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e-KAM SCHOOL E-Learning Course On Knowledge Assessment & Extended Participation
Posted by Jeroen on Monday, July 31 2006 @ 00:48:51 CEST
News and announcements 2-6 October 2006
Course without fees
Limited number of participants
Registration: before 22 September 2006
Contact: e.kam-school@jrc.it
WebSite: http://reforma.fceye.ull.es/ekschool

The e-KAM School will provide courses on knowledge assessment and extended participation, deploying e-learning technology, developed at the University of La Laguna (supported by the EU funded project RE-FORMA (INTERREG III-B Programme).

This is a spin-off of the KAM Fall School organized by the Knowledge Assessment Methodologies Sector (KAM, EC-Joint Research Centre) in November 2005, in Ispra: http://alba.jrc.it/kfs.

Intended target audiences are practitioners, policy makers, administrators, stakeholders and researchers from around the world.

Lectures by an international group of experts will cover methodologies for engaging a wider range of social actors and dealing explicitly with complexity, uncertainty, values and framings.


University of La Laguna, Spain
University of Açores, Portugal
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
University of Bergen, Norway
CEPAL, Chile
University of Los Andes, Venezuela
A limited number of personal connections are also available.


2 October
14.00-14.45 - Introduction by Silvio Funtowicz (EC-Joint Research Centre, Italy)
15.15-17.15 - Complexity by Roger Strand (CSSH, University of Bergen, Norway)
17.45-18.00 - Presentation of course evaluation

3 October
14.00-15.00 - Measuring Urban Quality of Life
15.30-16.30 - Introduction to Social Multi-Criteria Evaluation
17.00-18.00- Guided Hands On “NAIADE”
By Giuseppe Munda (EC-Joint Research Centre, Italy and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)

4 October
14.00-15.00 -Global Sensitivity Analysis: Novel Settings and Methods by Andrea Saltelli (EC-Joint Research Centre, Italy)
15.30-16.30 - Uncertainty Assessment by Jeroen van der Sluijs (ERM, Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
17.00-18.00 - Quality Assurance by Serafin Corral Quintana (EISE, University of La Laguna, Spain)

5 October
14.00-15.00 - Interactive Deliberation on Uncertainty by Matthieu Craye (EC-Joint Research Centre, Italy)
15.30-16.30 - Public Participation Methods by Ângela Guimarães Pereira (EC-Joint Research Centre, Italy)
17.00-18.00 - Communication of science to non-scientists by Ângela Guimarães Pereira and Tiago de Sousa Pedrosa (EC-Joint Research Centre, Italy)

6 October
14.00-15.00 -Gender approaches to environment-related policy making
by Mercè Agüera Cabo (EC-Joint Research Centre, Italy) 15.30-16.30 - Guided Hands On GOUVERNe and e2 FOCUSGROUP by Ângela Guimarães Pereira and Tiago de Sousa Pedrosa (EC-Joint Research Centre, Italy)
17.00-18.00 - Tutorial session

* Notice the programme considers the time zone of Italy, Norway and the Netherlands.


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