We are happy to share our knowledge!

We give lectures and join the conversation on migration, storytelling, culture, social design, and social entrepreneurship at international and local events, debates and conferences.

For bookings please contact our founder Laura M. Pana at laura@migrationlab.org  


Migrationlab at Prototyping Ideas - LOCAL
by Domus Academy
Oct 30, 2017 // BASE Milano

Our founder & director Laura M. Pana joined the conversation on the role of local and global in design and presented her work at Migrationlab. She shared the stage with award winning design critic Alice Rawsthorn; architect and urban planner Stefano Boeri and designers Matylda Krzykowski and Jing He in a discussion that challenged perceptions and showcased ideas on the past, current and future sustainability of the topic of 'Local' in design.

Migrationlab at Poetry and Storytelling Event
by Hiraeth Magazine
May 6, 2017 / Labyrinth, Amsterdam

Laura M. Pana shared shared her story and how she created and developed Migrationlab and the impact it's creating.

Migrationlab at Displaced in Media Training
by European Cultural Foundation
March 31st, 2017/Amsterdam

Our founder Laura M. Pana shared her work at Migrationlab and joined the discussion about the representation of refugees in media with journalists and cultural managers from all over Europe. 

Photo credit: Elena Cabrera

Photo credit: Elena Cabrera

Designgeschiedenis Nederland - Dutch Design History Society
Centraal Museum Utrecht, December 9, 2016

The one-day international symposium explored the workings and implications of design promotion and the design canonization processes. Our founder Laura M. Pana presented her work on Migrationlab and how different forms of design support or lack thereof has shaped her practice and contributed to the development of the organization and the Living Room project. 

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
November 8, 2016

Our founder Laura M. Pana joined with lots of determination the entrepreneurship behavior course and talked with students about #migrationlab and the process of transitioning from a personal goal to an organization. Many thanks to Assist. Prof. Neil Thompson for the invitation and to a very engaging class.

Conversa #72, Rotterdam
at Gallery Joe Ramone
October 5, 2016

Laura M. Pana presenting Migrationlab, Welcome To The Living Room and exchanging ideas about how we communicate and relate to each other in multicultural settings.  

VPRO Tegenlicht Meetup In Search for Europe, Amsterdam

Laura M. Pana, Founder Migrationlab, joined the discussion on how the future of our European societies can be shaped from the perspective of the individual visionaries or/and the collective, institutionalized approach. You can watch this interesting debate here.

Pakuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam // March 10, 2016

New Europe City Makers Pre-Summit, Amsterdam 

Laura M. Pana introduces Migrationlab and Weolcome To The Living Room @Day 1 New Europe City Makers Pre-Summit.
We discussed EU Urban Agenda and focused on methods to reduce the gap between bottom up initiatives and municipalities.

Pakhuis de Zwijger Amsterdam // 4&5 February, 2016 

Spotlight:Romania. A Film and Photography Festival

Laura M. Pana, founder migrationlab, in a discussion on migration and creating in new cultural environments with Romanian Filmmaker Andreea Dumitriu (left) and cultural manager & journalist Anca Fronescu (middle), who moderated the discussion.

De Nieuwe Regentes, October 2015, The Hague

Volunteer The Hague Event
at Theater aan het Spui
June 2015, The Hague

Laura M. Pana shared her volunteer experience at The World in Your Classroom and thoughts about Romania and cultural diversity with Deputy Mayor Karsten Klein.