12th – 14th May 2022
Split, Republic of Croatia
Hotel Radisson Blu
First conference IZZI POWER OF EDUCATION, entitled Upgrade with digital technologies, aims to bring together innovative technologies in the service of knowledge exploring new opportunities and new ways of teaching they offer. Moreover, it aspires to show how to combine new ideas and teaching methods in a creative and inspiring ways, accordant with our needs in schools and universities.
Lectures focused on new technologies in education and the possibilities of creating and distributing digital educational content through different forms of cooperation between the public and private sector. Presentations of different concepts of digitalization in education and examples of good practice.
Presentations of the best digital solutions aimed at improving the teaching and learning processes, as well as presentations of new digital educational content and projects. Hands-on interactive workshops exploring the possibilities and potential of technological tools in creating digital content.
A round table discussion on the topic Digital education of tomorrow – trend or need? will bring together prominent and acknowledged experts to share their views on current issues concerning the future of education, online classes and the advantages digital technologies bring to education.
The conference is intended for publishers of educational content and heads of educational institutions for secondary and higher education, interested in projects funded by EU funds.
The program of the two-day international conference will last 9 hours altogether, and each participant will receive a participation certificate.
stand a chance of winning a free two-hour presentation on the range of options available on IZZI digital platforms.
stand a chance of winning a free two-hour consultation on how to apply for EU-funded projects.
American writer and speaker on education
A very popular lecturer and award-winning author and writer, creator of the terms digital native and digital immigrant.
Croatian expert in digital technology in education
Experienced expert and initiator of the most important and most successful educational projects in Croatia, Executive Director of the Department of Development, Education and Modernization of Education in Profil Klett.
British expert in learning analytics
Professor of Learning Analytics and Head of the Learning Analytics and Learning Design Research Program at the Institute of Educational Technology at the Open University UK.
Ph.D. in Information and Communication Technology
Assistant Director for Education at SRCE, University of Zagreb and President of EDEN since 2019, member of the working group for monitoring European education at the MoES.
Expert in European studies and educational policies
Works for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport, and Culture since 2013, team coordinator for Erasmus+ in higher education, educational policy analyst.
Bulgarian expert in education
Managing director of the biggest educational publishing houses in Bulgaria, Klett Bulgaria, graduated in law from the University of Sofia.
Ph. D., assistant Professor of the Teacher Education at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split
Expert in the usage of digital tools in learning and teaching as well as in creating the digital educational content in e-learning systems.
Full professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing in Zagreb
Extraordinary expert in information systems, he participated in and led extremely important national IT projects, as the Dean of FER in Zagreb and the Minister of Science and Education from 2014 to 2016.
Deputy CEO for Support to Education, CARNET
Expert in digital technologies in education and implementation of educational projects
HEAD OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LIAISON OFFICE IN CROATIA
Communicator and former journalist
Violeta Staničić has worked as Head of the European Parliament Liaison Office in Croatia since 2013. Prior to this role, she had the same function in Bulgaria. Her early career was in journalism, and she also worked as Time magazine correspondent for Bulgaria.
Full professor of physics at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Split
Top expert with a doctorate in physics in Paris, he is a member of the two most famous international collaborations – CERN and MAGIC/CTA. He participated in the discovery of the Higgs boson and is actively involved in the popularization of science.
Head of Education in Google Central and Eastern Europe
Expert in the field of EdTech products and multimedia, with the great experience in the biggest educational publishing houses and EDU IT management solutions provider. Senior advisor at the Polish Ministry of Education and EdTech Poland Foundation.
Science on Stage EU, National Steering Commitee Croatia representative
STEM Executive Editor at Profil Klett. While working as principal of a primary school, she launched the ‘School without books’ project in 2016., with lessons on iPads from the first grade.
BizVision, EU funds expert and project manager
Expert in EU funds and an experienced project manager with over 19 years of experience in management positions in the field of science and higher education. She has extensive experience writing, implementing, and evaluating projects in the public and private sectors. She is the author and co-author of numerous strategic documents related to science and education.
European Parliament Ambassador School coordinator
Strategic communications specialist with experience in institutional campaigns, project management, citizens’ engagement, and media in public and private sectors.
Director of the School for Tourism and Catering, Split
With his team, he leads two EU projects entitled Establishment of the Regional Competence Center and Establishment of the Infrastructure of the Regional Competence Center in the total amount of HRK 175 million.
Ph. D. in Biochemistry
Coordinator of popularization activities at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, with many years of experience in education and popularization programs. Host of the scientific show The Third Element on HRT3. From 2018 to 2020, he was the Chief Adviser at the Ministry of Education.
Particle Physicist and Senior Research Associate at the Ruđer Bošković Institute
Lately, he has been more and more involved in the promotion of science. He runs the popular science blog Blesimetar, from which three books of the same name were created, and he is one of the founders of the Zagreb Skeptics in the Pub and one of the four hosts of the scientific show Treći element on Croatian Television.
Director of Agency for Vocational Education and Training
Executive Editor of Digital Educational Content at Profil Klett and Project Manager in the project Digitalization of the content for Regional Competence Centers.
Sessions examining new digital technologies in education, learning analytics, and the possibilities of creating and distributing digital educational content through different forms of cooperation between the public and private sector.
Presentations of successful cooperations and good practice examples of the digitalization of education in schools and universities through projects focused on education and financed by EU funds. Presentations of different concepts involved in the digitalization of education – from infrastructure to digital educational content.
SCIENCE STAGE, a round table discussion
Topic: Digital education in the future: trend or need?
Short interactive sessions on the main functionalities of IZZI, the financial aspect of creating digital educational content, interesting digital projects in socially responsible business ventures, and new digital educational projects and contents.
Hands-on workshops on using IZZI tools to create digital content.
Presentations of technological solutions with the aim of advancing both the learning and teaching process.
CONFERENCE CLOSING > awards ceremony
After an insightful day at the Conference, don’t miss the opportunity to explore one of Europe’s oldest and most beautiful cities. The story of Split begins 17 centuries ago when the Roman emperor Diocletian decided to build his palace on a peninsula near the great city of Salona. Diocletian’s Palace is listed on UNESCO’s list of world heritage and will amaze you with its grandeur and beauty.
Split, naturally, offers much more than its stunning history enriched by centuries of great artists who have left their mark on the city.
Enjoy the wonderful Marjan forest, beautiful beaches, and always busy waterfront.
Keep yourself and others safe!
► Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use an alcohol-based disinfectant
► When coughing and sneezing, cover your mouth and nose with your elbow or the tissue paper you later discard into the trash and wash your hands
► Avoid touching your face, mouth, nose, and eyes
► Avoid handshaking and close conversation – maintain a distance of at least 1 m
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