2010-11-15 11:05:00

Opening of CUC 2010

Today, at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture of the University of Split, begins the 12thCARNet Users Conference – CUC 2010. The Conference starts at 9.30 a.m. with a thematic unit A/II – Social networks.

The first day of the Conference offers the following thematic units:

Thematic unit B I/I – Open source Thematic unit A II/II – Social networks SysTrack

Four workshops will be held on the first day:

From raw material to open source code on a DVD, (Saša DavidoviŠ, CARNet) E-Learning Management (Dragan Kupres, CARNet) Creation of tests in Moodle (Ivica Matotek, CARNet; Josipa Matotek, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Osijek) Use of collaborative learning programs on interactive boards (Aleksandra MudriniŠ RibiŠ, Mirta Janeš, CARNet)

In addition to the workshops, the Conference participants can attend the presentation entitled "From Rubber Boots to Internet Business – Nokia's Transformation to New Challenges – Smartphone business changes everything". On the first day of the Conference the participants can also attend the "Cloud" event during which they will be able to meet Mr. Wilfried Grommen, Microsoft General Manager and regional technology officer for Central and Eastern Europe, Belgium, and to ask him questions.

CARNet Users Conference can be viewed via video streaming on CARNet Media on Demand portal.

Video streaming from hall A2/A3 can be viewed at: http://mod.carnet.hr/index.php?q=watch&id=1172

Video streaming from hall A1 can be viewed at: http://mod.carnet.hr/index.php?q=watch&id=1171

Video streaming from hall A4 can be viewed at: http://mod.carnet.hr/index.php?q=watch&id=1173

This year, you can also view the Conference on your mobile phones. VIPnet users can watch the streaming free of charge, and it can be accessed at live.vip.hr. For additional information about the mobile video streaming of the Conference, please refer to the VIPnet customer service.

This year's Conference officially starts by inauguration, at 6 p.m., at the Le Meridien Lav hotel in Split.

The sponsor of this year's Conference, the President of Croatia, Prof. Ivo JosipoviŠ, Ph.D. will hold a speech and open the 12thCARNet Users Conference. The opening programme will be enriched by a lecture given by the President of Macedonia Dr. Gjorgje Ivanov, entitled "The influence of ICT on the development of economy, society and education in developing countries “.

Specific feature of this year's opening is presentation of the "e-Split" project during which CARNet's optical network was built in the City of Split to connect all CARNet institutions. The project represents the first public-public partnership, initiated in cooperation with the City of Split.


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