8-11 June 14 Location: Dublin INFO
ISPIM 2014
ISPIM 2014

Innovation for Sustainable
Economy and Society

The XXV ISPIM Innovation Conference will be held in Dublin, Ireland on 8-11 June 2014 and will focus on – Innovation for Sustainable Economy & Society. Organised by ISPIM in partnership with Intel Labs Europe, this conference will bring together around 500 innovation experts from 50 countries and include:
  • Multi-track sessions that mix industry, academia, science, & government,
  • Dedicated sessions and communities on innovation challenges for research, business & government,
  • Showcases on innovation success in Ireland with presentations, workshops & site visits,
  • High-profile networking events each night, ISPIM-style.

8-10 May 14Location: BerlinINFO
ECRD 2014
ECRD 2014

The Rare Disease Puzzle:
Bringing the Picture to Life.

The Rare Disease Puzzle: Bringing the Picture to Life.
In the past two decades we have identified the pieces that address the needs of the rare disease community. The challenge remains to combine those pieces into a picture that drives action forward with clarity and energy into a coherent and sustainable strategic plan.

10-11 April 14 Location: Barcelona INFO
OI-Net Barcelona

The workgroup WP2-WP4 of
the European ERASMUS Network on Open Innovation for Higher Education

Workgroup meetings for the workpackages WP2-WP4 of the OI-Net project - The European academic network on Open Innovation
10-11 April 2014, Barcelona, Spain

The workpackages deal with:

  • WP2 - Identification of Industrial Needs for Open innovation Education in Europe
  • WP3 - Exchanging methodologies and best practices on open innovation
  • WP4 - Comparing and developing Curricula and Education on open innovation.

4-6 April 14 Wikithon7 April 14 TEDxGeneva8-9 April 14 WikiNomicsLocation:
Grandvaux & Geneva (CH)
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Wikithon, TEDx Geneva & WikiNomics

towards a (wiki-)culture applied to
global economy and society at large

The Wikinomics project aims to foster key competences required for employability in the constantly changing environments of the world of work. It sets free-culture and wiki methodologies as the basis for an innovative pedagogical methodology.
3 different events are organised by the WIkiNomics project begining of April:
- a Wikithon : for wiki experts and Wiki Angels a training and brainstorming session to develop and reinforce the pool of Wiki Angels resources to which the companies and organisations can call upon when they want to deploy a real wiki culture (not only a wiki platform).
- a TEDx Event (TEDx Geneva and Digital Age).
- the WikiNomics partnership meeting on the future developments, and especially on the coming Basecamp meeeting for companies and organisations on problem seek solutions (problem solving) where companies and Wiki Angels share and solve related issues.

18-20 March 14 Location: Luxembourg Info

Leonardo da Vinci European project on the certification of academic tutors

The Certitude project deals with a dimension related to the improvement of vocational dimension that spreads across all education and training areas in Europe: the certification of academic tutors. The global rise of sandwich training systems requires higher needs in management and quality support of trainees.
This meeting regroups all the partners of the CERTITUDE project to validate the work done on/with the group of experts piloting the certification process before the commercial launch planned for October 2014.

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