Laura Garcia Vitoria, Vice President, Scientific Director and Founding member of the Territories of Tomorrow Foundation. Laura is an internationally recognized specialist in world centres of knowledge primarily dedicated to the research and support of open innovation and change, the development of new areas of innovation and places dedicated to forms of transmission, revisited knowledge and economic models based on an economy of the relationship and thus financing cooperation between these spaces. She accompanied the participants well, through synergies and networking of economic diplomacy, a kind of “ coopetition “ within the territories tomorrow.
First a teacher at the Ecole Nationale d'Administration in Paris IV - Sorbonne and then the Institut National des Telecommunications (INT), Laura assumed leadership of the Research Project SYNTAGMA3 distance learning system (ETSIT / distance learning courses via satellite, videoconferencing and collaborative work with real-time interactivity) and then took on the role of project manager for the French European projects WEEST - Women Education and Employment in Science and Technology Program (CONNECT) MOSAIC - Museums Over States and Virtual Culture - (TEN TELECOM Programme) and PROINTERNET on the theme of business of the Internet (Programme LEONARDO DA VINCI).
These were her first projects at the Virtual University in 1994 and her achievements in collaborative work, for example through the creation of an intranet language teaching at the university in 1996 Leonardo da Vinci, which placed at the head of the Network ARENOTECH (European Art - Education - New Technologies) following the call at the Correr Museum Venice launched in 1996 and brought together teachers, researchers and stakeholders of the innovation economy. Her special knowledge of economy was brought to attention, in particular through the Healthy Cities and Territories of the knowledge presented to the Town Hall of Paris, the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies in Seville and at the World Summit Information Society in Tunis, and in the context of the debate on strategies of territorial cohesion of the European Union.
In the field of business intelligence languages, Laura prepared a series of proposals ("Économie growth and social development: An increag role for the ICT tools and operators in the region") in 2006 for renewal at the Alexandria Colloquium on the transmission of knowledge and Timisoara Forum on Information Technology. She co-directs the Journal online ARENOTECH and regularly participates in international meetings. Laura participated in the drafting of the Declaration of Luxembourg in the field of cultural tourism. She was part of the group of experts to assist in terms of prospective local authorities such as the Regional Council of Auvergne and the General Council of Loire Atlantique. She was a member of the Steering Committee of the European Forum of Communication Electronics and Scientific Council for Food Tech, whose shares were especially dedicated to Africa and India. Laura works together on the development of African Higher Institute of Information Technologies and Knowledge, and also from the laboratory where she uses Territorial Foundation which is responsible for many living laboratories in Latin America, Europe and Africa. As a member in 2011 and 2012 of the Steering Committee of the decentralized cooperation Franco-Japanese and French-Russian Committee, Laura is responsible for the international division of the Living Lab for Enterprises in Eastern Paris and follows the evolution of several living labs in Madrid, Bilbao and Brussels.
She recently gave many lectures about new horizons of territorial management knowledge in Chihuahua in 2009, Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena and Pereira in 2011, Havana and Mexico in 2012. Her work focuses today on Franco-Colombian and Mexican relations, as well as on projects in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Argentina for Latin America and strategies for Madrid, but also in New Caledonia, Russia and China. Author of numerous books and articles, she is regularly consulted by various international organizations on the development of strategies based on innovation, research and creativity. She is a contributor to e-gobierno the Organización de los Estados Americanos (OAS), a member of the Expert Committee on the platform of e-learning "e-Taalim.com", a medium for professional e-learning and their environment. Laura now works more particularly on the development of an innovation program called my social network of actors and decision-makers, a program of innovation, Innovation Link-platform of audiovisual spaces innovation. Co-founder of RELAY , she created this Economic, Social and Environmental French organization in 2011, as its Latin American counterpart LEILAC, on which she chaired the jury in 2011. She has also received awards for educational technology and digital service territories.
As a co-emergence and dedicated program manager from 2013, to innovation in emerging countries under the aegis of East West Digital News and Territories of Tomorrow Foundation, Laura has just published a summary of its proposals for the site innovation in the book dedicated to e-governance to the attention of managers and utilities (SCEREN collection "framework Profession public Service" directed by Alain Bouvier, President of the High Council of Education).
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Laura Garcia Vitoria, president ARENOTECH y André Jean Marc Loechel, president Fondation de Demain Territoires by Municipal Ordinance No 357/2012 are declared distinguished guests of the City of La Paz in August 2012.