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Have “the Alice Experience”
Jun 17, 2020 - Jun 17, 2020
18:00H - 20:00H
Participate in our gamified “Alice Experience” to learn firsthand about the developments in the digital sector over the years and how society has quickly adapted to the new technologies.
How are we going to do that? With a tour through the different points in Alice’s life thanks to an unknown gift-giver who will surprise her on her birthday. During the session, you’ll have to unblock screens, conduct tests and demonstrate your knowledge of the technological advances that have emerged over the years to discover who is sending Alice the birthday gifts.
During the workshop:
You’ll find out how technology has developed and the job opportunities that have arisen in each period
You’ll learn the skills and aptitudes needed to work in the digital sector
We’ll tell you about some of the resources that will allow you to take your first steps in this market
You’ll meet a person who has reconverted to the ICT sector firsthand so they can answer all your questions and help you take the leap
Oscar García Pañella holds a PhD in Virtual Reality Applied to Medicine from La Salle-URL (2004) and has done a post-doc at the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2009). He is the academic director in ENTI at the UB and a consulting partner in Gamification and Transmedia Narrative at Cookie Box. He works as a consultant and trainer for multiple entities like IESE, Blanquerna, TBS, CETT, ERAM-UdG, Hospital Clínico de Barcelona, Hospital de Mar, UCF, Esteve, Fiatc, Agrupación Mutua, Ignite Serious Play and Finanpolis, among others.
Pol Plana Ayet transitioned to the ICT sector and currently works as a Software Developer at Slashmobility. He primarily focuses on the frontend development of hybrid applications for companies looking for web solutions for the services they offer. He has worked on projects for corporations like Canone and Font Vieja and has provided assistance in the world of app development. He has some backend experience but got his start in the world of programming just one year ago and keeps learning new things every day.