Talks & Interviews 2020
From national to European Digital Innovation Hubs
October 26, 2020
Stelian Brad, Head of DIH4Society, introduced his perspective about the path of DIHs towards an European dimension. The focus was on smart specialization, complementarity, resilience and agility of DIHs to become relevant in an international context. More info here.
About “Cluj Innovation Days 2020” at “Digital Job” (powered by the Informal School of IT)
October 23, 2020
Stelian Brad from Cluj IT and Razvan Voica from the Informal School of IT discussed about jobs in the context of digitialization and crises times, as well as about the main topics and conclusions from Cluj Innovation Days 2020 (Reshaping Work. Consolidating Resilience). The talk is in Romanian.
Radical Innovation in an Age of A.I.-based Engineering
October 16, 2020: Keynote speech of Lin Kayser, CEO, Hyperganic Technologies AG, Germany, at ETRIA World Conference 2020, organized by Cluj IT under the patronage of ETRIA (European TRIZ Association), with sponsorship from IFIP (International Federation of Information Processing).
Open Research and Innovation Platform Enabling the Next Big Thing
October 16, 2020: Keynote speech of Dr. Dimitri Sidorovitch, Chairman of the Board at DEIP Blockchain Technologies, San Francisco, USA, at ETRIA World Conference 2020, organized by Cluj IT under the patronage of ETRIA (European TRIZ Association), with sponsorship from IFIP (International Federation of Information Processing).
Argument Classification and Clustering in a Generalized Search Scenario
October 15, 2020: Keynote speech of Dr.-Ing. Johannes Daxenberger, Postdoctoral researcher, Technical University of Darmstadt, UKP, Germany, at ETRIA World Conference 2020, organized by Cluj IT under the patronage of ETRIA (European TRIZ Association), with sponsorship from IFIP (International Federation of Information Processing).
Application of Artificial Intelligence to Creativity
October 15, 2020: Keynote speech of Dr. William Y. Fowlkes,VP, Analytics and Workflow Solutions | IP.com, USA, at ETRIA World Conference 2020, organized by Cluj IT under the patronage of ETRIA (European TRIZ Association), with sponsorship from IFIP (International Federation of Information Processing).
About Cybersecurity at TVR Cluj
October 6, 2020
See between min 10:37 and min 31.29. Stelian Brad and Ciprian Oprisa, representatives of Cluj IT in the GEIGER project (H2020) had the opportunity to introduce for the general public some basic aspects on cybersecurity, as well as to present the GEIGER project, which is focused on developing a toolbox for assisting SMEs and MEs in testing their vulnerabilities at cyber-attacks.
Cluj Innovation Days 2020 and Future Skills in a Digital Economy at “Stirile Transilvaniei TV”
October 5, 2020
A talk about future skills in a new economy, characterized by digitalization, as well as by various crises, such as COVID-19. Stelian Brad (Cluj IT), Radu Rujan (APM Cluj) and Mihai Talpos (Digital Stack – Scoala Informala de IT), discussed about education and life-long learning in a TV show moderated by Andrei Nistor at “Stirile Transilvaniei TV”.
Seminar on digital age, with a focus on education, human capital, research and innovation
July 29, 2020
Event organized online by CDIMM, Europe Direct Maramures, moderated by Dr. Ing. Radu Big. In this event, the Head of DIH4S, professor Stelian Brad, had a speech about the need of digital skills in research and innovation activities within non-IT companies. The extract from this event with this intervention is uploaded in the left-side video clip. The full event can be seen here.
Seminar on “Digital Europe”
Virtual event organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bistrita-Nasaud (Europe Direct Unit) with speakers from DIH4S (Stelian Brad) on “Why organizations must adopt the paradigm of digital transformation?”. The first speaker in the seminar was Mr. Sabin Sarmas, President of the Romanian Authority for Digitalization. An impactful presentation was delivered by Mrs. Petra Szavics, expert on European programmes, on future public funds on digitalization (national and European). Ioana Pavel from N-W Regional Development Agency has provided inputs on the future Regional Operational Program. Presentation of DH4S services was done by Stelian Brad. [in Romanian]
Romania’s level of digitalization: the challenges in the digitalization process and the changes generated by the current pandemic
July 14, 2020
Mr. Stelian Brad, President of Cluj IT and Andrei Kelemen, CEO of Cluj IT, together with Sabin Sârmaș, President of ADR, joined the Actual Regional tv show on TVR Cluj. [in Romanian]
About smart cities
July 1, 2020
“Actual regional” at TVR Cluj, with Paulina Mitrea and Stelian Brad, Cluj IT Cluster & DIH4S. This talk shows that smart city paradigm is much more comprehensive than the vast majority of people think. There are four levels of maturity in the evolution of a city towards becoming smarter and smarter. It is a big confusion in practice between digitalization of cities and smart transformation of cities. Watch this material for more information. [in Romanian]
Telemedicine in the “COVID’s times”
June 17, 2020
“Actual regional” at TVR Cluj, with Paulina Mitrea, Cluj IT Cluster & DIH4S … we highlight the Cluj IT cluster’s initiative with the County Clinical Hospital on implementing a telemedicine solution and mobile phone app for distance medical assistance [in Romanian]
Vulnerabilities on cybersecurity
June 18, 2020
Virtual event organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bistrita-Nasaud (Europe Direct Unit) with speakers from DIH4S (Ciprian Oprisa and Stelian Brad) on vulnerabilities on cybersecurity. With this occasion it was introduced a new H2020 project on cybersecurity solutions for SMEs and MEs, called GEIGER, where DIH4S is involved through Cluj IT Cluster and other member-organizations. [in Romanian]
Digital skills beyond COVID-19
April 20, 2020
Digital SME Alliance: Interview with Andrea Glorioso (European Commission) and Stelian Brad (Cluj IT Cluster) on how digital skills can support SMEs in times of crises.