session & Closing
14.30 - 15.00

Closing Session & Open End: DOIT Farewell Cocktail