Scientix conference programme

Full programme of the conference, including abstracts (pdf)

Friday 24 October 2014
Time Type Room: Ballroom
16.00-18.00 Registration
18.15-19.00 Opening Marc Durando, Executive Director, European Schoolnet, Belgium
Welcome to the conference
Video message from the Commissioner for Research and Innovation Màire Geoghegan-Quinn
Keynote: Prof. Mariano Gago, former Minister of Science, technology, Information Society and Higher Education, Portugal
How should ministries of education take up STEM challenge
 
19.00-21.00 Networking Reception: Welcome to Scientix, the Community for Science Education in Europe

 

Saturday 25 October 2014
Time Type Room: Ballroom
9.00-10.30 Plenary session 1 Dr Àgueda Gras-Velázquez, Scientix Project Manager, European Schoolnet
Introduction to Scientix and the conference
Keynote: Ewald Breunesse, Manager Energy Transitions, Shell Nederlands
How to make STEM teaching more attractive to students
Keynote: Amber S. Gell, Rocket Scientist and Spacecraft System Engineer, Lockheed Martin-NASA
Making it as a scientist and engineer
10.30-11.00 Coffee break / poster and exhibition session
11.00-12.30 Plenary session 2 EU projects for teachers: 3 minutes presenation of 25 EU funded STEM projects. Moderated by Dr Maria Korda
 
12.30-13.45 Lunch / poster and exhibition session
 
Parallel session I: 13.45-15.15
Ballroom I Ballroom II Klimt Vision Clarity Serenity Inifinity
Curriculum innovations School projects Research and schools Tools and schools The world around us Workshops A Workshops B
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15.15-15.45 Coffee break / poster and exhibition session
 
Parallel session II: 15.45-17.15
Ballroom I Ballroom II Klimt Vision Clarity Serenity Inifinity
Projects I Projects II From early ages to long distances Energy, engineering and nanotechnology National projects Workshops C Workshops D
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17.15-19.00 Poster and exhibition session
 
20.30-22.30 Networking dinner: Science Education in Europe - what got you interested in STEM?

 

Sunday 26 October 2014
Parallel session III: 9.00-10.30
Ballroom I Ballroom II Klimt Vision Clarity Serenity Inifinity
Role models and good examples IBSME Projects III Teacher training and continuous learning and assessment Science and social inclusion Workshops E Workshops F
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10.30-11.00 Lunch / poster and exhibition session
 
Parallel session IV: 11.00-12.30
Ballroom I Ballroom II Klimt Vision Clarity Serenity Inifinity
Coding in STEM Out of school learning Mobiles and games Competence learning and motivation Remote and digital Workshops G Workshops H
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12.30-13.45 Lunch / poster and exhibition session
 
Time Type Room: Ballroom
13.45-15.30 Closing plenary session 1st Scientix resource awards, Poster competition awards and Scientix Conference twitter awards
Dr Maria Korda, Policy Officer, Research and Innovation DG, European Commission
Scientix and the collaboration between European Commission and European Schoolnet
Marc Durando, Executive Director, European Schoolnet
It's really all up to the teachers
Dr Àgueda Gras-Velázquez, Scientix Project Manager, European Schoolnet
Thank you and goodbye

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