News & events

Let's add life to the years - Department of Social Gerontology at the Radio Workshop of Acquaintances1

23.03. 2022.

On Monday, 21 March, 2022, Radio Maribor organised the so called Workshop of Acquaintances at their Radio station. The workshop was attended by prof. dr. Jana Goriup – Study dean of the Department of Social Gerontology at Alma Mater Europaea - ECM, assist. prof. dr. Peter Seljak - coordinator of practical training of students and higher education lecturer, undergraduate student of social gerontology Martina Piskar, master's student of social gerontology Urška Kunčič and doctoral student of social gerontology Mihaela Kežman. They talked about the challenges of modern social gerontology, the attitude towards aging and old age, and the much-needed intergenerational dialogue.

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Digitization consultation at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry also with Alma Mater Europaea

19.03. 2022.

Today, Alma Mater held a conference at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (GZS) together with the Association for Informatics and Telecommunications - ZIT on the relevance of education and research of digital technologies for the development needs of the economy.

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The conference exceeded all expectations

18.03. 2022.

"This year's jubilee 10th Scientific Conference It’s about People has exceeded all our expectations. In seven days, we hosted more than 250 panelists, and we were joined by more than 2,000 participants daily, who participated in 60 round tables and panels, "said assistant prof. dr. Barbara Toplak Perovič, Secretary General of Alma Mater Europaea - ECM.

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II. gimnazija Maribor among participants at this year's Alma Mater conference

18.03. 2022.

Alma Mater Europaea - ECM also encourages research among pupils, i.e. the future university students. At this year's 10th International Scientific Conference It's About People, Alma Mater teamed up with II. grammar school II. Gimnazija Maribor. This partnership will continue in the future in the form of a permanent student panel, where the best students will present their research.

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Digitization should put people at the forefront

16.03. 2022.

On 15 March 2022, a round table on the Ethical Challenges of Digital Transformation took place with the Jesuit and professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Dr. Peter Lah, Constitutional Judge and Scientific Adviser dr. Rok Svetlič and associate professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, dr. Vojko Strahovnik. The event was moderated by dr. Luka Martin Tomažič.

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Live from the Ukraine: how to protect the archives in the times of war?

15.03. 2022.

"Archivists are currently most concerned about the destruction of unique and irreplaceable archival documents or, worse, the potential capture of documents by Russian forces. Russia has been exporting Ukrainian cultural property for centuries in a stepmotherly manner and confiscating archival documents that are useful for its operational use, "explained dr. Maryna Paliienko, who reported live from Ukraine.

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Distinguished guests at the opening of the It's about people conference

12.03. 2022.

At the opening day of the It's about people conference, which will end on Friday, March 18, the following distinguished guests addressed the audience: Boris Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mark Boris Andrijanič, Minister of Digital Transformation, prof. dr. Felix Unger, Honorary President of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and prof. dr. Ivo Šlaus, Honorary President of the World Academy of Sciences and Arts.

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[It's About People] Is it time for abandoning passports?

12.03. 2022.

As part of the 10th international conference “It’s about people 2022: Embracing Digital Transformation for a Sustainable and Ethical Future” taking place from 11 to 18 March 2022, Alma Mater Europaea will host an interview with Law Professor Dimitry Kochenov from the Central European University on the issue of passports and the reasons for their abandonment.

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[It's About People] The EURACTIV round table on self-driving cars

12.03. 2022.

As part of the 10th international conference “It’s about people 2022: Embracing Digital Transformation for a Sustainable and Ethical Future” taking place from 11 to 18 March 2022, Alma Mater Europaea will host a virtual EURACTIV event on the future of self-driving cars in Europe.

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The It’s About People 2022 Conference has Started

11.03. 2022.

The 10th annual international conference in Slovenia "It's About People" organized by Alma Mater Europaea and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, this year dedicated to the challenges and solutions for digital transformation, successfully started today. The first day of the conference included several eminent speakers from a variety of academic fields.

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