1st Agile in Education Europe(AiEEU) conference

Empower Innovative Education for the Digital Era

8 AM - 5 PM EEST
Sep 26-30, 2022

About the event

This conference will ignite the necessity of and demonstrate the successful applications of Agile Scrum in Higher Education.

If you are an academic, a researcher, an educator, an entrepreneur, a student, or a pioneer in education who is interested in embracing innovative teaching and learning, the agile mindset, this conference is for you.

Goals

  • Digitalization of higher education using Agile Scrum, and eduScrum.
  • Empower digital skills through Agile and  innovative education.
  • Digitalization of education teaching and learning: Pedagogy, Andragogy, Technology and Skills.

Objectives

  • Inculcate the realization as an educator to find innovative solutions to struggles in traditional teaching learning approaches. 
  • Motivate to bring about the transformation in teaching and learning to better prepare, engage and retain the students.
  • Establishing familiarity with Agile concepts, tools and frameworks.
  • Demonstration of successful application of agile in teaching and learning across disciplines.
  • Initiating global dialogue among agile practitioners.

Event Schedule

This isn’t another day-long session repeating the things we know. We’ve designed and framed them well, so every minute introduces a new concept and a different point of view to adopt.
08:45 AM

Introduction & Opening

Speaker: James Scott
09:00 AM

Current Design Strategies

Speaker: Jane Roberts
10:30 AM

Future of Design & Web

Speaker: Hank Freeman
12:30 PM

Lunch Time

Lunch Time
01:30 PM

Client and User Experience

Speaker: Robert Reid
02:30 PM

AI & Web Design

Speaker: Alex Keller
03:30 PM

Design Flow

Speaker: Tina Flores
05:00 PM

Conclusion & QA Session

Speaker: Mia Brownn
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Benefits of Agile in the Digital Era

  • Innovative instructional method
  • Proven to improve student engagement and retention
  • Student-centered learning environment
  • Continuous improvement and collaborative learning

Meet The Host

The 1st Agile in Education Europe(AiEEU) conference will be Organized and co-hosted by Agile in Education Europe(AiEEU) and the International Relations Office at HMU, the ATHENA International Office, and the Department of Electronic Engineering at HMU and sponsored by Hellenic Mediterranean University(HMU).

Event Co-Hosts

Meet the Speakers

Prof. Hana Siddiquee

Conference Chair

Founder, Board Director and the Team Lead of Agile in Education USA

Prof. Dr. Konstantinos Petridis

Conference chair

Associate Professor at Hellenic Mediterranean University

Dr. Andrés González Novoa

Conference Speaker

Dr. Antonios Konstantaras

Conference Speaker

Manolis Lourakis

Conference Speaker

Dr. Elif Bengü

Conference Speaker

Nuno Escudeiro

Conference Speaker
Our bench of speakers includes some well-established and successful designers who are known to be ruling the industry for years. Join the seminar and take a step closer to being an expert.

Our Sponsors

It is not possible to host several seminars in different locations without helping hands. We have several sponsors who volunteer to help us physically and financially to make things happen.

Our Supporters

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HOW TO GET TO CHANIA.

Crete is the largest island in Greece and the fifth largest one in the Mediterranean Sea. Here, you can admire the remnants of brilliant civilizations, explore glorious beaches, impressive mountains capes, fertile valleys, and steep gorges, and become part of the island’s rich gastronomic culture. Crete is, after all, a small universe teeming with beauties and treasures that you will probably need a lifetime to uncover!

Crete: “Sense the authentic” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxkc-02Tw-M

The easiest way to get to the island of Crete is by direct flight to one of the two International Airports on the island. The two International airports are the “International Airport of Heraklion Nikos Kazantzakis” (HER) in Heraklion and the “International Airport of Chania Ioannis Daskalogiannis” (CHQ) in Chania. The Airport of Heraklion is 7km far from the city center (Heraklion), and the Airport of Chania is 14km away from the city center (Chania). For the purposes of the International Week is strongly suggested to search for flights to International Airport of Chania ‘Ioannis Daskalogiannis’. The distance between Heraklion and Chania is about 150 km. All major international carriers operate with direct flights to Chania (after April). However, many low-cost carriers have included Chania International Airport as their destination. If you wish to combine your visit with a short vacation, you can select a charter flight. From the airport of Chania there is a public bus service but also a taxi service to the city center.

If a convenient direct flight to Chania cannot be found, there is an option to fly via Athens International Airport ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’. There are four (starting at 08:05 AM and the last one at 22:45) daily direct flights operated by the Aegean Airlines from Athens to Chania and four daily flights (the first one at 06:45 and the last one at 21.10) used by Sky Express to Chania. However is strongly advices to check the provided links to plan your trip.

Another alternative is to fly to Athens and then travel to Crete by boat. You can take a bus from Athens International Airport to Piraeus port. You can take the boat and enjoy the Aegean Sea while traveling from Piraeus to Chania (Souda Port). The trip lasts about six hours, and the schedules and operators can be found here:

From the Souda Port you can pick up the public bus to the Chania City Center or pick up a taxi.

It is strongly advised to reserve your trip well in advance. 

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ACCOMODATION in Chania.

June is a highly touristic season. It will be impossible for us to reserve a single place or to secure lower fares during the meetings’ dates. We strongly suggest to reserve your accommodation nearby the Department (Chalepa area) and thus one of your first options should be:

Other options within the city of Chania can be searched from the booking.com, with the link to be: https://t.ly/4Yr1. Another option is to use the Airbnb option

HOW TO GET TO the Department of Electronic Engineering, HMU.

In case you have reserved in one of the Accommodation options have suggested above, you can walk to the Department. In different case you can use the public bus (bus number 11 – ask to take you down in bus station named ‘Evagelistria’). The bus tickets can be purchased in the bus station or by the driver. Another option is to take a taxi and reach the Department of Electronic Engineering of the Hellenic Mediterranean University (ex TEI of Crete) (Romanou 3, Chalepa, Chania, Crete).

However in case you have reserved a different accommodation within the city center, you can walk along the coast and reach the Department within half an hour walking distance. Operate your google maps and is impossible do not find it. The link of the department in google maps is the following: https://goo.gl/maps/6V88fN6evnhDQeiYA.

PLACES TO EAT in CHANIA.

Please find below the links to some restaurants in the Chania City to enjoy the local, international and the Greek cuisine (some personal suggestions)

1. Thalasino Ageri Seafood Restaurant – check it here.

2. Mesogeiako Restaurant (Mediterranean Cuzine) – check it here.

3. Tamam Restaurant (Middle East Cuzine) – check here.

4. Kariatis Restaurant (Italian cuisine) – check here.

5. The Well of the Turk (Middle East and Mediterranean Cuzine) – check it here.

6. Mitsos BBQ (Steak House) – check it here.

7. Glositses Restaurant – check it here.

ABOUT City of Chania.

Chania in Crete, Greece, is the hometown and resting place of Eleftherios Venizelos, and is one of the most beautiful cities in Greece. A city of many tales, ancient, old and contemporary, Greek and yet not only. Chania is one of the most appealing and worldwide popular tourist destinations of Greece, attracting every year, all year round, thousands of visitors and faithful lovers who repeatedly return to this mistress/city that has been so generously blessed by nature and densely woven by history. To discover more click here.

PLACES TO VISIT in Chania.

There are several websites where you can find information on the places you can visit in Heraklion and Crete. You can follow this link to plan your activities beyond the meetings & other actions hours. Let us suggest to you some links that may facilitate your search:

  • History & Archeological Sites.

Eletherios Venizelos House – please check here.

Maritime Museum of Crete – please check here.

Botanic Park & Gardens of Crete – please check here.

Beaches in Chania.

  • Agioi Apostoloi Beach (15 minutes with the car) – check here.

  • Kalathas Beach (20 minutes with the car) – check here.

  • Marathi Beach (20 minutes with the car) – check here.

  • Stavros Beach (25 minutes with the car) – check here.

  • Falaserna Beach (67 minutes with the car) – check here.

  • Balos Beach (84 minutes with the car) – check here.

For more information on other beaches in Chania, please check here.

WORKING HOURS of SHOPS in CHANIA.

  • Public Offices: Monday – Friday 7:30 – 15:00

  • Post Offices: Monday-Friday 7:30 – 14:00

  • Banks: Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 14:30 and Friday 8:00 – 13:30

  • Shops are open on Monday and Wednesday: 9:00 – 15:00, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9:00 – 14:00 and 17:30 – 21:00, and Saturday: 9:00 – 15:00.

  • Although pharmacies have variable working hours, they are usually open from 08:00 to 14:00 on Monday and Wednesdays. On Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, they are also open from 17:30 to 21:00. There are also pharmacies that are open 24 hours and at weekends. You can find the lists of them on the doors of all pharmacies.

USEFUL NUMBERS.

Radio Taxi:

EMERGENCY NUMBERS.

National Emergency Center: 166

Emergency Hospitals, Pharmacies, Doctors: 14944

Police: 100

Fire Brigade: 199

Touristic Police: 171

Emergency Intervention of the Port Authority: 108

European Emergency Number: 112

Kostas Petridi’s Number: +306932250964

The European Emergency Number was created to serve the citizens on a 24-hour basis, no matter in which country of the European Union they will need it. The call is answered immediately by a specialized professional with whom you can communicate in one of the primary European languages. The call from a fixed phone, a mobile phone, a telephone box, or a public telephone appliance is without charge. The European Emergency Number also operates in Greece and serves the visitors to our country. The number operates within the range of any mobile telephony network, even if your network does not function in a specific area, provided there is coverage by another network.

For more information, visit the website of the General Secretariat of Civil Protection:

https://www.civilprotection.gr/en

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