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Digital technology / specialisationDigital skills
Digital skill levelBasic
Geographic Scope - CountryMalta
Type of initiative
CREATIVE THINKING, INVENTION AND INNOVATION SKILLS EMPOWERING ICT SPECIALISTS TO CREATE VALUE AND SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS.
In 2016 the European Union announced the 21st Century Skills Agenda. The agenda is aligned to the Europe 2020 foresight document in which Innovation is described as a crucial pillar for future sustainable development. A workshop is being organised by the eSkills Malta Foundation in collaboration with the Innovation Generation Centre to present and discuss this subject. During the workshop a presentation will be given on Creative Thinking, Invention and Innovation Skills and their relevance to the ICT industry.
To thrive in today’s innovation driven economy, ICT workers need more than just technical skills, they need competences like collaboration, creativity and problem solving. What are these competences, and how do we empower our teams to generate value and develop sustainable businesses? A panel discussion will follow encouraging the audience to participate.
Date 27th January 2017
Venue Microsoft Innovation Centre – SkyParks Luqa
Presentation by Joe Woods from Innovation Generation Centre re Creative Thinking and Innovation 0930
Panel Discussion moderated by Carm Cachia
Panel members: Johann Zammit – Netrefer, Angelo Dalli – Bit8, Alex Borg – MITA Innovation Centre 1015
Q & A and Contributions from the audience 1100
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The eSkills Malta Foundation is a coalition of various representatives from Government, industry and education to advise Government and stakeholders on matters related to eSkills policy; to contribute to the expansion of ICT educational programmes and related formative initiatives; to lead an ICT professionalism development programme; to instigate further reform in the ICT educational offerings and contribute to capacity-building in the ICT education community; and to champion campaigns and promote the Maltese eSkills potential locally and internationally.
The Innovation Generation Centre (IGC) is an NGO with the mission to facilitate and manage different entities to collaborate together and generate innovations. IGC promote innovation in all its aspects; advocates the importance of innovation within the different economic and social aspects; raises public and political awareness on the importance of innovation; encourages and supports public and private organisations to develop innovative products and services; actively participates in projects which help it reach its short and long term objectives; collaborates with and form part of any national/international organisations whose aims are similar to that of IGC.