Welcome Address - Morten FPaulsen

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  • 1. Welcome to EDENs21th Annual ConferencePhoto: Arne Jansen A 1 0-m inu te s p re s e ntation b yProfe s s or Morte n Flate Pau ls e n, Pre s id e nt of ED ENTw itte r: @ MFPau ls e n1

2. In its Europe 2020 strategy, the EU Com m ission stressedthe im portance of healthy and active ageing, and 201 2 isThe European Year of Active Ageing and theS olidarity between Generations.EDEN has therefore chosenOpen Learning Generations as thetheme for this conference. 2 3. S m orgasbord of 1 49 contributions 82 p ap e rs 43 p os te rs 1 2 w ork s h op s 5 w ork s h op s w ith w e b inar 7 d e m ons trations 20 % (31 ) from ou ts id e Eu rop e . Be s t re p re s e nte d are US A (9), Is rae l(5 ) and Braz il (4). We ll re p re s e nte d Eu rop e an c ou ntrie s : Portu gal (1 9), UK (1 3), Italy (9),Ge rm any (8), Ru s s ian Fe d e ration (7) and Be lgiu m (6). Ab ou t 35 0 d e le gate s .Be s t re p re s e nte d : Be lgiu m (39), Portu gal (28) and Norway (27) 3 4. Mem bers m ake a d ifference 200 ins titu tional and 1 200 ind ivid u al m e m b e rs Th e y re p re s e nt 42 0 organis ations and 55 c ou ntrie s 20th annive rs ary in 201 1 , 8 in th e Bu d ap e s t s e c re tariat, 1 1 in EC Conferences ED EN c onfe re nc e s : 35 m ajor ac ad e m ic and p rofe s s ional e ve nts in Eu rop e ; European Journal ofOpen, Distance and E-learning www.eurodl.org About 60 EU-projects with 168 institutions Fellow Awards 46 Fe llow s and 1 3 S e nior Fe llows Re s p e c te d s c h e m e of re c ognitionwww.eden-online.org4 5. EDEN has 46 Fellows and 13 Senior Fellows from 19 countries5 6. Greeting the EDEN Fellows 2012 Fabio Nascimbeni, MENON Network EEIG, Belgium Diana Andone, Politechnica University ofTimisoara, E-learning Center, Romania Laszlo Komaromi, Gabor Denes Applied University,Institute of Basic Science and Technology, Hungary Andrea Karpati, Eotvos Lorand University,MULTIPED Centre for Multimedia and EducationalTechnology, Hungary Lisa-Marie Blaschke, Carl von Ossietzky UniversityOldenburg, Germany Michael Auer, Carinthia University of AppliedSciences, School of Systems Engineering, Austria 6 7. NAP S teering CommitteeAri-Matti Au vine n ,C h air, FinlandTh e ED EN He lga D orne r, Hu ngaryNAP Ne tw ork of Ac ad e m ic s and Profe s s ionals is th e c om m u nity of ind ivid u alEls e b e th Kors gaard S ore ns e n, D e nm arkm e m b e rs w h o h ave b e e n nom inate d toAnd e rs Nom e , NorwayNAP b y th e ir ED EN m e m b e r ins titu tionsor ap p lie d for m e m b e rs h ip th e m s e lve s . Eb b a O s s iannils s on, S we d e nTh e NAP nu m b e rs ove r 1 1 00 S te ve Wh e e le r, UKind ivid u als , it is e le c ting its S te e ringC om m itte e e ve ry 2 ye ars and h as itsD e b orah Arnold , Re p re s e ntative of th eown d e d ic ate d online c om m u nity w ithExe cu tive C om m itte e , Franceall NAP m e m b e rs s igne d on, c alle d th ePau lo S im oe s , Ad vis or to th e S te e ringNAP Me m b e rs Are a. C om m itte e , Portu galAntone lla Poce , Ad vis or to th e S te e ringC om m itte e , Italy7 8. http://www.eden-online.org/online/membership/easy-joining/ 8 9. http://www.eden-online.org/nap_elgg/pg/profile/morten 9 10. Open ClassroomAnnual Conferences 9. Ath e ns , 201 12 1 . O p orto 2 01 28. O p orto, 20092 0. D u b lin, 2 01 1 7. S toc k h olm , 2 0071 9. Vale nc ia, 201 01 8. Gd ans k , 2 009 6. Poitie rs , 20051 7. Lis b o n, 2 0085. C op e nh age n, 2 0021 6. Nap le s , 2 0074. Barc e lona, 2000 3. Balatonfre d , 1 9991 5. Vie nna, 2 0061 4. He ls inki, 20051 3. Bu d ap e s t, 2004 2. C re te , 1 9971 2. Rh od e s , 2 003 Research Workshops1 . O s lo, 1 9951 1 . Granad a, 2 002 7. Le u ve n, 2 01 21 0. S toc k h olm , 2 0018. Mos c ow, 1 999 6. Bu d ap e s t, 2 01 07. Bologna, 1 9985. Paris , 2 0086. Bu d ap e s t, 1 9974. Barc e lona, 20065 . Po itie rs , 1 996 3. O ld e nb u rg, 2 0044. Birm ingh am , 1 9953. Tallinn, 1 9942. Hild e s h e im , 20022 . Be rlin, 1 993 1 . Pragu e , 2 000 101 . Krak ow, 1 992 11. EDEN 2.0 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Distance_and_E-learning_Network Official EDEN Website EURODL Open Access Journal EDEN members social online community EDENs Facebook Page orto EDENs Twitter account ENP EDENs Youtube Channel#ED EDEN on Slideshare EDENs Scoop-it page EDENs Paper.li journal LEARNOVATION Stakeholders Roundtable 11 12. EU project work Foc u s o n innovative , s trate gic p roje c ts Th e ED EN p o te ntial ac know le d ge d andu tilis e d in EU p rogram m e s In the past 8 years: ED EN collaboratedwith 1 68 institutions in proj ects 12 13. Welcome to Porto!Welcome to the EDEN Family!HAVE AN EXCELLENT CONFERENCE! 13 14. 14 15. Plenary Session 1Chair: Maria Ligia Ribeiro, Pro-Rector, University of Porto, PortugalConference Welcome Addresses: Morten Flate Paulsen, EDEN President Ligia Maria Ribeiro, Pro-Rector, University of Porto, PortugalE-learning and e-Jobs for Every Generation Gyula Hegyi, Member of Cabinet of Commissioner Lszl Andor, Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European CommissionE-Learning: One Bridge over the Generation Gap Isabel Leite, State Secretary for Elementary and SecondaryEducation, Ministry of Education and Science, PortugalLearning, Knowledge and Wisdom for all in Late Modernity Bob Fryer, Campaign for Learning, United Kingdom15