BLUES International Event

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Meet, learn, share and network with professionals from the academic, business and entrepreneurial worlds. Discover the innovative, blended-learning approach to teach entrepreneurship skills to university students from all backgrounds.

 

Become an active agent of change, shaping the future of a richer,

more professional job market and enhancing our youth’s  employability.

 

BLUES Programme has successfully proved that a better connection between educational institutions and businesses and entrepreneurs enrich both of them reciprocally. Join us this November and get involved in improving what it is already a win-win picture.

Santander, 25-26 November 2019

What do you get participating in BLUES event?

We at BLUES have designed an international event for you that focuses on the education and business sectors joining forces in the promotion of entrepreneurial skills demanded by the current and future professional job market. So, what do you get if you participate? We strongly believe that it’s going to be a very interesting experience for you and for your environment. You will be able not only to learn about useful skills, the importance of innovation and agile methodologies, or new european frameworks like the ENTRECOMP, but to network and meet european experts and entrepreneurs that may become your future partners!

 

If you are an university teacher, you will be able to help your students to be better prepared for their professional future

 

If you are a PHD or Erasmus student, you will incorporate innovation and creativity into your daily work and maximise your skills

 

If you are a Secondary education teacher, you will be able to teach your students how to visualise their potential

 

Are you an entrepreneur or a business manager? you’ll share and receive knowledge and explore new possibilites

 

In the BLUES International Event, you will learn about an innovative open source teaching methodology, with online and face-to-face materials, tested with success in four European universities; you will incorporate innovation and creativity to your skills and activities; you will widen your mind as you stretch your professional network; you will learn about ENTRECOMP, the European frame for entrepreneurial skills and education; you will get in touch with education centres that are talent incubators and promote employability…

 

Programme

AULA MAGNA – SCHOOL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
University of Cantabria | Avda. Los Castros s/n.Santander, Cantabria (Spain)
25 – 26 November

Monday, November 25

15:00h – 16:00h Registration and accreditation

 

16:00h – 16:30h Welcoming

Javier León, Pro-rector of the University of Cantabria and

Federico Gutiérrez-Solana, Director of Centro Internacional Santander Emprendimiento – CISE

 

16:30h – 17:00h Introduction to the BLUES Programme

José C. Ceballos and José I. Rodríguez // Centro Internacional Santander Emprendimiento (CISE)

 

 


COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING


 

17:30h – 19:00h EntreComp: The new European framework for entrepreneurial skills and education

Cristina Armuña // CEO and founder of Rule Eleven, co-director of «101 Emprendimiento» and analyst at Business ADN

Tuesday, November 26

9:00h – 10:00h Talk: «Enhancing your entrepreneurship competences with EntreComp. Empowering your progress».

Edmundo Tovar // Executive Director Innovation Group in Education in the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), coordinator of Entrecomp4all programme

 

10:00h – 11:00h Round table: «The practical benefits of creative thinking and innovation in European companies and universities».

Aneesh Zutshi // Expert of the BLUES project European Advisory Board

Isabel Rocha // Pro-rector Universtity NOVA of Lisbon

José I. Rodríguez // Centro Internacional Santander Emprendimiento

Raluca Diroescu // Coordinator Youth@Work Partnership on youth employability and entrepreneurship of Erasmus+ National Agencies

 


COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING


 

11:30h – 12:30h Introduction to the BLUES Intellectual outputs and pilots.

Antonio Picciotti // Universtity of Perugia

Carla Portela // Universtity NOVA of Lisbon

Dolores Kores // Universtity of Ljubljana

Priscila Parra // Universtity of Cantabria (CeFONT)

José Carlos Ceballos // Centro Internacional Santander Emprendimiento

 


LUNCH


 

14:30h – 16:30h Workshop: How to implement BLUES methodology in your entrepreneurial and/or academic reality using agile tools

Practical workshop driven by David Harrison // Teacher and founder of Welearn.es, occasional consultant and bilingual over-thinker, specialising in better learning, better thinking and better communication for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

 


COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING


 

17:00h – 18:00h Workshop: How to implement BLUES methodology in your entrepreneurial and/or academic reality using agile tools (continuation).

Practical workshop driven by David Harrison // Teacher and founder of Welearn.es, occasional consultant and bilingual over-thinker, specialising in better learning, better thinking and better communication for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

 

18:00h – 18:30h BLUES International Event closure.

Speakers

(more to come)

Aneesh Zutshi

Aneesh Zutshi

Passionise
Antonio Picciotti

Antonio Picciotti

University of Perugia
Carla Portela

Carla Portela

Univ. NOVA of Lisbon
Cristina_Armuna

Cristina Armuña

Rule Eleven & UPM
David Harrison

David Harrison

Welearn.es
Dolores Kores 1

Dolores Kores

University of Ljubljana
EdmundoTovar

Edmundo Tovar

Univ. Politécnica de Madrid
Isabel_Rocha

Isabel Rocha

Univ. NOVA of Lisbon
José C. Ceballos

José C. Ceballos

CISE
José I. Rodgez

José I. Rodríguez

CISE
Priscila Parra

Priscila Parra

University of Cantabria
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Raluca Diroescu

Youth@Work

Come to beautiful Santander and join the BLUES community

Getting here is easy!

Participation in the BLUES International Event is totally free!

 

You just have to register using the link below and you will get your ticket, that will give you access to all the activities and workshops we have planned for you, but also to the possibility of networking with European experts and colleagues from universities, business, entrepreneurship…This general admission ticket will also allow you to join us during lunch if you want to continue

 

And if you are travelling to Santander for the BLUES International Event, get a ticket that includes two hotel nights at 4-star Hotel Hoyuela for only 25.00€ (+2.95 Fee) using this code in eventbrite: BLUESEVENT

 

And discover Santander, one of the most beautiful cities in Spain!

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Please note that BLUES does not cover attendants’ travel and subsistence costs.

The attendant accepts that photos and videos taken during the conference may be published on our website and/or social media channels.

 

Days left to event:

Registering is very easy!

In addition, the BLUES project invites you to two hotel nights in Santander during the meeting, at Hotel Hoyuela, so you can attend and participate with us in this experience.