School in Smart Cities & Technologies

 The International Relations Office of the Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU) in collaboration with the Strategic Partnership Project ‘Critical Skills of Electronic Engineer of 2020’ (CRETE) and the European University Advanced Technology Higher Education Network Alliance (ATHENA) organize from 24th to the 28th of May 2021 a School in Smart Cities & Technologies. The school takes place within the framework of the 8th Erasmus Week that the Department of Electronic Engineering of the HMU hosts.

The speakers in this school comes from both Academia and Industry. The aims of the school are the following:

  • To introduce to the public (scholars, students, local society administration, general public) what smart is and what does it envision
  • To present some of the disruptive smart technologies that will facilitate the transition from a traditional city to the city of the next century
  • To be aware of technologies and services a smart city will leverage
  • To present good examples of Smart Cities

The school also presents some key soft skills a citizen of a smart city should have e.g. time management, communication, collaboration, critical thinking. At the final day of the school, cultural presentations regarding the history and the culture of Crete will be presented by experts.

The school refers to Scholars, students and any citizen who would like to learn about the next era of a city. A certificate of attendance will be given to all the participants. The students will pass the final day exams (an oral presentation of a technology related to a smart technology, a certificate related to three ECTS will be awarded). 

More information about the program can be found  here

In case you wish to participate in this event, please register using this link by the 17th of May 2021

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