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International Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022

Data: June 9, 2021
Godzina: 9:00 UTC
Miejsce: online, Sopot, Poland

On June 9, we invite school children and youth to participate in the International Junior Conference 2022 entitled "Where the World is Heading?" with respect to ocean and climate change. We are open to submissions of an arbitrary form: multimedia presentation, poster, PPT presentation, mock-ups, etc. The participants' projects will be available on the Padlet platform and will be assessed by the Scientific Committee.


Additionally, participants will be able to present their project in the form of a 3-minute oral presentation (not obligatory). These mini lectures will be preceded by an invited guest, a respected scientist. The day ends with announcing the results for the best presentations and honoring the winners with prizes and diplomas.

Just like in previous editions this year the best presentations will be granted prizes in kind. 

The award committee evaluation criteria are as follows:

 

  • Innovative approach to the subject
  • Content
  • Form of presentation
  • Presentation of the topic and the ability to convey your theses

 

 

Instructions for International Junior Conference

entitled Where the World is Heading 2022

 

I. GENERAL INFORMATION

1.1.    The main organizer of the International Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2021 is the Sopot Science Association in cooperation with Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Today We Have, MSC and the Gdynia Aquarium NMFRI.

1.2.    Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2021 will take place on June 9, 2022.

1.3.    The conference is intended for primary and secondary school students who are interested in maritime issues, are willing to present their projects, actions in the oceanic context and climate change, which they have organized in their local environment (school, housing estate, city, etc.).

1.4.     The authors of the best projects presented at the International Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2021 will be awarded. Participation in the International Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022 will be confirmed with a diploma of participation.

1.5.    Each participating group may count up to 6 participants, except for grades 1-3, where the project may be prepared by the whole class. Age groups are: 7-9, 10-12; 13-15; 16-18. We reserve the right to change age groups depending on the number of applications in individual age groups.

1.6.    Important dates:

Submission of the application:  12 May 2022 May 20, 2022
Confirmation of acceptance:     17 May 2022 May 23, 2022
The Conference:    

June 9, 2022

1.7.  Regulations of the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022 states the basis and defines the rights and obligations of its participants.

 

II.   CONFERENCE GOALS 

2.1. Our goal is to build environmental awareness and social attitudes in mind of implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

2.2. We promote teamwork and learning through playing.

 

III. PARTICIPATION IN THE CONFERENCE

3.1.    Please register via the application form available at: https://km2022.konfeo.com until May 17,2022.

3.2. The uploaded files must not exceed 250 MB. The link to download the graphic file can also be sent by Wetransfer (https://wetransfer.com/) or from another program to the following address: worldcafesopot@gmail.com.

3.3. You can send 1 movie up to 3 minutes long, 1 presentation up to 10 slides with description in the language Polish and English (max 1 A4 page, Times 11, about 2000 characters).

3.4. Subtitles in English must be included in the uploaded video.

3.5. During the conference, the qualified groups will have the opportunity to present themselves project in English (3 minutes + 2 minutes for questions).

3.6. All information about the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2021 can be found at: 

https://www.oceanofchanges.com/en/odn/km2022

IV.PARTICIPATION IN THE CONFERENCE

4.1. Participation in the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022 is free and voluntary.

4.2. Participation in the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022 means acceptance by the participants of the provisions of the Regulations.

4.3. The organizers reserve the right to use and process personal data, use of the image of participants (photos and film recordings) for information, promotional and scientific purposes related to the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022.

4.4. Participants of the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2021.Thus, they consent to the use of their data provided to the Organizer’s information as well as photos and film recordings with their participation in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act of August 29, 1997 (Journal of Laws of 2002, No. 101, item 926, as amended).

4.5. Participation in the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022 is equal to the consent to the publication of post-conference materials, i.e. photos, video recordings of the conference along with the image of the participant / participant on the organizers' websites, as well as on social networks: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube of the organizers of the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022.

4.6. Participants of the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022 give consent to the processing and publication of the submitted materials for purposes related to the conference and for scientific and promotional purposes after the conference. Participants also consent to the free transfer of copyrights to the materials sent to the organizers of the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022.

4.7. In the case of minors, the teacher is obliged by legal guardians to collect consents for the publication of the image, for processing and publishing the materials sent for purposes related to the conference, for scientific and promotional purposes after the conference, for the free transfer of copyrights to the materials sent, for the organizers of the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022.

 

V. FINAL AGREEMENTS

5.1.    The organizers are not responsible for the internet connection of the participants to the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022.

5.2.   Each participant of the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2021 is required to behave in a disciplined and cultural manner, comply with the safety rules at the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022 and to relate in a cultural way to all participants and organizers of the conference

5.3.   About any irregularities noticed during the Junior Conference entitled Where the World is Heading 2022 the organizers must be informed immediately (worldcafesopot@gmail.com).

5.4.  In matters not covered by the Regulations, the provisions of the Civil Code shall apply.

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Aleksandra Botur, WWF
Katarzyna Frankowiak, MSC
Olek Jasiak, Centrum Nauki Kopernik
Tomasz Kijewski, IOPAN/Sopockie Towarzystwo Naukowe
Aleksandra Koroza, IOPAN/Sopockie Towarzystwo Naukowe
Izabela Kotyńska-Zielińska, Today We Have/Sopockie Towarzystwo Naukowe
Monika Wiśniewska, Akwarium Gdyńskie MIR-PIB

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Tomasz Kijewski, IOPAN/Sopockie Towarzystwo Naukowe
Aleksandra Koroza, IOPAN/Sopockie Towarzystwo Naukowe
Izabela Kotyńska-Zielińska, Today We Have/Sopockie Towarzystwo Naukowe

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Download the Instructions of International Junior Conference 2022

 

 

All information is available also at:

https://www.oceanofchanges.com/en/odn/km2022

https://www.stn.edu.pl/km2022eng

https://todaywehave.com/International_Junior_Conference_2022_.html



Also on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/670046044261960 

Link to the previous edition: http://old.iopan.pl/odn2021/km/index.html 

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