San Sebastian TA3 Symposium Agenda and Presentations

  • -

San Sebastian TA3 Symposium Agenda and Presentations

Category : Front-Page , Symposiums

The May 2-4, 2011 TA3 conference in San Sebastian in the Basque region of Spain was a great success. The time was productive but the photos you’ll find on the front page show that the time was fun as well. We’ve linked the presentations to their respective session below.

Stimulating Innovation And Creativity In Education: Sharing Of Practises Across The Atlantic

Opening of the Conference
09.00-09.05 Welcome, Mr Jose Miguel, Director of TKNIKA
09.05-09.25 Ms. Isabel Celaá. Minister of Education of the Basque Government
09.25-09.30 Setting the theme, Keith Bird and Lars Møller Bentsen.

Development of the conference
09.30-10.00 Keynote, Hans F van der Aalst
Fontys University for Professional Education, Netherlands
“The double-helix of ideas and skills: the DNA of innovation”

10.00-10.30. Keynote speaker, Koldo Saratxaga
Association of companies K2K Exciting, Basque Region
“Learning or Education? Is it clear what and what for?”

10.30-11.00. Panel discussion – Moderator Keith Bird, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

11.00-11.20. Refreshment Break

11.20-11.50. Keynote speaker, Stuart Rosenfeld
Regional Technology Strategies, NC, USA
“Teaching creativity, promoting innovation”

11.50-12.20. Keynote Speaker, Dr Stephan Szuppa
European Institute of Innovation & Technology, ICT Labs German Node, Germany
“From Top Innovations to focus setting in Education – new competences in Smart Energy Systems”

Samuel Triguero, TKNIKA, Basque Region
“A model of Innovation for Technical Colleges and educational institutions”

12.20-13.00. Panel discussion – Moderator Keith Bird, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

13.00-14.30. Lunch

14.30-16.30. Parallel workshops on college practices in innovation and creativity

Workshop A: Stimulating creative skills in college programs

Moderator: Jonathan Deutsch, Kingsborough Community College, NY, US

14.30-15.45. Examples from Denmark, USA and Scotland
– Alice Petersen, Lillebaelt Academy of Professional Higher Education, Denmark
“48 hours – a model for stimulating creative skills and innovation through college-company partnerships”

– Anna Szabados, Salt Lake Community College, UT, USA
“Bigger and Better Ideas. Techniques of Creative Problem-solving”

– Linda McTavish, Anniesland College, Scotland, “Culture in the City, Culture in the College”

15.45-16.30. Panel Discussion

Workshop B: “Culture in the City, Culture in the College” Innovations in education and institutional practises

Moderator: Lars Møller Bentsen

14.30-15.45. Examples from Basque Region, USA and Germany

– JoAnn Hawkins, Howard Community College, MD, USA
“Promoting innovation at Howard College”

– Rebecca A Nickoli, Ivy Tech Community College, IN, USA
“How can innovation and creativity be scaled for greater impact?”

– Martin Stöckmann and Wilfrid Lammers, Siemens Professional Education, Germany
“Education for the smart grid”

15.45-16.30. Panel Discussion

16.30 Adjourn