PHOENIX Training course

Tallinn and Helsinki, 19-24 November 2006

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PHOENIX Training course in Tallinn and Helsinki on 19-24 November 2006

Time: 19 - 24 November
Venue: Oru Hotel, Tallinn
Working language: English

Sunday, 19th November
Venue: Oru Hotel, Tallinn Narva road 120B

10.00-10.30 Start of the Training course. Welcome. Introduction - Ülle Must

10.30-12.30 Short presentations (self introductions)

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.30 Methods of Social Network Analysis explained with help of Collaboration Networks in COLLNET - Prof Hildrun Kretschmer (Tallinn_COLLNET_Network.ppt)

15.30-16.00 Tea/Coffee

16.00-17.00 Methods of Social Network Analysis explained with help of Collaboration Networks in COLLNET continues - Prof Hildrun Kretschmer

17.00-17.30 Discussions

17.30-18.00 SSH in FP7 - Ülle Must (Tallinn_SSHinFP7-PHOENIX.ppt)

18.00-19.00 Results of first mapping exercise - SSH communities in Central Asia (Each team have time for short presentations, a 15 minutes)

19.00 Dinner

Monday, 20th November
Venue: National Library, Small conference Hall, Tõnismägi 2

11.00-11.15 Foresight in SSH. Welcome. Introduction - Ülle Must

11.15-11.30 Round de table

11.30-13.30 The role of the Humanities in foresight exercises: the Finnish experience - Prof Arto Mustajoki (Tallinn_FinnSight2015.ppt)

13.30-14.00 Discussions

14.00-15.00 Lunch

15.00-17.00 Video Conference with Manchester University - Professor Denis Loveridge
Session 1: Why is foresight important? What does it do? (Tallinn_Foresight.ppt)
Session 2: Practice and methods (Tallinn_Loveridge-1.ppt)
Session 3: Delphi process (Tallinn_Loveridge-2.ppt)

17.00-18.00 Practical exercise

18.00-21.00 Partnering Dinner (National Library Restaurant). During the dinner - presentations "SSH in Central Asia" (a 10 minutes)

Tuesday, 21st November
Venue: National Library, Tõnismägi 2

10.00-11.00 Scientific information at the National Library. Introduction

11.00-18.00 Work at the National Library

10.00-16.00 Lunch at the National Library dining hall, time by your own choice

18.00 Start of city excursion from Town hall square

19.30-22.00 Dinner at the steamship Admiral

Wednesday, 22nd November
Venue: Tallinn University, Uus-Sadama 5, Tallinna Saal (U-218) Nordic Forum Regional Branding - an Asset in Times of Globalisation

09.00-11.00 Opening - H.E. Stein Vegard Hagen, Ambassador, Embassy of Norway; Jaan Õunapuu, Minister for Regional Affairs, Estonia; Per Unckel, Secretary General, Nordic Council of Ministers

09.30 Does Estonia Need Branding? - Tiia Rohelsaar, Director, Internal Group LLC, Estonia

09.50 Branding in the Baltic Sea Region - Ole Frijs-Madsen, Director, Baltic Development Forum, Denmark (Tallinn_ForumFrijsMadsen.ppt)

10.10 The Role of Regions in a Global World - Prof. Per-Olof Berg, Stockholm University School of Business, Sweden

10.30 Innovative Cluster and Sub-regions Development in the Baltic Sea Region - Per Eriksson, Director General, VINNOVA, Sweden tbc.

10.50-11.20 Coffee break

11.20 Business Perspective: Creating a Regional Home-market - Nordic Enterprise: Sampo Group tbc.; Estonian Enterprises: AS Regio, Teet Jagomägi, Chairman of the Board, AS Baltika tbc (Tallinn_Quattromed.ppt)

12.20 Strengthening the R&D Sector - Pooling Excellence in the Baltic Sea Region - Prof. Liisa Hakamies-Blomqvist, Director, NordForsk, Norway (Tallinn_NordForsk.ppt)

12.40-13.45 Lunch

14.00-17.00 Visit to EXPRO - thef exibition of educational cooperation projects. Infopot (possibility to ask questions and hear presentations). (in Lillepaviljon, Pirita tee 26)

18.00 Ferry Eckerö Line Nordlandia. Dinner. Accommodation in ferry.

Thursday, 23rd November
Venue: The Finlandia Hall, Helsinki

During the conference virtual conference (Skype contact: hera.conference) between participants from Central Asia and conference participants will be organised.

Annual Conference of Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA)
Present into Future: The Role of the Humanities in Foresight Exercises

09.00 Registration

09.45 Welcome - Professor Arto Mustajoki, Chair, Research Council for Culture and Society, Academy of Finland

10.00-12.00 Keynote speeches
Humanities and the Bottom Line: Exploiting Arts and Humanities for Business - Professor Maurice Biriotti, Chief Executive, SHM Company, London
Multidisciplinary approaches to foresight: FINNSIGHT 2015 Project - Professor Liisa Salo-Lee, University of Jyväskylä
FP7, Humanities and Foresight - Dr Pascal Dissard, European Commission, Directorate-General for Research

12.00-13.30 Buffet Lunch

13.30-16.30 Panel discussion
Future visions for and from the Humanities: the use of foresight exercises for national policy-making and European co-operation - Mr Karl Cunion Dr Pascal Dissard, Professor Philip Esler (Moderator), Professor Poul Holm, Professor Gretty Mirdal

15.00 Coffee Break

16.30 Wrap-up

17.00 Guided tour to National Museum / Opportunity to retire at hotel

19.30 Pre-Dinner drinks (Katajanokan Kasino, Laivastokatu 1)

20.00 Dinner

Friday, 24th November

12.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Helsinki University Library

15.00-16.00 Helsinki University

18.00-19.40 AutoExpress to Tallinn. Dinner

About Lecturers

Hildrun Kretschmer

Arto Mustajoki

Denis Loveridge


COST A22 - Memorandum of Understanding

Methods of Social Network Analysis explained with help of Collaboration Networks in COLLNET - Hildrun Kretschmer (2 MB)


PHOENIX Training course, Tallinn and Helsinki, 19-24 November 2006

Useful links

Foresighting Europe Newsletter

EU Research in SSH. Newsletter

HERA - Humanities in the European Research Area


PHOENIX Training course participants (Tallinn and Helsinki, 19-24 November 2006)