October 2020 Blogposts (6)

Working with the elderly in COVID times: the Sessions Experience

In the context of the ICTskills4All project, whilst maintaining the primary objective of avoiding exposure for elderly people, the Centre for Intergenerational Integration Hipokamp was able to conduct structured sessions in Poland, based on “New future and reality”. To ensure a safe environment, small working groups were created, with less…


Added by Tiziana Parretti on October 26, 2020 at 15:30 — No Comments

COST Action 18115 - Tribes

An online meeting took place on 15 October for the COST Action 18115 - Tribes

Tribes COST Action is funded by COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology  and aims at advancing collaboration between stakeholders to evolve and improve scientific measures…


Added by Toumazis Toumazi on October 25, 2020 at 10:30 — No Comments

How are world-changing start-up ideas born?

Generating an idea, thinking over its implementation, and starting to resolve societal problems. This is what the hackathon format was used for more than 20 years ago in the IT world. Today, it is used as a means to quickly generate new solutions for resolving a variety of problems – and the best examples become multi-million euro start-up companies. The hackathon series initiated by the project Connected Lithuania - Society-changing…


Added by Simona on October 15, 2020 at 13:00 — No Comments

'ICT Skills 4 All' project embraces resilience to combat isolation

It is undeniable that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been dramatic on the elderly strata of the population, particularly vulnerable and exposed to threats, who have also been forced to isolate as a precaution measure in the prevention of contagious disease spreading.

Consequently, the project ICT Skills 4 All has also been obliged to face the difficulties of implementing a work plan under the severe - yet…


Added by Tiziana Parretti on October 14, 2020 at 16:30 — No Comments

Robotex Roadshow 2020 in Cyprus

Provided that the epidemiological conditions with the coronavirus pandemic will allow it and also that the requirements and decrees of the Cyprus Ministry of Health will make it practically feasible, the Cyprus Computer Society intends to organise the 4th Pancyprian Robotics Competition Robotex that was cancelled due to the pandemic. 

With the University of Cyprus and the Cyprus Youth Board as co-organizers, Robotex Cyprus will return…


Added by Toumazis Toumazi on October 5, 2020 at 13:00 — No Comments

Awards for the Cyprus National Team at the International and Junior European Olympiads in Informatics

The Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) is proud to announce the distinctions of Cypriot students in the International Informatics Competitions held online - due to a pandemic - in September 2020.

Specifically, the Cypriot delegation won the bronze medal at the 2020 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 20), with Charalambos Georgiou. IOI was held online from 13 to 19 September 2020. Dimitris Chrysostomou, Christos Falas and Costas Tziapouras were part of the National Team which…


Added by Toumazis Toumazi on October 2, 2020 at 9:00 — No Comments

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