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Update of 2022-02-28: Due to a schedule conflict with another event, we had to re-schedule the talks of Dame Wendy Hall and of Ulrich Ultes-Nitsche.
SITC 2022 Program
from 9:45 Registration, Welcome coffee
10:15-10:25 Opening Francis Baud, SI President
Christian Tschudin, SIRA President
10:25-10:30 Introduction to the Theme of SITC 2022 Dalith Steiger-Gablinger (Co-Founder and Managing Partner, SwissCognitive), Moderator of SITC 2022
10:30-11:20 The Landscape of IT Education in Switzerland Edy Portmann (University of Fribourg)
11:20-11:25 Bio break
11:25-12:00 Informatics Education at Swiss High Schools Ulrich Ultes-Nitsche (University of Fribourg)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:35 Educational Technology: The Age of Maturity? Pierre Dillenbourg (EPFL)
13:35-14:10 The European “Informatics for All” Initiative Dame Wendy Hall (University of Southampton, UK) – remote talk
14:10-14:30 Certification of IT Professionals for Life-Long Learning Simon Moser (SolutionBoxX and President, FSIE)
Martin Glinz (UZH and Board of directors, 3L Informatik AG)
14:30-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-15:15 Fostering Digital Literacy in Switzerland: The ECDL Program Thomas Stricker (President, Digital Literacy AG)
15:15-16:30 Panel: IT Education and Training from an Industrial Perspective Moderator: Dalith Steiger-Gablinger (Co-Founder and Managing Partner, SwissCognitive)
Panelists:
Patrick Bugnon (Head of Java Delivery Business Line, Elca)
Christian Hunziker (CEO, swissICT)
Bruno Kaiser (CTO, Menu Technologies)
Nora Sleumer (Transformation Manager, Credit Suisse)
Iris Zeyda (Senior Consultant, Isolutions)
16:30 Closing
16:30-18:00 Apéro riche and networking
We reserve the right to make changes to the published program if  necessary.

Please note that Martina Hirayama (State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation, Swiss Confederation), whom we had announced previously as a keynote speaker, had to withdraw her participation due to urgent political business.

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