Northern Dimension networking and think tank Nёrd Сamp 'Transforming Education Days' in Helsinki

Overview

GameChangers (GC) is a free, two-year educational program for students based in St. Petersburg, with interdisciplinary backgrounds in new technologies, creative industries and business. The program complements traditional university curriculum with intensive knowledge sharing and networking with key stakeholders in creative industries, as well as having learning by doing approach.

GC is working on establishing strategic agreements with like-minded organizations in Northern Europe, to create the first out of Russia hub. As a pre-launch of this large scale initiative, GC is conducting an international event – Nёrd Camp. The Nёrd Camp events are conducted on a regular basis by GC in Russia. It is a 2-day platform for various activities related to education, work, networking and entertainment, with new technologies and creative industries as a uniting theme. The international version of the pop up event will take place in Helsinki and is devoted to research on the most advanced forms of educational programs and methods throughout Europe and Russia. The event will gather international representatives of independent, innovative, educational programs for creative industries, new technologies areas, leading university programs, technology companies, top students and policy makers. In the process of preparation GC will create an online map of innovative educational programs in the Northern Dimension area. The map will summarize the current stand of approaches to education in creative industries and new technologies, and serve as an information and contacts bank

Pixelache

FRUCT

Aalto Design Factory

Skolkovo Open University

2Niversity (2Nova Interactive)

Higher School of Economics

Strelka Institute

Digital October

Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship

Vinnova

Hyper Island

Jet Brains

The Center for Digital Technology and Management

Hackidemia Berlin

Garage48

Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity

Singularity University