In the period 25-27 October, 2017 INCDT participated at the Salonul Cercetării Românești (engl. Salon of the Romanian Research 2017).
At this event, organized in Bucharest at the Parliament Palace, the Research & Development units in Romania presented the most important projects in which they were or have been involved in the recent years.
A poster of the TOURBAN – Tourism Urban & Social Tapestry Development Soft & ICT / Mobile learning skills project was also exhibited at the INCDT stand. Within this poster the TOURBAN project objective was presented, as well as the results of the project (with QRcodes to the materials made so far) and the project partners. Also, at the institute stand the study that INCDT has realized within IO1was exposed.
In addition. during this event, representatives of INCDT, Mrs. Alina Carlogea and Mrs. Roxana Aştefănoaiei, gave an interview for Radio Romania Cultural where they talked about the projects in which the institute is involved, including the TOURBAN project.
Necmettin Erbakan Üniversitesi koordinatörlüğünde, Konya Büyükşehir Belediyesi, Konya Bilim Merkezi, INCD Tourism, Stichting PRIME ve InEuropa iş birliğinde 2016 yılında Erasmus+ Yüksek Öğretim Stratejik Ortaklık Programı çerçevesinde AB Bakanlığı Ulusal Ajansı tarafından kabul edilen ve desteklenen Turizm temalı “ TOURBAN-Tourism Urban & Social Tapestry-Developing Soft & ICT/Mobile Learning Skills” başlıklı projenin üçüncü toplantısı 9-12 Ekim 2017 tarihleri arasında Bükreş, Romanya’da gerçekleştirildi. Toplantı kapsamında Türkiye, Hollanda, İtalya ve Romanya’dan proje ortakları üçüncü kez bir araya gelerek projenin ilk yılında gerçekleştirilen çalışmaları değerlendirdi ve sonraki süreçte gerçekleştirilmesi planlanan çalışma faaliyetlerini gözden geçirdi.
On 31st of May 2017 INCDT organized a dissemination event for the presentation of the resultsof the TOURBAN – Tourism Urban & Social Tapestry Development Soft & ICT / Mobile learning skills project. The event, organized in Bucharest at the INCDT headquarters, was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Tourism, the University of Bucharest and the Institute of National Economy of the Romanian Academy. In this first dissemination event, was presented:- the results of the research carried out within IO1. The main stakeholder is the Ministry of Tourism, the institution responsible for defining tourism policy at national level;- IO2 training program structure. The main stakeholders are the University of Bucharest and the National Economy Institute, the aim being to find possible options for the implementation of the training program in the university environment.
The second project meeting held in Modena, Italy between the dates of 2nd and 6th of May, 2017 is about storytelling and the 5-day-training program of our IO2. It helps us make a smooth connection about what we have learned on the workshop and our project IO1 and IO2.
In our local meeting with the Municipality, we talked about the research, coding and analyzing steps of the produced software program that will help us retrieve the big data for our IO1 research in the project and we made these points clear.
• Spot data are shown on the map by Heatmap analysis and map output is available.
• The desired number of graph bars has been displayed so that it will be bigger to smaller or vice versa.
• The histogram curve is shown to be a maximum of 10 bars.
• With word analysis, categorical searches have been provided with the ability to list which words are used and receive excel output.
• Categorically strong and weak points are graphically analyzed along with word analysis.
Project kick-off meeting was organized between the dates of 27th-31th of November in Konya, Turkey.
Since it was the first meeting, the project IOs, Multiplier Events, how they would be implemented and partners’ responsibilities were reviewed. Throughout the project, 5 intellectual inputs, 2 multiplier events, 3 training programs (education-research-innovation) will be prepared.