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Yes, I can! ICT and ICT-AT skills development for all: Final SYMPOSIUM of the ViPi & ATLEC projects

With the support of:

The Lifelong Learning Programme: education and training opportunities for all Vlaams - Europees verbindingsagentschap vzw Knowledge Centre Social Europe

Date: 4 December 2013

Venue: VLEVA (Vlaams-Europees verbindingsagentschap vzw), Kortenberglaan 71, 1000 Brussels, Belgium (Google maps) – Closest metro station: Schuman

Participants: 100-120

Duration: 9:00 hours – 18:00 hours

Event language: English

Target audience: People with disabilities, teachers, trainers, tutors, carers, policy makers, academics, ICT and AT experts and their organisations.


8:30h-9:00h: Registration and welcome

  • Welcome – Jan Buysse (General Director, vleva)
  • Opening – Karel Van Isacker (CEO, PhoenixKM) – pdf

Sessions 1 & 2

  • SESSION 1 (9.00-10.00)Increased independence for people with disabilities

    Chair: Jean-Marie Vanhove, Inclusief Consulting, Belgium – pdf

    9.00 – 9.20: EU Disability Policy: EC (presented by Karel Van Isacker) – pdf

    9.20 – 9.40: More independence for people with a disability – Flemish context: Helga Stevens: member of Flemish Parliament – pdf

    9.40 – 10.00: Discussion – questions

  • SESSION 2 (10.00 – 11.00)Need for training in the use of ICT AT: Point of view of the users

    Chair: Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf, AIAS Bologna, Italy

    10.00 – 10.20: The need for qualified training in the use of ICT/AT for people with disabilities: Wim Moeyaert (end-user expert) – pdf

    10.20 – 10.40: Witness accounts of pilot participants: Steve Boussemaere (including ViPi video) – pdf

    10.40- 11.00: Discussion and questions

Break + exhibition (11.00 – 11.30)

Session 3

  • SESSION 3: (11.30- 12.45)Training on ICT and ICT AT in service provision and the labour market

    Chair: Jacqui Lewis, Greenhat Interactive, UK, with short introduction to current practices ICT Skills at European level – pdf

    11.30 – 11.50: The need for training in the use of ICT/AT and experiences in vocational training: VDAB – pdf

    11.50 – 12.10: Need for training in the use of ICT/AT and experiences in the labour market: VDAB

    12.10 – 12.30: Need for training in the use of ICT AT and experiences in care: Luk Zelderloo (Secretary General EASPD) – pdf

    12.30 – 12.45: Discussion and questions

Lunch (12.45 – 13.45)

Session 4

  • SESSION 4 (13.45 – 15.30)The VIPI, ATLEC, SGSCC, DICE and eMentoring projects – outcomes

    Chair: Karel Van Isacker, project coordinator, PhoenixKM, Belgium

    VIPI, eMentoring and DICE: Presentation curriculum: by Prof. David Brown (NTU) and Karel Van Isacker (PhoenixKM) – pdf

    ATLEC: Presentation curriculum: by Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf (AIAS) – pdf

    SGSCC: Presentation curriculum: by Mariya Goranova (PhoenixKM) – pdf

    ViPi and ATLEC platform and mobile applications: Panagiotis Tsoris (Steficon) & Prof. Constantinos Mourlas (University of Athens) – pdf1pdf2

Break and exhibition (15.30 – 16.00)

Wrap up session (16.00 – 17.00)

  • Moderator: Jean-Marie Vanhove, Inclusief consulting, BelgiumTopics: What did we learn from the former presentations and what can we do about it?

    Panel with representatives of ViPi, ATLEC, SGSCC, AAATE (Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf), EASPD (Luc Zelderloo), Jos Sterckx (Knowledge Center Social Europe), Wim Moeyaert (end-user expert)

Demo sessions and closure (walking dinner) (17:15-18:00)

  • Curriculums of different projects
  • ViPi and ATLEC learning objects and integrated platform
  • Training platforms
  • Mobile and desktop games
  • Mobile applications
  • Posters of other projects/experiences

Registration is still possible via http://tinyurl.com/ViPi-ATLEC.

Note that participation is only confirmed after receiving a formal confirmation email from us.

This event is organised with the support of the Liaison agency Flanders-Europe (vleva) and Knowledge Center Social Europe.

The projects ViPi and ATLEC have been partially funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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