Olympia Summer School on Science and ICT (OSS 2011)

Venue: Athens, Ancient Olympia/GREECE

Location: Athens, Ancient Olympia, Greece

Event Date/Time: Jul 04, 2011 End Date/Time: Jul 21, 2011
Registration Date: May 30, 2011
Early Registration Date: May 06, 2011
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AIT is an internationally recognized non-profit center of excellence in research and education, collaborating with institutions such as Carnegie Mellon and Harvard Universities in the US, and the state Aalborg University in Denmark. AIT was founded in 2002 by INTRACOM Group. In the fields of information technology, telecommunications, and innovation management AIT is the largest private contribution in research and education in S.E. Europe.
AIT's academic portfolio includes a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and a PhD program, offered in collaboration with Aalborg University, 3 Master of Science programs and an annual Summer School. This year the Olympia Summer School on Science & ICT is a unique international program lead by preeminent academics at the ancient sanctuary of Olympia and Athens, aiming to broaden the perspective of post-graduate science students through philosophy of science, ethics, history, and business and communication skills.
The Summer School provides post-graduate science students throughout the world a unique opportunity for multi-disciplinary exploration and cultural enrichment through intense sessions with top industry leaders, decision makers and academics such as Stanley Wasserman (Indiana University Bloomington), Theodosis Tasios (National Technical University of Athens), David Goldberg (University of Illinois, Urbana Champagne) among others.
AIT’s Summer School combines world-class academics with cultural and social activities designed to expose participants to fascinating aspects of Ancient and Modern Greek culture. Participants will live, learn and challenge themselves at ancient Olympia and Athens, two unique places where at one time philosophy, science and engineering did not have distinct borders.
- Smart Management of the Human Environment (Part of SmartEN ITN project activities) - where information and communication technologies meet Civil Engineering,(July 4-10, 2011/ Athens)and July 11-16, 2011/Ancient Olympia),
- Social Networking - where sociology meets information and communication technologies July 11-July 21, 2011/Ancient Olympia).


Additional Information

Important Dates: Scholarship Application Deadline: April 8, 2011 Early Application Deadline : May 6, 2011 Application Deadline: May 30, 2011