The Skillman Ethical Skills Awards recognize and celebrate examples of excellence in activation of ethical skills in the field of the advanced manufacturing across environments and cultures.
Founded by the Skillman Network, the Awards celebrate innovation in Ethical Skills Activation around the globe. Each year, award recipients comprise a showcase demonstrating through ideas and concrete cases how successfully activation of ethical skills is possible.
Entry to the Awards is open to all schools, companies, individuals and students until 10th of September of each year.
Participation is free of charge.
Once the call for entries has been closed, the Skillman Scientific Committee’s members select the best ideas and concrete examples.
Selected entries are publicly awarded during the Skillman International Forum and become a permanent part of the Skillman Ethical Skills Awards Yearbook.
Organisations and individuals are invited to submit their ideas or cases of any kind of activity that exemplify outstanding ethical skills activations in one or more of the following categories:
Up to 20 winners (a maximum of five in each category) are awarded a trophy and receive the public special mention during the Skillman International Forums.
Winners taking part to the the Skillman International Forums have also the opportunity to display and discuss their submissions at a dedicated Interaction Awards addressed to conference attendees.
Selected entries are permanently recorded in the Skillman Ethical Skills Awards Yearbook.
To enter a candidature you’ll need a few simple but important things:
Information about you and/or your team
Who you are, where you live/work/study, and how we can contact you (email, postal address, telephone).
A video with information about your approach to the activation of ethical skills
Create a video, up to 4 minutes in duration, answering these questions:
A picture of the person submitting the proposal and if is for an institution, its logo too
A rational composed of the same questions of the video
Each submission is evaluated along the following dimensions:
The Skillman Ethical Skills Awards are open to all professional, student, VET providers and companies worldwide. To be eligible for an award, you must meet the following criteria:
The fine print:
We couldn’t make this happen without the support of our partners.
The Interaction Awards would not be possible without the support of our partners to rech the broader public.
With participation from around the globe, the Interaction Awards reflect the diversity of the Skillman community; need for a common recognition platform; and standards of excellence to represent the wide breadth and impact of ethical skills in advanced manufacturing. The Awards serve as a reference for the Skillman community to build upon in the coming years, and provide both professionals and students with tangible examples of the best work in this field today.
In order to enter the Skillman Ethical Skills Awards (“Awards”), you must agree to these Official Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). Because the Terms form a legally binding agreement between you and the owner of the Skillman Ethical Skills Awards, Centro Studi Cultura Sviluppo, here acting for the Skillman Network, with respect to these Awards, please read them carefully. If you do not agree to the Terms, you are not eligible to participate in the Skillman Ethical Skills Awards. You agree that registration for the Skillman Ethical Skills Awards and/or a submission of a Skillman Ethical Skills Award entry constitutes your agreement to these Terms.
You represent and warrant that: (i) you are at least eighteen years of age; (ii) you have the right and authority to enter the submission; (iii) the submission is the original work of you or of the people and or the organisations you’ve listed; (iv) you comply with all the eligibility requirements shown above and (v) your entries do not violate any applicable laws or regulations in your country and/or state of residence and nor in Italy where the owner of the Skillman Ethical Skills Awards is resident and Germany, where the data server is resident. For any entry in which a person is recognizable, you represent and warrant that you have secured a model release from the subject or, in the case of a minor, the subject’s parent or guardian, and that you will provide it to the Skillman Secretariat – Centro Studi Cultura Sviluppo, upon request. For any entries of student submissions, you represent and warrant that the work was solely produced by a student or students, and that you will provide proof of student status to the Skillman Secretariat – Centro Studi Cultura Sviluppo, upon request.
By registering for the Awards and/or submitting your entries, you give to Centro Studi Cultura Sviluppo, who represents the Skillman Network, and you give to its media partners, a non-exclusive, worldwide and fully paid up license to use, copy, modify, distribute and publicly display such entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed (including physical exhibition or events associated with the Awards), for any educational, promotional, publicity, exhibition, archival, scholarly and all other standard Skillman Network purposes, including display on the skillman.eu website, without any attribution or compensation to you. The owner, Skillman Network – Centro Studi Cultura Sviluppo, reserves the right to remove entries for any reason and without notice. All winners are notified by email.
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