16/11/2018 - 11:00
16/11/2018 - 14:30
AddressK2 Amphitheater, 1st floor, UPT Conference Center, Bd. Vasile Parvan Nr. 2B, Timisoara View map
Digital Skills & Competences Workshop for Creative Industries
What are creative industries and what is their impact on the global economy? What are digital skills and digital abilities and how are they validated in the field of creative industries? How can digital skills be introduced into Europass CV? How can we access, use and integrate various online tools and mobile applications?
Practical examples of using and integrating various web applications, mobile, digital marketing, augmented reality, virtual reality, editing and processing information online, social media and networks, using video and image applications, etc.
The presentation of success stories in the field of digital marketing and virtual museums but also of cultural heritage, including Europeana will be the points of interest of this workshop.
The presentations of this workshop were part of the strategy of the Erasmus + DigiCulture project - "Improving the Digital Competences and Social Inclusion of Adults in Creative Industries", to build a free online course.
The admission is free and the presentations will be held in in Romanian and English and a certificate of participation will be issued.
The workshop will be broadcast live online HERE and available online in UniCampus
Creative industries are defined as: Advertising and marketing, Architecture and landscapes, Crafts and other fields of cultural heritage, Design: product, fashion graphics and design, Film, TV, video, radio and photography, IT, digital economy and games, Museums , galleries and libraries, Music, visual arts and performing arts.
11:00 - 11:15 Dr. Diana Andone (UPT): Digital skills for the creative industries and the DigiCulture project.
11:15 - 11:30 Prof.Dr. Radu Vasiu (UPT): Internet of Things and creative industries.
11:30 - 12:00 Avi Cicirean (Brand Emotion, organizer of Brand Minds Romania and Digitalium): Digital Marketing.
12: 00-12: 15 Dr. Mugur Mocofan (UPT): How we search through multimedia databases.
12: 15-12: 30 Dr. Vlad Mihăescu (UPT): LinkedIn for the creative industries.
12: 30-13: 00 Coffee break.
13: 00-13: 15 Dr. Silviu Vert (UPT): Digital reality for the creative industries.
13: 15-13: 30 Arthur Csertus (Cobalt Sign): Hello App: Teaching students to create mobile applications from scratch.
13: 30-13: 45 Radu Ticiu (Banat IT, Coder Dojo, Timisoara StartUp Hub): How to win a hackathon.
13: 45-14: 00 Maria Rosaria Re (Università Roma Tre): MOOC design for cultural heritage. How to develop relationship and work skills in those who are preparing to become tutors.
14: 00-14: 15 Mark Frydenberg (Bentley University): Basics of virtual reality.
14: 15-14: 30 Conclusions and closing of the session.
Dr. Diana Andone: Digital skills for the creative industries and the DigiCulture project.
Creative industries are defined as: Advertising and marketing, Architecture and landscapes, Crafts and other fields of cultural heritage, product design, graphics and fashion design, publishing and media, film, TV, video, radio and photography, IT, digital economy and games, museums, galleries and libraries, music, visual arts and entertainment. The creative economy is not only one of the fastest growing sectors of the world economy, but it is also extremely transformative, with a certain appeal to the young generation, with a role in job creation and community action.
Dr. Diana Andone is the director of the e-Learning Center at the Polytechnic University of Timisoara, with responsibilities in planning and implementing distance learning and integrating the use of online educational technologies for all forms of education, through the Virtual Campus of UPT - CVUPT. Dr. Andone is a lecturer in multimedia and web technologies, with an intense research activity at international level through various projects with European funding and multiple publications. Passionate about the use of technologies in everyday life, Diana promotes the use of open resources and MOOCs, developing UniCampus - online courses in Romania. The list of publications includes 9 books and 82 papers presented at international conferences, she being a referent for 12 International Conferences, 4 magazines, 7 awards for the best work, obtained at various conferences and since 2010 she is co-president of WWW / IADIS International Internet Conference. In recent years, she has been involved in 21 European-funded projects. In 2012, she received the title of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network) member, and in 2014 she was elected a member of the EDEN Executive Committee.
Prof. Dr. Eng. Radu Vasiu: Internet of Things and creative industries.
Prof. Radu Vasiu he is a professor at the Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications of the Politehnica University of Timișoara. His recent research focuses on e-learning, multimedia, web technologies, open data and smart cities. He is the president of the Senate of the Polytechnic University of Timișoara and the Director of the Multimedia Research Center. He has published 12 books and presented over 100 papers at various international conferences. He has participated in 28 international research and cooperation projects and is part of 7 international professional associations.
Avi Cicirean: Digital Marketing.
As an entrepreneur, Flaviu Cicirean founded two landmark companies for the business environment, both in Romania and in Europe: BRAND EMOTION and BRAND MINDS. The first of these develops and curates the sound identity of some of the largest brands in Romania (BMW, Mini, Hornbach, Băneasa Shopping City, Radio21, VibeFM, Antena1, RadioZU, ZU TV), having created over 20,000 commercials.
BRAND MINDS wants to be an authentic source of inspiration for people, so that they create a better world for both them and the generations that follow.
The company has now become the market leader in the business events industry in Central and Eastern Europe, and in the autumn of 2017 it entered the Asian market, the first event being organized in Singapore.
In addition to the entrepreneur status found in the above projects, Flaviu is also a musical producer. His professional career in this industry began in the late 1990s, when he founded the band called Activ. The experience as an artist was followed by 13 years in radio, when he was Creative Director at Radio 21, Vibe FM and Radio ZU.
A less-known information to the general public is that besides all these activities, Flaviu also collects works of contemporary art, a passion that is not hard to justify in terms of affinity with the creative industries
Dr. Mugur Mocofan: How we search through multimedia databases.
Muguras Daniel Mocofan he received his doctorate in Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Timisoara, Romania in 2003. He is currently head of papers at the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technologies of the Polytechnic University of Timisoara. His research interests are in the field of multimedia databases, image processing, dynamic textures, smart cities, mobile applications, e-learning, multimedia and web technologies.
Dr. Vlad Mihăescu: LinkedIn for the creative industries.
Vlad Mihăescu has a PhD in educational and technological models MOOCs and has 9 years of experience as a trainer in areas such as multimedia technologies, social media, e-tourism, e-learning, usability, programming, soft skills and leadership. Author of over 20 scientific papers and book chapters published at international conferences and magazines, Vlad has entrepreneurial experience in ITC, event organization and tourism. He is currently the executive director of Nanotech, a consulting and training company, an associate professor at UPT but also a member of the CeL team. Vlad is the only licensed facilitator in Central and Eastern Europe for Robin Sharma's Lead Without a Title course.
Dr. Silviu Vert: Digital reality for the creative industries.
Șl. Dr. Eng. Silviu Vert works in the Communications Department of the Polytechnic University of Timisoara. In 2015, he completed his doctoral studies with the theme of exploring open data in augmented reality applications. He is also a developer for the e-Learning platform of UPT - Virtual Campus. Silviu is actively involved in advocacy activities in "open government" at local and national level.
Arthur Csertus: Hello App: Teaching students to create mobile applications from scratch.
Arthur Csertus is an entrepreneur and software engineer from Timisoara, with German and Hungarian origins. He is focused on growing his company, “Cobalt Sign,” and the “Ready Set Holiday!” App. downloaded over 1.5 million times. Arthur is eager to work with the latest technologies and create wonderful products for the company and customers. He is actively involved as an organizer or speaker in local and community events, promotes technical skills, entrepreneurship and educational topics. @ArthurCsertus firstname.lastname@example.org
Radu Ticiu: How to win a hackathon.
Radu Ticiu is a promoter of entrepreneurship in Timisoara and the leader of the Startup Hub, Seedcamp mentor, founder of TiMoDev, champion and promoter of CoderDojo. @RaduTiciu
Maria Rosaria Re: MOOC design for cultural heritage. How to develop relationship and work skills in those who are preparing to become tutors.
Maria Rosaria Re he is a PhD student in the field of culture, education and communication at the University of Rome, in collaboration with the University of Foggia. He was a temporary researcher in the academic year 2015/2016, Department of Education - Università Roma TRE, carrying out research activities in the field of online interactive teaching and learning specifically related to MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses) employment in museum education. He has collaborated with the Experimental Research Laboratory and the Center for Museum Studies (University of Rome Tre) since 2013 and has participated in national research projects and European projects. Her research is focused on innovative teaching practiced in primary and secondary education, the development of transversal skills in the context of formal and informal learning, museum education, the promotion of critical thinking skills.
Mark Frydenberg: Getting Started with Virtual Reality.
Mark Frydenberg is Senior Lecturer at Bentley University, a successful author of the Cengage Learning series. Mark's professional interests include the use of technology in education. He is the Director of CIS Learning and Technology Sandbox (http://cis.bentley.edu/sandbox) and is a frequent speaker at conferences on the use of web 2.0 technologies.