Hacktivate The City invites dynamic and creative teachers, education professionals, policy makers, parents and pupils for an intensive exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) education. A series of exhibitions, workshops, presentations and discussions will research new technologies, best practices and pressing issues in that particular field of education in Brussels, Belgium and Europe.
The Pop-Up exhibition will be opened by a conference, presenting a number of Belgian and European initiatives in the field of STEAM education.
14:00 The key to innovation is epibration, Michaël Van Damme, The Forge (BE)
14:30 Machine Learning Studio, Kristina Maurer, Ars Electronica (AU)
14:50 Smart Education @ Schools, Frederik Cornille, Imec research group, KU Leuven (BE)
15:10 AuLAB: Reviving the passion for knowledge through art, Lucia Garcia Rodriguez, Director of LABoral Centro de Arte (ES)
15:30 Education, Art and Engineering, Camilla Colombo, Ohme
European Educational Projects
16:10 European space education, Antoine Hubert, Manager ESERO
16:30 Reshaping Science learning, SySTEM 2020, Mairéad Hurley, Science Gallery Dublin (IE)
16:50 STARTS Academy: from STEAM to STARTS, European Commission-DG Connect
17:10 Presentation: Wearable Technology Lab - Gluon, Pieter Coussement, ICT expert Gluon Labs, Sint-Lucas KU Leuven, Ghent (BE)
17:30 Discussion: Equal participation of the next generation in the digital era, with : Carole De Clerck - Pavillon Manager, KIKK ; Jelle Gheldhof, Timelab ; Samuel Fuller, Maks vzw, Molengeek (speaker: Ricardo Martinez Herrera), Hassan Al Hilou, A Seat At The Table. Moderated by Christophe De Jaeger
18:10 The third paradise, Paolo Naldini, Cittadellarte
The conference is moderated by Teri Schultz
18:30 Opening Reception
19:00 Exhibition Opening, with introductions by Christophe de Jaeger (BOZAR), Minister De Backer, Minister Sven Gatz and Ann Brusseel (EHB).