In the framework of the TICAL Conference, for the second year, RedCLARA and the National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) of Latin America, will conduct a session bringing together young students and researchers who are developing innovative technology-based projects, and leading companies in the area, in order to publicize new developments and visualize ways to advance the process of innovation. For each work/development selected to be featured in TICAL2015, the event organizers will provide one (1) airfare to Chile (round trip) and conference registration for one of the authors.
For this activity, young undergraduate or graduate students and/or researchers who represent their institution and the national academic network member of RedCLARA which they are part is convened (see national networks here:
http://www.redclara.net/index.php/en/we-are/miembros/asociados-plenos). The selection in each country, will be the responsibility of its academic network, and will only consider the applications received.
Terms of Reference
The young entrepreneurs session aims to support the innovation process, particularly that which refers to the last stage, when the new development must be tuned to be incorporated into the market. Thus, this session constitutes both an exhibition space for participating companies with recognized experience in the ICT market and for the concurrence of TICAL2015.
Those selected will then be able to receive feedback from various perspectives and specifically those elements required for the insertion of new developments in the market.
Characteristics of the developments to be exposed
The developments must be:
- Based on information and communication technologies.
- Applications and services whose purpose is to help organizations manage and execute their functions efficiently; this includes, among others, systems and applications to automate / improve learning, research and university management processes, helping to improve services and providing innovative services in the field of research and/or academia.
Besides presenting their development at the young entrepreneurs session, the selected entrepreneurs will have to present a poster at the Technology Fair which is a privileged place to make the developments known to all TICAL2015attendees.
For each work/development selected to be featured in TICAL2015, the event organizers will provide one (1) airfare to Chile (round trip) and conference registration for one of the authors.
Call 2015: December 15, 2014
Deadline for submission of papers: April 15, 2015
Selection Notification: May 18, 2015
Conference: 6, 7 and 8 July 2015