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Participation in the Higher Education Futures Annual Conference

15/10/2015

Participation in the Higher Education Futures Annual Conference

 

Organized by the OECD, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
 

Singapore

“Teaching & Research: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde or Bonnie & Clyde?”

 

Participation in the 2nd International Seminar on Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

17/09/2015

Participation in the 2nd International Seminar on Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

 

Medellín
 

"When ICTs met higher education: Will Bioengineering take advantage of it? The times are a-changing".

Closing Session of the Catalan Summer University, UCE

23/08/2015

Closing Session of the Catalan Summer University, UCE (in Catalan)

 

Prada de Conflent
 

"Today, the battle against ignorance is fought with extensive, formative, ubiquitous and, to a great extent, online education".

General Conference and End-of-Year Ceremony of the Vives University Network

10/07/2015

General Conference and End-of-Year Ceremony of the Vives University Network (in Catalan)

 

Castelldefels
 

"In my mind, risk, originality and persistence are three enviable traits not only for guiding an artistic or scientific career but also for guiding a research project, a faculty, a university or a network like ours".

11th Congress on Internet, Law and Politics, IDP:

02/07/2015

11th Congress on Internet, Law and Politics, IDP: "Regulating Smart Cities" (in Spanish)

 

Palau Macaya, Barcelona
 

"Any city, smart or not, depends on its citizens, on us".

3rd edition of Spin UOC

18/06/2015

3rd edition of Spin UOC (in Catalan)

 

Antiga Fàbrica Damm, Barcelona
 

"Let's say it out loud: the traditional university model – generalist in its offering and modest in its research results – will find it very hard to survive".

+ Video of speech (in Catalan)

European Distance and E-learning Network, EDEN, 2015

09/06/2015

European Distance and E-learning Network, EDEN, 2015 (in Catalan)

 

Expanding Learning Scenarios
 

9-12 June 2015, Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

"20 years ago, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, our university, was created. The first university, conceived and created specifically to leverage the – at that time – incipient new technologies and, especially, Internet".

+ Speech at the Gala dinner (in Catalan)