4th European Social Media Conference July 3rd-4th

July 3rd-4th, 2017, the 4th European Conference on Social Media was held at Mykolas Romeris University (MRU). 

The Welcome Address and Opening Speeches were delivered by Conference and Programme Chairs: MRU Prof. Aelita Skaržauskienė and MRU Research and Innovation Support Centre Head Dr. Nomeda Gudelienė. 

Lithuanian Robotics Association Director Dr. Edgaras Leichteris discussed, Society in the Cloud: What’s the Future of Digitalisation?

Academics and researchers from over 40 countries attended and made presentations. 

They included South Africa’s Cape Town University Information Systems Dept. Assoc. Prof. Kevin Johnston’s presentation on July 3rd discussing the Impact of the Gig Economy: Uber and AirBnB. 

Also on July 3rd, Israel’s Ariel University Dan Ophir and Poland’s Warsaw School of Economics Piotr Wisniewski had discussed, “Social Media as an Asset Management Strategy.”

Other researchers participating in the Conference came from: Austria, Australia, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, India, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Portugal, Finland, the U.K., U.S. and other countries. Registered particiations was 85.

Conference Programme here.

European Conference on Social Media

Launch of the European Digital Skills Awards 2017

The European Commission is launching the second European Digital Skills Awards.
Companies and other organizations are invited to submit projects they have implemented to improve digital skills in Europe for the awards.

The best 4 projects designed at improving the digital skills of citizens, the labour force, ICT professional and in education will receive an award.
A fifth award will go to the best project which also address the needs of women and girls.

More information can be found here.

The application form.