Programme

Thursday 14 March 2013

Some of the speeches on 14th March will be delivered in various
languages. Please do not forget to collect your
headsets before the opening session.

11.00 – 13.00 National Support Services meet with their guests – General Networking
12.00 – 13.30 REGISTRATION ➝ FOYER, 1st floor | Please note that the registration
desk will be closed 30 minutes before the opening of the conference
14.00 – 15.15 PLENARY SESSION I Welcome to the Conference
14.00 – 14.15 Video greeting from Mrs Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, Sport, Media and Youth
14.15 – 14.30 Welcome Address
Nuno Crato, Ministro da Educação e Ciência
14.30 – 14.45 Rita Zurrapa, Portuguese National Support Service, Introduction from the
members of the European National Support Services for eTwinning
15.15 – 16.00 PLENARY SESSION II Keynote Address
➝ ROOM FLORIANA, 1st floor
Professor Bob Fryer: Learning Citizenship for the 21st Century
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break ➝ FOYER, 1st floor
16.30 – 17.45 eTWINNING PRIZES AWARD CEREMONY
➝ ROOM FLORIANA, 1st floor
Prizes to be awarded by Mr Antonio Silva Mendes, Director of Lifelong
Learning policies and programme at the European Commission and by
representatives of the sponsoring bodies of the special category prizes
17.45 – 19.30 Exhibition Tour
The exhibition of European eTwinning activities is organised
by the eTwinning National Support Services (NSS), the Central Support
Service (CSS) and the European Commission. The exhibition gives
a unique view of the variety and scope of eTwinning
19.30 – 20.30 Buffet Dinner ➝ Sete Colinas Hotel Restaurant, ground floor
20.45 Sightseeing Tour
Buses will leave from the back entrance of the Hotel Corinthia

Friday 15 March 2013

Participants are asked to bring their laptops to the workshops.
Internet access will be available.

9.35 Orientation for workshops at registration desk
10.00 – 11.30 Workshop Session I
Workshops are presented at the end of this Programme
11.30 – 12.00  Networking break – Coffee
12.00 – 13.30 Workshop Session II
13.30 – 15.00 Lunch
15.00 – 16.30 Workshop Session III
16.30 – 18.00 Exhibition – Networking and activities
19.20 Departure for dinner:
Buses will leave from the back entrance of the Hotel Corinthia
20.00 Gala Dinner ➝ Palace of Xabregas

Saturday 16 March 2013

10.00 – 12.30 PLENARY SESSION III ➝ ROOM FLORIANA, 1st floor
10.00 – 10.10 Highlights from the Conference
10.15 – 11.20 Panel Discussion: Reflections on eTwinning
11.20 – 11.50 Coffee Break
11.50 – 12.15 eTwinners talk. Stories of eTwinning experience
12.15 – 12.30 Official closure of the Conference