NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2012
Telecentre-Europe Summit 2012
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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 Awards 2012
UP TO 1200€ FOR OUR
MOST OUTSTANDING MEMBERS
This year, the Telecentre-Europe Awards competition is open only to Telecentre-Europe’s official Member Organizations
and will recognize Telecentre-Europe’s three Most Outstanding Members
, who will be honored at the Awards Ceremony
during the Telecentre-Europe Summit 2012, taking place on October 17th
in Warsaw, Poland.
The Award Winners will receive a prize that contains cash awards: of 1.200 EUR, 1.000 EUR & 800 EUR.
On October 16
, preceding Telecentre-Europe’s Summit in Warsaw, Telecentre-Europe AISBL’s annual General Assembly
will be held. This year, a new Managing Board
will be elected.
Only Telecentre-Europe AISBL’s official Member Organizations
can nominate a candidate to represent their organization at the Board.
NEW MEMBER FROM POLAND:
CITIES ON INTERNET ASSOCIATION
On September 19, Cities On Internet Association
(COI) joined Telecentre-Europe AISBL as an official member organization. This Polish nongovernmental organization is tasked with bridging the gap between public entities, IT companies and the research community, and is focused on digital literacy, e-government, e-inclusion, the Information Society and the knowledge-based economy.
» Read more
FEATURED MEMBERS CAN NOW WIN
A MONTHLY MEDAL
Since August 2012, at the end of each month three community members on Telecentre-Europe’s community site
are awarded with a Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal as “Top Members” and winners of the monthly Featured Member Contest
» Read more about the winners of August's Featured Member Contest
ICT PROPOSERS' DAY
Representatives of Telecentre-Europe will participate at the ICT Proposers Day 2012
that is taking place in Warsaw on 26-27 September 2012.
The event is organized by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG Connect) and is dedicated to networking & first-hand information on the upcoming call for proposals in the field of the ICT Work Programme 2013 of European ICT Research & Development.
» Read more & flag your attendance at our community site
SPANISH EXPERT MEETING ON
The Spanish Association of the Community of Telecentre Networks and Social Innovation Centers
, member of Telecentre-Europe AISBL, organized an expert meeting on the Certification for Digital Competences in Spain under the Digital Agenda of Europe
that took place in Barcelona on September 21-22.
The meeting brought together the Association’s members and representatives from Telecentre-Europe and from other agency leaders, organizations & leading companies in the field.
» Read more
Member news from Romania, Latvia, Serbia & Moldova
STUDY VISIT IN MOLDOVA
Between 17-21 September a Study Visit
took place in Moldova, in which 15 telecentre leaders from 4 Telecentre-Europe member organizations participated.
Experts from EOS Foundation (Romania), LIKTA (Latvia), Alliance of Access to Information and Training Community Centres (Moldova) and International Aid Network (Serbia), came together and shared information about community digital inclusion through telecentre services.
» Read more at our community site
Member news from Latvia
DIGITAL AGENDA FOR EUROPE
GOING LOCAL IN LATVIA
On September 12, Telecentre-Europe’s member Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association
(LIKTA) co-organized the Digital Agenda for Europe Going Local
event that focused national attention on the Digital Agenda and its importance for economic growth, job creation and social inclusion among members of EU.
» Watch the video with speeches from all keynote speakers
» Read more
Member news from Lithuania
INTERNATIONAL KICK-OFF MEETING OF "USE IT & ENJOY"
At the very beginning of September, the Swedish, Danish and Lithuanian partners held a kick-off meeting in Vilnius of the recently started international project Use IT and Enjoy.
» Read more
Community news from Ukraine
HELPING FAMILIES TO CONNECT
BY SKYPE AT THE LIBRARY
"Bibliomist", a country-wide program that is helping Ukrainian libraries to better serve their communities, has recently launched the Communication without Barriers
project to reunite families through computer technology & internet at the local library.
» Read more
» Watch the beautiful video on this project