8+

years of region-wide IT education

3000+

yearly participants

50+

lecturers

100+

volunteers

Knowledge Factory is organized with an aim to promote IT literacy in the region. Through a unique combination of lectures, educational games and activities, participants are given access to the latest knowledge and most sought-after IT skills. The project is envisioned as an educational platform that provides learning opportunities and creative incentives for the future generations of IT leaders.

Agenda

TIMETABLE FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

08.45h

Gathering of elementary school students – 1st  group (expected arrival of up to 600 pupils)

09.00h – 09.35h

Lectures:

  • Staying safe online
  • Recycling and computers
  • Life and work of Nikola Tesla

09.40h – 10.15h

Lectures:

  • How do we hear sounds?
  • Making of Andorid applications
  • Staying safe online

10.20h – 10.55h

Lectures:

  • So, you want to become a programmer?
  • Life and work of Nikola Tesla
  • How do we hear sounds?

11.00h

Opening ceremony in the presence of VIP guests, Government members, media, public workers, industry experts, business people, students and other participants – a walk through the exibition area

11.30h – 12.30h

Knowledge quiz and visit to the exibition area

12.30h

Knowledge quiz winner announcement, refreshments and escorting  the 1st group of students

12.45h

Gathering of high school students -2nd group (expected arrival of up to 600 students)

13.00 – 13.35h

Lectures:

  • Making of Android applications
  • So, you want to become a programmer?
  • Recycling and computers

13.40 – 14.15h

Lectures:

  • How do we hear sounds?
  • Making of Android applications
  • Staying safe online

14.20 – 14.55h

Lectures:

  • So, you want to become a programmer?
  • Life and work of Nikola Tesla
  • Recycling and computers

15.00 – 16.00h

Knowledge quiz and visit to the exibition area

16.00h

Knowledge quiz winner announcement, refreshments  and escorting the 2nd group of students

LECTURES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS:

  • Staying safe online Ivana Šobić and Biljana Kikić Grujić, Kliknibezbedno.rs
  • So, you want to become a programmer? Jelena Mijatović, Mala Škola Elektronike
  • Life and work of Nikola Tesla Jelena Živković, Historian
  • How do we hear sounds? Aleksa Krstić, Mala škola elektronike
  • Making of Android applications Siniša Milojević, System Pro
  • Recycling and computers Filip Dević, System Pro

LECTURES FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS:

  • 10.00 – 11.00 and 14.00 – 15.00 How to recognize children who are victims of cyberbullying? Biljana Kikić Grujić, Kliknibezbedno.rs

LECTURES FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS:

  • 18:00 – 18:45h How Sumologic grew from a start up to a multimillion dollar American firm Bruno Kurtic, co-founder of Sumologic
  • 18:45 – 19:30h An atlas of Internet privacy Andrej Petrovski, SHARE Foundation
  • 19:30 – 20:15h Youtube – the career of the future Mihailo Damnjanovic, The Faculty of Economics Podgorica
  • 20:15 – 21:00h The power of ideas–The road to success! Vojin Pupavac and Nemanja Granić, Džepni lekar app

– Location: Digitalizuj.me, City kvart, Podgorica

TIMETABLE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

8.45h

Gathering of high school students 1st group (expected arrival of up to 600 students)

09.00 – 09.35h

Lectures:

  • New internet careers and online monetization
  • Start your own business
  • Life and work of Nikola Tesla

09.40 – 10.15h

Lectures:

  • Internet of things – Kim Kardashian and other robots
  • Staying safe online
  • The power of ideas– The road to success!

10.20 – 10.55h

Lectures:

  • Life and work of Nikola Tesla
  • New internet careers and online monetization
  • Start your own business

11.00 - 12.00h

Knowledge quiz and visit to the exibition area

12.00h

Knowledge quiz winner announcement, refreshments and escorting the 1st group of students

12.45h

Gathering of high school students 2nd group (expected arrival of up to 600 students)

13.00 – 13.35h

Lectures :

  • Internet of things – Kim Kardashian and other robots
  • Life and work of Nikola Tesla
  • The power of ideas – The road to success!

13.40 – 14.25h

Lectures:

  • Staying safe online
  • New Internet careers and online monetization
  • The power of ideas – The road to success!

14.30 – 15.05h

Lectures:

  • Start your own business
  • Staying safe online
  • Internet of things – Kim Kardashian and other robots

15.10 – 16.10h

Knowledge quiz and visit to the exibition area

16.15h

Knowledge quiz winner announcement, refreshments and escorting the 2nd group of students

LECTURES FOR HIGHS SCHOOL STUDENTS:

  • New Internet careers and online monetization Predrag Milošević, SAE Institute
  • Start your own business Matija Bilješković, Balkanviator
  • Life and work of Nikola Tesla Jelena Živković, Historian
  • Internet of Things – Kim Kardašijan i drugi roboti Vladimir Lelićanin, SAE Institute
  • Staying safe online Ivana Šobić and Biljana Kikić Grujić, Kliknibezbedno.rs
  • The power of ideas–The road to success! Nemanja Granić and Vojin Pupavac, Džepni lekar app

LECTURES FOR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS:

  • 10.00 – 11.00 and 14.00 – 15.00 How to recognize children who are victims of cyberbullying? Biljana Kikić Grujić, Kliknibezbedno.rs

LECTURES FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS:

  • 18:00 – 18:45h I, VR Lazar Mesaroš, Freelancer
  • 18:45 – 19:30h A glance into some of the most important scientific discoveries and technological inventions Doc. dr Marko Lubarda, The University of Nova Gorica
  • 19:30 – 20:15h Educational system in the field of new media and the entertaiment industry Predrag Milošević, SAE Institute
  • 20:15 – 21:00h Freelancers in the Balkans– How to survive and thrive Vladimir Lelićanin, SAE Institute

– Location: Digitalizuj.me, City kvart, Podgorica


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The evolution of Knowledge Factory

2009.

Birth of Knowledge Factory

Comtrade hosts the first educational event under the name Knowledge Factory in Belgrade.

2010.

Making learning fun

Knowledge Factory receives significant media coverage, showcasing the products of world leading IT companies. The topics are carefully selected to engage younger participants, while the event also features knowledge quizzes and practical demonstrations.

2011.

Knowledge has no boundaries

Due to the interest of our partners from Montegero, Knowledge Factory expands to the region and marks the start of a unique cross-border partnership in Podgorica.

2012.

First time ever: A multi-location event

Knowledge Factory opens its doors in two locations– Podgorica and Zvornik. It doubles the number of participants and attracts regional guest lecturers covering a wide scope of emerging IT trends.

2013.

How to pursue a career in IT?

Knowledge Factory is first held in Andricgrad (Bosnia and Herzegovina). This is followed by the manifestation in Podgorica under the auspices of the Ministry of Science and the Ministry of Information Sociry and Telecommunications of Montegro. The event focuses on careers in the IT industry and explores topics such as social media marketing and start-ups.

2014.

Learning about robotics

The largest IT event in the region traditionally takes place in Podgorica. The line-up includes guest participants from Belgrade’s Faculity of Electrical Engineering and the Faculity of Technical Sciences from Novi Sad. Students are introduced to topics such as robitics, with a particular emphasis on humanoid robots.

2015.

Let there be light!

The fifth consequtive Knowledge Factory is held in Podgorica, “shedding light” on the lightning phenomenon. Organized as part of the “Open Science Days”, the event provides participants with insights into the history of phonetics, principle of invisibility and optical illusions.

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