Conference Programme

Wednesday | 14th October

9h00 – Workshops and conference registration
9h30 – 12h30 / 14h00 – 17h00 – Workshops, demo sessions or Media Festival
17h30 – Welcome Drink @ Escola Superior de Educação | IPSantarém (Campus Andaluz)

Thursday | 15th October

8h30 – Conference registration
9h00 – 10h00 – Conference Opening Session
– Ana Loureiro and Otto Benavides – Chairs (10 min)
Municipality of Santarém (10 min)
ICEM president Hannah Gerber (10 min)
Vice-President of IPSantarém João Moutão (10 min)
10h00 – 10h30 – Coffee-break
10h30 – 13h00 – Plenary Session
Mark West (UNESCO) – “Futures of Education”
Cristina Ponte (UNL) – “to be announced“
        • Q&A (20 min)
13h – 14h30 – Lunch
14h30 – 18h00 – Parallel and poster sessions
19h30 – Conference Dinner

Friday | 16th October

9h00 – 13h00 – Parallel session and poster sessions
13h – 14h30 – Lunch
14h30 – 17h00 – Plenary Session
Hannah Gerber (ICEM President) – “The role of community in building  creative citizenry in today’s digital ecosystems”
Juan Domingo Farnos – “Education in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”
        • Q&A (20 min)
17h00 – 18h00 – Media Festival Showcase
18h00 – Closing Ceremony
18h30 – Wine and Cheese Experience

 Saturday | 17th October (Social and Cultural events – upon PREVIOUS REGISTRATION)

Option 1 – Walking Guided tour to the historical city center of Santarém (free of charge, lunch not included). From 9h30 to12h30 (Meeting Point at São Francisco Monastery entrance – 9h15).

Option 2 – Visit to FátimaÓbidos and Nazaré (20€, lunch not included)*.
* Guided tour to the Fátima Shrine, free visit to the medieval village of Óbidos (castle, bookstores, and you must try the Ginginha beverage) and free visit to Nazaré beach, northern surfer beach, lighthouse and view of the cliff. Explanations about the sites will be provided during the bus ride. Departure by bus from Escola Superior de Educação | IPSantarém  (Campus Andaluz) at 8h30 and arrival at 18h30.

Option 3 – Wine Experience @ Quinta da Alorna Caves (10€), Departure by bus from Escola Superior de Educação | IPSantarém  (Campus Andaluz) at 9h30 and arrival at 12h30.

A detailed programme will be announced near the conference dates.


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