Providing Academic,

Providing Academic is and individual or organisation that provides input for current or future courses, degrees, certifications in Meeting Architecture. The input can come from existing professions, disciplines or sciences.

Ms. Riikka Pollanen

The University has two programs in Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management.


Specialization lines:
- MICE Management
- Management of Nature and Soft Adventure Tourism

The Bachelor's degrees awarded, while based on theory and sciences, have a clearly pronounced occupational and applied emphasis. They are specifically designed to respond to the demands and development needs of business and industry.

Department: Tourism and Hospitality Management
Lahti University of Applied Sciences
Lahti, Finland

Richard E. Mayer

Richard E. Mayer is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) where he has served since 1975. He received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1973, and served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology at Indiana University from 1973 to 1975. His research interests are in educational and cognitive psychology.

Ib Ravn

Ib Ravn, Ph.D., is in charge of the project cluster "Tools for the Knowledge-Based Organization". He initiates and coordinates research and development projects on the facilitation of knowledge processes between people in organizations. He lectures, gives workshops and writes on meeting facilitation, the learning conference and how to dynamize academia.

Patrick De Wit

Patrick De Wit is a clinical neurologist, interested in rehabilitation of people. Diseases of the brain are the most important reason for learning and attention disorders.
In his function as Medical Director he is involved in the daily issues about learning, teaching and networking between medical doctors in and outside the hospital.





Department Neurology    AZ Sint Jozef    Malle, Belgium

Prof Caroline van Niekerk

Caroline van Niekerk is a full Professor of Music Education at the University of Pretoria. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Music and English as well as a teacher's diploma from the University of Stellenbosch. After obtaining two licentiates from the University of South Africa, one in School Music and one in the Theory of Music, she completed her postgraduate studies (M.Mus and PhD) at the University of the Witwatersrand. In addition she holds a variety of qualifications in fields as diverse as translating, editing, television presentation, leadership and negotiating skills.

Vision (UK)

Future Lab’s bi-annual magazine offers possible visions of the future of learning with digital technologies and other innovative resources. This magazine focuses on education, but most of the information can be used in meetings. You just have to replace the word student by delegate and teacher by meeting planner.
 

Ib Ravn - Denmark

Ib Ravn, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Learning Lab Denmark, of the Danish University of Education, Copenhagen. He heads the research group ”Facilitating Knowledge Processes” that designs, facilitates and tests processes for learning and knowledge sharing at meetings, conferences, networks and in organizations generally. He was directed the projects ”The Learning Meeting” and ”More Effective Meetings” that were conducted in collaboration with some of Denmark’s largest corporations, among them Nokia Denmark, Novozymes and Danske Bank.

Dr Neil Dagnall

Dr Neil  Dagnall

Specialist Areas  Attention & memory, retrieval processes, social & collaborative recall and heuristics and biases.

Research Interests   Part-set cuing and retrieval inhibition across a variety of socially analogous situations.

Position/Post:   Senior Lecturer

RIHSC Research Centre:   Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology

Dr Andrew Parker

Dr Andrew Parker

Professor Glynn Humphries

Professor Glynn Humphries, is professor of Cognitive psychology At the university. As such he was interviewed by M&IT for the series "anatomyofameeting". The article apeared in February 2008 under the titel The really wild show. He explains about the brain and visuals in learning.  G.W.Humphreys@Bham.ac.uk He has broad research interests covering:
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