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Digital Skills-a focus on the future of technology in training and business

April 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a Master Mind Event: Digital Skills– a focus on the future of technology in training and business

Momentum [educate+innovate] invites you to another ‘Master Mind’ Event. We are fortunate to work with so many inspiring European experts and have designed our Master Mind Event Series to help introduce our region to some of the most innovative minds and digital training projects across Europe. In this event , you will hear from European and local guest speakers as they share their expertise in relation to digital technologies in training and business advisory services going forward. Who should attend:• Training Providers and Business Support Advisors looking for new and innovative training skills and opportunities
• New Graduates who want to gain Digital Skills applicable to the world of work
• Policy Makers interested in European Best Practices with regard to Digital Skills learning
Speakers:Canice Hamill
– European E-learning Institute EUEI

Powerful Tools and Resources that Deliver Truly Valuable Learning Experiences
Canice Hamill (EUEI) specialises in the creation of powerful online platforms and immersive, collaborative educational environments. Canice will take us through some powerful resources for those who want to improve and stay ahead in their careers, academia and in business.
Dr Julie-Ann Sime
– Lancaster University
Overcoming Challenges in the Digital World

Dr Julie-Ann Sime collaborates with a wide range of European science and engineering organisations to research and uncover innovative technology-enhanced learning solutions. Julie-Ann’s talk will focus on Overcoming Challenges in the Digital World and how educators and other professionals can adopt new technologies and design new innovative learning experiences.
Prof Miguel Angel Sicilia
– University de Alcala
Blockchain – the future of everything!
Miguel-Angel heads up the Information Engineering Research Unit at the University de Alcala. He developed Europe’s first taught Masters Program in Business Intelligence and Data Science. An in-demand expert on Big Data, Business Intelligence, Machine Learning, Business Analytics and Visualization, Miguel will introduce us to Blockchain – the future of everything!
Dr Chryssa Themelis
– Lancaster University
An Introduction to Digital Wellbeing Educators
Dr Chryssa Themelis studied at Harvard School of Education and is a researcher in technology enhanced learning (TEL). She is part of the Networked Learning conference reviewers’ committee UK, British Journal of Educational Technology reviewers’ and EdMedia + Innovate Learning reviewers’. Chryssa will introduce us to a new programme focused on Digital Wellbeing Educators.
Laura Magan – Momentum
[educate + innovate]Where to go for support – FREE resources for Education Providers
Laura Magan is a respected educator, guest lecturer and European Project Specialist at Momentum. Based in Leitrim but with connections all across Europe, Momentum are educators and innovators that take European best practices and apply them in local, regional and national settings across Ireland.



April 11, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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