Venue: Technical University of Catalona – BarcelonaTech (UPC)
Jordi Girona 1-3, 08034 Barcelona
North Campus - A3 Building, Room A3203
Àlber FILBÀ - firstname.lastname@example.org, +34 934017152
Josep BORDONAU - email@example.com, +34 934016602
Olga MACKIEWICZ - firstname.lastname@example.org, +33 637378530
The objective of the workshop is to provide a working basis among the partners of MAGHRENOV project and selected actors in EU and MPC (Maghreb Partner Countries).
The workshop is oriented to generate results in:
The workshop is structured in sessions and round tables. The sessions are focusing on the view of every speaker, with presentations of 20-25 minutes and a short debate afterwards. The round tables are focusing on the debate, in such a way that the panellists summarize very briefly their concept in 5-10 minutes (with or without a presentation) and the development of the round table is essentially the debate of the speakers among themselves and with the audience, coordinated by a chairperson.
10:30-11:00 – Welcome and introduction by Josep BORDONAU,
Program of the workshop, objectives and the roadmap of the Project.
11:00-13:10 – Session 1: capacity building concept in MPC area
Debate about the bidirectionality of activities (North-South and South-North), Participation of the public and private bodies, identifying topics under the umbrella of “capacity building”.
Target sector to be addressed: MSc students, PhD students, technicians in industry, entrepreneurs. Objectives of the capacity building: definition of the “new professional”.
The speakers will show their view about the capacity building concept in MPC area. This means, a view about how can higher education programmes (MSc, PhD and postdoc) as well as life-long learning programmes can foster the innovation and entrepreneurship in MPC area. The speakers will talk about which of these actions are more effective to promote the improvement of innovation and entrepreneurship and their opinion about how they can be implemented in MPC area, taking into account the short term, the medium term and the long term perspective.
13:10-14:45 – Lunch
14:45-16:45 – Session 2: private-public involvement
Articulate the way to make possible the active participation of industry and public bodies in the actions of MAGHRENOV.
The speakers will talk about how should be the practical implication of private and public bodies in the capacity building, this is: MSc, PhD, postdoc and life-long learning, specially focused, again, to foster innovation and entrepreneurship.
16:45-17:15 – Coffee break & networking
17:15- 18:30 – Round table 1: how to create capacity building in EU-MPC?
Identify the main actions/programmes to create the capacity building results: MSc, PhD, postdoc, eLearning.
This round table is intended to be very practical: defining actions to make possible the implementation of MSc, PhD, postdoc and life-long learning programmes in MPC area.
The speakers will talk about the tools they know and the future tools that could be developed in a short term basis.
Chairperson: Cristina MORAL – UfM
18:30-19:30 – Meeting of the MPC academic partners and MAGHRENOV WP2 partners.
20:15-22:15 – Social dinner & networking
09:00-10:50 – Session 3: Joint Master Programme EU-MPC
This session is very practical, showing the current state and the medium term strategy of the bachelor, MSc and PhD programmes in MPC area, candidates to be integrated in a Joint Master Programme EU-MPC.
Chairperson: Mostapha BOUSMINA (UEMF)
10:50-11:20 – Coffee break & networking
11:20-13:10 – Round table 2: funding of capacity building
This round table is intended to open the minds of the audience about the different options to fund high-level actions in capacity building, taking into account the environment of the EU-MPC collaboration.
Chairperson: Josep BORDONAU – KIC IE
13:10-13:30 – Wrap up of the meeting
This action will be coordinated and introduced by Josep Bordonau, UPC.
Venue of the event: Technical University of Catalonia – BarcelonaTech
Jordi Girona 1-3, 08034 Barcelona
North Campus - A3 Building, Room A3-203 (2nd floor)
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