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9 November 2012 Warsaw

eduTRENDS

European Congress for technology –supported education in business Invitation to cooperation

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eduTRENDS

European Congress for technology – supported education in business

Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of the organisers – Nowoczesna Firma and the Management Observatory Foundation (Fundacja Obserwatorium Zarządzania) – organisers of prestigious business meetings, and the project partners – Knowledge Pills Methodology and WebQuest for HRM, we have great pleasure to invite you to professional cooperation during the eduTRENDS 2012 – European Congress for technology–supported education in business that will take place on 9 November 2012. The leading subject of the eduTRENDS 2012 congress will be personnel education and knowledge management in companies:

Professional thematic panels prepared by international experts, socialists and practitioners active in the business for many years will raise the most important issues referring to new trends in education and knowledge management in business. Almost 400 participants of the Congress (the HR decision making persons) will be able to ensure that their organisations are up to date with the newest trends. The eduTRENDS 2012 Congress is the most important business event in the area of technology–supported education in Central Europe; thus, it is really worth participating in.

with the use of audio/video recordings and broadcast;

by interaction and cooperation between the participants of remote training;

by making use of mobile devices;

You are very welcome to learn about the concept of this event, its detailed assumptions as well as the profile of a Participant. We are convinced that your participation in the project will be very fruitful and helpful in achievement of your business targets. You are kindly invited to enrich the event with your knowledge and experience.

by using games, simulations and tools supporting the learning process.

We are looking forward to see you at the eduTRENDS 2012 Congress!

The project partners – Knowledge Pills Methodology and WebQuest for HRM are deeply convinced that the above mentioned issues perfectly answer their priorities and will constitute an ideal supplement to the issues raised as a part of the project activities. The Congress is a special place and a prestigious meeting of experts and practitioners representing training institutions and business organisations setting trends in technology–supported education. In addition to the conference part, this year’s edition of the event will also consist of an exhibition part.

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Yours faithfully, Project team of Nowoczesna Firma and the Management Observatory Foundation.

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European Congress for technology – supported education in business

About the projects: Knowledge Pills Methodology – efficient learning and knowledge sharing for SMEs

WebQuest for HRM – collaborative blended learning methodology for VET

The project promotes efficient teaching, knowledge sharing and management by means of so called Knowledge Pills (substantial information compressed to audio/video form). The main tool of KPM is a short instructional movie presenting how to conduct certain activities in the work station. The Knowledge Pills Methodology (KPM) is a framework of efficient education and knowledge sharing in the company. It uses a set of tools designed to easily and effectively share knowledge and skills among employees. Implementation of the project enables to use and spread the knowledge already existing in the company efficiently, as well as to train your employees at their workplace. Moreover, using the Knowledge Pills as a knowledge sharing mechanism supports organisational changes in small and medium enterprises, cutting company costs and helps to increase revenues.

The project promotes innovative training methods based on blended language learning model and work group making use of new media and the Web 2.0 environment. The aim of the project is improvement of HRM training so that is becomes more effective and interactive, but also increases the employees’ motivation for learning and developing their skills. Moreover, the project aims to promote group work in the internet environment of HR specialists, as well as create common high quality solutions in the area of management of human resources with the use of the Web 2.0 tool.

Further information about the project, as well as access to project results may be found at the website:

Further information about the project may be found at following address

www.edupills.eu

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www.webquests.eu

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Conference: On 9 November 2012, a key meeting of decisive persons in the area of Human Resources Management will be organised. The Congress is a special meeting of professionals working on the issue of using new media in education that enables them to present best practices, current research results and the newest trends in education and business. Due to the fact that the Congress will be visited by experts from numerous companies, it will offer a great opportunity to present forecasts for development of educational tools supported by technology, to carry out discussions in a group of prestigious companies’ representatives as well as informal talks. The motto of the next edition of the eduTRENDS 2012 Congress is “social education + audio/video”.

Participants: user interaction in creating their contents results in a situation when education gains new value thanks to access to information resources. Internet network has become the basic communication and information exchange tool in a very short time. As a consequence, new teaching technologies called Web 2.0 have become the basis of the innovative, clearly visible trend in the modern education. The newest technologies may be successfully applied in the teaching process as well. All of the above mentioned issues set new directions and reveal unlimited possibilities of knowledge management in an organisation.

Participants of the event include the CEO’s and directors, as well as personnel managers, senior management, managers, specialists and experts, working in HR departments or interested in gaining knowledge on education for business market and new trends in this area. The participants of the Congress will be representatives of the most prestigious companies from various trades. Almost 400 people will take part in the event.

Social portals have been conquering the internet market in Poland for several years. A lot of people deprecate their educational value, while their potential is constantly increasing. Making use of this natural human environment may be very beneficial. Therefore, development of social portals enabling

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Substantial cooperation You are very welcome to cooperate with us as a part of the next edition of the eduTRENDS 2012 Congress. You are kindly invited to support our initiative actively! Substantial cooperation involves a 45–minute lecture on a selected issue, for instance an expert’s lecture referring to the area of your interest, a case study concerning the area of your Company’s activity, presentation of the results of interesting research or a discussion panel.

If you: •

are a trainer applying modern teaching tools in your work

are a representative of a small or medium enterprise who is responsible for the HR management area, as well as you use innovative skills management tools in your work

you would like to share your experience in developing projects making use of modern media, video recordings, sound, e–learning or Web 2.0 environment

are not afraid to give a speech in front of several hundred people eager to learn something new

work on an interesting project and you would like to present it

have knowledge on the newest trends in education

know innovative solutions improving knowledge management in companies

you are welcome to give a lecture at the next eduTRENDS 2012 Congress. medium wiedzy dla biznesu

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Types of lectures

Subjects of the lectures

The following types of lectures are available:

We are open for your suggestions of various thematic areas, while we suggest the following panels with the issues they may cover:

Case study: presentation of project implementation and a possibility to share your impressions from its completion – challenges, successes and problems. (1–2 Speakers; Solution suppliers are asked to send their proposals for lectures together with their Customer / representative of the Company where the solution was used, which means that the case study will be presented by 1 Speaker from the Supplier and 1 Speaker from the Customer) A lecture carried out by an expert (1 Speaker) A panel discussion (1 Moderator and maximum 3 panel discussion participants) A presentation of trade research results (1 Speaker) Mini workshop (1 Speaker)

Panel No. 1 Interaction and societies in remote learning

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promoting knowledge exchange between the participants of remote training social tools and media supporting the self–education process using new media in teaching employees, partners and customers “human” dimension of training sessions supported with technology Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 in communication with the surrounding world social education platforms remote communication

Panel No. 2 Broadcast and audio/video recordings

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audio/video recording as a management tool in a company webinars and video streaming in improving skills of employees and customers using multimedia in knowledge management in a company the role of video recordings in training sessions on LMS (Learning Management System) platforms

Panel No. 3 Gamification as an educational tool

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serious games augmented reality in education playing and learning gamification in the personnel improvement process

Panel No. 4 Mobile education

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using LMSs on mobile devices best practice in learning with the use of mobile devices performance support systems as an element of personnel development the future of mobile education mobile applications improving the learning process

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Offer of cooperation As a part of substantial cooperation, the Organiser shall be obliged to: 1) promote the Speaker and the company he or she represents in: • the information leaflet with the programme of the Congress: lecture title, key issues, Speaker’s first name and surname, company logos; • the internet service of the Congress: title and description of the lecture, Speaker’s short biography, Speaker’s photo, company logos; • the Congress guide disseminated among the participants of the Congress: title and description of the lecture, Speaker’s short biography, Speaker’s photo, company logos; • social portals, on the Knowledge Pills Methodology and WebQuest for HRM websites where the Speakers can meet and talk even before the conference; • in the nf.pl service (on the home page and in newsletters and mailing). • The aforementioned information will be published under the condition that the Speakers provide it within the deadline set by the Organisers. 2) equip the conference room in the devices necessary to carry out the lecture, in accordance with the needs reported by the Speakers: • the basic equipment includes: multimedia overhead projector, laptop with a downloaded presentation, screen, sound system, microphone, flipchart, markers; • ensure support of technical services during the lecture, as well as to ensure a person in charge of the conference room. As a part of the participation the Speakers are ensured: lunch, coffee breaks, conference pack.

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Benefits from cooperation •

presentation in front of almost 400 participants interested in such issues as new media, technological novelties and the methods of using new media in business;

an opportunity to present your achievements and share your experience in a broad circle of professionals;

prestige of acting as an expert at a conference for the decisive persons in the area of training and HR;

a possibility to discuss the challenges encountered in the field of training and HR in a group of experts, to get inspired to your work;

meeting inspiring people, Speakers promoting modern solutions in training and knowledge management, meeting international experts;

practical tips and real–life examples of using new media in education by small, medium and big companies from various branches, an inspiration for your company;

a possibility to consult experts experienced in optimisation and updating of training processes with the use of modern solutions;

networking with representatives of training and HR branch in the widest sense – a possibility to build new business relations; meeting an international group of professionals

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Principles of cooperation 1. A lecture at the eduTRENDS 2012 Congress may only raise purely substantial issues and it must not contain any elements of advertising of the subject represented by the Speaker or its products. 2. The suggested lecture must be a presentation not made before on any other congress or conference organised by another company. 3. Substantial cooperation as a part of the eduTRENDS 2012 Congress is independent from promotional cooperation and is free of charge for both of the parties, which means that the Speaker does not pay for participation in the event, and the Organiser does not incur any costs connected therewith. You are welcome to send you suggested lecture topics and your prior declaration of cooperation. Sending a lecture proposal does not have to result in including it in the programme of the event. The Organiser decides of the exact time of a lecture. The main criteria in assessment of the proposed lectures are the factual level of the lecture, its innovation and compliance with the layout of Speaker’s lectures presented in the ‘types of lectures’ part. Solution suppliers are asked to send their proposals for lectures together with their Customer / representative of the Company where the solution was used. In case a Speaker has been selected to make a presentation, the Speaker shall be obliged to send any materials connected therewith by the dates specified by the project manager. In case the Speaker fails to fulfil the condition, the Organiser has a right to refuse to accept their presentation.

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Applications with proposals of presentations You are very welcome to submit proposals of presentations providing the following information: 1. Title of the lecture 2. Short description (up to 800 letters) of the lecture 3. First name, surname, function of the Speaker Applications shall be sent at paulina.krakowska@nowoczesnafirma.pl until 31 May 2012. You are very welcome to participate in our events actively. Should you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 22 314 14 43.

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