THE EPIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF ANGUILLA’S YOUTH

THE EPIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF ANGUILLA’S YOUTH

Mrs Blondel Cluff CBE, Representative of the Government of Anguilla to the UK and EU and Special Adviser to the Chief Minister, attended Brussels on the 29th August, together with a delegation from her office in London of the Government. During the three-day visit, she met with Milan Jezic von Gesserneck, head of OCTA Innovations and thanked him for his dedication and support Anguilla’s youth. In so doing, Mrs Cluff noted the extraordinary efforts of Bren Romney, Director of Anguilla’s Department of Youth and Culture and his colleagues in Anguilla who have served the next generation of Anguillians without interruption, despite the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Irma in 2017.

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JOURNÉE MONDIALE DU TOURISME

JOURNÉE MONDIALE DU TOURISME

Tahiti, 28 Septembre 2018

Cette année, l’Organisation Mondiale du Tourisme (OMT) a placé cette journée sous le thème du « Tourisme et la transformation numérique ». La transformation numérique désigne le processus qui permet aux entreprises d’intégrer toutes les technologies digitales disponibles au sein de leurs activités. Les changements dans les attentes des clients et les tendances mondiales obligent le secteur du tourisme à adapter les modèles d’entreprise et d’exploitation et à se tourner de plus en plus vers le numérique en vue d’améliorer la satisfaction de la clientèle et la performance opérationnelle. Le numérique permet une meilleure vision de l’audience, augmente la visibilité et renforce les canaux de ventes.Le Programme

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OCTA Innovation Newsletter #27-2018 – Montserrat Innovation Days

OCTA Innovation Newsletter #27-2018 – Montserrat Innovation Days

Montserrat Innovation Days have been very successfully completed from August 16 to August 21. Four days of extensive exchange of information among public and private Montserrat stakeholders, including EU experts in innovation, creativity and economy, tourism agglomerate sector, development of the “visitor economy” and all aspects of economies linked and developed around the sector. These include competences building and education, entrepreneurship, development of entrepreneurial innovation eco system, business support, incubators, start-ups and on the local level existing best practices and EU related programmes.

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Making EU tourism stronger in a new era

Making EU tourism stronger in a new era

The objective of the conference will be to exchange views on existing and new challenges and opportunities of EU tourism under the Renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy adopted in September 2017 and to share good practices of harvesting the advantages offered by this horizontal strategic approach.

The event will gather up to 400 participants, including representatives of the European Commission and other EU institutions, high-level representatives of public authorities at EU, national and regional level, representatives of prominent European sectorial associations and the tourism and travel industry, international organisations, academics, as well as other relevant stakeholders.European Tourism Day

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Bottom-up, demand driven co-creation for sustainable territorial development

Bottom-up, demand driven co-creation for sustainable territorial development

Would you like to open a gateway to building an efficient innovation strategy? Would you like to learn how to deliver a sustainable impact and investment in your region? Join our session built around inDemand, a H2020 funded project. We will promote a new innovative, bottom-up, demand-lead model where healthcare organisations identify real needs and, jointly with companies, co-create eHealth solutions, with economic support from regional funds. Following inspiring presentations by European Commission officials, participants will have the opportunity to engage in discussions with regions that have tested and validated the model. European Week of Regions and Cities

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The outermost regions: an asset for Europe

The outermost regions: an asset for Europe

The outermost regions of the European Union from as far as the Atlantic ocean, Indian ocean, the Caribbean sea or the Amazonia, represent valuable assets to the EU in key areas such as astrophysics, oceanography, renewable sources of energy or biotechnology. The outermost regions’ “S3 Network on smart specialisation” and the “Energy OR Network” will showcase the contribution of these regions to the development of blue innovation and decarbonisation of energy, providing innovative answers to global problems, with 4 flagship projects: * SLIME: a service for the monitoring and control of energy consumption in Reunion Island – www.energies-reunion.com European Week of Regions and Cities

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Public innovation labs

Public innovation labs

More and more local administrations develop their innovation capacities, through “public innovation labs” often based on design methods: co-design with citizens, immersions, experimentation, iterative prototyping and testing development processes, etc. This participatory session will question emerging practices in governance and in the definition of urban public policies, e.g.: -How to start a public innovation process by design? -How to set up a design innovation lab in your administration? European Week of Regions and Cities

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