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i4j Menlo Park 2014: Heather Munroe-Blum

By iiijadmin / April 14, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j Menlo Park 2014: Heather Munroe-Blum
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“If you want to have whole-scale culture change, start by having some successful experiments that are exciting and engage people from the sectors that can make a difference.” Heather Munroe-Blum, President Emerita and Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Insufficient employment – People can and are qualified to do more work Underserved population … Read morei4j Menlo Park 2014: Heather Munroe-Blum

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i4j Menlo Park 2014: Esther Wojcicki

By iiijadmin / April 14, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j Menlo Park 2014: Esther Wojcicki
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 “One of the main things in education that needs to be fixed today is the culture of the classroom.” Esther Wojcicki, innovator in journalism education, interviewed at the Innovation for Jobs Summit 2014 Culture of the classroom must change Some traditions of education are outdated – classroom not adapting to changing world Teacher lecture students … Read morei4j Menlo Park 2014: Esther Wojcicki

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i4j Menlo Park 2014: John Manley

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“Canada has in its constitution peace, order, and good government rather than life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” John Manley, CEO of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, interviewed at the Innovation for Jobs Summit 2014 Reassessment of the relevance of government programs What programs needed to … Read morei4j Menlo Park 2014: John Manley

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i4j Menlo Park 2014: Anu Bhardwaj

By iiijadmin / April 14, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j Menlo Park 2014: Anu Bhardwaj
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“Include women in these conversation because they are ultimately going to be addressing your large consumer base.” Anu Bhardwaj, Founder of the Women Investing in Women Institute, interviewed at the i4j Summit in Menlo Park 2014. Women are economically underutilized Economic access is difficult for many women Economic outreach efforts should be made toward women … Read morei4j Menlo Park 2014: Anu Bhardwaj

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i4j Menlo Park 2014: Vint Cerf

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“I would like to see a society in which people find that learning something is actually an important societal value…” Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist at Google and advisory chair and seed sponsor of the I4J Summit, interviewed at the Innovation for Jobs Summit 2014 I4J summit goals Understand the relationship between innovation and job … Read morei4j Menlo Park 2014: Vint Cerf

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The Missing Middle Class Jobs In the Second Machine Age

By iiijadmin / March 23, 2014 / Comments Off on The Missing Middle Class Jobs In the Second Machine Age
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Wade Roush, San Francisco Bureau Head of Xconomy, summarizes his impressions from the i4j Menlo Park Summit last week (This is an excerpt – click here to read the whole article in Xconomy): So what can individuals do to adapt to an era when skill-biased technical change is the norm? What can policymakers do to put … Read moreThe Missing Middle Class Jobs In the Second Machine Age

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Dale Dougherty: Making Jobs (Make Magazine)

By iiijadmin / January 14, 2014 / Comments Off on Dale Dougherty: Making Jobs (Make Magazine)
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Dale Dougherty, Editor-in-Chief of Make Magazine and father of the Maker movement was one of the selected participants in the i4j summit 2013. Here he blogs about his thoughts: Make Magazine: http://makezine.com/2013/03/25/making-jobs/ Teaching glass working at Artisan’s Asylum. Image by Chris Connors. Does innovation create jobs or just eliminate them? That was the question put … Read moreDale Dougherty: Making Jobs (Make Magazine)

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i4j Munich: Ruckblick – Innovation for jobs – jobs for innovation

By iiijadmin / January 14, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j Munich: Ruckblick – Innovation for jobs – jobs for innovation
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(Text by vbw-Bayern – full text + video here) Innovationen und Arbeitsplätze haben erhebliche wechselseitige Auswirkungen. Das Beispiel des innovativen Wirtschaftsstandorts Bayern zeigt eindrücklich, dass Innovationen Jobs sichern und schaffen können.   Wolfgang Herman, President TU-München; Kaigham Gabriel, Corporate VP Motorola Mobile; David Nordfors, CEO IIIJ; David Arkless, CEO Arklight Consulting; Aart De Geus, Chairman … Read morei4j Munich: Ruckblick – Innovation for jobs – jobs for innovation

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i4j Munich: Johanna Wanka, Federal Minister for Education (Deutsche Welle)

By iiijadmin / January 12, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j Munich: Johanna Wanka, Federal Minister for Education (Deutsche Welle)
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I4J Munich International Summit: Willem Jonker

By iiijadmin / January 11, 2014 / Comments Off on I4J Munich International Summit: Willem Jonker
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Interview with Prof. Dr. Willem Jonker, CEO of the EIT ICT Labs at the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. The interview was recorded during the i4j International Summit on 22-23 November 2013 in Munich jointly organized by Bertelsmann Stiftung, Bavarian Industry Association (vbw) and IIIJ – International Institute of Innovation Journalism and Communication. i4j … Read moreI4J Munich International Summit: Willem Jonker

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