7th GirlsTech meeting in Timisoara, Romania

7th GirlsTech meeting in Timisoara, Romania

March 16, 2018

GirlsTech Project Meeting

Monday 19th and Tuesdsay 20th March 2018

E-Learning Center, Politehnica University of Timisoara,

Library Building, Room M2, Bul. Vasile Parvan No. 2B, Timisoara, Romania


Monday 19.03.2018

09:15: Welcome from the Politehnica University of Timisoara Rector - Prof. Viorel-Aurel Serban - Press and group photo

09:45: Welcome and Introduction - Manfred Polzin, Diana Andone

10:00: Introduction to Romanian Education System and girls' involvement - Diana Andone, Radu Vasiu

10:20: Romanian education and projects for girls and STEM - Aura Danielescu, Timis County School Inspector of Romanian Ministry of Education (Ramona Faur).
Romanian VET education and projects for girls and STEM - Ildiko Pataki, MEN / NCTVET - National Center for TVET Development, Regional coordinator

11:00: Break

11:15: Girls and Women in Automotive. VET dual-education and apprenticeship - Alina Bratu, Head of Country Communications Romania, Continental Automotive

12:00: Roundtable discussion

14:15: CoderDojo, MegaDojo and Coolest Projects - 5 years of activity presentation and girls involvement, Radu Ticiu, Alexandra Fortis, StartUpHub Timisoara.
Girls in ICT and CoderDojo - Laura Chirila, 14 years old girl, VIII grade, School Nr. 7 St Mary, Timisoara and the MindRobot designed by her, European Coolest Projects Award winner

15:30: Break

15:45: HackTM and girls & women in hackathons - Anna Boros, BanatIT Timisoara

16:15: Digital Kids and IT training for women - Roxana Rugina, Simplon Romania, Cluj Napoca

16:45: Roundtable discussion


Tuesday 20.03.2018

9:15: Overview of first day

9:30: Women in Industry, education and training - Carmen Rusmir Waltischek, General Manager ZOPPAS Industries Romania

10:00: Women leaders - in higher education and STEM, Lacramioara Stoicu Tivadar, Lia Dolga, Gabriela Prostean, Anca Draghici - UPT, Dana Petcu, UVT, Delia Golcea, former manager of OCE-Canon Europe

10:30: Asociatia Techsoup's actions, winner of the European Digital Skills Award for 2017 in Education for their Opening Opportunities program, Ana Stamatescu, Asociatia Techsoup Romania, Bucharest

11:00: Break

11:15: Girls who code Romania - Monica Muntean, DB Romania, Bucharest

11:30: GirlsTech - lessons learned - Mirjam Hensels, MBORaad, NL

12:15: Roundatable discussion

14:15: Women in Tech - actions and experiences, Testing Camp, Ambassadorship, Ecaterina Ganenco, Alina Ionescu, Diana Andone

14:45: Teachers involvement in K12 education - Gizela Fuioaga, Director of Center of Excellence Timisoara, Oltea Copaci, teachers who teach Math and Science

15:15: Closing remarks

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