Nordic Working Life Conference


The 9th Nordic Working Life Conference (NWLC – is taking place in Oslo, Norway, June 13-15 2018 under the heading “Creating a sustainable future of work in the Nordic Countries”.  With this “Call for sessions” we invite you to suggest streams /sessions. We would also appreciate if you forward this invitation to colleagues who might be interested in the conference.

Call for Sessions/Streams

We welcome proposals for thematic sessions for the conference. In selecting streams, we will emphasise broad understandings of working life and the multidisciplinary nature of the conference. The proposal should include an abstract/short description of the planned session and contact information on the organisers. The deadline for proposals is 20 June 2017 (let us know if you want to send a proposal, but have problems with this deadline). The organising committee will review the proposals and the decisions will be announced on 15 August 2017. Please submit your proposal to

Other dates and deadlines: 

1 September 2017:    Call for papers/abstracts

1 November 2017:    Deadline for abstract proposals

1 December 2017:     Decisions on papers will be announced

15 April 2018:           Deadline for submitting extended abstracts/short papers

13-15 June 2018:       NWLC 2018 in Oslo, Norway

We can be reached by email  The organizing committee can also be reached by sending an email to Kristine Nergaard, Fafo  ( or by telephone +4722088667/+47 41562363 (Kristine Nergaard).

On behalf of the organisers

Ida Drange, AFI/HIOA

Jon Erik Dølvik, Fafo

Kristine Nergaard, Fafo

Robert Salomon, AFI/HIOA