NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2012
Telecentre-Europe Summit 2012
REGISTRATIONS OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 31th!
Under the title "Jobs for youth and ageing online"
, the fifth Telecentre-Europe Summit
will take place in Warsaw, Poland during 17-18 October 2012
and will bring together an invited audience of 100 telecentre network leaders from across Europe, along with stakeholders and supporters.
The main themes of the event will focus on how telecentres impact youth and older people, by providing the right eSkills, by the use of social media and by encouraging social innovation, towards better jobs and an improved quality of life.
TELECENTRE-EUROPE'S COMMUNITY EMBRACES FEATURED MEMBER CONTEST
Since June 2012, Telecentre-Europe is running a monthly Featured Member Contest
among the members of its community site. The contest already shows results as, while more members participate, community activity promptly increases.
» Read the rules of the Monthly Featured Member Contest
TELECENTRE-EUROPE AT DIEGO CONFERENCE
Representatives of Telecentre-Europe will participate in the International Conference on e-Inclusion & Digital Public Services
, celebrated by the DIEGO project and taking place in Cambridge (UK) on 25th September 2012.
» Read more & mark your attendance at our community site
Member news from Romania, Latvia, Serbia & Moldova
BEST PRACTICE GUIDE FOR TELECENTRE COORDINATORS
EOS Foundation Romania
, in partnership with the Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association
(LIKTA), the Serbian International Aid Network
(IAN) and the Moldovan Alliance of Access to Information and Training Community Centers
(AITCC), have developed a “Best Practice Guide” that can be useful to all telecentres in Europe.
The guide is an example of best practices and activities developed in the telecentre networks of Romania, Serbia, Latvia and Moldova and is addressed to all telecentre coordinators.
» Continue reading on our community site
» Download the Best Practice Guide
Community news from Andalusia, Spain
"INNOVATION LIVE" MODELS EUROPEAN SOCIAL INNOVATION
The Innovation Live
project of the Andalusian @RedGuadalinfo
Telecentre Network features an online community and a series of face-to-face conferences, where local Social Innovation project leaders receive personalized advice from experts in project funding, communication, social media, creativity, technology and project consultancy.
During the Digital Agenda Assembly 2012
, the Spanish Innovation Live
project has been presented as a model for transferring European telecentres into Social Innovation projects.
» Read more at our community site
» Watch the video of the Spanish Innovation Live conferences
Community news from Catalonia, Spain
EUROPEAN CELEBRATION AT THE CATALAN TELECENTRE NETWORK
Under the title Temps de Punt TIC (Time for the ICT Contact Point), the Catalan Telecentre Network Xarxa Punt TIC is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a variety of activities. As part of the celebrations, the month of September will be dedicated to Telecentre-Europe and to telecentre projects all around Europe.
» Read more at our community site if your network wishes to get involved