International Summer Schools

From 1 to 3 October, the second session of the International Autumn School (EIA) "Teaching in the Digital Age" will take place at the Palais Lumière in Evian-les-Bains.

The International Autumn School is jointly organised by the University of Savoie Mont Blanc (USMB), the Haute Ecole Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale (HES-SO) and the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières (UQTR), as part of the partnership within the framework of the RELIEF network (Réseau d'Échanges et de Liaisons entre Institutions d'Enseignement Supérieur Francophones).

In a local context around the student project, this 2nd session of EIA proposes to approach the influence of digital technology from the point of view of motivation. It will thus begin this reflection: can digital support help to develop the student's motivation to learn? Student commitment is a real challenge for educational teams. The challenge is to show how digital technology can support motivation in a way that pushes everyone towards "self-actualization in the engagement of others. "(Maslow 2008).

All the information and the registration form are available on the dedicated website

You can access the complete program : here 

Suggested accommodation (as part of the USMB market)

Hotel de France:
59 rue Nationale - 74500 Evian
Tel : 00 33(0)4 50 75 00 36
Contact: reservations@hotel-france-evian.fr
Web: http://www.hotel-france-evian.fr/fr/index.php

The Coastline
9 Avenue de Narvik, 74500 Evian-les-Bains, France
Contact: info@hotellittoral.fr
Tel: 00.33(0)4 50 75 64 00
Web: http://hotel-littoral-evian.com

The Savoy ask for ALICIA
SAVOY HOTEL EVIAN
17 Charles Besson Pier
74,500 Evian les Bains
Tel : 00.33(0)4.50.83.15.00
Contact: savoyhotelevian@gmail.com
Web: www.hotel-evian-savoy.com

The Trade Wind ask VERONIC
HOTEL ALIZE
2 avenue jean Leger - 74500 Evian-Les-Bains - France
Tel 00.33(0)4 50 75 49 49 - Fax +33 (0)4 50 75 50 40 -
Contact: contact@evian-hotels-alize.com
Web: www.hotel-alize-evian.com

"RENEWABLE ENERGY, PROFITABLE ENERGY"? CHAMONIX 8-17 July 2018

The University Savoie Mont Blanc (USMB), Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO) and theInternational Institute of Engineeringwater and the environment in the Burkina Faso (2iE) are organizing their 4th International Summer School on Renewable Energy.

Born in 2015, this International Summer School on Renewable Energies (EIE-ENR) is a project academics that aims to create a francophone pole of excellence on renewable energies, focused on applied research and development. The 2018 edition to be held in Chamonix will address these energies through entrepreneurship. From 8 to 17 July 2018, participants will be responsible for developing in groups business creation projects that will contribute to the development of renewable energy in North America, Europe and Africa.

Entrepreneurship at the service of local development of renewable energies

During the 9 days of the summer school, participants will attend conferences and workshops on energy transition (climate, economic and societal issues), renewable energies (from solar to hydro, biomass and geothermal), intermittency management (network and storage) and energy management and use (building, transport and industry). They will also be trained in creativity techniques and entrepreneurship.

An important part of the school will be dedicated to project-based learning during which the participants will be responsible for developing an entrepreneurial project contributing to the local development of renewable energies. All activities will be carried out under the supervision, animation and evaluation of international francophone experts.

Program

To download the complete program, click on the pictures.

Terms and conditions of participation

The summer school is open to postgraduate students (Doctorate or Master's degree) from engineeringacademics , management, economics and business administration. The school is also aimed at professionals and stakeholders in the government and business sectors of French-speaking countries.

The working language will be ENGLISH.

Participation in the International Summer School will allow students to obtain 3 ECTS.

Registration

All-inclusive package (course, accommodation, meals, excursions): 600€. Students from UQTR, USMB, HES-SO and 2IE will benefit from a preferential rate (300€).

Online registration before May 31, 2018.

 

Consult the previous editions of our Summer Schools

The University of Savoie Mont Blanc, theUniversité du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, (HES-SO), and theInternational Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2IE) organized their third International Summer School on Renewable Energies (EIE-ENR) at the end of August in Sion (Valais), Switzerland.

Each year, this summer school aims to identify elements for reflection and decision-making in the light of the successes achieved in the regions and countries of the organizing universities and elsewhere in the world, to raise various questions that will mark the next decade and to suggest elements of response.

It is open to young researchers, decision-makers, professionals and stakeholders from government and business.

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THE 2017 SUMMER SCHOOL

Since 2015, the University Savoie Mont Blanc, theUniversité du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, (HES-SO), and theInternational Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2IE) organize an International Summer School on Renewable Energy each year in a different city. The first was held in Evian-les-Bains, France, the second in Shawinigan, Canada, and the most recent was held in Sion, Switzerland.

This summer, more than 40 participants and experts from France, Canada, Gabon, Burkina Fasso and Switzerland gathered to discuss the latest innovations in the field of renewable energy and to live a multidisciplinary and multicultural experience.

During these 10 days of activities, participants had the opportunity to deepen their knowledge through workshops, practical work, lectures and visits to installations in Valais, a leader in the development of renewable energy sources in Switzerland.

Around 100 people representing industry, academia and politics took part in the theme day on energy transition, organised by HES-SO and HES-SO Valais-Wallis as part of this International Summer School. Various ways of achieving greater energy efficiency for a sustainable transition were discussed by several speakers. The aim of this event was to open the EIE-ENR to a non-academic public, to confront the points of view and concerns of the different actors in order to best ensure the energy future.

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Université Savoie Mont Blanc, UQTR and HES-SO organize the 2nd edition of their International Summer School on Renewable Energies

Published Fri 8 Jul 2016

Building on its success in 2015, the International Summer School on Renewable Energies is back for a second consecutive year with a highly topical theme: "Renewable energies, profitable energies"?

L’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), the HES-SO University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO), the University of Savoie Mont-Blanc (USMB) and theInternational Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE) met with several experts from France, Switzerland, Quebec and Africa at the Digihub in Shawinigan (Quebec, Canada), from 14 to 24 August 2016, to share with participants their most up-to-date knowledge on the themes of storage and networks, biomass, hydropower, solar, hydrogen, building and energy renovation.

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ON SCHEDULE

The International Summer School allows students, researchers, decision-makers, professionals, public and business stakeholders to exchange with international experts (Switzerland, France, Quebec and Africa) to draw inspiration from the best practices of each country and to develop a new way of approaching energy issues.
For nearly 10 days, academics and experts will be led to reflect with the students on various themes such as: hydroelectricity, biomass, hydrogen, solar and energy efficiency of buildings, etc.. The analysis of these different themes will be addressed both by technical analysis as well as societal and economic issues.
On the programme: lectures, workshops, group work, practical work, site visits, etc.

What's new for the 2016 edition

New this year, the programming will include a general public component. The citizens of Shawinigan and Mauricie will be invited to a dinner with the participants of the International Summer School, a thematic conference on Quebec's energy policy and a round table on the energy policies of the four countries.

Other new features :

  • A look back at COP 21
  • Energy retrofitting
  • Public lectures in the presence of the citizens of the city of Shawinigan
  • Competition on the theme of biomass :
    The team with the best forest and regional biorefinery project will be invited to the workshop "Mobilisation of forest biomass supply chains for bioenergy, biofuels and bioproducts: Challenges and opportunities" organised by the BioFuelNet Forestry Task Force and the International Energy Agency Bioenergy Task 43 on 22 September 2016 at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver).

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A PROMISING COLLABORATION IN THE FIELD OF RENEWABLE ENERGIES

If these three institutions are united in the organization of this international event, it is because they share a recognized expertise in the field of renewable energy:

Scientific Committee

Benedict Stutz Savoie Mont Blanc University
Gilles Fraisse Savoie Mont Blanc University
Etienne Wurtz Savoie Mont Blanc University
Simon Barnabé Quebec University
in Trois-Rivieres
Pierre Bernard Quebec University
in Trois-Rivieres
Stéphane Citherlet HES-SO University of Applied Sciences
from Western Switzerland
Olivier Naef HES-SO University of Applied Sciences
from Western Switzerland
Yézouma Coulibaly International Institute for Water Engineering
and the environment

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The Université Savoie Mont Blanc, UQTR and HES-SO organized their international summer school on renewable energies.

Published on Sat 15 August 2015

Université Savoie Mont Blanc, UQTR, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières and the HES-SO, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland organized an international summer school on renewable energies in Evian-les-Bains from 27 August to 5 September 2015 with the theme : Renewable energies, profitable energies?

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A PROMISING COLLABORATION IN THE FIELD OF RENEWABLE ENERGIES

If these three institutions have come together to organize this international event, it is because they share a recognized expertise in the field of renewable energy:

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The scientific committee:

Benedict Stutz Savoie Mont Blanc University
Gilles Fraisse Savoie Mont Blanc University
Etienne Wurtz Savoie Mont Blanc University
Simon Barnabé Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Pierre Benard Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Cécile Münch-Alligné HES-SO University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland
Stéphane Genoud HES-SO University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland

ON SCHEDULE

For almost 10 days, academics and experts shared with students on various themes such as: hydroelectricity, biomass, hydrogen, solar and energy efficiency of buildings, etc. The analysis of these different themes was seen through technical analysis as well as societal and economic issues.

On the programme: lectures, workshops, group work, practical work, site visits, etc.

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A SUMMER SCHOOL IN AN EXCEPTIONAL ENVIRONMENT CONDUCIVE TO REFLECTION ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

On the shores of the largest lake in Western Europe

At an altitude of 372 m, Lake Geneva, the largest lake in Western Europe, is a lake of glacial origin (former Rhone glacier). A link between France and Switzerland, it has a temperate climate favourable to southern vegetation. With a maximum depth of about 315 m, its restoration since the 1980s has prevented its eutrophication and degradation. It is currently home to the southernmost population of Arctic char in Europe.

In Evian-les-Bains, a town of water, nature and conventions

Nestled between lake and mountains, Évian-les-Bains benefits from a truly exceptional natural environment, which has given it its reputation as an international tourist and spa resort.

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THE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN NUMBERS

  • 3 organizing countries
  • 9 days of work
  • 2 days field trip
  • 30 lectures
  • More than 20 researchers mobilized
  • 21 students
  • 7 countries represented: Canada, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, Switzerland, Switzerland.

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Read more : here

Contacts : here

Photo credits : Clément Villemont

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