Industrial Track

Monday 16th / 2PM – 3.30PM : Microsoft Education – The University of Play

Theme : Technology-Enhanced Research

Technology, economics, and population growth have created a global economy. As a result, schools and universities in developed nations need to train graduates for creative thinking, collaboration, and complex problem solving. Is the current system the right way to prepare young people for life in this new world? This session looks at how the technologies of the digital age change old ideas about thinking, learning, and expertise–and at how these same technologies provide the tools to teach and to assess complex thinking through well-designed computer games.

Speakers :
  • David Williamson ShafferProfessor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the departments of Educational Psychology and Curriculum and Instruction, and Game Scientist at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research.
  • Christophe Batier Technical Director of the Icap service, at the University of Lyon I

Monday 16th / 4PM – 4.45PM :

  • “Habits for research and work on the internet : data comparison between 2007 and 2012” – Frédéric AGNES & Anne HAMEL –
  • “Difficulties in adopting a enw technologiy : the anti-plagiarism software case” Catherine BACHELET – IREGE, Université de Savoie

Tuesday 17th / 11AM – 12.30PM : Microsoft Education – Global trends in education, ICT, and employability

Theme : Global trends in education, ICT, and employability
There are many external pressures and global trends that are forcing the need for evolution in Higher Education. The broad and deep integration of technology throughout our personal and professional lives has become quite significant in it’s impact as it is forcing change in both the deliver and access to education and knowledge, as well as a transformation of many economies. This session will examine the global trends in professional education, with an overview of the most acute business challenges universities face today, especially as they relate to youth unemployment, jobs, and sustainable economic development. We will also look at examples of how the digital revolution is extending physical economies into more IP and services-based economies, the implication for the workforce, and the critical role of Higher Education institutions in that local innovation cycle.

Tuesday 17th / 4PM – 5.30PM : Your Campus in the cloud – Preparing for the future: The Cloud for Education (+Moodle)

The way in which digital services are changing campus life, (…) presents both challenges and opportunities. This session will look at how Cloud Computing enables and supports these interactions, specifically as it relates to student collaboration, student-professor communication, and the anytime, anywhere, any device experience.

Speakers :
  • Alex Pearce Director of BFC Networks
  • Thierry Koscielniak ICT for Education Exec Director, in charge of the instructional designers team and the social learning network at the Sorbonne Paris Cité and Université Paris Descartes

17h30 – 18h30 : Coktail at Microsoft Education Booth

Wednesday 18th / 11AM – 11.30AM : Moneo

“The Moneo student ID : making digital life on campus easier, which services for students ?” With 1.5 Million of students using its multiservice student ID, Moneo definitely makes digital life on campus easier . As of today, 80% of French students use their multiservice ID for their everyday life spendings on campus : meals, snacks, copy machines, laundry … More than simple payments, the card offers services such as access control, borrowing books, public transportation, and soon id for exams, elections and controlling attendance.

Speakers :
  • Catherine Mongenet, Vice-president
 for « Digital et Information technologies policies» de l’Université de Strasbourg (Unistra)
  • Serge Portella, CTO, Université de la Méditerranée
  • Richard Wojciechowski, RW CONSEIL