STEM High-Level Event 2017 - Advancing And Scaling-Up Education - Industry Collaboration

STEM High-Level Event 2017

Advancing And Scaling-Up Education - Industry Collaboration

08.30  09.00

Registration and Coffee


09.00  09.35

Plenary Opening Welcome addresses by:

Sarah Atkinson, VP Communications, CA Technologies

Michael Teutsch, Head of Unit “Schools and Educators; Multilingualism”, Directorate General Education and Culture, European Commission

Launch of the video: STEM Alliance - Advancing STEM careers and skills

09.35  10.35

Panel discussion - ACTION 1: Advancing teachers placement in industry


 Rosa Doran, President of the Executive Council, Nuclio - Portugal

Edith Hilbink, Project Leader, Platform Bétatechniek - Netherlands

Irina Kudenko, Research and Evaluation Lead, National STEM Learning Centre and Network, STEM Learning Ltd, Ireland

Celia Moore, Director Corporate Citizenship, IBM

Christel Op de Beeck, Policy Officer at the Flemish Government, Department of Education and Training, Horizontal Policy Division

10.35  10.55

Coffee break




Panel discussion - ACTION 2: Encouraging STEM professionals role models to go to schools


- Jeannette Axisa, Chief Officer Strategy and Corporate Services, Transport Malta

 Ana Sofia Godinho, Education service, OBITEC, Portugal

Thomas Roche,    OnLine Course Designer and Presenter and teacher, Digital Schools of Distinction, Ireland

 Giedrius Vaidelis, Director, Lithuanian Education Development Centre

11.40 12.25


Panel Discussion  - ACTION 3 : Motivators for young people to choose STEM subjects


- Paul Schneider, Information Risk Manager Projects and Technology, Shell and Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Netherlands

Stephan Griebel, Business Development and Alliances Europe, Texas Instruments

Esther Roure Vila, Service Advisor, CISCO Systems

Julian Lambertin, Managing Director, KRC Research

12.25 12.55

Award ceremony for the winning teachers of the All-STEM, All-Stars competition –

Best practices from innovative STEM teachers in Europe

12.55  13.15

Plenary closing remarks

Marc Durando, Executive Director, European Schoolne

Jan Noterdaeme, Senior Advisor, CSR Europe     

13.15  14.00

Light lunch & exhibition


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