Updated April 22, 2021.

Selected list of invited presentations

Panel discussion "Weaving Equity and Social Justice in Music Education in Times of Social Crises" with Professor Emerita Kimberly McCord, Assistant Professor Joyce McCall, and music educators Nancy Brocker and Kenard Chambers. Chairs: Sanna Kivijärvi & Markus Kaitila. Finland Center Foundation. New York City, USA. July 30, 2020. 

Panel discussion "Think Big - the Internationalization and Professional Career Coaching of Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Researchers" with Professor Tanja Johansson, Adjunct Professor Guadalupe López Íñiguez and director Saara Harjula. Moderators: Researchers Hanna Ojamo and Eveliina Sumelius-Lindblom. SibA research days. Helsinki, Finland. March 18, 2019.

Presentation: "Kulttuurinen hyvinvointi ja kulttuuristen oikeuksien toteuttaminen osana SoTe-palveluja" [Cultural rights and social well-being in the nationwide social and healthcare reform]. Hyvinvoiva kunta – seminaari kuntapäättäjille [Seminar on wellbeing in municipalities. Intended for local policymakers]. Kuopio, Finland. June 15, 2017. 

Keynote presentation: "Equity and inclusion in music education: perspectives from Finland", 3rd Scientific Symposium: Sounds of change: intersections between music therapy, community music therapy and music education. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki/School of music studies, Thessaloniki, Greece. November, 10, 2016.

Presentation: "Mitä on erityismusiikkikasvatuksen tutkimus?", [Research in special music education]. Kaikki soittaa -koulutus,

[Kaikki soittaa seminar]. Resonaari Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland. August 22, 2015

​Selected list of conference presentations

Paper presentation with docent Pauli Rautiainen. "Advancing equity through reasonable accommodation in music education." Able Assembly 2021 – Intersectionality, Disability and Arts Education. Boston, USA. April 11th, 2021.

Paper presentation with docent Pauli Rautiainen. "Contesting educational and cultural policies through reasonable accommodation." European Sociological Conference in the Arts. Helsinki, Finland. March 12th, 2021.

Paper presentation with doctoral researcher Minja Koskela. "Neoliberal politics of basic education in the Finnish National Core Curriculum – Music education as a challenger." Nordic Network for Research in Music Education. Stockholm, Sweden. February 26–28, 2019. 

Roundtable presentation with professor Marja-Leena Juntunen, post doc researcher Tuulikki Laes and doctoral researchers Hanna Kamensky and Tuulia Tuovinen. "From research to policy to practice: Promoting accessibility in the Finnish Basic Education in the Arts system", Nordic Network for Research in Music Education. Stockholm, Sweden. February 26–28, 2019.

 

Paper presentation with doctoral researcher Katja Sutela and professor Eeva Anttila. "Embodied music and dance education: Expanding professionalism through body–mind integration", ECQI European Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, Leuven, Belgium, February 6–8, 2018. 

Roundtable presentation with professor Lauri Väkevä, post doc researcher Tuulikki Laes and doctoral researcher Hanna Kamensky: "Influencing policy makers and institutional leaders in Finnish arts education via systems thinking", EARLI European Association for Education Conference, Tampere, Finland, August 29–September 2, 2017.

 

Paper presentation: “Examining Figurenotes as a vehicle for advancing educational equity in Finland”, European Sociological Association in the Arts, Porto, Portugal, September 8–10, 2016.

Paper presentation: “Expressing New Citizenship through Music Education: A Study on Inclusion and Interaction in SEN Students’ Concerts”, International Society for Music Education, World Conference, Glasgow, UK, July 25–29, 2016.​

Poster presentation with doctoral researcher Katja Sutela: "Exploring embodiment in special music education".

International Society for Music Education, World Conference, Glasgow, UK, July 25–29, 2016.​

Poster presentation: “Examining Figurenotes as a vehicle for advancing educational equity in Finland”, International Society for Music Education, World Conference, Glasgow, UK, July 25–29, 2016.​

Paper presentation: "Examining the role of Figurenotes from the standpoint of equity in Finnish music education". International Society for Music Education World Conference. Commission on Music therapy and special music education. Paper presentation. Edinburgh, UK. July 20–24, 2016

Paper presentation with Resonaari musicians Marlo Paumo and Jaakko Lahtinen: "Resonaari Music Centre expanding perspectives on inclusive music education in Finland", The 5th Finnish conference on disability research, Helsinki, Finland, June 4–5, 2015.​

Paper presentation with Resonaari musicians Marlo Paumo and Jaakko Lahtinen: "The role of innovative Figurenotes in advancing educational equity in Finland". The 20th research conference of Nordic Network for Research in Music Education: Activism in Music Education, Helsinki, Finland, March 3–6, 2015.​

Paper presentation: "Figurenotes broadening perspectives in Finnish music education". Danish Sociological Conference: Social stratification and inequality. Copenhagen, Denmark. January 23–24, 2014.

Paper presentation (practice): "Resonaari Music Centre: Key projects and practical applications": The 22nd EAS European Association for Music Education Conference: Democracy and inclusion in music education in the 21st century, Nicosia, Cyprus, May 21–24, 2014.​​

 

Paper presentation: “Inclusion, Equality and Interaction in Music Education – A Study of the Special Music Centre Resonaari Concert Audience”, The 22nd EAS European Association for Music Education Conference: Democracy and inclusion in music education in the 21st century, Nicosia, Cyprus, May 21–24, 2014.​​

Poster presentation: "The Music for All research project", The 22nd EAS European Association for Music Education Conference: Democracy and inclusion in music education in the 21st century, Nicosia, Cyprus, May 21–24, 2014.​​

Paper presentation: "Music for All for Music – A Study of the Resonaari Concert Audience and Equalized Interaction."

Nordic Network on Disability Research: The 12th International Research Conference. Naantali, Finland, May 30–31, 2013.

Roundtable presentation: "Voices for tomorrow at the Resonaari Music Centre: Advancing professional musician careers of students with SEN", 6th International Conference of Intercultural Arts Education "Voices for Tomorrow", Helsinki, Finland, October 18, 2013.​

Paper presentation with Associate Professor Ari Poutiainen: "Music for All for Music – A Study on the Resonaari Music Centre's concert audience". Finnish Educational Research Association conference, Helsinki, Finland, November 20–22, 2012.

Paper presentation: "Systems thinking in building professional musician careers of students with special educational needs." The 3rd Finnish Conference in Disability Research, June 8–9, 2012, Turku, Finland.

Paper presentation: "Systems intelligent interventions in special music education". The 5th Intercultural Arts Education Conference: Design Learning, May 10–12, 2012, Helsinki, Finland.

 

Paper presentation: "Erilainen oppijuus projektiyhteiskunnassa. Kehitysvammaiset muusikkoina -hankkeen tavoitteiden toteutuminen vuonna 2010." [Diverse learners in a project society. The Project "Disabled People as Musicians in 2010"]. The 2nd Finnish Conference in Disability Research, Turku, Finland, June 7–8, 2011.