Title Education in a Virtual World (E-VIWO)
Project Number 2010-1-FI1-LEO05-03043
Product Final conference in Istanbul
Title Final conference in Istanbul
Marketing Text A final project conference is an important project dissemination event.
The final project conference was a project dissemination event organised by Sisli Vocational School in Istanbul 24.5.2012. IT students, representatives from universities, entrepreneurs, representatives from the industry, municipality, college management and board of education were invited. The event was broadly marketed within the educational sector and attired approximately 200 spectators. The main event was organised in the college auditorium.
The meeting in Istanbul took place during 23-26.5.2012 and the main event, conference was arranged 24.5.
The programme for the conference 24.5.2012:
- Welcoming worls by host (Mr. Mustafa Demirer)
- Welcoming words by project coordinator (Ms Susanna Vestling)
- Key Note speaker, Bahcesehir University
- Student presentations (Sisli Secondary Vocational/Technical School, Invaliidiliiton Järvenpään koulutuskeskus, Cardonald College, Finland, Barnet and Southgate)
- Industry repesentative, Dougus Oto
The project coordinator and leader arrived 22.5. Together with the host they went through all arrangements and visited the conference hall.
All project partners arrived 23.5. The conference was arranged 24.5. The partners had an arranged study visit to Volkswagen (Dogus Oto), also an evaluating partner during the Virtual Fair, 25.6 when a cultural visit to e.g. the Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazar was arranged. The cultural visit ended with an project dinner on the Bosphorus.
The event was filmed and broadcasted on Youtube on the link:
The event was visually marketed at the campus area with flags and posters. E-VIWO material, such as copies of training handbook for students, brochures, pen and a small keyring, was also distributed to conference guests.
Target group Technical and vocational secondary education IT students and educators as well as university educators. Industry training representatives.
The meetings and conference in Istanbul was a unique occasion for the project members (staff and students) to meet not only in an virtual environment and to share results and experiences.
The students presentations during the final conference and in front of 200 spectator was a emotional event where the students presented their project tasks and work. The conference ended with a Coctail event where all the participants had the opportunity to mingle and network.
The conference was also interpreted into Turkish.
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Product Languages English